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MPD Notable Calls 07/09/2020 to 07/10/2020

July 10, 2020 9:07 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 07/09/2020 through 6:00 a.m. on 07/10/2020, MPD received 442 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 (61), East (103), Midtown (76), North (74), South (44), West (51), and Other (33).  "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. 

Priority calls only from 1:55pm to 3:15pm and from 4:40pm to 8:00pm.

07/09

WEST: Stolen Vehicle – 6:39 a.m.  A vehicle was stolen from the victim's driveway overnight.  The keys were in the vehicle.  A vehicle in the garage was rummaged through.  Attempt to locate aired. Vehicle listed as stolen in the appropriate databases.  Investigation continuing. 

EAST: Strong Arm Robbery – 8:52 a.m.  A victim was physically assaulted and had her purse stolen by a male suspect on Cottage Grove Rd.  The suspect fled.  Investigation continuing. 

CENTRAL: Weapons Offense – 1:38 pm.  The victim and suspect (34-year-old male) were arguing in Peace Park in the 400 block of State St when the suspect stabbed the victim.  The victim was transported to the hospital and is in stable condition.  The suspect was arrested and charged with 1st degree attempted homicide. Incident report completed on MPD website.

MIDTOWN: Recovered Stolen Auto – 1:51 pm.  Officers recovered a stolen vehicle unoccupied on Mound St at Campbell St.  The registered owner was notified.

SOUTH: Assist Police – 4:17 pm.  Town of Madison PD attempted a traffic stop of a vehicle in which a suspect who reportedly stole a handgun from someone was a passenger.  The vehicle crashed near S Park St and the beltline.  City of Madison PD assisted with the crash investigation.

MIDTOWN: Missing Adult – 7:43 pm.  The subject (61-year-old female) was last seen walking from Meriter Hospital at 4:30 pm.  An ATL was aired and the subject was listed as missing.  Incident report completed on MPD website.

NORTH: Disturbance – 8:19 pm.  Officers were dispatched to N Fourth St and E Mifflin St where a witness observed the suspect (24-year-old male) strike the female victim multiple times in the head.  The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct, resisting and bail jumping.

7/10
NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 1:27 am.  Officers responded to a residence where a suspect (33-year-old male) was causing a disturbance.  The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct and resisting.

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