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MPD Daily Significant Calls 08/17/2017 to 08/18/2017

August 18, 2017 9:04 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 08/17/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 08/18/2017, MPD received 515 calls for service.  This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 


1) NORTH: OMVWI Arrest/Intoxicated Driver – 9:24 a.m.  Officers responded to a report of a single vehicle roll-over crash on Aberg Ave at Shopko Drive.  Witnesses reported that the vehicle exited the roadway, went into a ditch, struck a pole and overturned.  The witnesses further reported that the lone occupant of the vehicle walked away.  Officers made contact with the driver/suspect (31 year old AAM) in the area who is uncooperative.  Suspect was transported to a local hospital and ultimately arrested for Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) – 3rd offense.

2) NORTH: Suspicious Person – 9:45 a.m.  Officers responded to the 2900 block of Dryden Drive where the caller reported that the suspect (15 year old AAM) in a previously reported sexual assault of her juvenile daughter (17 year old AAF) was at her location.  Officers responded and made contact with the suspect.  Investigation continuing.   

3) SOUTH: Attempted Sexual Assault – 10:16 a.m.  Officers responded to the area of Vilas Ave/S. Mills St reference the caller reporting an "attempted abduction".  The caller advised that her daughter/victim (16 year old WF) had called her upon reaching her workplace to advise of a male subject who had attempted to "abduct" her after she exited the bus.  The suspect (54 year old AAM) grabbed the victim by the shoulder and propositioned her for sex.  The victim attempted to pull away and the suspect grabbed her by the wrist.  The victim was able to break free and arrived at work safely.  Officers located the suspect who appeared mentally unstable and placed him in protective custody.  The suspect was transported to a local hospital for medical/mental health evaluations.  There is probable cause for the arrest of the suspect once he is released.  

4) WEST: Mental Health Conveyance – 12:50 p.m.  Officers responded to the 7600 block of Mineral Point Road to check the welfare of a subject (59 year old WM) who may have consumed anti-freeze.  The subject has generated several calls to the police over the last few days.  The subject was located and transported to a local hospital where he was admitted for medical/mental health evaluations.        

5) NORTH: Child Abuse – 1:38 p.m.  Officers were dispatched to the 2000 block of Northport Drive to assist Child Protective Services (CPS).  Officers learned that CPS was following up on a report of a two week old baby (AAF) being neglected by her mother (23 year old AAF).  There was no indication of any child abuse/neglect.  No intervention was necessary. 

6) SOUTH: Mental Health Conveyance – 2:18 p.m.  Officers were at a local hospital on a separate call when they were contacted regarding a possible emergency detention (ED) for a 35 year old WF subject who was suicidal.  An ED was completed and the subject was transported to a different local hospital. 

7) WEST: Stolen Auto – 4:33 p.m.  An officer identified a vehicle at a gas station at Verona Rd/Raymond Rd as stolen.  A traffic stop was conducted and two people fled from the vehicle.  The driver/suspect (17 year old AAM) was apprehended and arrested for Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Consent (OMVWOC).  Investigation continuing regarding the second subject/suspect who fled. 

8) EAST: Check Person – 4:36 p.m.  Officers responded to the 200 block of N. Thompson Drive to check the welfare of a small child that fell out of a vehicle.  Officers located the child and the mother (37 year old AAF).  The mother of the child believes that the very active child was able to pull the door handle and the door opened when they made a turn.  Officers believe that there was a lack of communication with how the child carseat should be installed so they offered some instruction.  The mother was issued a citation for failing to have the child properly restrained.  CPS was notified of the situation.  No significant injuries to the child were observed.

9) CENTRAL: Battery Aggravated/Substantial – 5:54 p.m.  Officers responded to the 400 block of W. Main Street for a reported battery.  The victim (20 year old WF) reported that her boyfriend/suspect (20 year old WM) attacked her.  The victim reported that the suspect knocked her down, strangled her until she became unconscious, punched her, took away her phone preventing her from calling help and dragged her as she attempted to flee.  The victim was taken to a local hospital for a medical evaluation.  The suspect also was physically aggressive towards the victim's parents.  Officers searching for the suspect as probable cause for his arrest was developed.  Investigation continuing.       

10) EAST: Missing Juvenile/Runaway – 7:56 p.m.  Officers responded to Golden Leaf Trail reference a missing juvenile (15 year old AAM).  The juvenile broke a screen to sneak out of the home.  Attempt to locate was aired and the juvenile was listed as missing. 

11) EAST: Sexual Assault – 8:38 p.m.  Victim (52 year old WF) reports being sexually assaulted by an AAM while she was at a bus stop.  The victim reported the incident after she was able to push the suspect away and she returned home.  Officers attempting to locate suspect.  Investigation continuing. 

12) NORTH: Sexual Assault – 9:52 p.m.  Victim (19 year old WF) reported that she was sexually assaulted by her co-worker (approximately 46 year old AAM) on 8/12 on Troy Drive.  Investigation continuing.       

13) EAST: Stolen Auto – 12:25 a.m.  Officers were dispatched to the 1500 block of Homberg Lane reference a stolen auto.  The keys were left in the vehicle in a garage that was open.  When the owner of the vehicle went to close his garage he found the vehicle gone.  Vehicle listed as stolen and an attempt to locate was aired. 

14) CENTRAL: Disturbance – 1:52 a.m.  Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of N. Frances Street for a subject carrying a firearm.  Officers detain three subjects/suspects (19 year old HM, 19 year old WM and 21 year old AAM).  The 19 year old HM had caused a disturbance inside of a business and was kicked out by staff.  The HM meets with the 19 year old WM and 21 year old AAM outside where the WM is observed passing a firearm to the AAM.  By the time the officers encounter the three suspects, a firearm is located on the WM.  The firearm is reported stolen out of Janesville.  All three suspects were arrested on various charges (receiving stolen property, disorderly conduct, carrying concealed weapon, possession of THC, probation/parole hold, possession of firearm in establishment, underage drinking and possessing fake ID).                          

Posted by: Chief Koval

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