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 05/11/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 05/12/2021, MPD received 423 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 (64), East (95), Midtown (56), North (80), South (36), West (62), and Other (30). "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.
Priority calls only from 2:04 p.m. to 3:24 p.m. due to calls for service.
WEST: Residential Burglary – 5:33 a.m. Officers responded to a residence where two vehicles were reported as stolen. Suspect(s) made entry to the home through an unsecured garage to steal keys and then the vehicles. Nothing else reported as missing/stolen. One vehicle located/recovered. Second vehicle listed as stolen in the appropriate databases.
CENTRAL: Death Investigation – 8:32 a.m. Officers responded to a report of a deceased subject (39-year-old male). Medical Examiner's office responded. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Sexual Assault of a Child – 10:58 a.m. Officers received a report of sexual abuse of a child. Child Protective Services plugged in. Investigation continuing.
NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 11:04 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 46-year-old male suspect. The suspect was not on scene when officers arrived. Probable cause developed to arrest/charge the suspect once he is located.
CENTRAL: Crash – 12:19 p.m. Officers responded to E. Johnson St/Wisconsin Ave for a two-vehicle crash. A driver/suspect (22-year-old male) ran a red light and crashed into another vehicle/driver. The suspect was arrested/charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (2nd offense) causing injury and bail jumping.
EAST: Crash – 1:37 p.m. Officers responded to E. Washington/I-90 for a motor vehicle vs motorcycle crash. Witnesses observed the motorcyclist strike the back of vehicle which caused the motorcycle to flip several times. The driver of the motorcycle was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Check Person – 1:50 p.m. Officers received a request to check the welfare of a subject. The subject was conveyed to a local hospital for a medical clearance before being transported to Winnebago.
NORTH: Strong Armed Robbery – 3:08 p.m. Officers met with a victim who reported having money stolen from him by an unknown male subject/suspect. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Road Rage – 7:31 p.m. A driver reported that another driver pointed a gun at him as they were driving on E. Gorham St. Suspect vehicle not on scene. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 9:56 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 38-year-old female suspect. The suspect was arrested/charged with domestic disorderly conduct.
EAST: Missing/Runaway Juvenile – 11:17 p.m. A 14-year-old female juvenile was reported as missing/runaway. The juvenile has a history of running away. Attempt to locate aired. The juvenile was listed as missing/runaway in the appropriate databases.
SOUTH: Check Property – 12:17 a.m. Officers responded to Fisher St for a report of shots fired. Areas canvassed. Contact made with a subject who reported an argument had taken place between two subjects (male subject not on scene and female subject did not cooperate). No evidence of shots fired located. No reported injuries. No charges substantiated at this time.
WEST: Strong Armed Robbery – 1:26 a.m. Officers responded to a residence after the caller/victim reported that an unknown male subject/suspect grabbed her purse and ran as she was attempting to close her garage door. Suspect not located. Investigation continuing.