Perry Police Report April 13


April 12, 2019

  • A caller said two dogs were running at large. An officer responded but did not find the dogs.
  • A caller from a local retail store said a customer “tried to pass a counterfeit bill” that “was obviously fake.” An officer responded, spoke with the customer and “took the bill.”
  • A “hog trailer driver reported a door somehow opened, and one pig got out.” An officer responded, and “they were able to get the pig back in the truck.”
  • A caller said she was “driving to Perry with” someone when he “began punching himself, punching the car and finally punching the window, causing it to shatter.” The caller said “they have made it to his residence,” and the caller is “outside in her car” while “he is throwing things around inside the house.” Officers responded and transported the violent person to the Dallas County Hospital.
  • A caller “requested to speak to an officer about issues she is having with her boyfriend.” An officer responded.
  • A caller said “he found a coin purse.” An officer responded.
  • A wireless 911 caller said “he ran out of gas on 141 just outside of Perry and wasn’t sure what to do.” The Dallas County Sheriff’s office was notified.
  • A caller reported an erratic driver on Iowa Highway 141. An officer responded but did not find the vehicle.
  • A caller said her neighbor drives “recklessly down the street almost every day, and she wants an officer to talk to him about it due to there being kids in the area.” An officer responded.
  • A 911 caller from a local retail store reported “a fire in their ice machine.” The caller said she “saw sparks come out of the machine and could see fire.” Officers responded, and the Perry Volunteer Fire Department was paged.
  • A caller reported a reckless driver. An officer responded but did not find the vehicle.
  • A caller required an interpreter. The interpreter concluded the caller “was drunk and wanting her kids back.”
  • A caller said her brother was “jumping around and making weird faces.” Officers responded and determined “that her brother was making faces at her.”

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


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