MPD Blotter October 5 – October 10, 2020


Madrid Police Contact Numbers:

Emergency – 911

Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527

Police Department – 515-795-3113

Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166


Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue with an emergency medical call at the Madrid Elementary School.

Officer finger printed a Madrid resident for a job-related background check.

Officer removed debris from the roadway in the 100 block of North Union Street.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a phone scam claiming to be Social Security.

Officer followed up on a dog bite from last week. Officer received all vaccination paperwork from the dog that bit and gave it to the dog’s owner who got bit.  They both entered into a civil agreement to pay for the veterinary bill.


Officer assisted a Madrid resident on East North Street with an issue with one of her electrical appliances.

Officer was called to Van Wall for a subject possibly trying to take an ATV that did not belong to him.  Officer responded and found it to be a false alarm and just a mix up with the work orders.

Officer was called to the elementary school for a child out of control.  Mother picked the child up.

Officer spoke to high school staff, reference an incident receiving an inappropriate social media message from a past student.  Teacher lives in Polk County so officer asked her to report it to that department when she returns home.  Officer contacted the juvenile’s probation officer and reported the incident to her also.

Officer assisted an elderly Madrid resident with taking their water bill to the City Hall for payment.


Officer performed a vehicle unlock at the Flat Tire Lounge.

Officer performed a background check on a possible tenant for a landlord.

Officer returned a call to an out of town subject with information on a past case.  Subject had already passed the information on to the detective for the Boone County Sheriff’s Office that was assisting with the case.

Officer received a call from a Madrid resident reference an Amazon scam that she received on the phone.  Subject did not give the caller any personal information over the phone.  REMINDER: Never give your personal information or credit card information to anyone that calls you on the phone claiming to be Amazon, the IRS, Social Security, Medicare, etc.

Officer received a call from a Madrid resident in the 100 block of East 1st Street, reference finding her back window broken out of her vehicle.  It appeared to an accident from a rock from a mower or something small striking it.  A call for service was done for the insurance company.

Officer returned a call to a Madrid resident reference a civil issue dealing with a tree company that he paid and the owner continues to drag him on after being paid a large sum of money, and has never shown up.  Officer called the tree company, who he was familiar with from prior complaints and spoke to him.  The owner stated that the subjects refund would be in the mail.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident in the 200 block of Gerald Street reference a civil issue dealing with a roofing company that was paid a large sum of money and has not been back to do the work.  Officer contacted the numbers that the resident had.  One no longer worked for the company and the second stated that he was no longer on that case.  The corporate office called the resident back while officer was still on scene and spoke to him and stated that they would be sending a full refund.

Officer returned a call to a Pella police officer, reference a school stop sign violation, that occurred in his town, by a Madrid resident.  The resident was not home but the officer was able to relay the subjects phone number to the officer so that he could contact him directly.

Officer returned a call to a Polk County juvenile probation officer reference an on-going case.  Officer left a message on her voicemail.  Officer spoke to the probation officer a short time later and exchanged information on a case.


Officer received a call from a Madrid business owner reference a female going through his dumpster at night, which is on private property.  Officer will locate the female and give her a trespass warning for the property.

Officer removed construction debris from the roadway, on Highway 17, just North of the Madrid High School.

Officer met with staff from Radar Tech and had all the vehicle radar units certified for use.

Officer received a call from a Madrid mother who wanted an officer to speak with her child.  The juvenile had assaulted his elementary school teacher today and she wanted him spoken to about consequences if it were to happen again.

Officer assisted a Boone County Deputy, in picking up a Madrid resident, on a medical pick-up order, in the 500 block of South Main Street.

Officer received a call about a suspicious individual in the 200 block of S State St. Case under current investigation.

Officer was dispatched to Git N Go for reports of an intoxicated person  Person was gone prior to officers arrival.


Officer followed up on investigation from earlier in the week.

Officer responded to a fire alarm at the Madrid Home, everything was fine, false alarm

Officer performed a traffic stop on Hwy 17

Officer dispatched to 917 S Kennedy for a report of juveniles outside throwing things. Officer unable to locate any juveniles in the area

Officer dispatched to 100 Block of E 9th for a report of a loose dog. Dog was friendly officer advised to see if it goes home and if not call back tomorrow.


Officer assisted with a medical call at the Milwaukee apartments.

Officer responded to a report of two young children walking unattended in the roadway near Edgewood park.

Officer passed along the community room keys to a male.

Officer was called to a domestic situation in the 200 block South State Street. Male suspect had left prior to officers arrival. Male was later located at Casey’s.  Officer’s arrested Nelson Valdez-Mendez and charged him with domestic abuse assault.

Officer was dispatched to 400 block of South State Street for a report of disturbing phone calls. Officer advised the couple of some options and advised to call if they received anymore.

Officer performed a welfare check on an elderly male. Everything checked out OK.