April 8, 2019
- George Milo Castell, 51, 1316 Fourth St., Perry, was arrested on a charge of driving under suspension-non-payment of child support.
- A caller reported “an altercation at the group home.” Officers responded, and “both parties were checked out by EMS and cleared.”
- A caller reported “a homeless man sleeping behind” a local tavern. The caller said the sleeping man “smelled like alcohol.” An officer responded.
- A caller from a local retail store reported a gas drive off. An officer responded.
- A caller “requested a welfare check on his 10-year-old son who was taken by the mom this weekend, and he has not been able to communicate with him since Saturday.” The caller said he “had an argument on Saturday” with “his ex,” and “he lost his temper. She has taken him from the Des Moines schools and enrolled him into the Perry system without permission. She says he does not want to speak with the dad,” but the caller “does not believe this is true.” An officer responded and made contact with the son, who said “he does not wish to speak to his dad,” but “he wants to be in Perry with his mom.”
- A caller said her cat was lost.
- A caller said she received a call from someone “claiming to be from Microsoft and advising that she needed to renew her subscription.” The caller said “she did not give them any information.”
- A caller reported “a power line blocking the roadway.” Officers responded, and the utility company was notified.
- Several callers said two dogs were running at large. An officer responded but could not catch the dogs.
- A man entered the offices of the Perry Police Department at 908 Willis Ave. and said “vague threats were made by their daughter’s boyfriend” against him and his wife. An officer responded.
- A caller said “there was a power line down in his backyard.” An officer responded, and the utility company was notified.
- A caller said “juveniles were given cigarettes by a person in a black vehicle, which then took off.”
- A caller “reported glass in her backyard after she called about cigarettes.” An officer responded.
- A caller said “someone left a bike on their yard a few days ago,” and the “bike is still there.” An officer responded, and the item was “secured in the bike shed.”
- A caller said “she and her friend” were “walking by” a “house,” and someone “flipped them off” and “began threatening to beat them up.” An officer responded.
- A caller said someone “took off on foot.” The caller said the person “has been anxious and suicidal today.” Officers responded, made contact with the person and determined “he was not suicidal but was having respiratory issues.” The Dallas County EMS was paged.
- Mark Alvarez-Campos, 20, 1313 First Ave., Perry, was arrested on a charge of two counts of assault causing bodily injury.
- Justin Wayne Skaggs, 19, 1223 Sixth St., Perry, was arrested on charges of assault causing bodily injury, public intoxication and interference with official acts.
*A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.