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MPD Daily Significant Calls 12/05/2017 to 12/06/2017

December 6, 2017 8:43 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 12/05/2017 through 5:30 a.m. on 12/06/2017, MPD received 395 calls for service.  This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 

1) CENTRAL: Drug Incident Overdose – 4:42 a.m.  Officers responded to the 600 block of W. Washington Ave for a subject having an overdose.  The subject (30 year old WM) was transported to a local hospital where he was admitted.  A search of the subject yielded heroin and drug paraphernalia.  The subject was issued citations for possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

2) WEST: Death Investigation – 6:11 a.m.  Officers responded to a residence on the west side of Madison for a deceased subject.  The decedent (90 year old WM) had multiple serious health concerns.  Nothing suspicious located on scene.  Medical Examiner responded to the scene.  Investigation continuing. 

3) EAST: Stolen Auto – 6:43 a.m.  Officers responded to Judd St for a report of a vehicle theft.  The vehicle was in the driveway running when the owner of the vehicle observed the suspect enter the vehicle and drive off.  Concurrently, reports were received of multiple motor vehicle crashes along E. Washington/Hwy 51.  The stolen vehicle was located after it sideswiped one vehicle and crashed into another.  The suspect driver (27 year old AAM) was pinned but had enough mobility to light a cigar while awaiting extraction.  The suspect was transported to a local hospital and ultimately arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle without consent, reckless driving, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (2nd offense), hit and run, and operating after revocation.

4) SOUTH: Non-Residential Burglary – 8:16 a.m.  Officers responded to a car dealership on the W. Beltline Hwy where two vehicles were reported stolen.  Investigation continuing. 

5) CENTRAL: Crash with Injuries – 9:23 a.m.  Officers responded to the intersection of N. Randall Ave/Engineering Dr for a report of a bus/pedestrian crash.  It was determined that the pedestrian (25 year old AM) ran into the side of the bus as the bus was turning.  The pedestrian suffered minor injuries and was cited for sudden pedestrian movement.            

6) SOUTH: Conveyance Mental Health – 2:17 p.m.  A subject (23 year old HM) stopped an officer on Hackberry Lane.  The subject appeared to be having a mental health breakdown.  Neighbors in the area expressed concerns to the officer about problems they have had with the subject.  The subject was released from jail earlier in the day and was supposed to attend a mental health evaluation but he did not go.  The subject was taken to a local hospital where he was initially cooperative.  The subject became upset and started to throw items at officers and medical staff.  The subject made threats to kill people.  It was determined that an emergency detention was necessary and the subject was taken into protective custody.  A placement for the subject is being worked on.  Investigation continuing. 

7) NORTH: Weapons Offense – 3:03 p.m.  An officer was flagged down in the 600 block of N. Sherman Ave where the complainant advised that a young man/victim (15 year old AAM) reported being threatened by someone who had a gun.  Officers contacted the victim and learned that the suspect (15 year old HM) confronted the victim asking him about whether he was engaged in a fight with his friend.  The suspect displayed a gun.  The victim walked away and reported the incident to a local business.  The suspect was located.  The gun, which was a realistic BB-gun was located.  The suspect was arrested for misdemeanor disorderly conduct (suspect was previously cited for brandishing a facsimile firearm earlier in the year). 

8) WEST: Conveyance Mental Health – 3:20 p.m.  Officers responded to Grand Teton Plaza regarding an out of control juvenile (15 year old WM).  Officers arrived and the subject was very combative. The subject punched an officer in the chest and attempted to strike the officer a second time.  The subject was transported to a local hospital for an evaluation.  The subject calmed down significantly and it was determined he could return home with a family member.  No charges were pursued.

9) SOUTH: Child Abuse – 5:00 p.m.  Officers responded, along with Child Protective Services, to a residence on Todd Dr regarding a child abuse investigation.  The victim (2 year old) and his mother (27 year old WF) were contacted.  The child was observed with some suspicious injuries. The victim does not have contact with the suspect (29 year old AAM) at this time and a safety plan was put into place.  Investigation continuing.    

10) NORTH: Residential Burglary – 6:07 p.m.  Officers responded to a north side residence where a victim (18 year old AAM) reported that his home was burglarized and items were taken.  The suspect (18 year old AAM) was known to the victim.  The suspect was not on scene.  Charges for burglary and theft from building established for the suspect.  Investigation continuing. 

11) EAST: Death Investigation – 6:55 p.m.  Officers responded to a motel on East Towne Blvd for a subject down.  The subject (29 year old WM) was found deceased; evidence at the scene points to an overdose.  Medical Examiner responded to the scene.  Investigation continuing. 

12) CENTRAL: Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated Arrest/Intoxicated Driver – 12:34 a.m.  Officers observed a vehicle driving the wrong way around the Capitol square and conducted a traffic stop.  The driver/suspect (27 year old WM) was found to be under the influence and was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (1st offense).

13) NORTH: Adult Arrested Person – 1:21 a.m. Officers responded to the 1500 block of Troy Dr reference a 911 disconnect.  The caller initially advised that they were a fugitive and wished to turn themselves in.  The caller also requested medical assistance as they were having a heroin withdrawal.  As officers were responding, additional information was obtained that the caller stated he was going to rob someone.  Officers arrived and made contact with the caller/suspect (33 year old WM).  The suspect told the officers to shoot him and became aggressive towards officers.  Officers retreated to give some distance between them and the suspect.  The officers continued to dialogue with the suspect.  At one point officers were close enough to the suspect to place handcuffs on him but he attempted to flee and resist.  The suspect was taken into custody with the assistance of an electronic control device.  The suspect was taken to a local hospital for an evaluation/treatment and then to jail on his warrants, as well as a new charge of resisting arrest. 

14) NORTH: Adult Arrested Person – 3:36 a.m.  Officers responded to the 4000 block of Dwight Dr for a probation violation pick-up. The suspect (29 year old AAM) was contacted and arrested without incident.              


Posted by: Chief Koval

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