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MPD Notable Calls 08/31/2021 to 09/01/2021

September 1, 2021 10:07 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 08/31/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 09/01/2021, MPD received 425 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 (84),East (91), Midtown (50), North (74), South (35), West (71), and Other (20). "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.


08/31

Priority calls only from 6:47 p.m. to 8:09 p.m. due to calls for service.

SOUTH: Stolen Auto – 6:53 a.m.  A vehicle was reported stolen.  Victim had limited information about the suspect who was an acquaintance.  **Vehicle located/recovered in Rock County. 

WEST: Residential Burglary – 7:44 a.m.  A suspect entered the victim's residence through an unlocked sliding door.  A gaming system and a vehicle were stolen, along with keys to a second vehicle that was not taken. 

CENTRAL: Sexual Assault – 8:22 a.m.  Officers met with a victim who reported being sexually assaulted a few days ago by a known acquaintance.  Investigation continuing. 

CENTRAL: Residential Burglary – 9:43 a.m.  A 27-year-old male suspect was arrested/charged with burglary, theft and possession of burglarious tools.

CENTRAL: Disturbance – 2:26 p.m.  Officers responded to a business for a 37-year-old male suspect causing a disturbance.  The suspect was arrested/charged with disorderly conduct, misdemeanor bail jumping (4 counts) and felony bail jumping (5 counts).

SOUTH: Non-Residential Burglary – 2:38 p.m.  Officers responded to a report of a 20-year-old male suspect making entry into storage units.  The suspect left the area but was observed driving by officers.  A traffic stop was conducted.  The suspect was arrested/charged with burglary, possession of burglarious tools and felony bail jumping (3 counts).  A loaded handgun was in the suspect's vehicle.

NORTH: Assist Police – 3:11 p.m.  Caledonia Police requested that MPD locate and arrest a wanted subject/suspect (26-year-old male).  The suspect was contacted and taken into custody.  The suspect was conveyed to another law enforcement agency who took custody of the suspect. 

CENTRAL: Death Investigation – 3:12 p.m.  Officers responded to a residence for a subject down.  MFD/EMS also responded.  The subject (55-year-old male) was determined to be deceased.  Medical Examiner's office responded.  Nothing suspicious identified at this time. 

EAST: Disturbance – 6:14 p.m.  A subject called police to report packages being stolen from her and she believed the suspect was in the area.  Officers arrived and contact is made with several subjects who all gave varying accounts of what occurred.  Investigation continuing. 

NORTH: Child Person – 8:45 p.m.  Officers responded to a residence to check the welfare of two children involved in an alleged child abuse investigation originating

EAST: Missing/Runaway Juvenile – 8:54 p.m.  A 15-year-old male was reported as missing/runaway.  Attempt to locate aired.  The juvenile was entered as missing/runaway in the appropriate databases.

NORTH: Recovered/Stolen Vehicle – 10:38 p.m.  Officers responded to a report of a vehicle vs. tree crash.  The vehicle was unoccupied and confirmed to be stolen from Indiana. 

EAST: Juvenile Arrest – 10:47 p.m.  Officers responded to a residence for a juvenile who was reported missing with a warrant/capias out of Beaver Dam.  The juvenile/suspect (13-year-old male) was contacted and resisted officers.  The suspect was arrested/charged on the outstanding capias and new charges of resisting and threats to law enforcement. 

EAST: Battery – 10:56 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 18-year-old male suspect.  The suspect was arrested/charged with battery and disorderly conduct while armed. 

09/01

CENTRAL: Animal Bite – 4:21 a.m.  A child was reported to have been bitten by a dog and was seeking medical attention at a local hospital.  The mother of the child was not providing a lot of details and showed signs of impairment.  Child Protective Services notified.  Investigation continuing. 

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