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MPD Daily Significant Calls 04/10/2018 to 04/11/2018

April 11, 2018 9:21 AM

March, 2018 Burglary Data –

For the month of March, 2018 we received 64 reports of burglaries.  In March of 2017, we experienced 77 reported burglaries; thus, we saw a 17% decease

Year-to-date (January-March 2018) our city has had 204 reported burglaries.  Last year, for the same timeframe, we had 228 burglaries.  We have seen an 11% decrease this year. 

What we know about these burglaries –

  • At least 25 burglaries occurred when a resident was home
  • At least 22 burglaries occurred due to an unlocked door or open garage
  • No reported handguns were stolen during March
  • Two vehicles were taken in the course of a burglary

Where are these burglaries occurring per district (March, 2018)?

  • West – 11
  • South – 2
  • Central – 12
  • North – 8
  • East – 19
  • Midtown - 12


From 5:30 a.m. on 04/10/2018 through 5:30 a.m. on 04/11/2018, MPD received 395 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.  MPD shifts are staggered as follows: 1st detail=7 a.m. to 3 p.m., 2nd detail=12 p.m. to 8 p.m., 3rd detail=3 p.m. to 11 p.m., 4th detail=8 p.m. to 4 a.m., 5th detail=11 p.m. to 7 a.m. 

1) MIDTOWN: Mental Health Conveyance – 1:41 a.m. Officers responded to a local hospital for a subject who had mental health concerns and was acting very aggressive.  MPD Mental Health Officer plugged in.  An emergency detention was sought and approved.  The subject was conveyed to Winnebago.  * This was a late call that did not make the previous 24-hour cycle call notes due to officers being involved at the scene and reports from the field were not yet typed. 

2) WEST: Battery – 8:02 a.m.  Officers responded to Theresa Terrace for a domestic disturbance between two subjects (36-year-old WF victim and 47-year-old AAM suspect).  The suspect was under the influence of drugs and physically assaulted the victim.  The suspect was arrested for domestic battery.   

3) SOUTH: Check Person – 8:52 a.m.  Officers responded to Moorland Rd to check the welfare of a subject (23-year-old AAF).  The subject was found to be incapable of caring for herself or her children.  Child Protective Services was plugged in to assist with placement of the children.  The subject was conveyed to a local hospital for an evaluation.  Investigation continuing. 

4) MIDTOWN: Domestic Disturbance – 9:42 a.m.  Officers responded to the 2300 block of University Ave for a domestic disturbance between two subjects (21-year-old AAF victim and 26-year-old AAM suspect).  When officers arrived, the suspect was no longer on location and the victim did not want to cooperate.  The suspect was located down the street and he lied about his identity to police.  The suspect was positively identified.  A records check reflected that there was a court order on file restricting any contact from this suspect toward the victim.  The suspect was arrested for the violation and a probation hold was also issued by DOC.    

5) MIDTOWN: Mental Health Conveyance – 2:32 p.m.  Officers responded to the 200 block of S. Park St to check the welfare of a subject (27-year-old WM).  The subject was conveyed to a local hospital for a mental health evaluation.  The subject was subsequently transported to Winnebago on an emergency detention order.

6) NORTH: Assist EMS/Fire – 3:30 p.m.  Officers responded to East Bluff for a report of a fire inside the residence.  MFD handled the fire scene.  MPD handled incidentals.  Subsequently, it was learned that a resident (46-year-old AAF) had used cocaine and then decided to start herself on fire.  Once the fire started, the subject waved down a passer-by to help her.  The subject was admitted to a local hospital with burns.  MPD Mental Health Officer plugged in.  Investigation continuing.

7) EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 4:13 p.m.  Officers responded to a domestic disturbance on Swanton Rd.   Over the course of the investigation no probable cause could be established for any particularized charges.  A safety plan was put into place to separate the wife/husband for the evening.  Community resources were provided to the family.  Investigation continuing.     

8) MIDTOWN: Adult Arrested Person – 4:49 p.m.  Officers responded to Grand Canyon Rd to check the welfare of a subject (61-year-old WF) who kept calling 911.  The subject was contacted and found to be under the influence (which she is a prohibition of her court conditions).  The subject was arrested for false emergency 911 phone use (felony/repeater) and one count of bail jumping. 

9) WEST: Weapons Offense – 5:14 p.m.  Officers responded to a west side residence where a subject (22-year-old WM) was threatening his mother (50-year-old WF) with a knife.  The subject reportedly had turned the knife on himself and caused injuries.  The subject also caused damage to the residence.  The subject was contacted and detained.  The subject was conveyed to a local hospital for an evaluation.  While at the hospital, the subject became combative.  An emergency detention may be sought.  Charges are pending for the subject for domestic disorderly conduct and domestic criminal damage to property.  Investigation continuing. 

10) EAST: Sexual Assault – 7:03 a.m.   Officers responded to a self-reported sexual assault of a 17-year-old AAF victim.  Investigation continuing. 

11) EAST: Weapons Offense/Shots Fired – 7:15 p.m. Officers responded to Westwood Court for a report of several shots fired.  Area checked.  No evidence of shots fired located.  Neighbors were contacted and they did not report hearing anything.      

12) EAST: Adult Arrested Person – 7:54 p.m.  Officers responded to a business on S. Stoughton Rd for a subject passed out in a vehicle.  Prior to arrival of officers, the driver/suspect (30-year-old AAM) attempted to drive away but crashed his vehicle.  The female passenger fled on foot and is still at large.  The driver/suspect was found passed out in his vehicle.  Officers administered Naloxone which revived the suspect.  The suspect was conveyed to a local hospital for an evaluation.  He was cited for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (1st offense) and released to a responsible party.  Investigation continuing. 

13) EAST: Missing Juvenile/Runaway – 9:15 p.m.  Officers responded to Sudbury Way for a report of a missing/runaway juvenile (13-year-old AAF).  Attempt to locate aired. The juvenile was listed as missing in the appropriate databases. 

14) SOUTH: Adult Arrested Person – 9:03 p.m.  Officers responded to the 2300 block of S. Park St where the caller/victim (27-year-old WF) reported that a suspect (18-year-old WM) was attempting to get into her residence without her consent and that the suspect had been previously warned to cease-and-desist through a stalking letter.   The suspect was not on scene when officers arrived but subsequently located and arrested on two counts of stalking. 

15) NORTH: Armed Robbery – 10:47 p.m.  Officers responded to Subway in the 3700 block of E. Washington Ave for a report of an armed robbery.  Investigating officers learned that the suspect brandished a handgun and demanded money.  No one was injured.  The suspect was described as a male, black, mid 20's, average build.  The suspect remains at-large.  Press release completed.  Investigation continuing. 

Posted by: Chief Koval

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