Police Incident Reports A Selection of Noteworthy Incident Reports

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Incident Report for Case #2019-19529

Incident Type


Incident Date

01/16/2019 - 4:45 PM


W. Broadway (at Fayette Ave.)


Female, age 16, Madison
Teen was arrested for battery to public transit operator and disorderly conduct.


Female, age 48
Madison Metro Bus Driver


 The MPD arrested a 16-year-old girl for battery to a public transit operator after she grabbed the arms of a Madison Metro Bus driver and pulled the driver by the hair. At the time of the assault, the driver had stopped her bus on W. Broadway in an attempt to break up a fight between two other girls. Video shows the 16-year-old trying to stop the bus driver from intervening so that the fight might continue. In the end, the driver prevailed. The teens fled the bus. The 16-year-old was located and arrested. A 13-year-old girl, who was part of the original fight, was also cited for battery and disorderly conduct.

Released 01/17/2019 at 9:16 AM by PIO Joel Despain

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