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MPD Notable Calls 11/11/2019 to 11/12/2019

November 12, 2019 10:37 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 11/11/2019 through 6:00 a.m. on 11/12/2019, MPD received 404 calls for service.  This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. 

**Limited crash response from 8:30 a.m. to 1:05 p.m. due to the crash volume/road conditions/staffing resources. 

MIDTOWN: Death Investigation – 5:50 a.m. Officers responded to a Midtown district residence regarding a deceased subject (21-year-old male).  Initial indicator of death is a drug overdose.  Medical Examiner's office responded.   

MIDTOWN: Drug Incident – 7:59 a.m. Officers responded to a Midtown district residence to check the welfare of a subject (27-year-old female).  The subject was located partially responsive by a neighbor.  The subject was taken into protective custody and conveyed to a local hospital.  An emergency detention may be sought. 

MIDTOWN: Disturbance/Significant Exposure – 11:45 a.m. As a MPD School Resource Officer (SRO) was escorting a juvenile (16-year-old female) off school property, the juvenile attacked the officer.  The juvenile bit the officer (breaking skin) and broke his glasses.  The officer was conveyed to a local hospital for an evaluation/treatment.  The juvenile was arrested for battery to a police officer, resisting causing injury, criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct.    

SOUTH: Disturbance - 12:47 p.m.  A 19-year-old group home resident armed herself with a piece of metal causing a staff member to retreat into a locked safe room. Resident damaged property in group home. MPD Mental Health officer helped resident calm down. She was taken to jail on tentative charges of disorderly conduct while armed and criminal damage to property.

NORTH: Traffic Incident – 2:37 p.m. A 36-year-old man was cited after his car's side mirror clipped a pedestrian who was in a crosswalk at N. Sherman Ave. and Northport Dr. Cars in two lanes of traffic had stopped for the pedestrian, but the cited driver failed to do so. The pedestrian suffered minor injuries.

NORTH: Disturbance – 3:03 p.m.  A 39-year-old man was arrested for disorderly conduct, obstructing, and providing false identification after he battered a woman inside a car.

MIDTOWN: Check Person – 4:03 p.m. A 21-year-old man with mental health issued jumped out of a family member's car. Officer located the man and took him to a hospital. 

EAST: Disturbance – 8:17 p.m. A 46-year-old man who lives with a caretaker swung a baseball bat at a door inside his home. The caretaker left the residence to escape potential violence. Officers were able to peacefully negotiate with the man, through a window, over the course of several hours. He was eventually taken to another home managed by the same company.

MIDTOWN: Non-residential burglary – 11:31 p.m. Smash-and-grab burglars break window of CBD store and steal product.   

NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 11:51 p.m.  A 27-year-old woman was arrested following a domestic disturbance that included property being damaged.

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