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 03/01/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 03/02/2021, MPD received 343 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 (77), Midtown (61), North (43), South (46), 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.
EAST: Recovered Stolen Vehicle – 6:00 a.m. A vehicle, that was reported stolen, was found to have been towed. Registered owner notified.
NORTH: Adult Arrested Person – 9:24 a.m. At the request of probation/parole, their client/suspect (62-year-old male) was contacted, arrested and conveyed to jail.
EAST: Mental Health Conveyance – 9:54 a.m. A subject was conveyed to a local hospital for a mental health evaluation. Final outcome pending.
WEST: Stolen Vehicle – 12:45 p.m. A vehicle was reported stolen. The registered owner had both sets of keys to the vehicle. Attempt to locate aired. The vehicle was listed as stolen in the appropriate databases.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 1:12 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 30-year-old male suspect. Contact was made with the suspect who resisted officers. The suspect was arrested/charged with domestic disorderly conduct, resisting and felony bail jumping.
WEST: Drug Incident Overdose – 7:49 p.m. Officers responded, along with EMS/MFD, to a report of a subject experiencing an overdose. The subject was conveyed to a local hospital for an evaluation. Another subject/suspect (28-year-old female) on scene was arrested for a probation violation.
SOUTH: Assist Police – 11:45 p.m. MPD assisted Fitchburg PD and the Town of Madison PD with a crash on the Beltline at Fish Hatchery Rd.
SOUTH: Check Person – 12:18 a.m. Officers responded to check the welfare of a possible suicidal subject. The subject was not on scene when officers arrived. Areas canvassed. Attempt to locate aired. The subject was listed as missing/endangered.
NORTH: Missing Adult – 1:57 a.m. Officers responded to a report of a missing subject who suffers from dementia. Areas canvassed. The subject was located safe and left in the care of family.