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MPD Notable Calls 11/18/2020 to 11/19/2020

November 19, 2020 8:50 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 11/18/2020 through 6:00 a.m. on 11/19/2020, MPD received 363 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 (53), East (86), Midtown (55), North (62), South (34), West (54), and Other (19).  "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.  



CENTRAL: Road Rage – 10:06 a.m.  A victim was at a stop light and when it changed from red to green the driver behind her became upset when she did not immediately drive.  The suspect driver followed the victim, gestured inappropriately to her and armed himself with a knife making threats towards her.  Officers working on identifying/contacting the suspect.  Investigation continuing. 

MIDTOWN: Recovered/Stolen Vehicle – 10:37 a.m.  A stolen vehicle was located unoccupied.  Vehicle recovered/registered owner contacted.   

MIDTOWN: Domestic Disturbance – 1:54 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance between two subjects (male victim and 20-year-old male suspect).  The suspect punched the victim in the face multiple times.  The suspect was arrested/charged with domestic substantial battery.  The suspect sustained injuries to his hand which required medical attention. 

MIDTOWN: Domestic Disturbance – 5:04 p.m.  Officers responded to a residence for a disturbance involving a 33-year-old male suspect.  The suspect arrived at the residence uninvited and caused a disturbance.  Officers attempted contact with the suspect but were unsuccessful.  Probable cause developed to arrest/charge the suspect.  Investigation continuing.

NORTH: Assist Law Enforcement – 5:50 p.m.  Officers assisted Maple Bluff Police Department with taking a suspect into custody. 

WEST: Traffic Incident – 7:57 p.m.  A vehicle/driver lost control on the Beltline/Verona Rd, struck the concrete median and the vehicle flipped several times.  No other vehicles/subjects involved.  The driver was conveyed to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.  No indication of impairment.  The driver was cited for failure to control her vehicle. 

WEST: Death Investigation – 8:43 p.m.  Officers responded to a residence for a deceased subject (82-year-old female).  Medical Examiner's office notified.  Nothing suspicious observed.

NORTH: Check Person – 9:23 p.m.  Officers received a request to check the welfare of an armed intoxicated subject/suspect (29-year-old male) who had a young child in his care.  Contact was made with the suspect.  A loaded gun was located in the room.  The suspect was arrested/charged with endangering safety by use of a dangerous weapon.  Child Protective Services plugged in and the child was placed with a responsible party. 


WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 12:54 a.m.  Officers responded to a residence for a disturbance involving a 43-year-old male suspect.  The suspect strangled a victim and refused to let the victim call 911.  Dispatch received multiple hang-up calls from the residence.  The suspect was contacted by officers.  The suspect was arrested/charged with domestic intimidation of a victim, strangulation and disorderly conduct. 

WEST: Adult Arrested Person – 2:10 a.m.  Officers responded to a hotel for an unwanted subject/suspect (25-year-old male) who refused to leave the premises.  The suspect attempted to flee from officers but was apprehended. The suspect was arrested/charged with disorderly conduct, trespassing, resisting and bail jumping. 

EAST: Battery – 3:29 a.m.  Officers were notified of a disturbance that occurred between two subjects (female victim and 45-year-old male suspect) over a period of several days.  The suspect punched the victim in the face multiple times and threatened her with a screwdriver.  The suspect threatened to kill the victim.  The victim was able to escape and received treatment for injuries at a hospital.  The suspect remains at-large.  Investigation continuing. 

Posted by: Chief Wahl

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