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 CrimeReports.com. Requests for information can be directed to the MPD Records Unit: (608) 266-4075.
Incident TypeWeapons Violation
Incident Date04/20/2017 - 1:58 AM
Address100 block State Street
ArrestedJames Slattery, Fitchburg WI
DetailsSubject was inside a licensed establishment in the 100 block of State Street. As the business closed, the subject exited, drew a handgun, and fired it multiple times in the air. There was no altercation prior to this incident, nor does it appear that the gun was pointed at anyone during this incident. Shell casings were recovered on scene. Slattery was located nearby, where the handgun was recovered and he admitted to firing the gun in the air. Slattery was taken into custody, and was booked into the Public Safety Building on charges of endangering safety by use of a dangerous weapon and carrying handgun where alcoholic beverages may be sold.
Released 04/20/2017 at 4:39 AM by Lt. Timothy Radke
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