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MPD Daily Significant Calls 08/08/2017 to 08/09/2017

August 9, 2017 8:24 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 08/08/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 08/09/2017, MPD received 462  calls for service.  This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 

Certain calls have recurrent themes in terms of time and labor intensity.  For example, when individuals are taken for an evaluation due to a mental health issue or episodic break, MPD does an extensive collaboration with Journey Mental Health in determining the least restrictive option.  These are always two officer calls and can routinely last between 5-8 hours (or more).  Emergency Detention conveyances are taken to the Winnebago Mental Health Hospital in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.  This is a five hour round-trip, including intake, that takes two officers out of our community and creates challenges for us as we attempt to service calls. 

1) WEST:  Assist Police – 1:44 p.m.  Officers were dispatched to the area of McKee Road and Silverton Trail regarding a Taylor County Sheriff's Department request to apprehend a suspect.  A 21 year old WM was arrested without incident on an outstanding warrant for Homicide by Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle.

2) WEST:  Drug Incident Overdose – 1:47 p.m.  Officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Grand Canyon Drive regarding an employee who had locked himself in the restroom and it was believed he was unresponsive.  Fellow employees of the subject broke down the door to gain access and found the 21 year old WM not breathing.  Subject was administered Naloxone and CCR.  He was transported to a local hospital and cited.      

3) WEST:  Conveyance Mental Health – 2:30 p.m.  Two officers transported a subject (23 year old AAM) to Winnebago Mental Health after the subject had completed a mental health evaluation (subject had been hallucinating the day prior).    

4) EAST:  Drug Incident Overdose – 3:09 p.m.  Officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Grandwood Court regarding an unresponsive male in a vehicle.  Upon arrival, a 38 year old WM was found and Naloxone was administered.  The subject was transported to a local hospital and cited. 

5) WEST:  Domestic Disturbance – 4:57 p.m.  Officers were dispatched to the 5800 block of Russett Road regarding a domestic disturbance.  The suspect (18 year old AAF) was threatening to burn the family residence down.  The suspect was uncooperative, threw a phone and physically resisted arrest.  Once in the squad car, the suspect began bashing her head and was transported to a local hospital for both a medical and mental health evaluation.  Several charges pending for the suspect and investigation is continuing. 

6) CENTRAL:  Exposure – 7:22 p.m.  Officers dispatched to the area of W. Mifflin Street and N. Henry Street regarding a disturbance. The suspect (54 year old AAM) had been creating several disturbances throughout the afternoon and was acting out again in the evening.  Officers attempted contact and the suspect fled on foot.  The suspect appeared to be under the influence of some substance (alcohol/drugs/both).  While attempting to apprehend the suspect, he ran into a squad car injuring himself.  The suspect then threatened to kill officers and starting spitting at them.   Two officers, along with several MFD Firefighters, was exposed to spittle and blood (although this did not rise to the statutory definition of a "significant exposure).  Suspect was transported to a local hospital and he will be transferred to jail on multiple charges once discharged.      

7) EAST:  Attempted Homicide – 8:52 p.m.  Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Rosemary Avenue reference a report of shots being fired.  Callers to dispatch provide further information that one person was shot and was being driven to a hospital.  Officers were able to locate the victim (14 year old AAM).  The victim is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.  Investigation continuing. 

Posted by: Chief Koval

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