December 25, 2016
- A man entered the offices of the Perry Police Department at 908 Willis Ave. with “a set of keys he found in front of the post office.” An officer responded, and the items were “logged into evidence.”
- A caller from the Dallas County Hospital emergency room said she was treating a woman who “was bitten on her right hand by her own dog.” An officer responded and “was shown that the dog’s rabies vaccination expires Feb. 24, 2019.”
- A caller said someone was “angry for some reason” and got into his “vehicle and started running into vehicles on the property.” Officers responded.
- A caller “said there are several problems at” a local apartment complex. The caller said he was “concerned about the fire alarms going off often as well as some of the residents.” An officer responded.
December 26, 2016
- Three juvenile males from Perry were issued citations for curfew violations.
- A caller said someone “came to his place drunk.” The caller said “there is a no-contact order between them.” An officer responded.
- A caller reported “a dog that is not being treated right.” The caller said “the dog is outside all the time in a kennel, and there is feces everywhere.” An officer responded.
- A caller said a dog was running at large. An officer responded and “tried to grab the dog, but it ran away.”
December 27, 2016
- A patrolling officer of the Perry Police Department “found a bike under some trees at Wiese Park. The bike was transported to the shed.”
- An officer of the Perry Police Department “conducted radar at the 2500 block of Iowa Highway 141.” Two citations and three warnings were issued.
- Juan Luis Rocha of 408 Third St. in Perry was issued a citation for second-offense nuisance burning.
- A 911 caller was “a child whispering, ‘No one is safe.’ They had called numerous times before that and hung up.” Officers responded, “checked the area and knocked on three houses” but did not find the whispering child or other evidence of unsafety.
- A caller said she “found a bag” of possible drugs “on one of the shelves.” An officer responded and “seized the suspected drugs,” which were “logged into evidence.”
- A woman entered the offices of the Perry Police Department at 908 Willis Ave. and asked “to speak with an officer regarding phone calls she’s been getting.” An officer responded.
- A man entered the offices of the Perry Police Department at 908 Willis Ave. and said he lost his billfold. An officer responded and advised the man “to go to his bank and get his bank card cancelled.”
- A caller said she caught a dog running at large. An officer responded and transported the animal to the Perry Animal Holding Facility. The Humane Society of Perry was notified.
- A caller asked whether an officer of the Perry Police Department could check the welfare of someone. The caller said “she received a text at 8 a.m. this morning saying” someone “was going to kill himself. She had not heard back from him since, and he did not respond to her message.” Officers responded and made contact with the possibly distressed person, who said “that he does not have a phone even to make a threat like that.” The officers made contact with the caller “to inform her of the check and the situation.”
- A man entered the offices of the Perry Police Department at 908 Willis Ave. in order to “report a bad check.” An officer responded, and “the check appeared to be a fraud, and this appeared to be a scam.”
- A caller said a dog was running at large. An officer responded and “saw the dog. It ran into the backyard of a house.”
* A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.