Perry Police Reports Sept. 18

Staff Writer
Perry Chief

Sept. 8

A woman came to the police department and reported that someone opened four credit cards in her name. She told police she realized the first fraudulent card about a week ago. She received information about two fraudulent cards. She told police she will get credit card history to see if there are other lines of credit that have been opened. She later told police that someone stole her green Huffy mountain bike from her yard.

Police received a call about pornography or obscene material at Perry Middle School. A staff member called police about a student that had spoken to her about something being distributed in the middle school. Police are investigating the incident.

Sept. 9

While police were on foot patrol on the 1200 block of Second Street officers saw two people with outstanding warrants in an apartment. The Perry Police Department, Dallas County Sheriff’s Office deputies, the Boone County K9 and Iowa State Patrol made the arrests. Jackson L. Norton, 23, of Panora, was arrested on his Jasper County warrant for probation violation— original charge of forgery and unauthorized use of credit card. He was also on a Clinton County Missouri warrant for possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Tasha A. Jackson, 22, of West Des Moines, was arrested on her Dallas County Warrant for probation violation. She was originally charged with third-degree burglary and she was on a Polk County warrant for third-degree theft.

A woman came to the police department because neighbors to her house, on the 1400 block of Seventh Street, put a sign in her yard. The styrofoam sign had an arrow pointing to her rental property with the word “roaches” written on it. Police went to talk to the neighbors but no one was home. They later returned to the residence and the sign was gone.

Sept. 10

A woman came to the police department with a 1-and-a-half-year-old toddler she found running around on West Second and Warford Street. She said she walked around the neighborhood for about 20 minutes and could not find the child’s parent. A police officer located the parent of the child. The parent, unnamed, said the child’s grandmother was babysitting and fell asleep. The grandmother was unaware the child had left. No charges had been made.

Sept. 11

A warning was issued to Matthew Ostring for grass and weeds exceeding six inches of length at his house on the 1800 block of Fifth Street.

A warning was issued to Ericson Arteago-Alvarado for grass and weeds exceeding six inches of length at his house on the 1800 block of West Third Street.

A warning was issued to Vergil Booth Jr. for grass and weeds exceeding six inches of length at his house on the 900 block of Park Street.

A warning has been issued to Scott Stokley for grass and weeds exceeding six inches of length at his property on the 400 block of Warford Street.

A warning has been issued to Mark Collins for grass and weeds exceeding six inches of length at his property on the 800 block of Tenth Street.

A warning has been issued to Jamie Eiteman for grass and weeds exceeding six inches of length at the property on the 2400 block of Evelyn.

A warning has been issued to Tim Mash for grass and weeds exceeding six inches of length at the property on the 2000 block of Otley.

A warning has been issued to Constance Romanowski for grass and weeds exceeding six inches of length at the property on the 1900 block of Otley.

A warning has been issued to Salomon Anguiano for grass and weeds exceeding six inches of length on his property at the 1700 block of Otley.

A warning was issued to A&G Group, 500 Fourth St. Suite A, for grass and weeds exceeding six inches in length.

A man called police following an accident at Tyson’s, 1009 Willis Ave. The man told police that the trailer of one of the semi trucks at the weigh station hit the roof of the Farm Bureau building. The driver of the truck was Mitchell Elser, 51, of Crawford, AZ. Elser told police he got too close to the building while pulling his semi in to be weighed and clipped the building with the corner of his trailer. No one was reported injured.

A woman called police because she was being threatened at Kum & Go. She told police the suspect was hollering at her and threatened her with bodily harm. She said she was at Hy-Vee and would call back when she got home. She told police the suspect’s name. The name has not been released.

Police were called to a house on the 800 block of William following a neighborhood dispute. The caller told police neighbors lit something on fire and threw it in her yard. The fire was out by the time police arrived. The neighbor who threw the flaming paper in the woman’s yard admitted to doing it. The fire-thrower told told police the incident will not happen again.

Sept. 12

Bryan Quezada, 16, was cited for second offense curfew violation after police found him outside a home on the 2000 block of Fourth Street. Police initially received a call from a young woman who lived at house. She told police she thought she heard someone inside while she was alone. No one else was in her house. Police contacted Quezada’s parents.

A man called police after he was harassed by a woman on a bicycle at Pattee Park. The man said he went to his car with his dog to leave and the woman followed him. She went inside his car and wouldn’t leave until she got $20 from him. The man gave her $20 and she left. He told police that she has mental issues and he is concerned that she is a danger to herself. He last saw the woman peddling on Fifth Street from the dog park. He told police that she doesn’t have a phone. An officer patrolled the area but was unable to locate her. Police told the man officers will look into pressing charges on her.

Sept. 13

A man called police because he heard a couple yelling outside of his home on the 1000 block of Pattee Street. He told police the woman was crying. He couldn’t tell if they got physical or who the people were. Police spoke to the woman who was intoxicated and the man that were arguing. The man told police he was mad because she had too much to drink which caused other issues. He told police no physical altercation took place. The woman was going to have the man drive her to her mom’s house in Perry. She said she was comfortable with him taking her there. She did not want to talk to police. No arrests were made.

The Perry Fire Department responded to a house fire at 405 W. Fifth Street in Woodward.

A woman called police because she found a bottle cap in the bathroom of Casey’s, 1308 First Ave., that smelled like marijuana. A police officer was given the bottle cap with the marijuana odor. The cop threw it away.

A woman called police because she believes there is a peeper looking into her house on the 700 block of William Street. She said she saw footprints under her window and he dog was barking. Police spoke to the woman and she told them that for the last week her dog has been barking around 1 to 2 a.m. A police officer found a muddy shoe impression in front of her flower bed. Pictures were taken of the impression of what looks like a boot. The woman requested more patrol in the area because of the suspicious activity.

Ralph W. Zwick, 54, of Perry, is charged with simple assault. A woman called police because she said Zwick assaulted her roomate. She said that Zwick restrained the victim. Police arrived to the residence on the 2600 block of Summer Meadows and made the arrest.

Sept. 14

Jacob M. Sincock, 38, is charged with public intoxication, interference with official acts and assault on a police officer.

A man called police because the window of his car parked on the 2000 block of Third Street was broken into. The car was parked in the alley by his wood shop.

A woman from Dallas Center called local police because of credit card fraud that could have happened in Perry. The woman told police that while she was in a cell phone business in Perry she gave her credit card to another employee and it was out of sight. About a half an hour later she was advised of charges that had been made on her account. Police told her to get paperwork showing the fraudulent charges and bring them to the police department.

A man wearing a black hoodie with a shamrock on it was reported wandering around Perry Middle School. The man left the school, came back, then left again and was eventually found by police on Highview and McKinley. The man was upset police stopped him. He told officers he was looking for his brother but didn’t know his brother’s age or what grade he was in. The officer spoke to the school staff and staffers said there was no student enrolled by that name. The man served a no trespass warning at the school.

A man came into the Perry Police Department and asked if an officer could provide him with a breath test then sign a statement that indicated he is not intoxicated right now to show to his girlfriend. The police officer told the man that the breathalyzer is only used for criminal offenses and he could not provide him with a test just to show his girlfriend.