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MPD Daily Significant Calls 06/02/2019 to 06/03/2019

June 3, 2019 8:54 AM

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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 06/02/2019 through 6:00 a.m. on 06/03/2019, MPD received 425 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 425 calls for service for the past 24-hours, this is how the calls came in per district: Central (87), East (69), Midtown (57), North (69), South (46), West (61), and Other (36).  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". 

 

1) NORTH: Information/Sexual Assault – 5:38 a.m.  Officers met with a victim (26-year-old AAF) at a local hospital who reported that she believes she was sexually assaulted by a known suspect (AAM) the previous night.  Investigation continuing. *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: Domestic Disturbance – 5:47 a.m.  Officers responded to a west side residence (Ashworth Drive) for a domestic disturbance between two subjects (44-year-old WF victim and 35-year-old WM suspect).  The subjects reside together and got into a verbal/physical altercation.  The victim reported being picked up and thrown to the ground by the suspect.  The victim also stated that the suspect broke her phone.  The suspect refused to allow the victim to leave and contact 911.  The suspect was arrested for domestic intimidation of a victim, battery (2 counts) and criminal damage to property.  Investigation continuing.  *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.  

3) NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 11:20 a.m.  Officers responded to Bottle Stop Liquors in the 2700 block of E. Washington Ave for a report of a domestic disturbance.  Officers made contact with two subjects (28-year-old WF victim and 39-year-old WM suspect).  The couple had been engaged in a verbal argument which then turned physical.  Both subjects were not very cooperative/forthcoming with officers.   Due to a witness statement, the primary aggressor was identified as the WM.  The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct.  Investigation continuing.       

4) NORTH: Check Person – 12:38 p.m.  Officers responded to a north side residence to check the welfare of a subject (26-year-old UF) who was threatening to overdose on pills.  The subject was contacted and conveyed to a local hospital voluntarily for a mental health evaluation/treatment.      

5) NORTH: Information/Sexual Assault – 4:02 p.m.  Officers met with a victim (18-year-old AAF) who reported that she believes she was sexually assaulted at a local hotel.  Limited suspect information was able to be obtained.  Investigation continuing. 

6) WEST: Physical Abuse to a Child – 4:47 p.m.  Officers responded to a west side residence for a report of a disturbance.  The victim (15-year-old MRF) reported being hit in the face by her step-father/suspect (26-year-old AAM).  The suspect was not located and was unable to be contacted.  Probable cause was developed for the suspect's arrest for physical abuse to a child.  The victim had an outstanding capias warrant, so she was conveyed to the Juvenile Reception Center.  The victim's mother was unable to be contacted.  Investigation continuing.      

7) CENTRAL: Juvenile Arrest – 4:54 p.m.  Officers responded to the 500 block of State Street for a disturbance.  The suspect (16-year-old AAF) fled a restaurant after not paying her tab.  The suspect was chased down by staff.  The suspect attempted to assault the employee.  Officers made contact with the suspect who refused to identify herself.  She was subsequently arrested for theft, disorderly conduct and threats towards law enforcement.   The suspect was conveyed to the Juvenile Reception Center.      

8) SOUTH: Adult Arrested Person – 5:02 p.m.  Officers observed a suspect (41-year-old AAF) urinating in public in the 1800 block of S. Park Street.  The suspect was contacted and found to have an outstanding warrant.  The suspect was cited for depositing human waste and conveyed to jail for the warrant. 

9) CENTRAL: Drug Incident/Overdose – 7:59 p.m.  Officers responded to Grace Episcopal Church on W. Washington Ave for a subject (59-year-old AAM) experiencing an overdose.  MFD administered Naloxone to the subject which revived him.  The subject was conveyed to a local hospital where he admitted to using heroin.  The subject was cited for possession of heroin and left in the care of medical staff.  The subject has a pending warrant, so once released from the hospital (and if the officers are notified of his release), he will be conveyed to jail.  Investigation continuing. 

10) SOUTH: Missing/Runaway Juvenile – 8:07 p.m.  Officers took a report of a missing/runaway juvenile (16-year-old HM) from a south side residence.  The juvenile has been in contact with family but has refused to come home.  The juvenile was entered as missing/runaway in the appropriate databases.  No safety concerns identified.  Investigation continuing. 

11) SOUTH: Check Person – 9:04 p.m.  Officers responded to a south side group home to check the welfare of a subject (23-year-old UF) who called and made comments of harming herself.  Officers made contact with the subject, took her into protective custody and conveyed her to a local hospital.  Journey Mental Health consulted.  An emergency detention was explored but was not supported as the situation was determined to be "behavioral" on the part of the subject.  The subject refused to leave the hospital and was subsequently arrested for trespassing to a medical facility.      

12) CENTRAL: Information/Sexual Assault – 10:18 p.m.  Officers responded to N. Frances Street for a 3rd party report of a female who was possibly in trouble and that some sort of sexual assault was occurring.  Officers were able to identify and locate the victim (19-year-old WF).  A suspect (29-year-old UM) was identified and arrested for 4th degree sexual contact, battery, disorderly conduct and possession of marijuana.  Investigation continuing. 

13) WEST: Missing Adult – 10:42 p.m.  Officers received a report of a missing adult (42-year-old AAM who is schizophrenic and off his medications).  Areas checked.  The subject was listed as missing in the appropriate databases.  Investigation continuing. 

14) WEST: Strong Armed Robbery – 10:45 p.m.  Officers responded to the Pizza Hut on Mineral Point Road where an employee/victim (18-year-old UM) reported being robbed while he was out making a delivery.  The suspect (AAM) fled with cash.  Investigation continuing. 

15) CENTRAL: Intoxicated Driver/Adult Arrested Person – 1:07 a.m.  Officers, along with EMS, responded to the 600 block of Williamson Street for a report of a driver/suspect (44-year-old WM) unconscious and slumped over in his vehicle.  Contact was made and an investigation was completed.  The suspect was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (2nd offense) and conveyed to jail.                    

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