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 05/25/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 05/26/2021, MPD received 434 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 (93), Midtown (61), North (69), South (46), West (55), and Other (41). "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.
NORTH: Robbery – 6:56 a.m. Officers met with a victim who reported that a cell phone and gift cards from her purse were stolen by a female suspect who produced a knife. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Sexual Assault – 7:41 a.m. Officers responded to check the welfare of a subject unconscious outside. The subject was conveyed to a local hospital where they reported they were sexually assaulted. Limited information obtained at this time. Investigation continuing.
NORTH: Mental Health Conveyance – 8:34 a.m. Officers conveyed a subject from a local hospital to Winnebago for an emergency detention.
WEST: Weapons Violation – 9:30 a.m. An officer was flagged down in the 1000 block of Gammon Ln for a report of an occupied residence that had been struck by gunfire. The victim reported hearing noise the night before but did not observe any damage until this morning. A casing was located outside the residence. Incident Report on MPD's website completed. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Assist EMS/MFD – 12:33 p.m. While officers were at the Dutch Mill Park and Ride a vehicle was observed to be on fire. MFD responded. Investigation continuing.
SOUTH: Missing/Runaway Juvenile – 12:39 p.m. A child was reported missing from school. Fitchburg PD located the child safe and returned them to school.
EAST: Adult Arrested Person – 4:08 p.m. A wanted suspect (34-year-old female) was taken into custody and conveyed to jail on the outstanding warrant.
CENTRAL: Death Investigation – 4:27 p.m. Officers responded to a residence for a deceased subject (33-year-old male). Medical Examiner's office responded. The decedent had a history of drug/alcohol use. Nothing suspicious observed. Autopsy pending.
SOUTH: Adult Arrested Person – 5:23 p.m. Officers responded to concerns of a disturbance having taken place. The suspect (33-year-old male) was arrested/charged with domestic battery, bail jumping and an outstanding warrant.
MIDTOWN: Mental Health Conveyance – 8:45 p.m. Officers responded to a local hospital for a subject in need of an emergency detention. The subject was conveyed to Winnebago.
MIDTOWN: Stolen Vehicle – 10:28 p.m. A vehicle was reported stolen from a residence. The vehicle was in the driveway and was unlocked. The keys were in the vehicle. Attempt to locate aired. The vehicle was listed as stolen in the appropriate databases. Incident Report on MPD's website completed.
SOUTH: Adult Arrested Person – 11:41 p.m. A wanted suspect (29-year-old male) was taken into custody and conveyed to jail on a parole violation warrant.
Priority calls only from 12:33 a.m. to 12:59 a.m. due to calls for service.
WEST: Residential Burglary – 12:14 a.m. Officers responded to a residence for an unknown subject/suspect in the home. Residence cleared. No subjects/suspects located. Items from the home reported as stolen. Incident Report on MPD's website completed. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 1:19 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 39-year-old female suspect. The victim sustained visible injuries. The suspect was arrested/charged with domestic disorderly conduct.
MIDTOWN: Missing Child – 1:23 a.m. Officers responded to a report of a missing child. Parents heard a noise in the home and when they went to investigate noticed their child was no longer in their room. A back door to the home was found open. Areas checked. The child was located safe and returned home.