MPD Blotter September 14 – September 20, 2020


Madrid Police Contact Numbers:

Emergency – 911

Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527

Police Department – 515-795-3113

Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166



Officer spoke to a past Madrid resident, reference sharing some drug information that occurred in the City.  Also, several civil questions were answered and the subject was referred to his attorney for those answers.

Officer followed up on a burglary case from last week.  Officer interviewed one juvenile and he was cleared from the investigation.

Officer filled a records request for a Madrid resident, reference situations that occurred at his last address.


Officer received a report of two dogs that had ran away from their owner.  Officer was contacted about one animal and was met at the police department where the owner picked him up. Officer was contacted later that the owner had recovered the second animal as well.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, reference an on-going case and exchanged some up-to-date information.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident, reference a civil issue at his past residence and left some property to return to his ex.

Officer returned property from an earlier civil dispute.

Officer followed up on information regarding a case from last week, and interviewed a juvenile.


Officer was dispatched to the Flat Tire for a burglary alarm going off.  Officer checked the building and found everything was secure.  Officer called the owner and notified him of the situation.

Officer stopped a vehicle, at 6th Street and Highway 17, for stopped on the traveled portion of the roadway, at the bike trail crossing.  Officer found the driver, Joshua Springer to have a suspended Iowa driver’s license with 7 withdrawals in effect.  Officer cited and released the male from the scene for the driving charges.

Officer received a call from a Madrid father asking if an officer could stop and speak to his 8-year-old son who was having a bad day.  Officer stopped and spoke to the young man.  A short time later the father left a message thanking the officer for the meeting because it was a night and day difference afterwards.

Officer was called by a Madrid juveniles’ father, stating that he was having issues with his 17-year-old son and that he just left the house after making some concerning statements.  Officer spoke to the juvenile along with his father and defused the situation.

Officer responded to the 100 block of W 7th for a neighbor dispute.  Officer mediated the situation and both parties were advised to contact their respective attorney’s.


Officer received a call of a semi broke down on Highway 17, Northbound at the stop light.  Officer gave traffic control until it could be towed off the roadway, thanks to Dustin Dalton for the assistance.  Officer assisted Madrid Fire/Rescue with a small diesel fuel spill at the same location.

Officer spoke to the owner of County Line Road trailer court, reference the clean-up and removal of the damaged trailers.  A game plan was set up for the clean-up of the property.

Officer spoke to a Madrid resident about a possible welfare check of a friend that was supposed to visit from out of State.  He had not heard from her and her phone has been shut off.  Officer contacted a family member and everything checked out OK.

Officer performed a funeral procession.

Officer received a call, reference a past accident report.  Officer pulled the call for service and gave the owner all the necessary information for his insurance company.


Officer responded to a 911 hang-up call. Determined to be a pocket dial.

Officer answered questions reference a tree service.

Officer responded to a 911 hang-up call. Determined to be an errant call.

Officer spoke with a man reference a protective order.

Officer spoke with a man reference blocking an alleyway to do storm damage repairs.

Officer followed up with DHS reference an on-going case.

Officer spoke with a man reference his ex-wife trespassing at his residence.

Officer responded to a noise complaint.

Officer was dispatched to Hwy 210 in front of the elementary school, a construction company that was replacing the sidewalk there had brought their work into the road and shut down part of 1st Street.  Motorists were complaining there wasn’t enough warning for the closure.


Officer followed up with a theft investigation.

Officer advised tenants in downtown apartments to keep the noise level down and close their windows.

Officer responded to a civil dispute about alleyway parking.

Officer assisted Boone ambulance service with a medical call at the Cedar’s home.


Officer assisted with traffic control at both 1st and 6th streets at the junction with Kennedy Avenue while a tree service dropped trees the safest direction, which happened to be into the roadway.

Officer spoke with a male reference a possible theft that occurred.

Officer responded to Dollar General for a report of female with an injured male in her vehicle. Upon officer arrival it was determined it was an intoxicated male who was telling false tales. Roman Guzman, from Clive was arrested and taken to Boone County Jail for public intoxication, minor in possession of alcohol, and Interference with official acts.