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MPD Daily Significant Calls 02/14/2018 to 02/15/2018

February 15, 2018 11:17 AM

From 5:30 a.m. on 02/14/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 02/15/2018, MPD received 320 calls for service.  This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials.  For purposes of clarification, the following abbreviations are short-hand for race designations: W=White, AA=African American, NA=Native American, H=Hispanic, ME=Middle Eastern, A=Asian, MR=Mixed Race, U=Unknown.

**Priority only calls city-wide from 5:36 p.m. to 6:25 p.m.

**Priority only calls in the Central and North Districts from 5:36 p.m. to 8:05 p.m.

1) CENTRAL: Disturbance – 8:23 a.m.  An officer was on location in the 600 block of E. Washington Ave conducting foot patrol when they observed multiple subjects trespassing.  The subjects were asked to leave and most complied with the directive.  One subject/suspect (32 year old AAM) refused to listen to the officer's instructions.  The suspect resisted when officers went to detain him.  While the suspect was being taken into custody, numerous other subjects became agitated and numerous officers had to respond to maintain control of the scene.  The suspect was cited and conveyed for a mental health evaluation.  There was no further action found necessary by the police at this time; however, an hour later the suspect returned to the original location where this incident took place.  The suspect was re-contacted, arrested (and he resisted again) and conveyed to jail. 

2) EAST: Sexual Assault of a Child – 10:00 a.m.  Officers responded to an east side residence, along with Child Protective Services, to conduct an interview reference a sexual assault allegation.  A friend of the victim (13 year old WF) reported observing the victim being sexually assaulted by a 60 year old WM, the victim's father.  The victim is safe and in the care of her mother.  Investigation continuing.   

3) WEST: Disturbance – 11:19 a.m.  Officers responded to a school where a juvenile (11 year old WM) was causing a disturbance.  Officers made contact with the juvenile and calmed him down.  The juvenile disclosed that he was being abused by his mother's boyfriend.  Investigation continuing.   

4) WEST: Missing Adult – 1:10 p.m.  Officers responded to a report of a missing/suicidal subject (22 year old WF).  A K9 track was conducted.  The MPD's Unmanned Aircraft System was utilized and an emergency ping of the subject's phone was completed.  The subject was found safe several hours later.  MPD Mental Health Officer plugged in.  The subject was left in the care of her mother with a safety plan in place.  No further action by the police was found necessary.

5) EAST: Drug Incident/Overdose – 1:39 p.m.  Officers responded to the 4000 block of Evan Acres Rd for a subject (52 year old AAM) having an overdose.  The subject was revived with Naloxone.  The subject was transported to a local hospital and then conveyed to jail on charges of possession of heroin and a parole hold. 

6) EAST: Mental Health Conveyance – 4:20 p.m.  Officers responded to an east side residence to check the welfare of a suicidal subject (48 year old WM).  The subject was conveyed to a local hospital for a mental health evaluation.  An emergency detention was sought and two MPD officers conveyed the subject to Winnebago at 2:15 a.m.  (this call took over 14 hours to complete). 

7) CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person – 4:46 p.m.  Officers responded to an open 911 call on Fordem Ave where, in the background of the call, a female could be heard making desperate statements about not wanting to get hurt.  There was also talk in the call about a subject possessing a gun.  SWAT resources were utilized.  The victim (30 year old WF) and a 1 year old child were safely removed from the home.  The suspect (31 year old AAM) surrendered and was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct while armed, domestic false imprisonment, domestic battery and domestic attempted strangulation.  Two handguns were recovered. 

8) NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 5:28 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance at a north side residence between two subjects (29 year old WM and 29 year old WF).  Charges were not able to be substantiated for either party regarding the disturbance.  The male subject had bail conditions, however, to not consume alcohol.  As the male was found intoxicated, he was subsequently arrested for bail jumping and conveyed to jail. 

9) SOUTH: Drug Incident/Overdose – 6:27 p.m.  Officers responded to a convenience store in the 2700 block of the W. Beltline where a subject (27 year old WM) was located down and unresponsive.  The subject was revived with Naloxone and conveyed to a local hospital.  The subject denied drug use, even though he had a drug kit on him.  The subject declined a referral to the Madison Addiction Recovery Initiative.  He was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.  Investigation continuing.   

10) EAST: Sexual Assault of a Child – 7:32 p.m.  Officers responded to an east side residence where a family reported their 5 year old son had been touched inappropriately by another student.  The mother, father and grandmother of the 5 year old were all interviewed.  Child Protective Services notified. Investigation continuing.         

11) MIDTOWN: Traffic Arrest – 8:13 p.m.  Officers conducted a traffic stop in the 4500 block of Verona Rd due to several traffic infractions by the driver/suspect (26 year old WF).  The suspect lied about her identity to the officer as she believed she had a warrant (which she did not).  The suspect had cocaine base and paraphernalia in her vehicle.  The suspect was charged with obstructing and possession with intent to deliver. 

12) CENTRAL: Check Person – 9:19 p.m.  Officers received information that a suicidal subject was texting the National Crisis Hotline.  There was no information about who the subject was.  A phone number was known so a phone ping/identification attempts were made.  A name was developed and an address was checked with no answer.  It was not confirmed that the name located was the same person sending the text messages.  Varoius areas were checked.  Dane County Crisis contacted.   Investigation continuing. 

13) EAST: Adult Arrested Person – 9:34 p.m.  Officers responded to a retail theft in progress at Walmart on Nakoosa Trail.  The suspect (28 year old WF) was contacted and arrested.  The suspect resisted arrest.  A search incident to arrest revealed heroin and pills on the suspect.  She was conveyed to jail on charges of retail theft, resisting and possession of controlled substances. 

14) CENTRAL: Check Person – 10:16 p.m.  Officers responded to State Street for a missing adult (67 year old WF) who got separated from her husband.  The missing adult suffers from dementia.  Areas checked.  Cabs, buses and hospitals were notified.  The female subject was subsequently located safe and reunited with her husband. 

15) MIDTOWN: Adult Arrested Person – 11:44 p.m.  Officers responded to the Department of Corrections (DOC) on Odana Rd to take a subject into custody.  The subject/suspect (28 year old AAM) was found to have alcohol in his system which is a violation of his guidelines.  He was conveyed to jail on a DOC-requested hold.   

16) WEST: Residential Burglary – 2:40 a.m.  Officers responded to a residential burglary on the west side of town.  Upon arrival, a Sergeant noticed a vehicle in the driveway with the dome light on and there were signs of forced entry to the garage.  Shoe prints were located in the snow that went from the vehicle to the garage where a broken out window was found.  It does not appear the suspect(s) was able to make entry to the home.  K9 track conducted.  Investigation continuing. 

17) NORTH: Non-Residential Burglary – 4:40 a.m.  Officers responded to a business on N. Sherman Ave for an active alarm.  Suspects fled prior to officers' arrival.  Damage was located, entry was found to have been made.  Investigation continuing.       

18) CENTRAL: Assist Fire Investigation – 5:10 a.m.  Officers were sent as back-ups to MFD reference two cars engulfed in flames on W. Main St/S. Bedford St.  MPD had a perimeter role and assisted with traffic.               

Posted by: Chief Koval

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