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MPD Notable Calls 06/23/2021 to 06/24/2021

June 24, 2021 11:00 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 6/23/21 through 6:00 a.m. on 6/24/21, MPD received 523 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 (74), East (111), Midtown (65), North (116), South (35), West (71), and Other (51).  "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 8:43 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. due to calls for service.

6/23

EAST: Accident with Injuries – 7:42 a.m.  Officers responded to a residence two car, injury crash. Four people were transported to a local hospital with life-threatening and minor injuries.  The suspect driver (29-year-old male) ran a red light and t-boned the victim vehicle.  Investigation continuing.

WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 8:31 a.m. Officers responded to a west district residence for a report of a stabbing.  The suspect (21-year-old female) stated she and the victim had been arguing, resulting in a physical altercation.  The suspect then stabbed the victim.  The victim was  transported to a local hospital. The suspect was also transported to a local hospital but will be conveyed to the Dane County Jail for domestic related charges.  Investigation continuing.

WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 10:12 a.m. Officers responded to a west district residence for a report of disturbance.  Officers learned that a witness observed the suspect (21-year-old male) batter the victim, leaving the victim unconscious.  The victim refused medical treatment or a report.  Later in the afternoon, officers responded to another residence involving the same two parties.  The victim had visible injuries and again refused medical treatment or a report.  The suspect is at large.  Investigation continuing.

EAST: Stolen Auto – 12:09 a.m. Officers responded to an east district fast-food establishment for a report of a stolen auto.  The victim reported that the keys were left inside the vehicle.  The vehicle was later located abandoned.  Investigation continuing.

MIDTOWN: Stolen Auto – 12:10 a.m. Officers responded to a midtown residence reference a stolen auto report.  The victim stated that the keys were left in the vehicle and the vehicle was parked in the driveway.  Investigation continuing.

WEST: Accident with Injuries – 1:04 p.m. Officers investigated a series of events to include a stolen auto, accident with injuries and kidnapping occurring in the west district.  A vehicle was stolen and the suspect (22-year-old male) was then involved in a hit and run crash.  Witnesses stopped at the scene of the hit and run and the suspect pointed a firearm at the witnesses and forced them to drive him from the scene. The suspect fled from the witness's vehicle and was picked up by another driver.  The suspect remains at large. Investigation continuing.

NORTH: Drug Incident Overdose – 4:07 p.m.  Officers responded to a business in the north district for a drug overdose.  The witness stated they were inside the business and when they returned to their vehicle, their friend who was waiting for them in the parking lot was face-down unconscious in the vehicle.  The suspect (24-year-old male) was arrested for possession of heroin and a probation hold and conveyed to the Dane County Jail.

EAST: Weapons Offense – 7:04 p.m. Officers responded to a report of multiple shots fired.  Officers locate casings in the roadway. During the shots fired investigation, MPD is notified that a subject with a gunshot wound has arrived at a local hospital.  The victim has non-life threatening injuries and refused to make a statement.  Investigation continuing.

WEST: Child Neglect – 9:57 p.m. Officers responded to a 911 call from a child who stated their mother was missing. Officer attempted to locate the mother for an hour when she returned and was under the influence of drugs.  Officers learned that the children were left alone all day.  The children were placed with a family member. The suspect (29-year-old female) was arrested for child neglect, possession of cocaine and a warrant and conveyed to the Dane County Jail.

CENTRAL: Disturbance – 11:13 p.m. Officers on foot patrol in the central district were contacted by a victim who stated that she and her boyfriend were walking when the suspect (64-year-old male) grabbed her buttocks and stated offensive things to them.  The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct and bail jumping and was conveyed to the Dane County Jail.

EAST: OMVWI Arrest/Intoxicated Driver – 12:03 a.m. Officers responded to a roll-over crash.  The suspect driver (28-year-old male) stated he swerved to avoid a crash and lost control of the vehicle.  Officers noted drugs in plain view.  The suspect was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence, possession of a controlled substance and conveyed to the Dane County Jail.

CENTRAL: Disturbance – 1:12 a.m. Officers responded to an alcohol establishment for a fight occurring inside.  Four suspects (1, 20-year-old and 3, 21-year-old females) were arrested for disorderly conduct and battery and conveyed to the Dane County Jail.

CENTRAL: Battery – 1:48 a.m. Officers responded to a residence for a subject who had been battered.  The victim stated that he was battered while walking home from the bars.  The victim stated the suspects stole their personal property.  The victim was transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Investigation continuing.

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