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MPD Notable Calls 04/27/2021 to 04/28/2021

April 28, 2021 9:15 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 04/27/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 04/28/2021, MPD received 433 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 (65), East (76), Midtown (76), North (89), South (50), West (46), and Other (31).  "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.  

04/27

Priority calls only from 10:45 a.m. to. 11:42 a.m. due to calls for service.

SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 5:06 a.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 46-year-old male suspect.  The victim was transported to a local hospital for an evaluation/treatment.  Attempts to contact the suspect were unsuccessful.  Probable cause developed to charge the suspect once he is located. **The suspect turned himself in and was charged with domestic disorderly conduct, battery, strangulation, intimidation of a victim (2 counts) and false imprisonment. 

SOUTH: Mental Health Conveyance – 6:50 a.m.  Officers responded to check the welfare of a subject.  The subject was conveyed to a local hospital for an evaluation.  Journey Mental Health consulted.  An emergency detention was sought/approved.  The subject was transported to Winnebago.

NORTH: Disturbance – 8:46 a.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 22-year-old male suspect.  Information obtained that the suspect may have been armed.  The suspect was not on scene when officers arrived but was contacted via phone by officers.  Probable cause developed to charge the suspect once he is located. 

WEST: Residential Burglary – 9:40 a.m.  Officers responded to a residential burglary.  The suspect(s) entered an unlocked vehicle in the driveway and used the garage door opener to access the garage/home where a purse, wallet, car keys and car were stolen.  Attempt to locate aired.  The vehicle was listed as stolen in the appropriate databases. Investigation continuing. 

WEST: Death Investigation – 11:31 a.m.  Officers responded to a report of a deceased subject (55-year-old male).  Medical Examiner's office responded.  Nothing suspicious observed. 

CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person – 12:45 p.m.  Officers observed a wanted suspect (27-year-old male) and a traffic stop was initiated.  The suspect was arrested/charged on the outstanding warrant.  New charges were developed for felon in possession of a firearm and possession of THC. 

SOUTH: Intoxicated Driver – 1:21 p.m.  Officers responded to a report of a driver/vehicle who drove into a construction zone and collided with construction equipment.  The driver/suspect (56-year-old male) was determined to be impaired.  The suspect was arrested/charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (1st offense). 

WEST: Recovered/Stolen Vehicle – 4:51 p.m.  A stolen vehicle was located/recovered. 

SOUTH: Check Person – 6:02 p.m.  Officers responded to check the welfare of a possible suicidal subject.  The subject was conveyed to a local hospital for an evaluation.  Journey Mental Health plugged in.  An emergency detention was sought/approved and the subject was subsequently transported to Winnebago. 

EAST: Trespass – 7:39 p.m.  Officers responded to a business for a burglary in progress.  Two suspects (14-year-old male and 13-year-old male) were contacted and released with restorative justice referrals for unlawful trespassing.   

NORTH: Drug Incident – 9:29 p.m.  Officers responded to a residence for a reported drug overdose.  Naloxone was administered.  Two subjects/suspects (59-year-old male and 31-year-old female) were conveyed to a local hospital for evaluations.  Both were cited/released and referred to the Madison Area Addiction Recovery Initiative (MAARI).   

04/28

WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 12:09 a.m.  Officers responded to an ongoing disturbance involving a 19-year-old female suspect. Officers responded to the residence multiple times throughout the night but the suspect was not on scene.  The suspect was ultimately contacted and arrested/charged with disorderly conduct (4 counts) and battery.     

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