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MPD Notable Calls 06/21/2021 to 06/22/2021

June 22, 2021 8:59 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 06/21/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 06/22/2021, MPD received 486 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 (71), East (81), Midtown (81), North (67), South (64), West (76), and Other (46).  "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 5:07pm to 6:07pm and from 1:45am to 2:15pm due to calls for service.

06/21

MIDTOWN: Stolen Auto – 7:04 am.  The victim reported her vehicle was stolen from her driveway sometime overnight.  Keys were in the vehicle.  An ATL was aired and the vehicle was listed as stolen.

MIDTOWN: Stolen Auto – 7:55 am.  The victim reported his vehicle was stolen from his driveway sometime overnight.  The vehicle was listed as stolen and an ATL was aired.

CITY-WIDE: Assist Police – 8:36 am.  Officers assisted Sun Prairie PD with a high risk traffic stop.  The suspect was taken into custody.

CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person – 12:22 pm.  Officers arrested a suspect for whom a warrant had been issued.  The suspect was transported to jail.

NORTH: Weapons Offense Person w/ Gun – 12:40 pm.  The victim reported she was traveling inbound on Hwy 151 when she observed a vehicle speeding and driving recklessly.  This vehicle began to follow the victim in her vehicle until they reached Perkins restaurant on Hayes Rd.  The suspect then pointed a handgun at the victim and threatened her.  The suspect vehicle then left the area and was not located.

EAST: Weapons Offense – 1:14 pm.  Officers responded to a residence where the suspect (35-year-old male) threatened the victim and pointed a knife at her.  The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct while armed.

NORTH: Check Person – 2:51 pm.  Dispatch received a call from a subject (21-year-old male) who reported he was suicidal and had a gun but no longer wanted to kill himself and wanted help.  Officers made contact with the subject who was admitted to the psychiatric ward of a local hospital.

NORTH: Assist Police – 4:50 pm.  Maple Bluff PD began a pursuit of a suspect vehicle which continued out of their village and into the city of Madison north district.  The suspect vehicle failed to stop at an intersection and struck two vehicles.  Madison officers assisted with a track of the vehicle to a residence where officers attempted contact.  Madison PD is handling the crash investigation.

MIDTOWN: Death Investigation – 5:48 pm.  A subject (65-year-old male) was found deceased in his residence by family members.  Nothing suspicious on scene.  Medical examiner responded.

EAST: Child Neglect – 8:58 pm.  Dispatch received a report of two children in a vehicle in the 2400 block of Winnebago St with an adult subject/suspect who appeared to be unconscious.  The suspect was arrested for child neglect.  CPS took custody of the children.

NORTH: Drug Overdose – 11:19 pm.  Dispatch received a report of two subjects/suspects in a vehicle at the BP gas station who appeared to be unconscious.  MFD paramedics revived one of the suspects (44-year-old female) with naloxone and transported her to the hospital.  This suspect was cited with possession of heroin.  A second suspect (55-year-old male) was cited for possession of a controlled substance.

NORTH: Sexual Assault – 11:49 pm.  A victim reported an acquaintance sexually assaulted her at her residence.  Investigation continuing.

EAST: Assist Police – 11:56 pm.  Officers assisted Cottage Grove PD with a crash on Hwy 30 over Fair Oaks Ave.

06/22

NORTH: Death Investigation – 2:36 am.  A subject (49-year-old female) was found deceased in her residence.  Nothing suspicious on scene.  Medical examiner responded

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