MADRID POLICE BLOTTER
Madrid Police Contact Numbers:
Emergency – 911
Dispatch (Primary) – 515-433-0527
Police Department – 515-795-3113
Police Cell Phone – 515-795-6166
Officer was called about two suspicious males at Casey’s. Officer made contact with them and found out that the subjects were transported from Story County to ours, and had already been spoken to a Deputy and a Madrid Officer last night. Both subjects left town walking to Des Moines.
Officer was called to the area of 21st and Union for a vicious dog that had broken his chain and had charged a female walking. Officer made contact with the animal and it did indeed act very aggressive and was dragging a broken chain. The owner caught the dog and took him inside.
Officer followed up on a junk vehicle that was served in the 600 Block of South Union. The owner had the vehicle removed over the weekend.
Officer performed a vehicle unlock in the 600 Block of South Union Street.
Officer followed up on a junk vehicle served last week in the 500 Block of West 1st Street. Vehicle had been removed by the owner over the weekend.
Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference the disposal of past medication that he has had since 2014.
Officer spoke to a pair of grandparents in Florida, who had received a scam call stating that their grand-daughter had been arrested in Madrid and they needed to send money to get her out of jail. Officer informed them that they were the victim of a scam. No money was sent and the subjects reported it to their local police department in Florida.
Officer received a complaint from a Madrid business owner, of an abandoned vehicle left on his property. Officer was attempting to locate the owner of the same vehicle, for another vehicle abandoned in Veteran’s Square parking lot. Officer received an address for the owner in Luther. Subject was not home but Officer received a valid phone number, and called and informed the owner that both cars must be removed immediately.
Officer spoke to a subject from Ames, reference stopping on Highway 17 at the bike trail, to allow bikers to cross. Officer informed her that the bikes must stop and yield to the vehicles and that it is illegal to stop on the traveled portion of the highway and actually causes more issues.
Officer was dispatched to a vehicle all over the road on Highway 210. Officer was unable to locate the vehicle. Owner is a Madrid resident so the Officer will be on the look-out.
Officer was notified by a bail bondsman regarding a subject possibly in town with warrants. The subject was not located in Madrid.
Officer assisted a family from out of town with a flat tire on their vehicle. Officer changed the tire for the subjects.
Officer spoke to subject regarding information on several previously stolen items to enter them into the state system.
Officer spoke to a subject regarding obtaining a police report from a previous incident they were involved in.
Officer received and filled a records request for a Madrid resident.
Officer spoke to a female, who lost her phone in town this weekend. She thinks someone found it and pitched it in the ditch somewhere, due to an app on her phone. Officer did a call for service so she could make an insurance claim.
Officer was dispatched to the 200 Block of South Green Street, for a theft of property, out of the mail. Officer was able to recover the stolen property and returned it to the rightful owner. The juvenile suspect is out of town till the weekend. Charges are pending in this case.
Officer spoke to the landlord of an apartment complex reference issues with a tenant.
Officer spoke to a Madrid business owner reference suspicious spending on a company credit card.
Officer took a report of a business sign being stolen out of a yard in the 200 Block of South Market Street.
Officer followed up on a case from yesterday, dealing with unauthorized spending in a local business. Officer received a lot more information on the case. Officer contacted DCI for assistance for elements of the crime that occurred in Polk County. Officer will continue the investigation of the elements of the crime that occurred in the City and will be looking at issuing warrants when the case is finalized.
Officer spoke to a Madrid resident reference a pair of lost dogs. Officer was unable to locate them. The owner called back later and stated that they had returned home.
Officer stopped a vehicle for driving without headlights when required. The driver was put through standardized sobriety testing, but tested under the per se illegal limit. The officer released the subject to a completely sober driver to get a ride home to Polk City.
Officer responded to 5th and Main Street reference a report of a male in the roadway yelling. The caller identified the subject, but wished to remain anonymous. The Officer made contact with the suspect and advised them of the complaint.
Officer took a report from a passerby of a possible fight that took place earlier behind the VFW Bar. The Officer checked the area, but was unable to locate any disturbance at that time. No other reports were made.
Officer assisted with traffic control for the Joni Ernst Motorcycle Ride through Madrid.
Officer returned a phone call and received new information in reference to a burglary that occurred on a previous date. Information passed on to the officer handling the case.
Officer received two reports of a person acting suspicious in the area of Fifth and Main Street.
Officer received a report from a resident claiming identity theft. Officer completed report and gave the victim a case number as requested by the financial institution.
Officer escorted a funeral procession and stopped traffic on Hwy 17.
Officer received a report of two vehicles driving recklessly. Officer checked the area the were reported to be and was unable to locate them.
Officer responded to a downtown business with a door left ajar after hours. Officer secured the business after unable to reach the owner.
Officer stopped a vehicle for speeding on S. Main Street. Officer tested the driver for alcohol impairment, driver tested well under the limit.
Officer followed up with the victim of a burglary reported last week after their property was located in possession of a subject in Des Moines. That subject was arrested on four felonies, additional charges are pending outcome of further investigation.