Police Incident Reports A Selection of Noteworthy Incident Reports

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Incident Report for Case #2018-203139

Incident Type

Damaged Property

Incident Date

06/03/2018 - 6:30 AM


1220 Carpenter St. (Carpenter-Ridgeway Park)


 Early Sunday morning, the MPD and Madison Fire Department were sent to Carpenter-Ridgeway Park, 1220 Carpenter St., after a passerby found a Little Free Library burnt to the ground. All that remained was the post to which the library was affixed and its tin roof. The fire was deemed suspicious and is being investigated as an arson.

Anyone with information can contact Madison Area Crime Stoppers at (608) 266-6014.

Released 06/04/2018 at 3:26 PM by PIO Joel Despain

The location shown is approximate & may not be accurate.