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 11/17/2020 through 6:00 a.m. on 11/18/2020, MPD received 341 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 (63), East (64), Midtown (53), North (62), South (41), West (40), and Other (18). "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 8:33 a.m. to 9:21 a.m. due to calls for service.
Priority calls only from 7:40 p.m. to 8:16 p.m. due to calls for service.
CENTRAL: Check Person – 7:53 a.m. Officers responded to a residence to check the welfare of a subject. The subject was contacted and taken into protective custody. The subject was conveyed to a local hospital where an emergency detention is being sought. Final outcome pending.
SOUTH: Check Person – 8:14 a.m. Officers responded to check the welfare of a possible suicidal subject. The subject was contacted and found to be intoxicated. The subject was transported to detox. **The subject was later transported to a local hospital for an emergency detention evaluation. Final outcome pending.
EAST: Disturbance – 8:18 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance where two victims were physically assaulted by a suspect. The victims required stitches for their injuries. The suspect was not on scene and remains at-large. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Mental Health Conveyance – 8:56 a.m. Officers responded to the jail for an inmate being released and needing an emergency detention. The subject was conveyed to a local hospital for a medical clearance. Transport to Winnebago completed.
MIDTOWN: Mental Health Conveyance – 9:06 a.m. Officers were requested to respond to a local hospital regarding a subject in need of a Chapter 51 commitment. Final outcome pending.
EAST: Check Person – 10:28 a.m. Officers responded to check the welfare of a possible suicidal subject. The subject was conveyed to a local hospital and voluntarily admitted. Officers disengaged.
SOUTH: Mental Health Conveyance – 10:39 a.m. Officers responded to a local hospital regarding a subject in need of a transport to Winnebago. Transport completed.
EAST: Check Area – 11:32 a.m. Officers met with a victim who reported having a gun pointed at him as he was pumping gas at a convenience store on E. Washington Ave. The victim was familiar with one of the two suspects. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Weapons Offense – 1:27 p.m. Officers responded to Cottage Grove Rd for a report of shots fired. A vehicle, occupied by the victim, was shot multiple times by unknown suspects. No injuries reported. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person – 3:24 p.m. A suspect (51-year-old male) interjected himself into a conversation a parking enforcement officer was having with a family. The suspect ended up shoving the parking enforcement officer in the back. The suspect was arrested/charged with disorderly conduct and possession of drug paraphernalia.
SOUTH: Drug Incident Overdose – 4:30 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a subject/suspect (25-year-old male) experiencing a drug overdose. MFD responded and administered Naloxone. The suspect was conveyed to a local hospital where he was treated/medically discharged. The suspect was arrested/charged with possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia and obstructing.
WEST: Child Abuse/Neglect – 4:30 p.m. Officers responded, along with CPS, to a residence in an attempt to check the welfare of a child. Contact was made with the child's mother's boyfriend who refused to open the door and allow access to the child. Investigation continuing.
SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 4:55 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance between two subjects (female victim and 17-year-old female suspect). The suspect physically assaulted the victim. The suspect was arrested/charged with domestic disorderly conduct and battery.
EAST: Death Investigation – 4:57 p.m. Officers responded to a residence to check the welfare of a subject. Entry was made to the residence and the subject (68-year-old female) was located deceased. Nothing suspicious observed. Medical Examiner's office responded.
MIDTOWN: Check Person – 5:20 p.m. Officers responded to a local hospital regarding a subject in need of an emergency detention. Journey Mental Health plugged in. A decision was then made to have the subject return to their group home.
CENTRAL: Missing Adult – 10:56 p.m. A 41-year-old female was reported as missing after she did not come home from an afternoon appointment. Attempt to locate aired. The subject was listed as missing in the appropriate databases.
EAST: Retail Theft – 11:17 p.m. Officers responded to the Home Depot for a suspect (34-year-old male) armed with a handgun and concealing merchandise. The suspect was arrested/charged with felony retail theft, disorderly conduct while armed and felony bail jumping.
NORTH: Check Person – 1:05 a.m. Officers responded to a residence reference a suicidal subject. The subject was conveyed to a local hospital where he was admitted. Officers disengaged.
CENTRAL: Drug Incident – 1:25 a.m. After observing suspicious activity, a traffic stop was conducted and a K9 responded/alerted on the vehicle. The driver/suspect (25-year-old male) was arrested/charged with possession of cocaine, possession with intent to deliver cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, bail jumping and operating after suspension.