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 TypeWeapons Violation
Incident Date02/24/2018 - 12:50 AM
Address4800 block Hayes Rd.
ArrestedMaurice W. Carpenter, age 28, Madison
Suspect was arrested for pointing a firearm at another person and possession of a firearm by a felon.
Victim(s)Male, age 45, Portage, WI
DetailsA Portage man said an acquaintance pointed a handgun within inches of his face following a money dispute early Saturday morning. The gun was pulled after the suspect and victim had arranged a rendezvous in a Hayes Rd. parking lot. The victim called the MPD, and the suspect was located still in the area. Police seized a handgun and he was arrested on tentative charges which are listed above.
Released 02/26/2018 at 10:03 AM by PIO Joel Despain
The location shown is approximate & may not be accurate.