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MPD Notable Calls 08/31/2020 to 09/01/2020

September 1, 2020 8:02 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 08/31/2020 through 6:00 a.m. on 09/01/2020, MPD received 344 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 (67), East (72), Midtown (56), North (48), South (30), West (58), and Other (13).  "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 3:22 p.m. to 4:29 p.m. due to calls for service.

EAST: Disturbance – 10:04 a.m.  Officers responded to a suspect (35-year-old female) causing a disturbance.  The suspect was cited for disorderly conduct.

EAST: Traffic Incident – 11:31 a.m.  Officers attempted to pull over a stolen vehicle on East Towne Blvd.  The vehicle fled and remains at-large.  *The vehicle was located unoccupied.  The vehicle was recovered/processed. 

NORTH: Damage to Property – 11:39 a.m.  Officers received reports of multiple vehicles being damaged (keyed) overnight on Thackeray Road.     

EAST: Disturbance – 2:37 p.m.  Officers responded to E. Springs Drive for a disturbance involving two suspects (17-year-old male and 56-year-old male).  The two suspects engaged in a verbal argument which then escalated to a physical disturbance.  The 17-year-old suspect was cited for damage to property and the 56-year-old suspect was cited for disorderly conduct. 

CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person – 3:02 p.m.  A caller/suspect (67-year-old male) reported being suicidal.  The suspect was found to have consumed a large amount of alcohol, which was in violation of his bail conditions.  The suspect was arrested/conveyed to jail for bail jumping.

CENTRAL: Disturbance – 3:08 p.m.  Officers responded to the 500 block of State St for a suspect (47-year-old male) causing a disturbance.  The suspect was armed with a knife and got into a physical altercation with another subject.  The suspect was arrested/charged with disorderly conduct while armed and bail jumping (4 counts).

EAST: Adult Arrested Person – 3:49 p.m.  An officer observed a wanted suspect (51-year-old male).  The suspect was taken into custody without incident and conveyed to jail. 

NORTH: Armed Robbery – 10:01 p.m.  Officers responded to a convenience store on N. Sherman Ave for an armed robbery.  The store employee could see the outline of a handgun in the suspect's waist.  The suspect fled and was tackled by an off-duty store employee.  A handgun (turned out to be a facsimile) was dropped.  The suspect got away and remains at-large.  Investigation continuing. 

CENTRAL: Sexual Assault – 10:15 p.m.  Officers met with a victim who reported being sexually assaulted.  Investigation continuing.   


Priority calls only from 12:18 a.m. to 4:04 a.m. due to calls for service.   

NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 12:05 a.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance between two subjects (female victim and 45-year-old male suspect).  The victim reported being assaulted all day by the suspect.  The victim sustained visible injuries.  The suspect was arrested/charged with domestic disorderly conduct, battery and 2nd degree reckless endangering safety.

SOUTH: Aggravated/Substantial Battery – 2:37 a.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance between two subjects (male victim and 20-year-old male suspect).  The suspect battered the victim causing facial fractures.  The suspect was arrested for substantial battery and resisting.

CENTRAL: Disturbance – 4:57 a.m.  Officers responded to the 2000 block of E. Washington Ave for a disturbance involving a 61-year-old male suspect.  The suspect refused to leave the premises and has bail conditions to not have contact with the complainant/caller.  The suspect was arrested/charged with bail jumping, possession of drug paraphernalia and a probation hold.    

Posted by: Chief Wahl

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