Perry Police Report July 10


July 9, 2017

  • A wireless 911 call was received. The dispatcher “managed to get the address” in spite of the “language barrier.” Officers responded and made contact with the caller, who said he “did not mean to call 911.” Officers found “everything appeared to be okay.”
  • A caller said “someone ripped out some plants and removed garden lights” from “the front of her yard.” An officer responded.
  • A caller said “her ex has been messaging her, wanting property back from four years ago.” The caller said “she doesn’t want to give some of that back.” Officers responded and “stood by” while the ex “got items he wanted.” The officer “made sure he understood he could not return to the residence without a court order.”
  • A caller said she overheard a conversation in a local restaurant in which one person one said “he had gone to” someone’s residence and “saw two dead bodies.” The caller said the person in conversation “sounded scared.” An officer responded and spoke with the caller. The Dallas County Sheriff’s office was notified, and a deputy sheriff responded to the residence, where there were “no bodies found.”
  • A caller said “her dad” would “not allow her and her sister into the house. He kicked them out along with their mom. They need to get their meds and some property.” Officers responded and “stood by” while the sisters retrieved some property.
  • A caller “requested to speak to an officer about her parents wanting to throw out some of her property because she has not paid her rent on time.” An officer responded.
  • A 17-year-old male from Perry was arrested on a charge of first-offense OWI.
  • A man entered the offices of the Perry Police Department at 908 Willis Ave. with a purse her found. An officer responded, and the items was returned to its owner.
  • A caller said “her husband took her purse and stole her money, and her son then hit her.” The caller said “her husband then pushed her.” An officer responded.
  • A caller said “some juveniles broke a door on his shed.” The caller said “they are not well behaved kids.” An officer responded and found “no damage to the shed,” and “both parties were advised how to handle situations in the future.”
  • A 15-year-old male from Perry was arrested on a charge of possession of marijuana.
  • A caller said “his ex-girlfriend” just “took off with” his vehicle. The caller said “she is probably heading to Valley Junction in Des Moines or West Des Moines.” An officer responded.
  • A caller said she “thought she heard a gunshot close to her residence.” An officer responded and found all quiet.
  • A man entered the offices of the Perry Police Department at 908 Willis Ave. and said his son “had gone with his mother for the weekend and was supposed to be home.” He said his son’s “mother is refusing to bring him home.” An officer responded and told the man “to contact his attorney” because “it was a civil issue.”
  • A caller said “she can hear noises by her vehicle.” An officer responded, and there was “nothing found.”

July 10, 2017

  • A caller said someone was “disturbing the peace at the residence.” The caller said the disturber “hit her earlier today.” An officer responded, and “both parties agreed to separate tonight.”
  • A caller said “she had caught a opossum and had it secured in a trap.” An officer responded, and “the opossum was taken and released at the river.”

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


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