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MPD Notable Calls 03/08/2021 to 03/09/2021

March 9, 2021 6:49 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 03/08/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 03/09/2021, MPD received 431 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 (73), East (101), Midtown (63), North (73), South (28), West (65), 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.  

 

03/08

WEST: Theft from Vehicle – 7:38 a.m.  Vehicles in a driveway were rummaged through. Items stolen. 

WEST: Theft from Vehicle – 7:46 a.m.  A vehicle in an underground parking structure was broken into and items stolen.

NORTH: Theft from Vehicle – 8:10 a.m.  A vehicle in a parking lot was entered and items stolen.

WEST: Theft from Vehicle – 8:41 a.m.  A vehicle in an underground parking structure was broken into and items stolen.

WEST: Theft from Vehicle – 10:13 a.m.  A vehicle was broken into.  Unknown at this time if anything was stolen.

CENTRAL: Domestic Disturbance – 11:11 a.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance.  There was a delay in reporting of the incident.  Involved subjects not on scene when officers arrived.   Investigation continuing. 

EAST: Residential Burglary – 11:34 a.m.  Officers responded to a residential burglary.  The homeowner was alerted to an unknown male subject in their garage.  The suspect left the area in a vehicle.  Unknown at this time if anything was stolen.

WEST: Missing Adult – 11:43 a.m.  Officers received a report of a missing adult (46-year-old female).  Attempt to locate aired.  Phone ping conducted.  Investigation continuing. 

EAST: Intoxicated Driver – 2:09 p.m.   A traffic stop was conducted and the driver/suspect (34-year-old male) was found to be impaired.  The suspect was arrested/charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (1st offense).  No responsible party was able to be secured for the suspect so therefore he was conveyed to jail.  Drugs were located on the suspect.  The suspect received an additional charge of possession of methamphetamine. 

EAST: Death Investigation – 2:30 p.m.  Officers responded to a hotel for a deceased subject (42-year-old female).  Evidence of drug use observed.  Medical Examiner's office responded.  Nothing suspicious observed.   

EAST: Death Investigation – 7:02 p.m.  Officers responded to a residence for a deceased subject (58-year-old male).  Medical Examiner's office responded.   Decedent had health concerns.  Nothing suspicious observed. 

SOUTH: Mental Health Conveyance – 8:48 p.m.  A subject was taken into protective custody after consultation with Journey Mental Health.  Emergency detention sought and approved.  Transport to Winnebago pending.

NORTH: Traffic Arrest – 9:00 p.m.  A traffic stop was completed and an unknown substance was observed in plain view.  Extensive drug history recorded for the driver/suspect (34-year-old male).  A search of the vehicle yielded a loaded handgun, unspent bullets, cash and drugs.  The suspect was arrested/charged with possession with intent (MDMA), possession with intent (THC), felon in possession of a firearm, bail jumping and carrying a concealed weapon. 

WEST: Disturbance – 10:05 p.m.  Officers responded to a report of a disturbance.  Officers arrived on scene and the caller could not be located/contacted.  Areas canvassed.  No injured subjects located.  No involved subjects located/contacted. 

03/09

WEST: Weapons Offense – 2:04 a.m.  Officers responded to the area of Balsam Rd for reports of shots fired.  A vehicle fled at a high rate of speed as officers arrived in the area.  Canvas of the area completed.  No evidence of shots fired located at this time.  No reports of injuries or property damage.

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