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MPD Notable Calls 03/02/2021 to 03/03/2021

March 3, 2021 9:13 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 03/02/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 03/03/2021, MPD received 335 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 (44), East (84), Midtown (49), North (52), South (26), West (58), and Other (22).  "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.  

 

03/02

NORTH: Drug Incident – 9:58 a.m.  A maintenance worker located numerous individually packaged baggies – contents tested positive for drugs.  Evidence seized.  Additional follow-up to be conducted. 

SOUTH: Road Rage – 10:01 a.m.  Officers responded to a vehicle vs. tree crash.  The driver reported that another driver/vehicle was chasing him and shot at him.  Video evidence was reviewed which did not align with what the driver reported.  The driver/suspect (19-year-old male) received a medical clearance before being arrested on a felony bail jumping charge (he was not allowed to drive per bail conditions). 

WEST: Recovered Stolen Vehicle – 12:17 p.m.  A stolen vehicle was located/recovered unoccupied on Gammon Lane. 

WEST: Recovered Stolen Vehicle – 12:53 p.m.  A stolen vehicle was located/recovered unoccupied on Muir Field Road. 

EAST: Disturbance – 1:08 p.m.  Officers responded to a report of a disturbance involving a gun.  Contact made with several subjects on scene.  The subject described to have the gun was not on scene.  No statements/evidence of a gun being used to threaten anyone.  No charges substantiated at this time.

EAST: Threats Complaint – 2:23 p.m.  Officers received a report of a subject making some vague threats.  Contact made with the subject.  No charges substantiated at this time. 

MIDTOWN: Sexual Assault of a Child – 2:43 p.m.  Officers responded to a sexual assault of a child report.  The victim/minor reported meeting the suspect through a social media app and meeting him in December.  Investigation continuing. 

WEST: Sexual Assault of a Child – 4:48 p.m.  The mother of a victim confronted the suspect's family which caused a disturbance and led to the police being called.  Child Protective Services notified.  The victim and suspect no longer have contact.  Investigation continuing. 

MIDTOWN: Disturbance – 6:51 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance with the suspects leaving in a stolen vehicle.  The vehicle was located and a traffic stop was conducted.  A 31-year-old female suspect was arrested/charged with operating a motor vehicle without consent and an outstanding warrant.  A 30-year-old female suspect was arrested/charged with disorderly conduct, felony bail jumping (2 counts) and a probation hold.  Stolen vehicle was recovered and registered owner notified. 

SOUTH: Child Abuse – 7:42 p.m.  Officers responded to a local hospital for concerns that a child was being abused.  Child Protective Services plugged in.  Investigation continuing.

EAST: Check Property – 8:05 p.m.  Officers responded to Spaanem Ave for reports of shots fired.  Areas checked. No evidence of shots fired located. 

NORTH: Adult Arrested Person – 10:30 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 43-year-old male suspect.  The suspect was arrested/charged with domestic battery, disorderly conduct, criminal damage to property and felony bail jumping (2 counts). 

NORTH: Check Person – 11:05 p.m.  Officers responded to check the welfare of a subject.  The subject was contacted and taken into protective custody.  The subject was transported to a local hospital for an evaluation.  Journey Mental Health plugged in.  The subject was voluntarily admitted to the hospital and left in the care of medical staff. 

WEST: Adult Arrested Person – 11:46 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 43-year-old female suspect.  The suspect was arrested/charged with disorderly conduct and outstanding warrants. 

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