Police Incident Reports A Selection of Noteworthy 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. To view Calls for Services information, please visit communitycrimemap.com. Requests for information can be directed to the MPD Records Unit: (608) 266-4075.
Incident TypeIntoxicated/Impaired Driver
Incident Date08/13/2014 - 6:08 PM
AddressNakoma Rd. (at Seminole Highway)
ArrestedPablo Valdez-Lopez, age 27, Madison
Driver was arrested for Hit & Run, Operating While Intoxicated and Open Intoxicants in Motor Vehicle.
Victim(s)Male, age 33, Madison
DetailsThe victim of a hit-and-run collision followed the car of the man who struck him last evening as the intoxicated driver tried to flee. As the two cars drove westbound on Yuma Drive, they passed a squad car. The victim began honking his horn and waving out his window. He got the officer's attention, and the officer pulled both cars over. He learned the suspect had rear-ended the victim's car after the victim stopped for a red light at the intersection of Seminole Highway and Nakoma Rd. Full and empty beer cans were found in the suspect's car. He was arrested on a number of tentative charges including drunken driving.
Released 08/14/2014 at 9:28 AM by PIO Joel Despain
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