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MPD Daily Signficant Calls 11/30/2018 to 12/01/2018

December 1, 2018 10:28 AM

The information contained in my blog is derived from notes provided by MPD Officers-In-Charge (OIC) at the end of their shifts. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered by an OIC from those in the field who were actively working cases. The OIC is sharing what they were being told, in the moment. In many instances, facts and circumstances, even the type of crime listed, can change as officers, detectives and investigators continue their work.

From 6:00 a.m. on 11/30/2018 through 6:00 a.m. on 12/01/2018, MPD received 443 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.

To further break down the 443 calls for service for the past 24 hours this is how the calls came in per district: Central (92), East (101), Midtown (61), North (61), South (55), West (55), and Other (18).  Other=these are calls for service that either do not have a sector listed or the sector is not in the City.  For example, if one of our officers assists another law enforcement agency, their sector is not listed in our districts so therefore it is listed under "other."

** Priority calls only from 12:53am to 2:06am and again from 2:45am to 4:00am due to calls for service.

1) SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 8:56 am.  The suspect (38-year-old WM) and victim (27-year-old WF) were arguing when the suspect pushed the victim.  Officers responded to Esther Beach Rd and arrested the suspect for domestic battery and disorderly conduct.  Investigation continuing.

2) MIDTOWN: Disturbance - 9:29 am.  Staff at the Probation and Parole office located on the west side called police because the suspect (48-year-old AAM) was agitated, threatening staff members, and causing a disturbance.  The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct and taken to the DCJ.

3) MIDTOWN: Enticement/Kidnapping – 10:56 am.  An 11-year-old female was walking home from school on Pike Dr when a stranger contacted her, asking her questions.  At one point he touched her on the shoulder.  The victim ran away and notified family and the police.  An incident report was completed on MPD's website.  Investigation continuing.

4) CENTRAL: Drug Incident/Overdose - 2:02 pm.  Officers were sent to the Beacon at 615 E Washington Ave for a report of an overdose.  Staff administered Narcan to the subject (25-year-old WM) and he was revived.  PC for possession could not be developed at this time.  The subject was transported to the hospital and then to the DCJ for a probation and parole (P&P) hold.

5) EAST: Information/Sexual Assault - 2:07 pm.  A victim (23-year-old WF) arrived at NPD to report 3 sexual assaults that occurred over the last 3 weeks involving the same suspect.  The victim reported that the suspect made sexual contact over her clothing while she was on a Madison Metro bus.  The suspect has yet to be positively identified.  Investigation continuing.

6) NORTH: Child Abuse - 3:14 pm.  A victim (12-year-old AAM) responded to the hospital with his parent where he reported that the school principal headbutted him during school.  Contact was made with the principal who reported that the victim was kicked out of class for fighting and had to be restrained by staff.  The only visible injury to the victim was a scratch on his knuckle.  No charges at this time.  Investigation continuing.

7) NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 3:44 pm. Officers responded to a domestic disturbance between the suspect (37-year-old WM) and the victim (34-year-old HF).  Upon officers' arrival, the suspect refused to comply with commands but was ultimately taken into custody.  The suspect kicked one of the officers and threatened to kill officers.  The suspect was arrested for threats to law enforcement officer (LEO), attempted battery to LEO, resisting arrest, and domestic DC.

8) NORTH: Weapons Offense – 10:21 pm.  The occupants of two vehicles engaged over one of the vehicles not using a turn signal while pulling into the parking lot at the Kwik Trip at 1434 Northport Dr.  The occupants of the victim vehicle (64-year-old WM and 47-year-old WF) reported hearing a "pop" and something striking their vehicle.  Officers contacted the victims at Kwik Trip and did not observe any damage to victim vehicle and no injuries to occupants.  No additional callers reported gunshots in the area and officers did not locate any casings or other damage.  Investigation continuing.

9) CENTRAL: Weapons Offense – 12:43 am.  Officers were dispatched to a 911 disconnect plotting at/near the 1600 block of Fordem Ave with the unidentified female caller reporting her "ex had a gun and threatened her." On call back, a physical disturbance was heard in the background and the victim provided a suspect name (23-year-old AAM).  Officers eventually located an abandoned minivan with witnesses reporting the occupants fleeing between nearby houses.  A vehicle arrived at this location and officers contacted the driver (23-year-old AAF) who was unhelpful in establishing or locating a victim or scene.  There have been no reports of property damage.  Investigation continuing.

10) MIDTOWN: Assist MFD - 2:43 am.  Officers were dispatched with MFD to the duplex of 6310 Offshore Drive for a garage on fire and large flames visible.  Officers assisted with traffic control while MFD worked to extinguish the fire.  All occupants were safe and accounted for and there was no report of injuries.  MFD has the lead on this incident's investigation.

11) MIDTOWN: Missing Juvenile – 3:12 am.  A mother (55-year-old WF) reported that her son (17-year-old WM) did not return home after his midnight curfew.  Her son's phone plotted in the area of West High School.  Officers checked the area and located the juvenile's unoccupied vehicle.  There were no mental health or medical concerns.  The juvenile was entered in NCIC as missing.  Investigation continuing.

Posted by: Chief Koval

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