Perry Police Report May 13


May 12, 2016

  • A caller said her 11-year-old daughter was “being disrespectful and rude” and was “yelling and screaming at her little sister.” An officer responded and spoke with the child “about her attitude and behavior and gave her some suggestions to help her behavior.” The caller said the child “is already in therapy and has a case worker through” the Iowa Department of Human Services.
  • A caller said her “wheelchair is stuck on the ramp at her residence.” Officers responded and assisted the caller.
  • A caller “requested crisis intervention” for someone who “wrote a suicidal note” and “was intoxicated.” An officer responded and transported the unhappy person to the Dallas County Hospital for a “mental evaluation.”
  • A caller said she was driving, and her 3-year-old son “suddenly became extremely ill.” The caller said she believed the child “lost consciousness for a short time, vomited and is now coming around a bit.” She said she was “afraid he may have gotten into something.” A Perry Police Department Telecommunicator directed the driving caller to the Dallas County Hospital.
  • A caller said his neighbor “is feeding stray cats in the neighborhood again,” and “about 40 cats are hanging out in the area of his residence.” An officer responded and advised the caller “to trap the cats,” and “an officer would transport them to the pound.”
  • A Perry Police Department officer served a Perry warrant at the Dallas County Jail for Devon Austin John Ladehoff, 17, 1611 W. Fourth St., Perry, on a charge of first-degree arson.
  • A caller said she found a sign lying on her porch reading, “No Parking Temporary Police Order.” An officer responded and retrieved the sign.

May 13, 2016

  • A caller said someone knocked on her door but was gone when she opened the door. The caller said “this has happened before and has happened to other residents.” Officers responded.

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


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