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MPD Notable Calls 08/18/2021 to 08/19/2021

August 19, 2021 8:06 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 08/18/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 08/19/2021, MPD received 506 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 (83),East (94), Midtown (86), North (74), South (49), West (57), and Other (63). "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.

08/18

Priority calls only from 8:16 p.m. to 9:36 p.m. due to calls for service. 

EAST: Recovered/Stolen Vehicle – 6:10 a.m.  A stolen vehicle (from Middleton) was located/recovered.  Middleton PD notified and responded to process. 

CENTRAL: Assist EMS – 7:01 a.m.  Officers responded, along with EMS/Fire, to a report of a subject unconscious on the sidewalk and bleeding from the head.  The subject was conveyed to a local hospital.  Nothing suspicious identified. 

EAST: Assist EMS – 8:32 a.m.  Officers responded, along with EMS/Fire, to a pulseless non-breathing subject.  Lifesaving efforts administered and the subject was revived.  The subject was conveyed to a local hospital. 

EAST: Stolen Auto – 8:35 a.m.  A vehicle was reported stolen.  Keys were in the vehicle.  Attempt to locate aired.  The vehicle was listed as stolen in the appropriate databases. 

NORTH: Found Person – 11:08 a.m.  An unattended non-verbal 4-year-old child was located on Packers Ave. Family called 911 to report child missing.  No concerns with care of child identified.   

NORTH: Intoxicated Driver – 11:13 a.m. Officers responded to the 2900 block of E. Washington Ave for a crash.  The driver/suspect (24-year-old female) fell asleep while driving and crashed through fencing and ended up with a steel pole through her windshield.  The driver/vehicle continued driving and struck an occupied porta-potty (victim sustained non-life threatening injuries).  Evidence of drug use by the driver/suspect.  Suspect conveyed to a local hospital with injuries.  Investigation continuing.  Charges forthcoming.       

EAST: Stolen Auto – 11:52 a.m.  A vehicle was reported stolen.  Attempt to locate aired.  The vehicle was listed as stolen in the appropriate databases. 

EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 1:56 p.m.  Officers responded to a clinic regarding a victim with injuries sustained during domestic incidents.   Probable cause developed to arrest/charge the suspect (28-year-old male).  Suspect remains at-large.   

EAST: Stalking – 3:35 p.m.  A 61-year-old male suspect was contacted and served with a stalking letter.

MIDTOWN: Assist EMS/Fire – 4:22 p.m.  Officers responded, along with MFD, to a full structure fire.  SB S. Midvale Blvd closed and traffic rerouted.  Fire contained. 

EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 6:59 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 64-year-old male suspect.  Suspect not on scene when officers arrived.  Probable cause developed to arrest/charge the suspect once he is located. 

EAST: Armed Robbery – 7:49 p.m.  Officers met with a victim who reported that while she was sitting in her vehicle a male suspect pistol whipped her in the face and another male suspect tased her before taking off with her purse which contained a large amount of cash.  Victim had visible injuries.  Investigation continuing.   

EAST: Weapons Offense – 8:02 p.m.  Officers responded to the area of Hauk St and N. Marquette St for a report of multiple shots fired.  Officers canvassed the area and located 2 shell casings.  No reported injuries or property damage at this time.  Incident Report on MPD's website completed. 

EAST: Battery – 9:03 p.m.  Officers responded to a delayed report of a battery that occurred approximately two days prior.  Officers met with a victim who reported an incident involving a known suspect.  Investigation continuing. 

CENTRAL: Missing/Runaway Juvenile – 11:07 p.m.  Officers received a report of a missing/runaway juvenile (15-year-old female).  Attempt to locate aired.  The juvenile was located and returned to her mother.    

08/19

CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person - 2:51 a.m.  Officers responded to a report of a fight in the 500 block of N. Frances St.  The suspect was arrested/charged (unknown charges at the time of this writing). 

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