October 5, 2017
- A caller said a dog was running at large. An officer responded and “spoke to a person in the neighborhood who advised the dog belonged to her neighbor.” The person “said she will keep the dog at her residence until the neighbor gets home from work.”
- A caller said “his dad’s vehicle is parked in front of the Hotel Pattee, and a window was broken.” An officer responded and “learned the vehicle’s back window had been smashed,” but “nothing was missing from inside the vehicle.”
- A caller said “his family is remodeling a house,” and “property has been damaged” by people “entering the residence when they aren’t there.” An officer responded.
- A caller said a suspicious vehicle “followed her from Jefferson.” An officer responded and told the caller that “if it occurred again, contact law enforcement when she is being followed so a traffic stop could be made.”
- A caller reported “steel bars in the roadway” at Iowa Highway 141 and Eighth Street. An officer responded and removed the debris.
- Lowell Lindemann of Perry was issued a citation for failure to obey a traffic control device.
- A caller said her mother “lost her wallet a few days ago.”
- A caller reported “a woman sitting on the curb” and “acting strange.” An officer responded and made contact with the woman, who said she “lives in Jefferson” and “was brought here by her sister. They got into an argument last night, and her sister kicked her out.” The woman said her “sister won’t take her back to Jefferson.” The woman said she “will continue to look for a ride for herself.”
- A caller said “that a male in his mid-30s tried to walk into his house.” An officer responded and made contact with the male, who said he “just went to the wrong house” and “was meaning to go into his house. It was just a misunderstanding.”
- A caller said her son was lost. The caller called again and said her son was found.
- A caller said he “came back to find his company vehicle broken into.” An officer responded.
- A caller said a dog was running at large. An officer responded.
- A caller said “a cat was outside, and it sounded like it was in distress.” An officer responded but did not catch the cat.
October 6, 2017
- Cody Allen Laird, 35, 803 Third St., #2, Perry, was arrested on a Perry warrant on a charge of fourth-degree theft. Laird was also arrested on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of burglar tools and third-offense possession of methamphetamine.
*A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.