Madrid Police Report July 1-7

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July 1, 2019

  • An officer assisted a Madrid resident in the 100 block of Peterson Parkway with clearing an old firearm that he had not touched in 15 years.
  • An officer assisted a retail store Market with an insufficient-check case. The debtor met with the owner and paid off the debt, after the officer contacted them. The officer is still working on a second case reported last week.
  • An officer received a complaint of a juvenile riding a mini-bike around town over the weekend. The officer saw the same juvenile riding a moped and stopped and spoke to him. The officer contacted the juvenile’s father and informed him of the situation. The juvenile pushed the moped home due to not having a proper license.
  • An officer spoke to a family in Ankeny who requested a welfare check on a Madrid resident in the 500 block of S. Water Street. The officer was unable to locate the person. The out-of-town family came to Madrid and made contact with the person later in the day and everything checked out okay.
  • An officer responded to a complaint of juveniles playing with a fire hydrant. The juveniles were gone upon arrival.
  • An officer was dispatched to a juvenile out of control. The child was calmed down, and the family transported the juvenile to his doctor for evaluation.

July 2, 2019

  • An officer spoke to the Public Works Director, who asked for assistance getting things moved at a downtown business in anticipation for some planned city work. The officer will speak to the business owner about getting a vehicle and some items removed.
  • An officer was dispatched to a vehicle driving poorly and very slow on Iowa Highway 17 northbound coming into town. The vehicle was described as an SUV with handicapped plates. The officer located a minivan that matched the description with two elderly males but found nothing wrong with their driving.
  • An officer was called to E. Third Street for a found dog. The officer located the owner, who picked up the animal at the Madrid City Hall.
  • An officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic infraction in the 300 block of Locust Street.
  • An officer responded to the 500 block of Milwaukee Street regarding a family-assistance call for a juvenile. The officer made contact with the juvenile and several family members and assisted with a plan for future instances.

July 3, 2019

  • An officer assisted the Madrid Fire/Rescue with a medical call in the 300 block of N. Locust Street.
  • An officer spoke to a Madrid resident regarding scam telephone calls.
  • An officer assisted the Madrid Fire/Rescue on an emergency medical call in the 200 block of Gerald Street.
  • An officer was called to the 300 block of E. Sixth Street for a dog running at large. The animal’s owner was located. The officer had the owner come to the Madrid City Hall and license the animal due to their recently moving to town.
  • An officer was called to First Street and Iowa Highway 17 after a city worker assisted a female with pushing her disabled vehicle to the side of the road. The officer could not locate the driver of the vehicle.
  • An officer was dispatched to assist the Madrid Fire/Rescue on a medical call in the 500 block of Milwaukee Street.
  • An officer returned some found property to the Madrid High School.
  • An officer received information of a wanted fugitive who moved into town. The officer located and arrested Kolby Debrouse in the 600 block of Maverick Lane. Debrouse had been on the run since June 2017. The officer placed him under arrest for two warrants for probation revocation. The first warrant was out of Polk County for operating a vehicle without the owner’s consent. The second warrant was out of Warren County for driving while license barred, eluding, and operating a vehicle without the owner’s consent. Both warrants had no bond. The officer transported Debrouse to the Hindu Temple and released him to a Polk County Deputy Sheriff.
  • An officer was contacted by a Madrid resident who reported her ex-husband was calling and messaging her harassing messages at all hours of the night. The officer received a call back number for the male who now lives in Oklahoma, and the officer gave him a warning for this harassment.
  • An officer initiated multiple contacts with residents throughout town regarding fireworks violations. The officer provided copies of the city ordinance to all the parties and advised them on the legal fireworks that can be used. All parties agreed to cease lighting the fireworks and were warned for the infraction.
  • An officer responded to a 911 hang-up at a local tavern. No one there or in the area had called.
  • An officer responded to assist the Madrid Fire Department at a blown power line in the alley behind the VFW. Alliant Energy was contacted for repair. Electrical power was out in the area.
  • An officer responded to a report of ATVs traveling at a high speed eastbound near the elementary school. The officer did not locate the vehicles.
  • An officer initiated multiple contacts with residents throughout town regarding fireworks violations. The officer provided copies of the city ordinance to all the parties and advised them on the legal fireworks that can be used. All parties agreed to cease lighting the fireworks and were warned for the infraction.

July 4, 2019

  • An officer assisted a Madrid resident in contacting a family member after suffering a medical issue.
  • An officer took a complaint of aerial fireworks being displayed on the south end of town.
  • An officer initiated multiple contacts with residents throughout town regarding fireworks violations. The officer provided copies of the city ordinance to all the parties and advised them on the legal fireworks that can be used. All parties agreed to cease lighting the fireworks and were warned for the infraction.
  • An officer assisted another agency in making contact with a Madrid resident regarding a family member in the custody of another law enforcement agency.

July 5, 2019

  • An officer initiated multiple contacts with residents throughout town regarding fireworks violations. The officer provided copies of the city ordinance to all the parties and advised them on the legal fireworks that can be used. All parties agreed to cease lighting the fireworks and were warned for the infraction.
  • An officer responded to a residence on Kingman Boulevard regarding an assault that occurred there. The incident occurred on private property, and the parties involved did not wish to pursue criminal charges.
  • An officer unlocked a vehicle for a motorist.

July 6, 2019

  • An officer responded to a house on Southern Prairie Drive after receiving information of a possible suicidal juvenile there. Everything checked okay.
  • An officer took a complaint of fireworks.
  • An officer initiated multiple contacts with residents throughout town regarding fireworks violations. The officer provided copies of the city ordinance to all the parties and advised them on the legal fireworks that can be used. All parties agreed to cease lighting the fireworks and were warned for the infraction.
  • An officer responded downtown regarding a male acting erratically. The officer checked on the man, who said he was okay.

July 7, 2019

  • An officer unlocked a vehicle for a resident in the 400 block of E. First Street.
  • An officer responded to a residence on S. Union Street to take a report of a burglary in which a gaming console was stolen. After the officer recovered evidence to identify the suspect, the victim said he wanted to give the suspect a chance to return the property. Charges are pending that discussion. The victim later called to advise that his property was being returned, and he did not wish to pursue charges.
  • An officer took a report of a dog at large.

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

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