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MPD Notable Calls 03/09/2021 to 03/10/2021

March 10, 2021 7:48 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 03/09/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 03/10/2021, MPD received 439 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 (99), Midtown (63), North (69), South (61), West (68), and Other (21).  "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.  

 

03/09

WEST: Residential Burglary – 4:02 a.m.  Officers responded to a residential burglary where two suspects used a garage opener in an unlocked vehicle to gain entry to the home.  A wallet was stolen.  Suspects fled. 

WEST: Theft from Vehicle – 5:40 a.m.  A running vehicle was entered by suspects.  The owner confronted the suspects who fled in a stolen vehicle.  A laptop was stolen from the vehicle. 

NORTH: Strong Armed Robbery – 5:49 a.m.  Officers responded to a convenience store where a female suspect stole money and fled on foot. 

EAST: Stolen Vehicle – 10:43 a.m.  An overdue U-Haul was reported as stolen.  Attempt to locate aired.  The vehicle was listed as stolen in the appropriate databases.

MIDTOWN: Mental Health Conveyance – 2:47 p.m.  Officers responded to a residence to check the welfare of a subject.   The subject was taken into protective custody and conveyed to a local hospital.  Journey Mental Health consulted. Emergency detention approved.  Final transport pending.    

EAST: Drug Incident – 2:48 p.m.  Officers responded to a report of a pulseless non-breathing subject/suspect (37-year-old male).  The suspect was administered Naloxone before officers arrived on scene and was alert.  The suspect admitted to using heroin.  The suspect was arrested/charged with possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia and a probation/parole hold.

WEST: Adult Arrested Person – 3:45 p.m.  A wanted suspect (21-year-old male) was located, arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. 

NORTH: Crash – 3:58 p.m.  Officers responded to E. Washington Ave/N. Sixth St for a two-vehicle crash with blockage.  An involved driver/suspect (18-year-old male) was arrested/charged with obstructing and felony bail jumping (2 counts).  The suspect was also cited for a red light violation. 

WEST: Weapons Offense – 4:08 p.m.  Officers responded to the 200 block of N. Gammon Rd for reports of shots fired.  Casings located.  No reported injuries or property damage at this time.  Incident Report on MPD's website completed. 

NORTH: Adult Arrested Person – 4:15 p.m.  A suspect (32-year-old male) was arrested/charged with disorderly conduct after it was reported that he was standing in an intersection and striking vehicles with a stick.

NORTH: Disturbance – 11:35 p.m.  Officers responded to a domestic child custody dispute.  No charges were substantiated and officers disengaged after having contact with all parties.

EAST: Check Person – 11:53 p.m.  Officers responded to a report of a caller stating that two suspects attempted to rob him.  The caller was not on scene and could not be contacted by officers.  Areas canvassed.  No further information obtained.

03/10

WEST: Weapons Offense – 12:43 a.m.  Officers responded to a report of shots fired on John Q. Hammons Drive.  Area canvassed.  No evidence of shots fired located at this time. 

MIDTOWN: Stolen Vehicle – 1:22 a.m.  A vehicle was reported stolen from a driveway.  Attempt to locate aired.  The vehicle was listed as stolen in the appropriate databases. 

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