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MPD Notable Calls 03/31/2021 to 04/01/2021

April 1, 2021 9:06 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 03/31/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 04/01/2021, MPD received 364 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 (71), Midtown (45), North (55), South (36), West (67), and Other (32).  "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.  

 

03/31

NORTH: Death Investigation – 7:00 a.m.  Officers responded to an assisted living facility for a pulseless non-breathing subject.  The subject had a do-not-resuscitate order in place.  The subject also had numerous health concerns.  Medical Examiner's office contacted.  Nothing suspicious observed. 

WEST: Sexual Assault – 9:38 a.m.  Officers met with a victim who reported a recent sexual assault.  The suspect is known to the victim.  Investigation continuing.  

MIDTOWN: Hit-and-Run – 10:37 a.m.  Officers responded to a report of a subject struck by a vehicle and the suspect/vehicle no longer on scene.  The victim and suspect were involved in a minor rear-end collision.  During the exchange of information the suspect became uncooperative and fled the scene.  Investigation continuing. 

CITY-WIDE: Adult Arrested Person – 3:36 p.m.  MPD assisted another law enforcement agency with taking a wanted suspect (22-year-old male) into custody on a felony warrant. 

CENTRAL: Intoxicated Driver – 5:34 p.m.  A driver/suspect (26-year-old male) was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (1st offense) and issued multiple traffic citations after striking multiple vehicles.

SOUTH: Disturbance – 7:56 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 59-year-old male suspect.  The suspect resisted when officers went to place him into custody.  The suspect was arrested/charged with battery, disorderly conduct, resisting and felony bail jumping.

EAST: Child Abuse – 9:47 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 26-year-old male suspect.  The suspect struck a female victim and punched the victim's child.  The suspect was arrested/charged with battery, physical abuse to a child and a probation hold. 

04/01

EAST: Drug Incident – 12:22 a.m.  Officers responded to a residence reference a heroin overdose.  A 48-year-old female was located deceased.  Two male subjects were experiencing drug overdoses and had to be revived with Naloxone.  Both male subjects/suspects were cited for possession of heroin.  One of the suspect was referred to the Madison Area Addiction Recovery Initiative (MAARI).  Autopsy pending for the deceased.  Investigation continuing. 

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