Police Incident Reports

Incidents listed are selected by the Officer In Charge of each shift that may have significant public interest. Incidents listed are not inclusive of all incidents. Requests for information can be directed to the MPD Records Unit: (608) 266-4075.

Incident Report for Case #2013-387662

Incident Type

Traffic Incident

Incident Date

12/11/2013 - 8:21 PM


Oakridge Ave/ Maple Ave


Stephen J. Betz, 21 yr old from Madison
charges- Reckless Driving causing Great Bodily Harm


20 yr old male Madison resident


Officers responded to a motor vehicle accident with injuries on Oakridge Ave. The driver, Bets was travelling at a high rate of speed and left the roadway striking a chain link fence and tree. The passenger of the vehicle was impaled by a fence post and taken to a local hospital where he listed in stable condition. Speed and road conditions appear to be a factor in the incident.

Released 12/11/2013 at 11:56 PM by Sgt. Rahim Rahaman

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