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 11/30/2020 through 6:00 a.m. on 12/01/2020, MPD received 290 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 (45), East (69), Midtown (37), North (48), South (26), West (45), and Other (20). "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 3:17 p.m. to 11:15 p.m. due to calls for service.
MIDTOWN: Death Investigation – 9:20 a.m. Officers responded to check the welfare of a subject. Entry was made and the subject (63-year-old male) was located deceased. Medical Examiner's office responded. The decedent had a history of health concerns. Nothing suspicious observed.
CENTRAL: Recovered Vehicle – 11:28 a.m. A moped that was stolen overnight was located/recovered.
CENTRAL: Stolen Vehicle – 12:53 p.m. A moped was reported stolen. Attempt to locate aired. The moped was listed as stolen in the appropriate databases.
EAST: Domestic/Family Trouble – 2:36 p.m. Officers responded to Holborn Circle for a disturbance involving two subjects (female victim and 35-year-old male suspect). The victim reported that the suspect pointed a handgun at her and threatened to kill her. A shot was fired during the incident but the victim was not injured. The victim fled the residence and contacted police. Officers attempted to contact the suspect and as this was taking place two gunshots were heard from inside the residence. A robot equipped with a camera entered the home and observed the suspect unresponsive with a gun next to him. Officers entered the home and found the suspect deceased, from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Incident Report on MPD's website completed.
CENTRAL: Theft – 3:42 p.m. The caller reported his gun was stolen from his coat at work. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person – 5:18 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance between two subjects (female victim and 40-year-old male suspect). The suspect was armed with a hatchet and pushed the victim. The victim sustained minor injuries. The suspect was arrested/charged with domestic battery and domestic disorderly conduct while armed.
WEST: Check Person – 6:56 p.m. Officers responded to check the welfare of a subject. The subject has been contacted several times this past month with similar reports/concerns for her welfare. The subject was determined to be impaired and was conveyed to Detox. Journey Mental Health plugged in.
NORTH: Adult Arrested Person – 9:29 p.m. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver/suspect (16-year-old male) had several outstanding warrants. The suspect resisted officers during the arrest. The suspect was arrested/charged on the outstanding warrants, resisting and a probation violation.
EAST: Battery – 9:59 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance between two subjects (male victim and 25-year-old male suspect). The suspect punched the victim in the face multiple times. The suspect was arrested/charged with simple battery and disorderly conduct.
NORTH: Check Property – 2:36 a.m. Officers responded to Cherokee Circle for a report of shots fired. A rifle casing was located/recovered but it is not believed to be involved due to the condition of the casing and elements.
CENTRAL: Stolen Vehicle – 6:05 a.m. A vehicle was reported stolen from a residence. Attempt to locate aired. The vehicle was listed as stolen in the appropriate databases.
EAST: Stolen Vehicle – 6:43 a.m. A vehicle was reported stolen from a residence. The vehicle was left running, unlocked and unoccupied. Attempt to locate aired. The vehicle was listed as stolen in the appropriate databases.