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MPD Notable Calls 04/06/2020 to 04/07/2020

April 7, 2020 8:31 AM


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 04/06/2020 through 6:00 a.m. on 04/07/2020, MPD received 323 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 (43), East (46), Midtown (52), North (68), South (33), West (52), and Other (29).  "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.  



NORTH: Weapons Offense – 10:35 a.m.  Officers responded to a residence after the caller indicated that the suspect (53-year-old male) was high on cocaine, paranoid and armed with an ice pick.  The suspect was arrested/cited for disorderly conduct while armed. 

MIDTOWN: Crash – 12:25 p.m.  Officers responded to the Beltline/Verona Rd for a two-vehicle crash.  A driver/vehicle rear-ended a highway sweeping vehicle.  Minor injuries reported; no medical attention necessary. 

WEST: Check Area – 1:24 p.m.  Officers responded to a residential area after the caller reported that two unknown juveniles entered a residential garage, come back out and leave in a vehicle with another subject.  Unknown if anything was taken. 

WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 3:45 p.m.  Officers met with a victim who reported an incident with her child's father/suspect (28-year-old male) a few days ago.  The suspect threatened her and her boyfriend.   The suspect continued to reach out to the victim via text with insulting messages.  Attempts were made to contact the suspect but he was not located/contacted.  Probable cause was developed to arrest/charge the suspect, once he is located.  Investigation continuing. 

SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 4:13 p.m.  Officers responded to a residence for a report of a disturbance between two subjects (female victim and 51-year-old female suspect).  An active disturbance was taking place when officers arrived. The suspect was arrested/charged with domestic disorderly conduct.  Adult Protective Services was notified due to the victim's age and victim/suspect relationship. 

NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 4:43 p.m.  Officers responded to a residence for a report of a subject crying and bleeding.  Contact was made with the victim (female) who reported a physical disturbance had taken place with her boyfriend/suspect (45-year-old male).  The victim was conveyed to a local hospital for treatment.  The suspect did not open the door when officers attempted contact at the residence.  Officers were able to connect with the suspect over the phone but sounded incoherent and under the influence.  Officers disengaged from the residence.  Charges pending for the suspect.  Investigation continuing.

WEST: Juvenile Arrest – 5:27 p.m.  A wanted juvenile/suspect (15-year-old male) was observed in the area of Randolph Drive.  The suspect was contacted and taken into custody reference a burglary.  The Juvenile Reception Center declined to accept the juvenile, so therefore he was taken home and released to the care of his mother.  **Officers were later notified by the juvenile's mother that he cut off his bracelet and left home.  Attempt to locate aired.  The juvenile/suspect was entered as missing/runaway in the appropriate databases. 

EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 10:03 p.m.  Officers responded to a residence for a disturbance between two subjects (female victim and 51-year-old male suspect).  The suspect physically assaulted the victim.  The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct, domestic battery, misdemeanor bail jumping (3 counts) and an outstanding warrant. 

EAST: Drug Incident – 10:24 p.m.  Officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle occupied by two subjects.  Drug use was suspected.  K9 assisted.  The suspect (28-year-old male) was cited/ordered in for possession of heroin, possession of meth and possession of drug paraphernalia. 



CENTRAL: Drug Incident – 1:10 a.m. Officers responded to a report of a suspicious subject/suspect (40-year-old male).  The suspected lied about his identity to officers.  The suspect was properly identified and found to have outstanding warrants.  The suspect was found to have drugs/drug paraphernalia on him.  The suspect was charged/arrested for possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, obstruction and felony bail jumping. 

Posted by: Chief Wahl

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