Police Incident Reports A Selection of Noteworthy Incident Reports

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Incident Report for Case #2018-118091

Incident Type

Child Abuse

Incident Date

04/04/2018 - 2:55 AM


1700 block Northport Dr.


James E. Johnson, age 19, Madison
Suspect was arrested by Special Victims Unit for first degree reckless injury.


Male, age 7-months, Madison


 The MPD responded to a Northport Dr. apartment early this morning for a report of a baby having a seizure. Detectives from the Special Victims Unit quickly became involved as it became apparent the seven-month-old boy had suffered life-threatening injuries. The infant's father has just been arrested and tentatively charged with first degree reckless injury. SVU detectives are continuing to investigate.

Released 04/04/2018 at 10:42 AM by PIO Joel Despain

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