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 12/05/2019 through 6:00 a.m. on 12/06/2019, MPD received 444 calls for service. This number does not include parking complaints or 911 misdials. A breakdown of the calls for service per district is as follows: Central (78), East (103), Midtown (70), North (59), South (41), West (55), and Other (38). "Other" is used for calls that either do not have a sector or the sector is not in the City. This would be used in the case of one of our officers assisting another law enforcement agency.
WEST: Missing/Runaway Juvenile – 8:45 a.m. Officers received a report of a missing/runaway juvenile (14-year-old male). Attempt to locate aired. The juvenile was listed as missing/runaway in the appropriate databases.
EAST: Death Investigation – 11:57 a.m. Officers responded to an East district residence for a report of a deceased subject (63-year-old male). The decedent had multiple health issues. Nothing suspicious observed. Medical Examiner's office responded.
WEST: Assist MFD – 11:59 a.m. Officers responded with EMS/MFD to the 7800 block of Mineral Point Rd for what was originally reported as a pulseless non-breathing child. The child was stabilized and conveyed to a local hospital.
CENTRAL: Recovered/Stolen Outside Agency – 2:43 pm. An officer located a vehicle in the area of First St and E Main St which was reported stolen out of Milwaukee. The vehicle attempted to flee from officers and then became stuck on the railroad tracks. The occupants fled and remain at large.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 3:32 pm. A suspect (17-year-old female) tried to stab a family member/victim with a knife. The victim was not injured. The suspect also shoved a neighbor/second victim. Officers responded to the residence and conveyed the suspect to jail on charges of disorderly conduct, battery and 2nd degree recklessly endangering safety.
EAST: Missing/Runaway Juvenile – 6:35 pm. A mother reported her 15-year-old daughter missing. Officers responded to the area but were unable to locate the juvenile. The juvenile was listed as missing.
EAST: Residential Burglary – 7:16 pm. Officers responded to a residence for a report of a burglary. Officers made contact with a juvenile who was babysitting his siblings and reported his gaming console was stolen. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 7:20 pm. Officers responded to the 500 block of State St for a suspect (24-year-old male) creating a disturbance. The suspect was booked into jail for possession of open intoxicants on a public street.
EAST: Weapons Offense Shots Fired – 8:51 pm. A caller to 911 reported someone shooting from a vehicle in the area of Hwy 151 and I90. Officers responded and recovered shell casings from the scene. The suspect vehicle was located abandoned in Sun Prairie. A witness reported seeing a group of juveniles exit and run from the vehicle. Officers made contact with the registered owner at her residence and did not locate the suspects. Investigation continuing.
NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 10:30 pm. Officers responded to a residence where the suspect (59-year-old male) threatened to strike the female victim. At one point the victim thought the suspect was overdosing and called 911 as she was concerned for his welfare. The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct and bail jumping.