Madrid Police Report August 12-18


August 12, 2019

  • No activity reported.

August 13, 2019

  • An officer spoke to a Madrid resident who wanted to lodge a complaint about loud music over the weekend on W. Eighth Street. The property in question is outside the city limits of Madrid, so the complainant was directed to call the Boone County dispatch if the problem continues. The owners of the property live in the county so if there is another instance, the complainant will contact officers to speak with the father.
  • An officer spoke to a Madrid resident about issues she is having with a family member. The resident just wanted us aware of the situation.
  • An officer contacted the Iowa Lottery for assistance with an ongoing case.
  • An officer spoke to the management at Meadow Estates about an issue with a tenant in the park.
  • An officer spoke to the Polk County Attorney’s office and exchanged information on a case and emailed them a call for service also.
  • An officer assisted the Dallas County Sheriff’s office with identifying a person who was at the Woodward Academy and acting suspiciously.
  • An officer followed up on a vehicle served in Veteran’s Square for lengthy parking. The vehicle was removed by the owner.
  • An officer spoke to staff at a retail store about a female putting garbage in their dumpster.
  • An officer performed a background check for a federal investigator from U.S. Border Patrol.
  • An officer worked on a records request received from a Madrid resident.
  • An officer spoke to a juvenile who was seen operating a moped carelessly. An officer called the father and let him handle it at home.
  • An officer responded to the intersection of Union and 21st streets for a motor vehicle accident.

August 14, 2019

  • An officer was dispatched to Fifth and Main streets for two people arguing in the roadway. The officer located the disputants, who were already separated. The officer determined one of the parties was having some mental health issues. A third party transported the person to Ames for an evaluation.
  • An officer was called to the Cedars for a person sleeping in his truck. The officer performed a welfare check and found that the paper delivery person was taking a break.
  • An officer followed up with employees at a retail store regarding an ongoing case.
  • An officer spoke to a juvenile female about a driving issue and notified her mother of the interaction.
  • An officer met with Madrid Elementary School staff and came up with a safety plan for drop off and pick up until the road construction project is completed.
  • An officer met with VFW staff and watched a video of a couple picking up a money drop from the business that was accidently dropped on the sidewalk. Investigation is ongoing.
  • An officer met with the Madrid City Attorney and filled a records request for a Madrid resident.

August 15, 2019

  • An officer received information and was able to identify a person he was looking for in order to question the person on a case from the VFW. The officer spoke to the person who located the lost money, and she turned it in.
  • An officer interviewed a Madrid resident for information on a past criminal case.
  • An officer released a copy of an accident report to a Madrid resident who was involved in an accident on Monday night.

Augusr 16, 2019

  • An officer received a complaint of trespassing and criminal mischief in the 300 block of W. Sixth Street. The officer watched the subject’s security camera and was able to identify a male suspect. The officer took a report, requested an arrest warrant and arrested Joel Jeffress on a Madrid warrant for fourth-degree criminal mischief.

August 17, 2019

  • An officer assisted the Madrid Firea dn Rescue on a medical call.
  • An officer took a report of a downed sign at Edgewood Park.
  • An officer returned a phone call to Madrid citizen.

August 18, 2019

  • An officer responded to the Madrid Service Center for a 911 hang-up call. The officer spoke to people inside and found it to be kids playing with the phone.
  • An officer received a report of vehicle travelling north on Iowa Highway 17 that was all over the road. The officer located the vehicle, stopped it and found the operator to be an elderly female who was tired. The motorist pulled the vehicle into the Madird High School parking lot to rest.
  • An officer performed a welfare check on a 2-year-old child at the request of the child’s father. The officer also advised the father his child-custody issues are a civil matter.
  • An officer took a report of a stolen vehicle. The victim said the vehicle was in the parking lot as late as 4 p.m. Sunday. The officer sent papers to the Boone County Attorney’s for charges. While starting on the paperwork, the vehicle and suspect returned home. The victim decided to take care of the issue internally.

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


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