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 02/02/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 02/03/2021, MPD received 370 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 (58), East (70), Midtown (58), North (65), South (32), West (54), and Other (33). "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: Recovered Stolen Vehicle – 9:28 a.m. An officer observed a stolen vehicle in a parking lot and two subjects walking away from it. The subjects/suspects (22-year-old female and 28-year-old female) were detained. The driver/suspect was arrested/charged with operating a motor vehicle without consent, retail theft and resisting. The passenger/suspect was arrested/charged with outstanding warrants.
NORTH: Death Investigation – 10:53 a.m. Officers received a request to check the welfare of a subject. Entry was made to the residence and the subject (72-year-old male) was located deceased. Medical Examiner's office responded. Nothing suspicious observed.
NORTH: Road Rage – 12:53 p.m. A driver/caller reported that a reckless driver pointed a gun at them driving down E. Washington Avenue. The caller became unavailable to connect with officers regarding this incident and no further information has been obtained.
NORTH: Adult Arrested Person – 1:09 p.m. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver/suspect (26-year-old male) was observed with a handgun. The suspect sped away from officers and crashed into another motorist, who was not injured. The suspect fled on foot and was apprehended by officers and a K9. The suspect was arrested and charged with hit-and-run, resisting, possession of a controlled substance and carrying a concealed weapons. Incident Report on MPD's website completed.
EAST: Disturbance – 5:14 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 37-year-old male suspect. The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting. The suspect continued to be combative towards officers and spit at officers. The suspect was also charged with discharge of bodily fluids (2 counts), threats to law enforcement and several counts of bail jumping.
EAST: Crash – 6:57 p.m. Officers responded to a single vehicle rollover crash at Zeier Rd/East Springs Dr. The driver was transported to a local hospital. Signs of intoxication present. Investigation continuing. ** The driver/suspect (42-year-old male) was later arrested/charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (5th offense).
WEST: Mental Health Conveyance – 7:03 p.m. Officers took a subject into protective custody under a Chapter 51 return request. The subject was medically cleared and then conveyed to Winnebago.
SOUTH: Weapons Offense – 7:26 p.m. Officers responded to a report of shots fired/road rage incident near the intersections of Hwy 12 and 14. The victim's vehicle was struck by gunfire. No injuries were reported. Limited suspect/vehicle information. Incident Report on MPD's website completed.
EAST: Adult Arrested Person – 10:39 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 33-year-old male suspect. The suspect attempted to flee when officers arrived on scene but he was apprehended. The suspect was arrested/charged with domestic disorderly conduct and possession of heroin.
CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person – 12:28 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 62-year-old male suspect. The suspect was arrested/charged with domestic battery and an outstanding probation/parole warrant.
NORTH: Check Property – 2:34 a.m. Officers responded to the area of Packers/Manley for reports of shots fired. Areas checked. No evidence of shots fired located at this time. No reported injuries or property damage.