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 04/27/2020 through 6:00 a.m. on 04/28/2020, MPD received 298 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 (42), East (44), Midtown (61), North (56), South (42), West (36), and Other (17). "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: Juvenile Arrest – 10:14 a.m. An officer located an unoccupied stolen vehicle. Areas checked and a suspect (16-year-old male) was located and detained. Probable cause was developed and the suspect was arrested for operating a motor vehicle without consent. The suspect was also charged with possession with intent to sell marijuana. The suspect was conveyed to the Juvenile Reception Center.
WEST: Death Investigation – 10:35 a.m. Officers responded to a residence for a deceased subject (96-year-old male). Nothing suspicious identified. Medical Examiner's office responded.
WEST: Disturbance – 11:37 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 31-year-old male suspect. The suspect fled on foot when officers arrived. The suspect was apprehended and arrested/charged with disorderly conduct (3 counts), theft, felony resisting, an outstanding warrant and domestic charges from a previous incident.
EAST: Adult Arrested Person – 1:14 p.m. Officers responded to a residence at the request of DCHS reference a placement of a child that was needed. A subject/suspect (27-year-old female) at the residence was found to have an outstanding warrant. The suspect was arrested on the outstanding warrant and a search of her person yielded heroin. The suspect was charged with possession of heroin, felony bail jumping and misdemeanor bail jumping.
MIDTOWN: Weapons Offense – 2:18 p.m. Officers responded to Lumley Rd for multiple reports of shots fired. Incident Report on MPD's website completed. Investigation continuing.
MIDTOWN: Check Person – 4:48 p.m. Officers responded to a local hospital for a subject "out of control." The subject was not cooperative with officers/medical staff. Journey Mental Health consulted. Emergency detention sought and approved. The subject was conveyed to Winnebago.
CENTRAL: Child Neglect – 4:53 p.m. Officers responded to a local hospital regarding a child that was found to have marijuana in her system. Child Protective Services plugged in. Investigation continuing.
WEST: Check Person – 9:55 p.m. Officers responded to a residence to check the welfare of a subject. The subject was taken into protective custody and conveyed to a local hospital for an evaluation. Journey Mental Health plugged in. An emergency detention was sought and approved. The subject was conveyed to Winnebago.
SOUTH: Check Area – 12:26 a.m. Officers responded to the area of Kent Lane for a report of shots fired. No evidence of shots fired located. No reported injuries or property damage at this time. Investigation continuing.