Perry Police Report Aug. 7


August 4, 2017

  • A caller said he left his billfold at a local retail store and when he returned, it was gone. An officer responded.
  • A caller said “her two children are locked in her vehicle.” An officer responded and opened the vehicle.
  • A caller said “he received an email from his ex that he would like an officer to look at.” An officer responded.
  • A caller said her 10-year-old child was having “mental issues. He has broken glass, causing her to cut herself, and is out of control.” Officers responded, and the Dallas County EMS was paged.
  • A caller said a cat was running at large. An officer responded and transported the animal to the Perry Animal Holding Facility.
  • A caller said she received several calls “offering her daughter, who is underage, extra insurance coverage,” but the callers “do not say what company they are with.” An officer responded and advised the caller to “contact his phone provider,” and “have them block all numbers.”
  • A caller said she found a billfold at the Dallas County Hospital. An officer responded and made contact with the owner of the item, which was retrieved from the offices of the Perry Police Department at 908 Willis Ave.
  • A caller said a juvenile male “was riding a four-wheeler around the area the last couple of days.” An officer responded, made contact with the juvenile and told him “he could not be riding the four-wheeler on the street or in town.”
  • A caller reported “blood on the deck and bloody prints by the door” of a residence outside the city limits of Perry. The caller was concerned for the safety of someone last heard from when the person “sent a text to her friend stating that she was naked outside, and her boyfriend” was “chasing her.” The Dallas County Sheriff’s office was alerted, and a deputy responded.
  • Danielle Shaw was issued a citation for “parking in a handicap spot.”
  • A caller said “she heard someone’s cell phone ringing in her backyard.” An officer responded but did not find anyone in the backyard.
  • A caller said “her neighbor keeps coming over to her residence, causing problems” because “intoxicated.” An officer responded.

August 5, 2017

  • A caller said “she would like to have a couple of people trespassed from her residence.” An officer responded.
  • A caller from the Dallas County Hospital asked whether “an officer would transport a patient back home that was driven to the hospital by ambulance.” An officer responded and drove the patient home.
  • Michael Trevor Riggen, 48, 2023 Willis Ave., Perry, was arrested on a charge of third-offense public intoxication.
  • A caller said his dog was lost. The caller called again and said his dog was found.
  • A caller said someone “has called him four times and is calling him names.” The caller said “they have an ongoing issue, considering he is going to evict” the name caller “from his apartment.” An officer responded and made contact with “both parties, and they agreed to leave each other alone for the remainder of the evening.”

August 6, 2017

  • A caller said “her neighbors are placing miscellaneous items of junk and have set up a tent on her property.” The caller said “she isn’t sure if maybe it belongs to her” because “it is a vacant lot.” An officer responded and made contact with the people with junk, and they said “they will remove the property.”
  • A caller said “her mother is acting up.” Officers responded.
  • A caller said “he found a set of keys at the dog wash.” An officer responded and “logged it into evidence.”
  • A caller “requested to speak with an officer about issues he is having with his ex-wife.” The caller said the ex-wife “smeared a sandwich on his car seats” and “also walked right into his apartment and started speaking with” someone. An officer responded and advised the caller to start locking the doors to his vehicle and his apartment and “to get in contact with an attorney on custody rights.”
  • A caller said his dog was lost. The caller called again and said his dog was found.
  • A caller said “he locked his keys inside his vehicle.” The phone number of a locksmith was provided.
  • A caller reported “three boys that were just messing with her neighbor’s vehicle.” An officer responded but did not find the boys.
  • A caller said her husband “is ill and just left their residence.” The caller said her husband “shouldn’t be out and about.” An officer responded.
  • A caller reported “a large object in the eastbound lane over the bridge on U.S. Highway 169 and Iowa Highway 141.” An officer responded and removed the debris.

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


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