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MPD Notable Calls 06/22/2020 to 06/23/2020

June 23, 2020 6:37 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 06/22/2020 through 6:00 a.m. on 06/23/2020, MPD received 394 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 (76), Midtown (61), North (64), South (32), West (48), and Other (58).  "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: Stolen Vehicle –  7:51 a.m.  A vehicle was stolen from a residence overnight.  GPS assisted with locating the vehicle unoccupied on Dryden Drive.  Investigation continuing. 

EAST: Crash with Injuries – 8:08 a.m.  Officers responded to a bicycle/vehicle crash on Atlas Ave/Cottage Grove Rd.  The bicyclist sustained non-life threatening injuries and did not require conveyance to a medical facility.  The driver was cited for failure to yield.   

EAST: Stolen Vehicles – 8:29 a.m.  Two vehicles were stolen from a car dealership.  The vehicles were entered as stolen in the appropriate databases.  Investigation continuing. 

MIDTOWN: Mental Health Conveyance – 10:17 a.m.  Officers responded to a local hospital at the request of medical staff regarding a subject whose behavior was escalating.  The subject was medically cleared and voluntarily admitted to another facility.  Officers and EMS completed the transport.

CENTRAL: Domestic Disturbance – 3:05 p.m.  Officers responded to a disconnect 911 call with yelling in the background.  Officers made contact with two subjects (female victim and 60-year-old male suspect).  A disturbance was found to have occurred between the two subjects.  The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct.

CITY-WIDE: Mental Health Conveyance – 3:07 p.m.  Officers responded to a local hospital and conveyed a subject to Winnebago under an emergency detention order. 

MIDTOWN: Weapons Offense – 9:35 p.m.  Officers responded to the area of Helen Parkway/Britta Drive for several reports of shots fired.  Officers located casings and vehicle debris in the area.  No report of injuries or property damage.  Investigation continuing. 


NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 12:11 a.m.  Officers responded to a residence for a disturbance between two subjects (female victim and 51-year male suspect).  The suspect was not cooperative with officers.  The suspect swung at officers, kicked an officer and attempted to spit at them.  The suspect was arrested for battery to police officer (3 counts), resisting (2 counts) and discharge of bodily fluids at public safety worker. 

NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 3:00 a.m.  Officers responded to a residence for a disturbance between two subjects (female victim and 55-year-old male suspect).  Probable cause was developed to arrest/charge the suspect with domestic disorderly conduct and 4th degree sexual assault.

CENTRAL: Non-Residential Burglary – 3:07 a.m.  Officers responded to an alarm at Blue Lotus Tattoo on W. Gilman Street.  Officers located broken glass at the front of the store.  The business was cleared.  Investigation continuing.     


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