Perry Police Report Jan. 22


January 19, 2017

  • The Perry Police Department School Resource Officer served a no-trespassing order to a school trespasser.
  • A Perry Police Department Officer euthanized a stricken deer along Iowa Highway 141.
  • A Perry Police Department Officer provided an escort for a funeral procession.
  • A caller reported receiving “a strange message on her work voicemail of someone saying they have urgent information for an employee.” The caller said the strange messenger “didn’t say who she was with, and the employee does not know who it is.” The caller said she “did not need to speak with an officer but wanted it logged in case more calls of these type come.”
  • A 911 caller said “her caretaker is saying she is rude, and she will get arrested if she continues.” The caller was “in her bedroom, crying.” An officer responded and found the caller “had been prescribed some new medication, but the pharmacy had not filled the prescription yet due to insurance.” The caller “was upset and believed that the company responsible for her care was not treating her right.” The officer made contact with the caller’s caretaker, who said “she had been attempting to resolve the medication problem and was not aware of any problems. Everything appeared to be fine.” The officer “reassured” the caller “that things would be fine, and they were attempting to resolve her medication issue.”
  • A caller said he “found a door that was kicked in,” and “a water heater and a toilet were stolen.” An officer responded.
  • A caller from the Perry Water Works reported “people there wanting to work on the water tower,” but the people “have no paperwork showing who they are.” An officer responded.
  • A caller said her dog was missing. The caller called again and said her dog was found.
  • Two 911 callers reported “a domestic disturbance.” Officers responded.
  • A caller said a dog was running at large. An officer responded but did not find the dog.

January 20, 2017

  • A caller reported “a hay bale in the outside lane of westbound traffic on Iowa Highway 141.” The caller said she was “afraid it will cause an accident.” The Dallas County Sheriff’s office was alerted. “They knew about it and were sending a deputy now.”
  • A caller said “there are two people arguing in front of the store.”
  • A woman entered the offices of the Perry Police Department at 908 Willis Ave. with “a phone that she found by the Perry Water Works.” An officer responded. The owner of the phone later “called the phone and advised he can pick it up.”
  • A caller said “a person has his car but has not done anything with it but won’t return it.” An officer responded.
  • A caller said a dog was running at large. An officer responded and located the dog but could not catch the dog.
  • Bernadette Marie Goodwin, 1610 W. Third St., Perry, was issued a citation for second-offense dog at large.
  • A caller said an employee at a local restaurant “advised her to move forward” in the drive-though line, “which she did.” The caller said “a car behind her started honking its horn,” so “she waved the vehicle to pass her.” The caller said “the car passed, backed up, then someone threw something at her car.” An officer responded.

January 21, 2017

  • A caller said “he was trying to repossess a vehicle,” but the possessor was “refusing to give him the original set of car keys.” An officer responded.
  • A caller said his neighbors “party a lot and have a lot of cars on their property.” The caller said he “would like to know if anything can be done about it. He is trying to sell his house, but all the junk and the cars at the neighbor’s doesn’t make it appealing.” An officer responded.
  • A caller said his dog was missing.
  • Leonard Henry Stracke Jr., 809 Fourth St., Perry, was issued a citation for first-offense dog at large.
  • A caller said her 11-year-old child was “being insubordinate, slamming doors and not wanting to shower.” Officers responded and “spoke to” the child “about his behavior and how it was not acceptable.”
  • A caller said a cat was running at large. An officer responded.

January 22, 2016

  • A caller said someone “was threatening to drive” while “severely intoxicated.” Officers responded but did not find the allegedly drunk driver.

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


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