Madrid Police Report March 6-12


March 6, 2017

  • An officer was dispatched to a reckless driver coming up Iowa Highway 17 and making bad passes. The caller said the vehicle almost hit a Fareway truck head on. The officer initiated a traffic stop when the vehicle stopped at the Madrid Elementary School, and the driver, Johnny Duncan Jr., was arrested for driving while barred. The officer transported him to the Boone County Jail, where he was held.
  • An officer was called to the 100 block of Madelyn Lane for trash blowing from one property to another.
  • An officer followed up with Kaedings’ property staff about some problem properties. The staff said they would start the trespassing and eviction process.
  • An officer responded to a fire alarm at the Madrid Home. It was determined to be a false alarm.
  • An officer took a report of a suspicious vehicle and person in the 300 block of E. Ninth Street. The individuals were gone upon the officer’s arrival.
  • An officer assisted Boone County Deputy Sheriffs regarding a vehicle in the ditch near QM Avenue and Iowa Highway 210. The driver was travelling on Iowa Highway 210 during the storm and hydroplaned into the ditch. No injuries were reported.
  • Officer assisted a property owner with a civil standby while the property owner served eviction paperwork on tenants regarding a past drug arrest from the residence.

March 7, 2017

  • An officer spoke to a Madrid resident who complained about someone driving very fast daily up and down W. Fifth Street. The officer followed up with the speeder and warned him.
  • An officer was dispatched to the 300 block of N. Water Street for a verbal domestic. The officer removed two weapons from the house at the owner’s request.
  • An officer assisted the Madrid Street Department with moving a vehicle while work was done to the roadway on E. Sixth Street.
  • An officer was called to the Madrid Home for a possible theft of medications.
  • An officer followed up on a burglary report from the previous week.
  • An officer responded to a medical call in the 100 block of W. Second Street.
  • An officer fingerprinted someone for the person’s employer.
  • An officer made contact with several individuals on foot and bicycles throughout town late at night regarding recent burglaries reported during the nighttime hours.

March 8, 2017

  • An officer followed up on a case at the Madrid Home from yesterday.
  • An officer returned a phone call to a home health care service regarding a call from yesterday.
  • An officer spoke to a reporter from Madrid, Spain, and answered questions regarding our great city in Iowa.
  • An officer received a complaint about a junk ordinance at Fifth and Market streets. The officer spoke to the owners, who said they would get it cleaned up.
  • An officer received a complaint of dogs barking at all hours in the 500 block of W. First Street. The officer spoke to the owners about the problem.

March 9, 2017

  • An officer gave a safety speech and a tour of the Madrid Police Department to three children.
  • An officer received a complaint of a dog barking at 22nd and Fairview streets. The caller also warned of the dog’s aggressive behavior. An officer stopped and spoke to the owner about the animal.

March 10, 2017

  • An officer issued two warrants for a Woodward resident stemming from a case started at the Madrid home on Tuesday.
  • An officer fingerprinted a Madrid resident for a job-related background check.

March 11, 2017

  • An officer responded to an uncontrolled yard waste burn in the 700 block of S. Main Street. The Madrid Volunteer Fire Department responded and extinguished the fire. The property owner was subsequently charged with a violation of open burning and given a court date.
  • An officer responded to Casey’s regarding a beggar begging patrons for pizza. Customers were reportedly put off when the drifter attempted forcefully to take their steaming and tasty pies. The responding officer did not have any pizza, so the vagabond ran off when confronted by police in order to issue him a warning for trespassing and vagrancy. The subject was identified as an adult male black Lab with a blue collar and no tags. He presents no threat to the public . . . unless you are carrying a pizza.

March 12, 2017

  • An officer responded to 600 block of S. Market Street for a property damage accident.
  • An officer provided traffic control assistance for the Boone County Sheriff’s office for a motor vehicle accident on Iowa Highway 17 south of Madrid.

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


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