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 09/09/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 09/10/2021, MPD received 418 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 (93), East (92), Midtown (48), North (68), South (33), West (58), and Other (26). "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 2:15pm to 4:00pm and from 12:50am to 3:25am due to calls for service.
CENTRAL: Threats Complaint – 8:08 am. The victim reported the suspect (27-year-old male) entered her workplace and threatened to shoot a mutual acquaintance. The suspect told the victim he was carrying a firearm at the time. The suspect was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct while armed.
CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person/Trespass – 8:53 am. Officers responded to 15 N Butler St where the suspect (41-year-old male) was trespassing. Officers learned the suspect had a warrant for his arrest. The suspect was arrested and charged with trespassing.
CENTRAL: Mental Health Conveyance – 9:57 am. Officers responded to the 200 block of W Gorham St where the subject (62-year-old male) was lying in the road. Officers consulted with Journey Mental Health. The subject was placed in protective custody under an emergency detention and transported to WMHI.
NORTH: Robbery – 12:19 pm. Officers responded to BMO Harris Bank at 1202 N Sherman Ave where the unidentified suspect told a teller he had a gun and demanded money. The suspect is at large. Investigation continuing. Incident report completed on MPD website.
NORTH: Disturbance – 2:10 pm. Officers responded to an apartment building where the suspect (24-year-old female) was reportedly walking through the hallways with a gun, stating she was going to shoot people. When officers arrived on scene, the suspect was on the phone with dispatch and was compliant with officers. A gun was located in the suspect's room but officers did not develop probable cause to arrest the suspect for any crime.
EAST: Disturbance – 2:12 pm. Officers responded to a residence for a report of a large disturbance. This was believed to be a continuation of an incident earlier in the day. No charges were substantiated.
SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 7:24 pm. The suspect (38-year-old male) entered the victim's home without consent, grabbed the victim and slammed her against a wall. The suspect stole jewelry and other items from the residence and fled the scene. Officers developed probable cause to charge the suspect with domestic disorderly conduct, theft and bail jumping. Suspect is at large.
NORTH: Weapons Offense Shots Fired – 12:19 am. Multiple callers to dispatch reported the sound of shots fired in the 500 block of Northport Dr. Officers contacted several subjects in the area and determined the location of the incident. Officers located bullet holes in the ceiling of an apartment along with a spent shell casing and a firearm. Additional evidence was located in a vehicle associated with the incident. Involved parties were uncooperative and refused to provide statements. Officers located no signs of injured persons and received no reports of injuries. Investigation continuing. Incident report completed on MPD website.
NORTH: Assist Fire/EMS – 12:42 am. Officers on routine patrol observed heavy smoke in the area of E Washington Ave and Mendota St. Upon investigation, officers observed a fire at the back of a vacant residence in the 3800 block of E Washington Ave. MFD responded and officers assisted with traffic control.