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MPD Notable Calls 10/31/2019 to 11/01/2019

November 1, 2019 8:48 AM


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The information provided below about some of the calls officers responded to 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 10/31/2019 through 6:00 a.m. on 11/01/2019, MPD received 523 calls for service.  This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 

**Priority calls only from 7:20am to 11:40am due to calls for service.

EAST: Check Person – 9:43 a.m.  Officers responded to an East District residence to check the welfare of a possible suicidal subject (female).  Entry was made to the home and the subject was located unconscious.  The subject was transported to a local hospital.   

WEST: Check Person – 10:12 a.m.  Officers responded to check the welfare of a subject (male) with injuries to his head.  The subject was not able to explain how his injuries occurred.  The subject was conveyed to a local hospital for an evaluation/treatment.  

WEST: Death Investigation – 11:12 a.m.  Officers responded to a West District residence for a subject (66-year-old male) experiencing shallow breathing.  Officers arrived and subsequently administered CCR on the subject.  MFD responded.   The subject, who had health concerns, was not able to be revived.  Medical Examiner's office notified. 

NORTH: Disturbance – 12:32 p.m.  Officers responded to East High School for multiple disturbances involving students and two parents.  Multiple officers responded to assist.  School Resource Officer working on identifying those involved and the possibility of citations/charges.   

CENTRAL: Information – 12:59 pm.  Officers responded to Meriter Hospital for a female subject who wanted to report a sexual assault that occurred during an earlier incident where officers responded to a downtown convenience store for a disturbance.  Investigation ongoing.

EAST: Missing Juvenile – 4:50 pm.  Officers were called for a missing 5-year-old who did not come home from school.  The child had taken the wrong bus home.  Officers located the child who was reunited with family members.

WEST: Disturbance – 7:31 pm.  The parents of a suspect (30-year-old male) reported their son was intoxicated and breaking things in the residence.  Upon arrival, officers arrested the suspect for domestic disorderly conduct and criminal damage to property and transported him to the jail.

MIDTOWN: Mental Health Conveyance – 8:27 pm.  Officers responded to St Mary's Hospital to transport a patient to WMHI who had been placed in protective custody under an emergency detention.

EAST: Strong Armed Robbery – 9:11 pm.  A victim reported she was beaten and robbed while in a vehicle with two known suspects (44-year-old male and 40-year-old female) in the area of Milwaukee St near Fair Oaks Ave.  Officers developed probable cause to charge the female suspect with party to a crime strong armed robbery and recklessly endangering safety, and the male suspect with strong armed robbery, battery and intimidation of a victim.

CENTRAL: Check Property – 10:01 pm.  Multiple callers to 911 reported hearing shots fired in the Langdon St/Frances St area.  Officers checked the area and did not locate any evidence of shots fired. There are no reports of damaged property or injured persons at this time.

WEST: Death Investigation – 11:25 pm.  A husband found his wife unresponsive, obviously deceased.  The decedent had a history of medical issues.  Medical examiner's office notified.

WEST: Strong Armed Robbery – 12:33 am.  A clerk at Walgreens on Mineral Point Rd reported a robbery with two masked suspects (male and female).  The male suspect implied he had a weapon but no weapon was seen.  Investigation ongoing.

Posted by: Chief Wahl

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