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MPD Notable Calls 10/25/2019 to 10/27/2019

October 28, 2019 10:56 AM

The information provided below about some of the calls officers responded to (Friday-Sunday) 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 10/25/2019 through 6:00 a.m. on 10/27/2019, MPD received 1,337 calls for service.  This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 

10/25

WEST: Check Person – 7:12 a.m.  Officers responded to a west side residence to check the welfare of a subject.  Journey Mental Health consulted.  No legal grounds for an emergency detention.  Resources were provided to the subject. 

WEST: Information/Disturbance – 7:58 a.m.  Officers met with a complainant who reported two incidents in the past month where she reported being injured by a male subject.  The male subject was contacted/interviewed.  No charges have been substantiated at this time.

CENTRAL: Recovered/Stolen Auto – 10:34 a.m.  A vehicle, reported stolen from Iowa, was located unoccupied on Moorland Road. 

MIDTOWN: Threats Complaint – 10:38 a.m.  Officers responded to a local hospital to assist staff with issuing a letter to two subjects (who have a child in the hospital) with guidelines/rules for their behavior if they are present at the hospital.  **Officers were called back to the hospital after the male subject was continuing to cause issues.  The subject was banned from the hospital and advised that if he returned he would be arrested for trespassing.    

WEST: Adult Arrested Person – 3:04 p.m.  A traffic stop was conducted on S. Gammon Rd at the Beltline.  The driver and passenger (50-year-old female and 29-year-old female) were both wanted for retail theft.  The two suspects were arrested and conveyed to jail.  One of the suspects was also charged with obstructing as she lied to officers about her name. 

WEST: Trespass – 5:29 p.m.  Officers responded to a business on Old Sauk Rd regarding an intoxicated subject (50-year-old male) who refused to leave the premises.  The subject was taken into protective custody and conveyed to detox.

MIDTOWN: Alcohol Conveyance – 5:43 p.m.  Officers responded to Harvey St to check the welfare of a subject (29-year-old male).  The subject was located and taken into protective custody.  After a medical clearance was sought, the subject was conveyed to detox. 

WEST: Trespass – 6:07 p.m.  Officers responded to S. High Point Rd for a trespassing complaint.  The subject (female) was not on scene when officers arrived and was not located when areas were checked.

WEST: Missing/Runaway Juvenile – 6:39 p.m.  Officers received a report of a missing/runaway juvenile (14-year-old male).  The juvenile has a history of running away.  Attempt to locate aired.  The juvenile was listed as missing/runaway in the appropriate databases. 

WEST: Armed Robbery – 8:58 p.m.  Officers responded to the 7600 block of Mineral Point Road for a report of an armed robbery.  Two suspects entered the store with handguns and demanded money.  The suspects fled on foot with cash.  No injuries reported.  K9 track conducted.  Incident Report on MPD's website completed.    

CENTRAL: Injured Subject – 10:50 p.m.  Officers responded to the 400 block of W. Gorham St for a subject who fell off a balcony.  The subject was intoxicated.  The subject was conveyed to a local hospital for an evaluation/treatment.    

NORTH:  Weapons Violation – 12:45 a.m.  Officers responded to the 1500 block of N. Stoughton Rd for a report of shots fired.  Investigation revealed that a disturbance had taken place in the parking lot and a male subject shot at another male subject.  A victim (male) showed up at a local hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound.  Incident Report on MPD's website completed. 

MIDTOWN: Domestic Disturbance – 5:44 a.m.  Officers responded to a Midtown District residence for a domestic disturbance between two subjects (female victim and 24-year-old male suspect).  Probable cause was developed and the suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct and criminal damage to property (domestic-related charges).  **The suspect was released from jail and went back to the residence of the victim where he created another disturbance.  The suspect was contacted and arrested for felony disorderly conduct.    

 

10/26

**Priority calls only from 1:08 a.m. to 4:52 a.m. due to calls for service.

**Priority calls only from 8:32 a.m. to 12:14 p.m. due to calls for service.

**Priority calls only from 9:58 p.m. to 11:53 p.m. due to calls for service.

WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 7:43 a.m.  Officers responded to Tree Lane for a domestic disturbance between two subjects (female victim and 35-year-old male suspect).  Probable cause was developed to arrest the suspect for domestic criminal damage to property and resisting.    

MIDTOWN: Residential Burglary – 9:34 a.m.  Officers responded to a Midtown District residence for a report of a burglary that had taken place sometime during the night.  Various items reported missing from the home. 

CENTRAL: Death Investigation – 9:37 a.m.  Officers responded to a Central District residence for a deceased subject (23-year-old female).  No signs of trauma.  Toxicology reports pending.  Medical Examiner's office responded. 

WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 9:56 a.m.  Officers responded to a West District residence for a domestic disturbance between two subjects (female victim and 52-year-old male suspect).  Probable cause was developed to arrest the suspect, who was not on scene.  The suspect later turned himself in and is being charged with domestic disorderly conduct, theft and battery. 

EAST: Retail Theft – 2:25 p.m.  Officers responded to Kohl's for a suspect (23-year-old female) engaging in retail theft activity.  The suspect was arrested for obstructing (lied about her identity), felony retail theft and bail jumping.  She also had outstanding warrants for previous retail thefts.   

SOUTH: Drug Incident Overdose – 3:15 p.m.  Officers responded to a South District residence for a subject (43-year-old male) experiencing an overdose.  A State Trooper responded and administered Naloxone, which revived the subject.  The subject was conveyed to a local hospital.  The subject was referred to the Madison Addiction Recovery Initiative (MARI). 

EAST: Missing/Runaway Juvenile – 4:03 p.m.  Officers responded to a report of a missing/runaway juvenile (16-year-old female).  K9 track conducted.  The juvenile was located and conveyed to a local hospital for an evaluation (due to concerns of suicidal thoughts/intentions by the juvenile). 

NORTH: Disturbance – 4:48 p.m.  Officers responded to a business regarding a subject (36-year-old male) causing a disturbance.  Probable cause was developed to arrest the subject.  The suspect was charged with disorderly conduct, bail jumping and threats towards law enforcement. 

EAST: Battery – 6:49 p.m.  Officers met with a victim (female) who reported being assaulted by an unknown male.  The victim was conveyed to a local hospital and was interviewed by officers. 

CENTRAL: Assist MFD – 7:30 p.m.  Officers responded, along with MFD, to Mifflin St/N. Few for a fire that was spreading to two homes.  MFD has the lead on this investigation. 

SOUTH: Weapons Violation – 8:25 p.m.   Officers responded to a report that a vehicle was shot at while traveling westbound on the Beltline near Fish Hatchery Road.  No injuries reported.  Incident Report on MPD's website completed. 

SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 9:01 p.m.  Officers responded to a South District residence for a domestic disturbance between two subjects (female victim and 26-year-old male suspect).  The suspect was not on scene when officers arrived.  Probable cause was developed to arrest the suspect, once he is located, for multiple charges.       

CENTRAL: Information/Sexual Assault – 12:53 a.m.  Officers met with a victim (female) who reported being inappropriately grabbed by several unknown male subjects when she was downtown. 

WEST: Missing Adult – 4:27 a.m.  Officers responded to a report of a missing subject (17-year-old female).  Attempt to locate aired.  The subject was listed as missing in the appropriate databases.  **The subject returned home.    

NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 4:45 a.m.  Officers responded to a North District residence for a domestic disturbance between two subjects (female victim and 59-year-old male suspect).  Probable cause was developed.  The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct. 

 

10/27

**Priority calls only from 4:54 a.m. to 7:22 a.m. due to calls for service.

**Priority calls only from 3:43 p.m. to 7:29 a.m. due to calls for service.

NORTH: Mental Health Conveyance – 7:52 a.m.  Officers responded to a North District residence to check the welfare of a female subject who was reportedly intoxicated and armed with a knife.  The subject was taken into protective custody and conveyed to local hospital for an evaluation/treatment.   The subject was subsequently conveyed to detox.   

NORTH: Cited Adult – 9:07 a.m.  Officers cited a subject (71-year-old male) for mis-use of calling 911 after he called over 26 times in a week for a situation that was deemed to be a civil, not criminal, issue. 

EAST: Damage to Property – 12:32 p.m.  Officers responded to S. Marquette St after a subject was observed damaging a vehicle.  The victim (male) was contacted.  The suspect (23-year-old female) was not on scene but was identified.  Probable cause was developed to arrest the suspect, once she is located.

EAST: Crash/Hit-and-Run – 1:14 p.m.  Officers responded to a crash at Emma Court/S. Thompson Drive.  The suspect driver and occupants fled from the vehicle after the crash.  Two of the subjects from the suspect vehicle (17-year-old male and 17-year-old female) were apprehended.  The male suspect was arrested and conveyed to jail.  The female subject was released from the scene.   

WEST: Missing Adult – 1:26 p.m.  Officers responded to a report of a missing adult (67-year-old female) who was last seen in the 3200 block of High Point Road.  Incident Report on MPD's website completed. 

CENTRAL: Domestic Disturbance – 2:54 p.m.  Officers responded to Fordem Ave for a domestic disturbance between two subjects (female victim and 20-year-old female suspect).  The suspect was not on scene when officers arrived.  Probable cause was developed to arrest/charge the suspect, once she is located. 

NORTH: Adult Arrested Person – 3:48 p.m.  Officers responded to check the welfare of a subject/suspect (23-year-old male) causing a disturbance.  The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct and a probation hold. 

WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 4:15 p.m.  Officers responded to a West District residence for a domestic disturbance between two subjects (female victim and 40-year-old male suspect).  The suspect was not on scene when officers arrived.  The victim sustained visible injuries and was conveyed to a local hospital for an evaluation/treatment.  The suspect, once located, will be arrested for strangulation, battery and disorderly conduct. 

NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 4:34 p.m.  Officers responded to a North District residence for a domestic disturbance between two subjects (male victim and 50-year-old male suspect).  The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct. 

WEST: Crash – 4:57 p.m.  Officers responded to Mineral Point Road/Beltline for a crash.  A vehicle entered the intersection on a red light, crashed into a second vehicle which resulted in the victim vehicle flipping onto its roof.  Minor injuries reported. 

NORTH: Weapons Violation – 5:57 p.m.  Officers responded to Packers Ave after the complainants reported having a gun pointed at them.  The suspects (one female and two males) fled in a vehicle.  No shots were fired.    

MIDTOWN: Information – 6:50 p.m.  Officers responded to the area of Gene Parks Place and Frida Kahlo Crest reference a man with a gun.  Officers attempted to make contact with the subject who took off running.  A foot chase ensued.  The subject fell and a round was discharged from his gun.  No injuries sustained.  The suspect was taken into custody. 

WEST: Information – 9:15 p.m.  Officers responded to the 6500 block of Raymond Road for a report of a man shooting a gun.  During the ensuing encounter, an officer-involved shooting occurred.  The male subject was transported to a local hospital but did not survive.  The Wisconsin Department of Justice's Division of Criminal Investigation has been called to investigate the officer-involving shooting.  Incident Report on MPD's website completed. 

SOUTH: Information – 10:46 p.m.  Officers responded to a local hospital and met with a victim (male) who had a stab wound and had been dropped off at the hospital.  The male was not cooperative with officers. 

MIDTOWN: Assist MFD/EMS – 3:36 a.m.  Officers responded, along with MFD/EMS, to the Beltline/S. Whitney Way for a subject in a vehicle in need of emergency medical aid.  MPD performed CCR until MFD arrived on scene.  The subject was conveyed to a local hospital where his status improved.    

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