Perry Police Report April 5


April 4, 2019

  • A man entered the offices of the Perry Police Department at 908 Willis Ave. and requested “that an officer check out his house” as “he believes people are on his property because his motion lights were on outside his house.” An officer responded and “checked the exterior of the residence. All was secure.”
  • A caller who “was very scattered in communication and was not forming complete thoughts” said “he was worried because he was in a waiting room, and they would not let him leave.” An officer responded, and an investigation revealed the caller was a resident in a long-term care facility “and was probably having a dream.”
  • Danny McCombs Benshoof, 66, 11 330th St., Perry, was arrested on charges of driving under suspension and no insurance.
  • A caller said “she heard yelling and things being thrown around in the apartment above her.” Officers responded and made contact with a woman, who said “she had been frustrated with her children” but that “everything was okay, and all apeared to be okay” to the officers.
  • A “female caller was crying.” Officers responded and found a “parent-and-child dispute,” in which the child “did not want to go to school.” The Perry Police Department School Resource Officer transported the student to school.
  • A caller said someone “called his wife” at her workplace and told her the caller “is harassing her.” The harasser said the caller “goes to her home and parks in her driveway” and “that he went into her house and into the bathroom as she was going to shower.” The caller said the “only contact” he “really had” with the harasser “was when she called him to fix a truck that belongs to her boyfriend, who is in prison.” The caller said “he is concerned she will try to cause problems for him and his citizenship.” An officer responded.
  • A caller “requested an officer respond with her to her home to serve a paper on the neighbor downstairs.” The caller said “she has had trouble with him recently, and he was very rude to her.” An officer responded.
  • A caller said he “backed into someone’s car” and “doesn’t see any damage but wants an officer to come look just in case.” An officer responded.
  • A caller said she saw “a suspicious vehicle in the area of her house when she dropped her daughter off.” Officers responded.
  • A caller said two dogs were running at large. An officer responded, and the dogs’ owner said “the dogs are hers, and her husband would stop by to pick them up.”
  • A caller said she “and some other kids” were “messing with a stray cat when it attacked them.” An officer responded and advised the children “to leave the cat alone.”
  • A man entered the offices of the Perry Police Department at 908 Willis Ave. in order “to talk to an officer about a group of kids harassing him. The kids also entered the police department to report that he was harassing them.” An officer responded, “spoke with both parties and determined they need to stay separated from one another.”
  • A caller said “three juvenile males were drinking in a garage across the street from him.” Officers responded.
  • A caller said “there is a bat in her house,” and the caller “wants an officer to come get it out.” An officer responded but did not find the bat. The officer advised the caller to “call back if it starts flying in the house again.”
  • A caller said someone “is driving” and “is drunk.” An officer responded and located the vehicle, and “it was being driven just fine, and the driver appeared to not be impaired.”
  • A wireless 911 caller reported “a raccoon eating trash out of his trash can, and it won’t leave.” An officer responded.

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


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