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MPD Notable Calls 01/08/2020 to 01/09/2020

January 9, 2020 8:26 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 01/08/2020 through 6:00 a.m. on 01/09/2020, MPD 427 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 (75), East (89), Midtown (59), North (59), South (42), West (66), and Other (37).  "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.  

 

01/08

MIDTOWN: Domestic Disturbance – 9:30 a.m.  Officers met with a victim (female) who reported being physical assaulted by her ex-boyfriend/suspect (34-year-old male) a few days ago.  Probable cause was developed to arrest the suspect, once located, for domestic battery and domestic disorderly conduct.

NORTH: Assist EMS/Fire – 9:33 a.m.  MPD assisted MFD with a structure fire response on Northport Drive.  The fire was quickly contained.  No injuries reported. 

WEST: Check Person – 1:47 p.m.  Officers made contact with a juvenile and his mother after a report was made that the juvenile made some threats at school.  Journey Mental Health plugged in due to history with the juvenile.  School district plugged in.  Investigation continuing. 

CENTRAL: Information/Sexual Assault – 2:00 p.m.  Officers met with a victim (female) who was reporting to others that she was sexually assaulted.  The victim provided limited information to officers.  Investigation continuing.    

EAST: Recovered Stolen Vehicle – 5:14 p.m.  Officers responded to Stein Avenue for a vehicle parked on the street that may be stolen. The vehicle was confirmed to be stolen.  The vehicle was recovered. 

NORTH: Information/Armed Robbery – 5:20 p.m.  Officers met with a victim who reported being robbed near E. Johnson/Third St.  The victim reported that an unknown male suspect approached him, displayed a handgun and demanded money.  The suspect fled with cash.

MIDTOWN: Information/Child Abuse – 5:40 p.m.  Officers met with a juvenile and his mother after the juvenile came home with a mark on his face.  The juvenile reported that an adult struck him in the face.  Investigation continuing. 

WEST: Drug Incident – 5:53 p.m.  Officers responded to Walgreens on Raymond Rd for a suspect (66-year-old male) attempting to obtain medication with a forged prescription.  The suspect was arrested for forgery. 

SOUTH: Stolen Vehicle – 5:59 p.m.  Officers received a report of a stolen vehicle from a South district residence.  The vehicle was left running and unoccupied.  The vehicle was later located unoccupied on Emerson Street.   

EAST: Information/Battery – 6:59 p.m.  Officers met with a victim (male) who reported being physically assaulted by several unknown suspects.  The victim had visible injuries.  The victim's vehicle was also damaged by the suspects. 

NORTH: Drug Incident – 8:08 p.m.  Officers responded to N. Sherman Ave reference a subject/suspect who overdosed in his vehicle.  The suspect (27-year-old male) was revived and conveyed to a local hospital.  The suspect was cited for possession of heroin and referred to the Madison Addiction Recovery Initiative (MARI).

NORTH: Stolen Vehicle – 8:20 p.m.  Officers responded to a North district residence for a report of a stolen vehicle.  The vehicle was left running and unoccupied.  The vehicle was later located in a parking lot nearby (items stolen from the vehicle).

WEST: Missing/Runaway Juvenile – 8:53 p.m.  Officers received a report of a missing/runaway juvenile (14-year-old male).  The juvenile has rules from the Juvenile Reception Center he is not following.  Once located, the juvenile will be conveyed to the Juvenile Reception Center.

 

01/09

CENTRAL: Drug Incident – 1:55 a.m.  Officers responded to a Central district residence for a report of a subject overdosing.  MPD administered Naloxone and performed CCR. MFD also administered Naloxone.  The suspect (18-year-old male) was revived and conveyed to a local hospital.  The suspect was cited for possession of heroin. 

CENTRAL: Theft from Auto – 5:15 a.m.  Officers responded to the 900 block of Williamson Street for a suspect (56-year-old male) breaking into vehicles.  The suspect was not cooperative with officers.  The suspect was arrested and charged with resisting, possession of drug paraphernalia and a probation hold.  Additional charges are forth-coming.        

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