March 7, 2019
- A caller said “she and three other cars were driving eastbond on Iowa Highway 141 and all spun out at the same spot while only going about 40 mph.” The caller said “none of the vehicles collided,” and “everyone is unstuck,” and “they all checked on each other. One younger female was a little shook up but is okay now.” The Iowa Department of Transportation was notified.
- A caller from a local retail store said he was with “an elderly couple,” and they “received a text message. Friends told them about it, too, and now they want to send $1,500 and are being stubborn about doing it.” An officer responded and told the couple it was a scam.
- A caller requested assistance for someone because the caller “believes he is having a nervous breakdown.” Officers responded.
- A caller reported a vehicle “going the wrong way on Lucinda Street.” An officer responded and spoke with the driver, who said “he is pushing snow in the parking area, and it does cause him to drive the wrong direction.”
- A caller requested a welfare check on someone. An officer responded “and found everything to be fine.”
- A caller requested a welfare check on a U.S.Postal Service letter carrier who “appears to not be doing well.” An officer responded and made contact with the letter carrier, who said “he is okay and just finishing up his route.”
- A man entered the offices of the Perry Police Department at 908 Willis Ave. in order “to request an officer escort him to his ex-wife’s house to drop off his son.” An officer reponded, and the “son was dropped off without incident.”
- A caller said “a vehicle is parked in front of her driveway,” and the caller “wants the owner to move it.” An officer responded and “made contact with the owner, and the owner advised he would move it.”
*A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.