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MPD Notable Calls 06/29/2020 to 06/30/2020

June 30, 2020 8:22 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 06/29/2020 through 6:00 a.m. on 06/30/2020, MPD received 371 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 (51), East (78), Midtown (62), North (73), South (46), West (39), and Other (22).  "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.  

 

06/29

  • Priority calls only from 3:18 p.m. to 11:06 p.m. due to calls for service. 

WEST: Mental Health Conveyance – 3:55 a.m.  Officers responded to a residence for a minor who was reportedly causing damage to the home and making suicidal statements.  The subject was conveyed to a local hospital where he was admitted for an evaluation/treatment.  No further action deemed necessary by officers at this time.  

MIDTOWN:  Threats Complaint –  5:27 a.m.  A subject was contacting a local news station numerous times and threatened to burn down the station.  The subject was contacted.  No charges have been substantiated at this time.  Investigation continuing. 

MIDTOWN: Stolen Vehicle – 10:28 a.m.  A vehicle was stolen from a residence overnight.  Attempt to locate aired.  The vehicle was entered as stolen in the appropriate databases.   Investigation continuing. 

EAST: Disturbance – 3:21 p.m.  Officers observed two subjects fighting in the street.  Officers gave verbal commands to the two subjects to stop.  The subjects initially complied but the behavior continued.  The two subjects (24-year-old male and 16-year-old male) were cited and released for disorderly conduct. 

MIDTOWN: Mental Health Conveyance – 3:37 p.m.  Officers responded to a local hospital for a possible suicidal subject.  The subject attempted to leave the hospital but was contacted/detained by officers.  Journey Mental Health consulted.  An emergency detention was supported.  The subject was conveyed to another local hospital where he was admitted. 

MIDTOWN: Missing Adult – 5:05 p.m.  Officers received a report of a missing adult.  Incident Report on MPD's website completed.  The adult was located safely by law enforcement in Marathon County.  https://www.cityofmadison.com/police/newsroom/incidentreports/incident.cfm?id=26654

EAST: Stolen Vehicle – 7:47 p.m.  Officers responded to the Darbo Drive area for a report of a stolen vehicle being present.  The vehicle was observed and a traffic stop was initiated.  The vehicle was recovered and returned to its owner.  The occupants had proof that they were sold the vehicle by a female suspect.  Investigation continuing. 

EAST: Mental Health Conveyance – 8:15 p.m.  Officers responded to East Springs Drive for a subject laying in traffic.  The subject was conveyed to a local hospital where she attempted to harm herself. Journey Mental Health consulted.  An emergency detention is being sought.  Investigation continuing. 

NORTH: Weapons Offense – 10:24 p.m.  Officers responded to the Pizza Hut on Northport Drive for damage to a window believed to be caused by a BB gun.  No injuries reported.  Investigation continuing. 

WEST: Missing Adult – 11:20 p.m.  Officers received a report of a missing adult with medical/mental health concerns.  Attempt to locate aired.  The adult was listed as missing in the appropriate databases.  Investigation continuing. 

 

06/30

MIDTOWN: Check Person – 6:17 a.m.  Officers responded to S. Park St/Regent St for a report of a male subject laying in the median.  The subject was contacted.  No legal action by officers deemed necessary.  The subject left the area. 

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