Madrid Police Report August 5-11


August 5, 2019

  • An officer was dispatched to the 900 block of S. Kennedy Avenue for a vehicle parked on a neighbor’s property that the neighbor wanted moved. The owner immediately removed the vehicle from the neighbor’s driveway.
  • An officer was called to the Madrid City Shed by Madrid Street Department employees for a dog that wandered into the shop. The officer was able to return the animal to its owner because it was registered with the city.
  • An officer assisted the Boone County Sheriff’s office and checked on all sirens in the city, working on the new radio system that is being installed.
  • An officer spoke to a Madrid resident regarding fraudulent spending on her credit card.
  • An officer returned a call to a Federal Background Investigator and shared information about two past Madrid residents.
  • An officer met with U.S. Postal Service staff, who turned in a wallet left at the business. The officer returned the wallet to the rightful owner.
  • An officer received a call from a Madrid Street Department worker regarding a young female walking west on Iowa Highway 210. The officer checked on the 12-year-old female, who was walking home to the Reddish Addition. The officer gave her a ride due to distance and amount of traffic.
  • An officer spoke to an insurance investigator who was working on a case, and they exchanged information.
  • An officer responded to a juvenile welfare check. All children were safe.
  • An officer responded to the 600 block of S. Union Street for a bat in the home. The officer provided assistance.

August 6, 2019

  • An officer returned a phone call to a parent of a Madrid juvenile regarding issues going on in Madrid.
  • An officer was dispatched to a firm alarm at the Madrid Home. The officer arrived and found it to be a false alarm.
  • An officer was dispatched to an open line 911 call. The caller was moving around the city streets in a vehicle. The officer was able to locate the caller and found it to be an accidental dial.
  • An officer fingerprinted a Madrid resident for a job-related background check.
  • An officer spoke to two property owners downtown regarding cleanup on city property in advance of the annual Labor Day celebration.
  • An officer responded to 100 block of E. Second Street for a medical assist. The officer assisted the Boone County EMS.

August 7, 2019

  • An officer arrested Jake Shaw on Polk County warrants and transported him to the Des Moines river bridge to meet a Polk County Deputy Sheriff and transfer custody.
  • An officer responded to 400 block of E. First Street for an emergency medical call. The officer assisted the Boone County EMS.
  • An officer responded to a retail store for a vehicle unlock.

August 8, 2019

  • An officer picked up someone on a Madrid Police Department warrant at the Dallas County Jail and transported the prisoner to the Boone County Jail.
  • An officer responded to the Meadow Estates Park regarding suspicious activity.
  • An officer was dispatched to the 800 block of S. State Street regarding an animal at large. The dog’s owner came to pick up the dog.

August 9, 2019

  • An officer spoke with a detective from the Des Moines Police Department who was looking for someone believed to reside in Madrid and who made terroristic threats on Facebook.
  • An officer asked a Madrid resident to move vehicle to allow road workers better access.

August 10, 2019

  • An officer responded to a parking complaint in the cul-de-sac off Southern Prairie Drive. A semi-tractor trailer was parked in the circle area and was moved by its driver.

August 11, 2019

  • An officer recovered a vehicle that was reported stolen from Madrid. Items were collected from the vehicle as evidence, and the vehicle was then turned over to the owner.
  • An officer picked up a wallet left at a retail store.
  • An officer provided traffic control for a stalled motorist on S. Kennedy Drive.
  • An officer responded to the Madrid Home for a vehicle unlock.
  • An officer fingerprinted a medical applicant.

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


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