Madrid Police Report May 8-14

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May 8, 2017

  • An officer spoke to a Madrid resident on N. Water Street who reported the theft of two pairs of binoculars out of his garage.
  • An officer spoke to a Madrid resident regarding two dogs constantly running at Edgewood Park. The officer took the dogs home on one previous occasions and spoke to the owner about the dogs running at large. The officer spoke to the owner once again and put a plan in place so the kids didn’t just let the dogs out. If the problem continues, the owners will be cited for the infraction.
  • An officer followed up with an out-of-town father regarding an on-going juvenile case. The officer notified the man that the case is closed at this time due to lack of evidence for a criminal charge and lack of information to continue.
  • An officer took a parking complaint at the end of E. Eighth Street on a trailer parked on the wrong side of the road.
  • An officer took a complaint of a dog running at large in the 100 block of Delander Street.
  • An officer received a call of a dog running near Edgewood Park. The officer was unable to locate the animal.
  • An officer spoke to someone regarding parking his large trailer in town.

May 9, 2017

  • An officer had a junk vehicle towed out of the 100 block of E. Eighth Street.
  • An officer stopped and left cards on two doors for Madrid residents with junk vehicles on their properties. The officer will follow up and serve removal orders if no response is given.
  • An officer was called to 500 Milwaukee St. for a family argument. The officer separated the two sisters, and one went back home to Urbandale.
  • An officer was dispatched to the 500 block of E. First Street regarding a parent failing to return on time for a child exchange. The officer advised.
  • An officer followed up on a burglary report from the previous weekend.
  • An officer spoke to several residents regarding harassment from a former spouse. The officer made contact with the individual and warned the individual for harassment.

May 10, 2017

  • An officer spoke to a Madrid resident regarding damage to his property.
  • An officer spoke to a Madrid resident regarding extra patrol of his residence due to problems with someone from Boone.
  • An officer was called to a two-vehicle accident on Iowa Highway 210 at Locust Street. A semi-tractor trailer backed up and struck the front end of a car. Minimal damage was reported.
  • An officer unlocked a vehicle in the 200 block of W. Third Street.
  • An officer stopped a vehicle in the 900 block of S. Kennedy Street. The driver was warned for improper use of lanes.
  • An officer stopped a vehicle in the 300 block of S. Kennedy Street. The driver, Anthony Vanzandt of Des Moines, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and transported to the Boone County Jail.
  • An officer was dispatched to a suspicious vehicle parked at an abandoned house. The vehicle appeared to have been parked there for some time, and the house checked clear of anyone.

May 11, 2017

  • An officer received a complaint from the new property owner off of Southern Prairie Drive about all the vehicles parking in the cul de sac there for lengthy periods of time. The officer served notice to all vehicle owners about removing them. The city has decided that there is no longer parking allowed in this area for any period of time.
  • An officer attempted to locate a possibly impaired driver traveling southbound on Iowa Highway 17 from Luther. The officer located the vehicle and determined the issue to be mechanical. The officer assisted the man by following him home.
  • An officer unlocked a vehicle at the Meadow Estates.
  • An officer spoke with a mother and her son regarding his acting out at home and at work.

May 12, 2017

  • An officer received a call about a male walking southward on Iowa Highway 17 whom the caller worried was too close to the roadway. The officer was unable to locate the walker.
  • An officer responded again to 107 Jonathon Drive for the second time in a week and fourth time historically to address the property owners, Linsey and Lance Tjernagel, burning a piece of furniture in their backyard fire pit. Linsey was cited for the last offense May 7 for restricted burning under the city code. The officer made contact with Linsey on this occurrence, and she voluntarily extinguished the fire. Another charge is forthcoming.

May 13, 2017

  • An officer spoke to a resident regarding a child abuse case. The officer will be in contact for follow up along with the Iowa Department of Human Services, ACCESS and the Boone County Attorney.
  • An officer received a call about a possible domestic situation in the 500 block of Milwaukee Street. No charges were filed, and one of the parties agreed to leave the residence and stay with a family member.
  • An officer was notified about a constant “running water” sound in the 500 block of E. Third Street. The officer met with a homeowner and tried to locate the source of the sound. The Madrid City Water Department was notified to check for a possible underground water main break.
  • An officer stopped a vehicle in the 900 block of S. Kennedy Street. The driver was subsequently cited for driving while suspended.
  • An officer spoke to someone regarding a parking issue related to semi-tractor trailers parking on Southern Prairie Drive. The officer advised one of the owners of the trucks of the new ordinance, and the owner said he will remove the vehicle as soon as he returns home.
  • An office was dispatched to a residence on Locust Street regarding a stolen lawnmower and weed-eater. The caller notified dispatch before officer’s arrival that the items have been found and police assistance was no longer needed.
  • An officer received a call from a resident regarding several issues with a minor. It was determined to be of a civil nature, and the officer advised.

May 14, 2017

  • An officer received a report about an unsecured young child in a moving vehicle. The responding officer was unable to locate the vehicle in question.

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

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