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MPD Notable Calls 09/13/2021 to 09/14/2021

September 14, 2021 7:36 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 09/13/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 09/14/2021, MPD received 346 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 (71), Midtown (58), North (78), South (26), West (38), and Other (16). "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.


09/13

Priority calls only from 6:24 pm. to 7:04 p.m. due to calls for service. 

CENTRAL: Crash – 7:21 a.m.  Officers responded to E. Washington Ave/First St for a bus vs. vehicle crash.  The bus was occupied by 3 students were who conveyed to a local hospital as a precaution.  The driver of the bus was treated for a non-life threatening injury.  No reported injuries to the occupants in the other involved vehicle.  Crash resulted in lane closures and blockage for approximately 45 minutes.  The driver of the bus was cited for failure to yield.  Incident Report on MPD's website completed. 

MIDTOWN: Crash – 8:14 a.m.  Officers responded to the 2500 block of University Ave for a rollover crash.  The driver/vehicle struck a parked vehicle.  The suspect vehicle flipped on its side.  The driver was conveyed to a local hospital for an evaluation (non-life threatening injuries).  The driver was cited for inattentive driving.  Crash resulted in lane closures and blockage on University Ave for approximately 45 minutes.

SOUTH: Death Investigation – 10:06 a.m.  Officers responded to check the welfare of a subject.  Entry made to residence and the subject (27-year-old male) was located deceased of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.  Medical Examiner's office responded.  Nothing suspicious identified. 

CENTRAL:  Robbery – 12:24 p.m.  Officers dispatched to the 1900 block of Atwood Ave for a report of a robbery at a bank.  Numerous resources were utilized to track down the suspect on the west side of Madison.  Charges forthcoming.  Incident Report on MPD's website completed.

CENTRAL: Death Investigation – 1:57 p.m.  Officers responded to a residence to check the welfare of a subject.  Entry made and the subject (22-year-old female) was located deceased.  Medical Examiner's office responded.  Nothing suspicious identified at this time.  Autopsy pending. 

WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 2:42 p.m.  Officers responded to a residence for a disturbance involving a 35-year-old male suspect.  The suspect was arrested/charged with disorderly conduct and substantial battery.

NORTH: Check Person – 4:44 p.m.  Officers responded to a report of a pulseless non-breathing subject/suspect (21-year-old female).  Naloxone administered and the suspect was conveyed to a local hospital for a medical clearance.  The suspect was subsequently arrested/charged with an outstanding felony warrant. 

CENTRAL: Domestic Disturbance – 5:30 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 44-year-old male suspect.  The suspect was not on scene when officers arrived and refused to meet them (after phone contact was made).  Probable cause developed to arrest/charge the suspect. 

MIDTOWN: Death Investigation – 5:51 p.m.  Officers responded to a residence for a deceased subject (76-year-old male).  Medical Examiner's office responded.  Nothing suspicious identified. 

EAST: Hit-and-Run/Crash – 7:46 p.m.  A driver/suspect (41-year-old male) was travelling against traffic and struck a vehicle that was stopped at a red light.  The suspect/vehicle continued driving.  The suspect was arrested/charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence causing injury (1st offense). 

MIDTOWN: Mental Health Conveyance – 7:59 p.m.  Officers responded to a local hospital regarding a subject in need of an emergency detention.  Journey Mental Health plugged in.  Subject will be transported to Winnebago once medically cleared.

CENTRAL: Domestic Disturbance – 10:50 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 20-year-old male suspect.  The suspect was arrested/charged with domestic strangulation, domestic substantial battery, domestic disorderly conduct, domestic criminal damage to property, bail jumping and resisting. 

NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 11:39 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 34-year-old male suspect.  The suspect was arrested/charged with domestic battery, domestic disorderly conduct and bail jumping. 

09/14

NORTH: Disturbance – 12:45 a.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 30-year-old female.  The suspect was arrested/charged with disorderly conduct. 

EAST: Check Property – 2:34 a.m.  Officers responded to the area of Milwaukee St/N. Fair Oaks Ave regarding multiple reports of shots fired.  Evidence of shots fired located.  No reported injuries or property damage at this time. 

NORTH: Death Investigation – 3:22 a.m.  Officers responded to a residence for a deceased subject (33-year-old male).  Medical Examiner's office responded.  Nothing suspicious identified at this time. 

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