July 27, 2016
- Nathan Lawrence Benedict, 24, of Adel was arrested on a Dallas County warrant for probation violation on an original charge of domestic abuse assault.
- An officer of the Perry Police Department stood by while someone retrieved belongings from a prior residence.
- A caller said a dog was running at large. An officer responded and found the dog, but its location was inaccessible.
- An officer of the Perry Police Department assisted a Dallas County Deputy Sheriff in the service of papers on a subject in Bouton who was “being uncooperative.”
- A caller said he “found a pair of keys and remembered reading on ThePerryNews.com that there was someone who had lost them.” An officer responded.
- A caller said he saw a bald man with a small dog and a washcloth in the company of a juvenile female. The caller said the people “just looked odd.” An officer responded.
- A caller said someone was blowing grass clippings into the street. An officer responded.
- A caller said “he had just gotten in a fight in Minburn” and was calling from the Dallas County Hospital. An officer responded and advised the caller to contact the Dallas County Sheriff’s office.
- A caller said “she had a dog come up to her and bite her.” An officer responded and located the owner of the dog. The owner said “the dog was struck by a vehicle and has since deceased.” The owner of the dog did not have proof of current rabies vaccination. The Humane Society of Perry was notified and arranged to have the dog taken to Iowa State University for rabies testing. Photographs were taken of the caller’s bite mark.
- A caller said a dog was running at large. An officer responded, caught the animal and transported it to the Perry Animal Holding Facility. The Humane Society of Perry was notified.
- A caller claimed to have been struck “in the face” by another party. Officers responded. The other party “denied everything and was very uncooperative with the officers.” The officers “decided to separate the parties for the night.”
*A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.