Madrid Police Report June 12-18

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June 12, 2017

  • An officer spoke to a Madrid resident regarding a house watch while the resident is out of town for a wedding.
  • An officer performed a vehicle unlock in the 300 block of E. Ninth Street.
  • An officer was notified of wind damage to a portion of fence on a downtown business. The officer took a picture of the damage and sent it to the owner.
  • An officer followed up on several junk vehicle/junk/grass ordinance violations served last week on properties. Most of them were cleaned up or were in the process of being finished. The officer spoke to several more Madrid residents regarding infractions that need to be cleaned up or official notices would be served.
  • An officer was notified of a scam from a Craigslist post. If anyone ever asks to send you a check for hundreds of dollars over what your item is worth and asks that you send the item and the rest of the money back, it is 100 percent a scam. Do not respond to them any further.
  • An officer fingerprinted a Madrid resident for a job-related nursing background check.
  • An officer fingerprinted someone for a job-related real estate background check.

June 13, 2017

  • An officer spoke to a construction company employee who reported a black, hard plastic case that was lost on the roadway between Madrid and Ankeny and containing a high dollar amount of equipment. If this case is located, please turn it in to the Madrid Police Department.
  • An officer fingerprinted someone for a job-related background check.
  • An officer followed up with the Boone County Attorney’s office regarding several past cases.
  • An officer received a call about several juveniles damaging a fence at the elementary school. The officer made contact with the juveniles, who were attempting to fix a gate that was off the hinge. The officer advised.
  • An officer spoke to someone regarding letting her juvenile daughter and friends take her vehicle earlier in the day and their not returning it at the time they were supposed to.

June 14, 2017

  • An officer was called to the Tiger Bowl to assist the owner with a matter.
  • An officer followed up on two bad check cases from the Market of Madrid.
  • An officer spoke to an individual who was in need of psychiatric services. The officer advised and transported the individual to Boone County Hospital for a voluntary evaluation.
  • An officer took a report of harassment and bullying regarding a juvenile female in town. There are multiple juveniles involved, and officers will be initiating contact with all parties and their parents in an effort to have the behavior cease before charges are filed.
  • An officer assisted a resident with removing a bat from the residence.

June 15, 2017

  • An officer followed up with a parent regarding a bullying issue from last night.
  • An officer responded to a report of a 2-year-old child near the roadway in the 500 block of W. Second Street. The officer located the child and found his home. The parents put him to bed, but he somehow snuck out while everyone was asleep.
  • An officer unlocked a vehicle on Brody Lane.

June 16, 2017

  • An officer was dispatched to a disturbance in the 400 block of S. Water Street regarding a tenant/landlord dispute over property. After investigation, it was determined to be a civil issue, and both parties involved were warned of future confrontations.
  • An officer was notified of a deer that was hit by a vehicle just outside of town and that possibly still alive on the roadway. The officer assisted with moving the deer from the roadway.
  • An officer fingerprinted someone for their employer.
  • An officer followed up with several parents regarding a past harassment report regarding a juvenile.
  • An officer spoke to a resident regarding an issue with a neighbor spraying weed killer across the property line. The officer advised.
  • An officer assisted a semi in the 200 block of Rose Road. The semi driver attempted to pull from a field entrance and was stuck in the ditch, blocking the roadway. The officer called for a towing service to pull the semi from the ditch.
  • An officer spoke to someone regarding a past traffic citation.
  • An officer assisted several people with traffic control in the 900 block of S. Kennedy Street when their vehicle was having mechanical issues.
  • An officer responded to a local bar regarding two motorists in an argument over a door ding. The two came to a civil agreement.
  • An officer responded to Edgewood Park regarding fireworks being set off inside the park.
  • An officer attempted to locate a possibly intoxicated driver possibly coming into town from Ankeny. The officer was unable to locate the vehicle.
  • An officer spoke with a woman who wished to file a complaint about fireworks being set off in her neighborhood and upsetting her cats. The officer explained to her that fireworks are legal in Iowa now and went through the law regarding their safe and proper usage to determine if her neighbors were violating the law. They were not.
  • An officer responded to N. Locust and W. North streets for a single-vehicle accident after a young driver missed the turn, hit a curb and went into a yard. The vehicle sustained disabling damage, but little to no damage was reported by the property owner.

June 17, 2017

  • An officer responded to a single-vehicle accident at North and Union streets. As a motorcyclist turned the corner, the gravel in the roadway made his tire slide out. Only minor damage and injuries were reported.
  • An officer responded to a local bar regarding a bar fight in progress. The two people involved fled prior to the officer’s arrival. Investigation continues and charges are pending.
  • An officer took a report of fireworks being set off after 10 p.m. The officer located the people and informed them of the appropriate hours to light off fireworks. They shut down the display for the night.
  • An officer spoke with two groups of people regarding an ongoing investigation.
  • An officer assisted Boone County Deputy Sheriffs by responding to a verbal domestic outside of the city limits of Madrid. The officer stood by as the husband and wife sorted out their differences.
  • An officer answered questions about a traffic citation another Madrid Police Department officer wrote.

June 18, 2017

  • An officer followed up with victims and witnesses from the prior night’s bar fight.

*A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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