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MPD Notable Calls 04/28/2020 to 04/29/2020

April 29, 2020 7:15 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 04/28/2020 through 6:00 a.m. on 04/29/2020, MPD received 363 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 (55), East (66), Midtown (42), North (59), South (47), West (54), and Other (40).  "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: Death Investigation – 10:46 a.m.  Officers responded to a report of an unresponsive subject (94-year-old male).  Lifesaving measures not successful.  Nothing suspicious identified.  Medical Examiner's office responded. 

NORTH: Disturbance – 11:14 a.m.  Officers responded to a local hospital for a disturbance between a patient/suspect (46-year-old male) and medical staff.  The suspect was released from the hospital and attempted to spit at officers while they were detaining/arresting him.  The suspect was charged with throwing bodily fluids at medical staff, disorderly conduct and bail jumping.

CENTRAL: Death Investigation – 3:19 p.m.  Officers responded to check the welfare of a subject in a vehicle.  The subject (62-year-old male) was found deceased.  No evidence of trauma or drug use.  Medical Examiner's office responded.  Autopsy pending.  Investigation continuing. 

EAST: Stolen Vehicle – 3:20 p.m.  Officers responded to a report of a stolen vehicle.  The vehicle was observed and stopped with two subjects getting out the vehicle.  The vehicle took off.  The vehicle was located and a perimeter was established.  A K9 track was conducted and a third subject/suspect was located hiding in a residence, along with a gun and meth.  The driver/suspect (27-year-old male) was arrested/charged with operating a motor vehicle without consent, eluding and bail jumping (3 counts).  A passenger/suspect (49-year-old male) was charged with operating a motor vehicle without consent, violating a domestic abuse injunction and bail jumping.  A passenger/suspect (30-year-old female) was charged with a probation violation. 

NORTH: Information/Sexual Assault of a Child – 6:12 p.m.  Officers received a sexual assault of a child report involving a child and a known suspect.  The suspect was contacted.  No charges have been substantiated at this time. Investigation continuing. 

MIDTOWN: Check Person – 8:09 p.m.  Officers responded to a residence to check the welfare of a subject.  Journey Mental Health plugged in.  The subject was found intoxicated and initially conveyed to detox.  The subject was then subsequently transported to a local hospital where he was voluntarily admitted. 

WEST: Missing/Runaway Juvenile – 8:17 p.m.  Officers received a report of a missing/runaway juvenile (11-year-old female).  Attempt to locate aired.  Areas checked.  The juvenile was located safely.  

EAST: Non-Residential Burglary – 11:00 p.m.  Officers responded to an alarm at a business on East Towne Blvd.  The front entrance was found with a broken window.  Search completed.  No suspect(s) located.  Investigation continuing.  



SOUTH: Check Person – 1:38 a.m.  Officers responded to a residence to check on the welfare of a subject who was causing a disturbance.  The subject/suspect (21-year-old male) was not cooperative with officers.  The suspect was arrested for resisting and bail jumping.   

Posted by: Chief Wahl

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