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MPD Notable Calls 06/03/2020 to 06/04/2020

June 4, 2020 8:37 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 06/03/2020 through 6:00 a.m. on 06/04/2020, MPD received 417 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 (77), East (79), Midtown (63), North (68), South (34), West (62), and Other (34).  "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.  

 

06/03

NORTH: Theft –  5:36 a.m.  Officers responded to a report of three suspects taking money from a male victim.  Two of the suspects were apprehended.  One of the suspects (15-year-old male) was charged with theft.  Additional charges forthcoming.  Investigation continuing.

EAST: Weapons Offense – 9:37 a.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 21-year-old male suspect who pointed a gun at his girlfriend.  The suspect was not on scene when officers arrived.  The suspect was located and a traffic stop was conducted.  The suspect was arrested/charged with felony possession of a firearm, second degree recklessly endangering safety and disorderly conduct. 

CENTRAL: Mental Health Conveyance – 10:12 a.m.  A subject was conveyed to Winnebago on a Chapter 51 return from a local hospital.  Officers also transported a subject from Winnebago to the Juvenile Reception Center on charges of substantial battery, battery and disorderly conduct (two counts). 

NORTH: Theft from Vehicle – 10:56 a.m.  A victim reported that his wallet was stolen from a vehicle.  Investigation continuing.    

CENTRAL: Domestic Disturbance – 3:54 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance between two subjects (male victim and 62-year-old male suspect).  The suspect struck the victim with a chair.  The suspect was arrested for domestic battery.

NORTH: Death Investigation – 5:49 p.m.  Officers responded to a report of a deceased subject (38-year-old male).  The decedent had multiple health concerns.  Nothing suspicious identified.  Medical Examiner's office responded.  Investigation continuing.

 

06/04

MIDTOWN: Fire Investigation – 3:11 a.m.  Officers responded, along with MFD, to a structure fire on Seminole Hwy.  Two subjects were able to safely evacuate the home but two other subjects were not.  The subjects were located in the home, transported to a local hospital and pronounced deceased.  MPD and MFD are investigating the incident.  Incident Report on MPD's website completed.  Investigation continuing. 

3:32 a.m. Update from Acting Chief Wahl: https://www.cityofmadison.com/police/chief/blog/?Id=22502

   

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