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MPD Daily Significant Calls 11/10/2017 to 11/11/2017

November 11, 2017 8:52 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 11/10/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 11/11/2017, MPD received 491 calls for service.  This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials.

1) WEST: Adult Arrested Person – 2:36 a.m.  Officers responded to S. Pleasant View Rd/Mid Town Rd for a report of a vehicle blocking a lane of traffic with a male subject passed out inside.  Officers contacted the driver/suspect (50 year old MW) and found him to be under the influence of alcohol.  The suspect refused field sobriety tests but admitted to drinking.  He was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (5th offense).   

2) WEST: Drug Incident Overdose – 10:13 a.m.  Officers responded to Westbrook Lane along with EMS/Fire for a subject (27 year old WM) having an overdose.  MFD administered naloxone which revived the subject.  Drug paraphernalia was observed on scene.  The subject was transported to a local hospital where he was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia and given a referral to the Madison Addiction Recovery Initiative (MARI).   

3) CENTRAL: Check Person – 10:15 a.m.  Officers responded to the near east side for a suicidal subject (63 year old WM).  The subject was placed into protective custody on an Emergency Detention return.  During a search of the subject, an officer received a significant exposure due to a needle-stick.  Investigation continuing.

Additional Information:
At 10:00 p.m. a transport was started by two officers to Winnebago for a conclusion to this incident.  After the transport, a total of 16+ hours has been spent on this call.
4) WEST: Threats Complaint – 10:30 a.m.  Officers responded to a business in the mall who reported a bomb threat being called in to their store.  The phone number from the caller who made the threat originated from Jamaica.  Nothing suspicious located in the store.  Investigation continuing.   

5) CENTRAL: Weapons Offense – 12:15 p.m.  Officers responded to the area of John Nolen Drive/North Shore Drive for a report of a subject with multiple stab wounds.  The victim (43 year old WF) was located on the bike path near Broom Street.  The victim was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries, victim underwent surgery and is currently in stable condition.  MPD's Violent Crime Unit (VCU) plugged in.  Investigation continuing.  Press release conducted.   

6) EAST:  Death Investigation – 12:45 p.m.  Officers respond to Tompkins Drive regarding a wife finding her husband (95 year old AM) on their bed unresponsive.  Decedent had a history of lung and kidney issues and was also utilizing an oxygen machine with a DNR bracelet.  Medical examiner on scene, nothing suspicious.

7) CENTRAL: Sexual Assault – 1:25 p.m.  Officers were requested to respond to a local hospital to speak with a victim (28 year old WF) wanting to report a sexual assault that occurred on North Randall Avenue 10/28/17.  Investigation continuing.

8) EAST: Burglary Non-Residential – 4:16 p.m.  Officers responded to a business in the 4200 block of Milwaukee Street. The caller reported that a previous employee entered a locked storage room without consent.  The suspect (28 year old WM) stayed on scene and claimed the door was already open and claimed that he did not have a key to gain access to the room.  Officers developed probable cause and search incident to arrest located said key on the suspect's person.  Suspect charged with burglary.

9) NORTH: Drug Overdose – 5:43 p.m.  Officers were sent to an apartment in the 1900 block of Northport Drive reference a 33 year old WM in the basement, not conscious/not breathing. The suspect was last seen around 4:00 p.m. in the basement.  His child's mother went down to the basement again around 5:45 p.m. and found him unresponsive.  Paramedics worked on the suspect for a significant period of time trying to revive him.  He was resuscitated and admitted to heroin use (was also in possession of a small amount of heroin).  Suspect is Madison Addiction Recovery Initiative (MARI) eligible so citations and paperwork were left with him. 

10) NORTH: Assist EMS/Fire – 6:46 p.m. Officers were sent to check the area in the 5200 block of East Terrace Drive due to a Metro driver observing a "bloody male inside the bus stop, blood on ground."  The area was checked and subject not initially located.  A short time later, a 36 year old WF was located in front of the hospital and it was determined that she was the one observed at the bus stop. The Metro driver reported seeing her around 2:00 p.m. wandering around the area; sees her a couple more times around the bus stop (but she doesn't get on a bus); and the last time the driver saw her she was "down" at the bus stop.  The subject had a strong odor of intoxicants, psychiatric meds on her person, a body temperature of 90 degrees, major lacerations on her hand and was otherwise not very responsive.  She was medically admitted for now but unknown how injuries occurred so hospital was asked to contact us if she needs to speak with police.

11) CENTRAL: Assist Citizen – 10:44 p.m. Officers were called to a potential burglary in the 800 block of Jenifer Street.  A female came home and found a 2nd floor bedroom door locked and it sounded as though someone was inside.  Police responded and verified with the resident no one else was supposed to be there.  The residence was cleared up to the locked door and numerous announcements were given of the police presence as well as a K9 at the location.  The person inside did not answer and the bedroom door was forced open.  A male was found inside who was not cooperative.  Officers ended up struggling with a 55 year old HM and detained him.  It was then learned the landlord rented one bedroom in this flat to the male but did not let anyone else at the residence know.  Contact was attempted with the landlord but it was unsuccessful. 


Posted by: Chief Koval

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