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MPD Notable Calls 05/05/2021 to 05/06/2021

May 6, 2021 8:16 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 05/05/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 05/06/2021, MPD received 442 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 (69), East (85), Midtown (79), North (81), South (38), West (67), and Other (23).  "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.  

05/05

EAST: Death Investigation – 8:40 a.m.  Officers responded, along with EMS/MFD, to a pulseless non-breathing subject (73-year-old male).  Lifesaving measures attempted but not successful.  Medical Examiner's office responded.  Nothing suspicious identified. 

WEST: Child Abuse – 10:33 a.m.  Officers responded to a report of child abuse.  Parents contacted/interviewed.  Child Protective Services notified.  No charges substantiated at this time. 

NORTH: Sexual Assault of a Child – 10:52 a.m.  Officers responded, along with Child Protective Services, to a report of alleged sexual abuse.  Safety plan created.  Investigation continuing. 

MIDTOWN: Disturbance – 11:50 a.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 20-year-old female suspect.  The suspect was arrested/charged with battery to medical personnel (2 counts) and a bench warrant. 

CENTRAL: Check Person – 1:09 p.m.  Officers responded to check the area for a missing/runaway juvenile.  Areas checked with negative results.  Attempt to locate aired.  The juvenile is listed as missing/runaway in the appropriate databases.

MIDTOWN: Weapons Offense – 6:06 p.m.  Officers responded to the 4500 block of Verona Rd for multiple reports of shots fired.  A witness observed someone shooting from a vehicle.  The suspect vehicle fled from the scene.  No reported injuries or property damage.  A shell casings was located/recovered.  Investigation continuing. 

EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 6:28 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 36-year-old male suspect.  The suspect was arrested/charged with domestic disorderly conduct. 

MIDTOWN: Missing Adult – 9:51 p.m.  An 18-year-old male subject was reported as missing.  Attempt to locate aired.  No mental health/medical concerns noted. 

SOUTH: Death Investigation – 10:30 p.m.  Officers responded to a report of a pulseless non-breathing subject (43-year-old male).  Lifesaving measures attempted but not successful.  Nothing suspicious observed. 

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