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MPD Notable Calls 07/12/2021 to 07/13/2021

July 13, 2021 8:46 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 07/12/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 07/13/2021, MPD received 484 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 (59), East (126), Midtown (56), North (83), South (49), West (65), 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.  

07/12

NORTH: Adult Arrested Person – 10:18 a.m.  Two wanted subjects/suspects (27-year-old female and 36-year-old male) were taken into custody on outstanding warrants at a hotel on Hayes Rd.

MIDTOWN: Suspicious Vehicle – 10:26 a.m.  MPD was flagged down for a report of a suspicious vehicle that had not been moved from a business parking lot in a few days.  The vehicle was confirmed to be stolen.  A 17-year-old male subject/suspect returned to the vehicle as officers were on scene. A handgun was observed in plain view in the vehicle.  The suspect was arrested/charged with possession of a dangerous weapon under 18 years of age. 

NORTH: Death Investigation – 10:45 a.m.  Officers responded to a report of a deceased subject (87-year-old male).  Medical Examiner's office responded.  Nothing suspicious identified. 

EAST: Adult Arrested Person – 2:45 p.m.  Officers took a wanted subject/suspect (42-year-old female) into custody.  The suspect resisted.  The suspect was arrested on outstanding charges (retail theft and numerous counts of bail jumping) and a new charge for resisting. 

EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 3:02 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 26-year-old female suspect.  The suspect was arrested/charged with domestic disorderly conduct and domestic criminal damage to property.

NORTH: Child Neglect – 6:56 p.m.  Officers responded to a report of two young children unattended outside.  Contact made with the children's father/suspect (38-year-old male) who was under the influence of drugs. Drugs observed in the home.  Child Protective Services notified.  The suspect was arrested/charged with felony child neglect, possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia, misdemeanor bail jumping and a bench warrant from a previous child neglect case.  Children released to their mother.    

SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 7:01 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 55-year-old female suspect.  The suspect was arrested/charged for domestic battery (involving an at-risk elder adult) and domestic disorderly conduct. 

EAST: Death Investigation – 7:06 p.m.  Officers responded to a report of a deceased subject (65-year-old male).  Medical Examiner's office responded.  Decedent had a history of substance abuse.  Nothing suspicious identified. 

MIDTOWN: Non-Residential Burglary – 11:02 p.m.  Officers responded to a report of a broken glass door.  Area checked and cleared.  Key holder to the business not responsive.  Investigation continuing. 

07/13

WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 1:42 a.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 38-year-old male suspect.  The suspect was not on scene when officers arrived.  Probable cause developed to charge the suspect once he is located.

EAST: Child Abuse – 2:12 a.m.  Officers responded to a local hospital regarding a child with a possible head injury.  Parent cooperative with officers.  Child Protective Services notified.  Investigation continuing.    

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