October 10, 2017
- A caller said he lost his billfold.
- A caller said someone claiming to be with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service called and said “his taxes have been ‘bad’ for the last couple of years, and he now has a warrant for his arrest.” An officer responded and determined it was probably a phone scam.
- A caller said “he had a bag stolen out of a vehicle while parked in the neighbor’s driveway.” An officer responded.
- A caller said “it appears that someone tried to break into the units at” a local apartment complex. An officer responded.
- A caller said a dog was running at large. An officer responded but did not find the dog.
- A caller from the Dallas County Hospital requested assistance from the Perry Police Department with a patient who “is high on meth” and “can be violent.” Officers responded.
- A caller complained about a dog “that constantly barks.” An officer responded but did not hear a barking dog.
- A caller lodged “a complaint regarding an internet scam.” An officer responded.
- A caller said “two kids around the age of 13 were walking around” when “one of them jumped out in front of him.” An officer responded but did not find the boys.
- A caller said she caught a dog running at large. An officer responded and transported the animal to the Perry Animal Holding Facility.
- A woman entered the offices of the Perry Police Department at 908 Willis Ave. in order to “report broken glass.” An officer responded.
- A caller from Grimes said “he has been receiving unwanted text messages, and the person claimed to be from the Perry Police Department.” An officer responded and alerted the Polk County Sheriff’s office.
- A caller reported “a couple that were screaming and appeared to be arguing.” Officers responded.
- A caller from the Mobile Crisis Center requested a welfare check on “a subject who appears to be cutting herself.” Officers responded.
October 11, 2017
- A caller said a dog was running at large. Officers responded and “put the dog back on its chain.”
- A caller said “she received a call from a female who screamed and was speaking in Spanish. A make on the phone spoke English and told her he had kidnapped her daughter.” When the caller told the man on the phone she did not have a daughter, he “said that it is her mother.” When the caller told the man on the phone that her mother was sitting beside her, the man “then said it was her brother.” The caller said she then hung up on the man on the phone.
- A caller said “someone has somehow gotten into his house and stolen a few items,” including a pistol. Officers responded.
- A caller said “a window to the house was broken in.” An officer responded.
- A woman entered the offices of the Perry Police Department at 908 Willis Ave. and said “her and her husband’s identity has been stolen.” An officer responded.
- A caller said “he has heard that someone is sleeping on the deck” of his rental property. An officer responded and found the screen door “locked” and “no one present in the porch.”
- A caller said her son’s smartphone was missing for two days.
- A caller said someone “has been sending threatening text messages to her.” The caller said “she was scared and didn’t know what to do.” An officer responded, made contact with the text messager and told the person “to no longer contact” the caller.
October 12, 2017
- Evan Royce Pettit, 21, 2902 Iowa St., #29, Perry, was arrested on a charge of possession of marijuana.
- Patrolling officers of the Perry Police Department checked a garage and found “blankets inside of the garage, possible from squatters.”
*A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.