September 5, 2017
- A woman entered the offices of the Perry Police Department at 908 Willis Ave. and said “someone broke into her vehicle last night,” and items were missing. An officer responded. The woman later called and said “her debit card that was stolen in the wallet has been used.” An investigation is ongoing.
- A caller said he lost his billfold.
- A caller said two dogs were running at large. “Then another citizen came to the station to report the same dogs.” An officer responded but did not find the dogs.
- A man entered the offices of the Perry Police Department at 908 Willis Ave. in order “to report his vehicle stolen.” He “said about a month ago he exchanged vehicles with” someone, who said “the transmission is messed up, and he needs the title signed in order to fix it.” The man said he signed the title and has not been able to make contact with the other party since then. An officer responded.
- A caller reported an abandoned bicycle on his property. An officer responded, and “the bike was transported to the bike shed.”
- A caller said he lost his identification papers in moving from Des Moines to Perry. The caller was “provided a case number.”
- A caller “complained of a vehicle that has been parked on the street for three months.” An officer responded and “placed a 48-hour parking sticker on the driver’s-side window.
- Danny McCombs Benshoof, 64, 206 Warford St., Perry, was arrested on a Greene County warrant on a charge of third-degree harassment.
- A caller said “there were people parking in his yard,” and he “wanted an officer to give them warnings.” An officer responded.
- A caller reported “a branch that was loose” that “could potentially hit a wire. An officer responded and told the caller “that we would have the Public Works Department look at the tree to determine if the tree is on public right of way” and “to determine who needed to take the branch down.”
- A woman entered the offices of the Perry Police Department at 908 Willis Ave. and said her daughter was driving to school when someone “pulled up alongside her vehicle and began to yell at” her daughter “to stay away from her daughter’s boyfriend and her daughter.” An officer responded and tried to make contact with the parties involved.
- A caller said a juvenile “was out of control and being assaultive toward them.” An officer responded.
- A caller said “she had seen a vehicle driving the wrong way on Iowa Highway 141 about 10 minutes ago.” Officers of the Perry Police Department were advised.
*A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.