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MPD Notable Calls 02/01/2021 to 02/02/2021

February 2, 2021 9:12 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 02/01/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 02/02/2021, MPD received 384 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 (43), East (72), Midtown (63), North (85), South (43), West (46), and Other (32).  "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.  

 

02/01

EAST: Sexual Assault – 4:02 a.m.  Officers met with a victim who reported being sexually assaulted by a known acquaintance/suspect.  Investigation continuing.

NORTH: Adult Arrested Person – 10:59 a.m.  Officers took a wanted suspect (30-year-old female) into custody on several outstanding warrants. 

CENTRAL: Domestic Disturbance – 11:28 a.m.  Officers responded to a report of a domestic incident that occurred over the weekend.  Officers met with the caller who reported being assaulted by his roommate.  The caller had no injuries and details about what occurred were lacking.  Contact was made with two roommates who provided a different explanation of what occurred.  Investigation led to probable cause being developed to arrest/charge the caller/suspect (20-year-old male) for domestic battery and domestic disorderly conduct.

CENTRAL: Drug Incident Overdose – 12:48 p.m.  Officers responded to a subject/suspect (56-year-old male) experiencing a drug overdose.  The suspect admitted to using heroin.  The suspect was conveyed to a local hospital where he was cited and referred to the Madison Area Addiction Recovery Initiative (MAARI). 

WEST: Stolen Vehicle – 4:15 p.m.  A vehicle was reported stolen from a parking lot.  The vehicle was left running, unlocked and unattended.  Attempt to locate aired.  The vehicle was listed as stolen in the appropriate databases.

EAST: Intoxicated Driver – 4:17 p.m.  Officers responded to a report of an intoxicated driver (described as a male) in a parking spot at a business.  Officers arrived on scene and observed a known subject running from the vehicle.  Contact was made with a subject/suspect (20-year-old female) in the vehicle.  The suspect was found to be impaired.  The suspect was arrested/charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (1st offense) and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 5:23 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance between two subjects (male victim and 20-year-old female suspect).  The suspect was arrested/charged with domestic disorderly conduct and a probation/parole hold.

WEST: Assist Law Enforcement – 9:05 p.m.  Officers responded to assist with a vehicle being pursued by another law enforcement agency.  MPD was not involved in the pursuit but observed the vehicle.  The vehicle was later located unoccupied.  K9 track conducted. 

EAST: Adult Arrested Person – 9:31 p.m.  Officers responded to a convenience store for an unwanted customer refusing to leave.  The suspect (52-year-old male) was arrested for trespassing after notification.

02/02

NORTH: Disturbance – 1:33 a.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance with a report of shots fired involved.  A female subject confronted a male subject over another incident.  The male punched the female and both subjects left in separate vehicles following one another.  Shots were then reported coming from one vehicle towards the other. The male subject involved was not located by officers at this time.  No injuries reported.  Investigation continuing. 

WEST: Adult Arrested Person – 4:02 a.m.  Officers took a subject/suspect (31-year old male) into custody on multiple felony warrants.    

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