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 01/04/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 01/05/2021, MPD received 387 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 (42), East (111), Midtown (47), North (59), South (42), West (56), and Other (30). "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.
EAST: Theft from Vehicle – 5:38 a.m. A victim located two unknown subjects in their vehicle. The subjects/suspects were chased off. Officers responded and discovered that an additional 30 vehicles were damaged/broken into/had items stolen from in the area (2600 S. Stoughton Rd). Incident Report on MPD's website completed.
EAST: Weapons Offense – 6:17 a.m. Officers responded to the 800 block of Vernon Ave for a report of shots fired. A residence was found to have been struck by bullets. No injuries reported. Incident Report on MPD's website completed.
WEST: Stolen Vehicle – 7:55 a.m. A vehicle was reported stolen from Hammersley Rd. Attempt to locate aired. The vehicle was listed as stolen in the appropriate databases.
EAST: Stolen Vehicle – 10:51 a.m. A vehicle was reported stolen from E. Washington Ave. Attempt to locate aired. The vehicle was listed as stolen in the appropriate databases.
MIDTOWN: Mental Health Conveyance – 11:47 a.m. Officers responded to a local hospital regarding a subject in need of an emergency detention. Journey Mental Health plugged in.
MIDTOWN: Check Person – 11:49 a.m. Officers responded to a local hospital regarding a subject who was wanting to leave the hospital but had a valid emergency detention order. The subject was subsequently conveyed to Winnebago.
EAST: Mental Health Conveyance – 1:12 p.m. Officers contacted regarding a subject at a local hospital who is in need of an emergency detention. Journey Mental Health plugged in.
WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 2:40 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance with yelling in the background. Contact was made at the residence and a physical altercation was found to have taken place between two subjects (male victim and 40-year-old female suspect). The suspect was arrested/charged with domestic disorderly conduct.
CENTRAL: Check Person – 4:41 p.m. MPD Mental Health Officer, assisted by Journey Mental Health, obtained an emergency detention order on a subject. Final transport/destination pending.
EAST: Check Person – 6:20 p.m. Officers responded to the mall for an unattended young child. A subject was located who was supposed to have been watching the child. The child was reunited with their father. Child Protective Services notified. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Weapons Offense – 9:02 p.m. Officers responded to the 4000 block of Owl Creek Drive for reports of shots fired. Areas checked and shell casings recovered. No injuries or property damage reported at this time. Incident Report on MPD's website completed.
EAST: Missing/Runaway Juvenile – 9:07 p.m. A 14-year-old male juvenile was reported as missing/runaway. The juvenile has a history of running away. Attempt to locate aired. The juvenile was located and returned home.
NORT: Adult Arrested Person – 9:19 p.m. Officers responded to a hotel for a guest was causing a disturbance and refusing to leave the premises. The guest/suspect (47-year-old male) was contacted by officers and given several chances to leave the premises on his own. The suspect refused and was subsequently arrested/charged with trespassing after notification.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 10:00 p.m. Officers responded to a threats complaint between neighbors (male victim and 64-year-old male suspect). The suspect refused to answer his door for officers. Probable cause developed to arrest/charge the suspect.
NORTH: Battery – 10:43 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance between two subjects (female victim and 25-year-old female suspect). The suspect was not on scene when officers arrived. Probable cause developed to arrest/charge the suspect.
SOUTH: Drug Incident – 12:04 a.m. Officers responded, along with MFD, reference a subject unable to breath. Naloxone was administered and the subject/suspect (25-year-old male) was revived. The suspect admitted to using heroin. The suspect was conveyed to a local hospital and issued an order-in date for possession of heroin.