June 5, 2016
- A caller said he “received a text from uncle that stated by this time tomorrow, he would not be breathing.” The caller said “there is a gun in the house, but he does not know the location.” An officer responded and made contact with the uncle and found “all okay.” The uncle told the officer “he will give his nephew a call to clear things up.”
- A caller said she rented the shelter house in Wiese Park and found “there is no electricity.” An officer responded.
- A man entered the offices of the Perry Police Department at 908 Willis Ave. and described “problems he was having visiting his child.” The man said he and his ex-wife, between whom there is a no-contact order, mutually agreed to drop their child off at the house of a third party. The man said his ex-wife “hasn’t been dropping the child off.” An officer responded and told the man “to contact his attorney.”
- A caller from a local retail store said a 3-year-old child was reported missing by his parents. An officer responded, and the child was found “looking at toys” in another retail store nearby.
- A caller said his aunt had his Iowa Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card and “won’t give it back.” Officers responded. The aunt said she had the caller’s EBT card “but was planning on sending it in to (the Iowa Department of Human Services) and reporting that he was abusing it.” Officers advised the aunt “that she can report him abusing the card, but she had to give the card back.” The aunt surrendered the card, and the officers returned the card to the caller. “Both parties were told to not contact each other.”
- A caller said his “landlord just came to his residence” and “said he had two days to come up with $300, or he would be evicted.” The caller said he “wanted to know what his rights were.” An officer responded and explained the eviction process to the caller.
*A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.