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MPD Notable Calls 11/24/2020 to 11/25/2020

November 25, 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 11/24/2020 through 6:00 a.m. on 11/25/2020, MPD received 304 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 (39), East (66), Midtown (53), North (46), South (27), West (45), and Other (28).  "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.  

 

11/24

MIDTOWN: Mental Health Conveyance – 11:23 a.m.  Officers responded to a local hospital regarding a subject armed with knives and threatening to harm himself.  The knives were recovered safely.  The subject was admitted to the hospital under a Chapter 51 return order.  Officers disengaged.

CENTRAL: Domestic Disturbance – 11:29 a.m.  Officers responded to a residence for a disturbance between two subjects (female victim and 55-year-old female suspect).  The suspect was arrested/charged with domestic disorderly conduct. 

NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 11:29 a.m.  Officers responded to a residence for a disturbance between two subjects (female victim and 35-year-old male suspect).  The suspect showed up unannounced to the victim's residence, let himself in and refused to leave when asked.  The suspect refused to allow the victim to call 911.  The victim attempted to leave the residence but the suspect stopped her. The victim was able to break free and call for help.  The suspect was located nearby, arrested and charged with numerous domestic-related crimes as well as bail jumping (suspect is not allowed to have contact with the victim per court order).

NORTH: Weapons Offense – 4:12 p.m.  Officers responded to a report of a subject stabbed in the back.  The victim was conveyed to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  The suspect is known to the victim.  Investigation continuing. 

WEST: Adult Arrested Person – 4:23 p.m.  Officers responded to a residence for a disturbance between two subjects (female victim and 27-year-old male suspect).  The suspect forced is his way into his ex's/victim's residence.  The suspect was not on scene when officers arrived.  Areas checked.  K9 track conducted.  The suspect was located and taken into custody/charged with disorderly conduct, criminal trespass, damage to property and unlawful use of a telephone.

EAST: Disturbance – 7:25 p.m.  Officers met with a victim who reported that an unknown subject followed her in his vehicle and approached her at intersections, armed with a handgun.  Investigation continuing. 

NORTH: Death Investigation – 10:14 p.m.  Officers responded, along with EMS/Fire, to a pulseless non-breathing subject (88-year-old female).  Lifesaving measures were attempted but not successful. Nothing suspicious identified.  Medical Examiner's office responded.

WEST: Assist EMS/Fire – 10:29 p.m.  Officers responded, along with EMS/Fire, to a report of a subject who cut himself on accident.  The subject was conveyed to a local hospital for treatment and officers disengaged.

11/25

WEST: Death Investigation – 12:17 a.m.  Officers responded to a residence for a deceased subject (78-year-old female).  Nothing suspicious identified.  Medical Examiner's office responded. 

EAST: Check Property – 3:15 a.m.  Officers responded to a convenience store on Milwaukee St for a subject attempting to break in.  A male subject was observed fleeing as officers arrived on scene.  Areas searched.  K9 track conducted.  The subject was not located.  No entry was found to have been made to the business.  Investigation continuing.    

Posted by: Chief Wahl

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