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 Date03/16/2018 - 8:14 PM
Address739 Hilldale Way (Hilldale Mall)
ArrestedChaun S. Boulden, age 48, Madison
Suspect was arrested for intimidate a witness, disorderly conduct, retail theft, bail jumping and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Victim(s)Female, age 19, victim is a private security guard
DetailsA private security guard for Hilldale Mall feared she might be shot Friday evening after a retail theft suspect broke her phone - as she called 911 - and reached into his jacket making it look like he had a weapon. He fled on foot up N. Eau Claire Ave. toward Rennebohm Park with the victim following at a safe distance behind. The MPD arrived and the security guard called out: "Help me. He's got a gun. He's going to shoot me." The suspect was found hiding in some bushes. Officers could not find a gun and the man was arrested on numerous tentative charges. The victim said the suspect is known to mall retailers as someone who has stolen merchandise in the past. He had in his possession a black suede jacket with an anti-theft tag still attached at the time of his apprehension.
Released 03/19/2018 at 9:53 AM by PIO Joel Despain
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