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MPD Notable Calls 09/22/2021 to 09/23/2021

September 23, 2021 9:00 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 09/22/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 09/23/2021, MPD received 413 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 (80),East (82), Midtown (65), North (76), South (32), West (54), and Other (24). "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.


09/22

Priority calls only from 10:49 a.m. to 11:31 a.m. due to calls for service. 

CENTRAL: Domestic Disturbance – 9:39 a.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 23-year-old female suspect.  The suspect was arrested/charged with domestic disorderly conduct and criminal damage to property. 

NORTH: Battery – 1:27 p.m.  A victim was physically assaulted by two subjects/suspects (15-year-old male and 16-year-old male).  The suspects were arrested/charged with battery and conveyed to the Juvenile Reception Center. 

NORTH: Disturbance – 2:04 p.m.  Officers responded to the 2200 block of E. Washington Ave for a report of a fight.  The suspect (13-year-old female) was not on scene when officers arrived.  It was reported that the suspect was taken to a local hospital for a mental health evaluation.  Journey Mental Health plugged in.  The suspect left the hospital before officers arrived.  The suspect was located at home and ultimately arrested/charged with recklessly endangering safety.   The suspect was conveyed to the Juvenile Reception Center.     

WEST: Residential Burglary – 3:09 p.m.  A homeowner reported a female subject/suspect was in his garage in the middle of the night.  The subject/suspect left the area in a vehicle.  Nothing reported missing/stolen at this time. 

NORTH: Disturbance – 3:12 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 57-year-old male suspect.  Suspect not on scene.  Probable cause developed to arrest/charge the suspect.  Incident determined to have occurred in the Town of Madison.  Investigation turned over to Town of Madison PD.

SOUTH: Check Person – 5:20 p.m.  Caller reported a child walking westbound on the Beltline.  The minor (13-years-old) was located/contacted on John Nolen Drive.  The minor reported running away due to issues at home.  Child resides in Monona.  Monona PD contacted and they responded/took over investigation. 

SOUTH: Adult Arrested Person – 6:08 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 39-year-old male suspect.  The suspect was arrested/charged with outstanding warrants, stalking, misdemeanor bail jumping (4 counts) and felony bail jumping (3 counts).  Stalking letter served to the suspect.

EAST: Recovered/Stolen Vehicle – 6:41 p.m.  A vehicle was observed driving recklessly and ended up rear ending another vehicle.  The three occupants/suspects attempted to flee on foot but were apprehended.  The vehicle was confirmed stolen.  The driver/suspect (15-year-old male) was arrested/charged with operating a motor vehicle without consent, reckless driving and no driver's license.  Two passengers/suspects (16-year-old males) were arrested/charged with operating a motor vehicle without consent.       

WEST: Check Area – 8:30 p.m.  Officers responded to the 1100 block of Morraine View Drive for multiple reports of shots fired.  No evidence of shots fired located. 

09/23

Priority calls only from 2:40 a.m. to 3:53 a.m. due to calls for service. 

SOUTH: Adult Arrested Person – 12:44 a.m.  A traffic stop was conducted and the driver/suspect (57-year-old male) had an outstanding warrant.  A search incident to arrest yielded drug paraphernalia.  The suspect was arrested/conveyed to jail. 

WEST: Crash – 1:51 a.m.  Officers responded to the 1000 block of McKenna Blvd for a vehicle vs. tree crash.  The driver/suspect (27-year-old male) needed to be extracted from the vehicle by MFD.  Evidence of drug use observed in the vehicle.  The suspect was conveyed to a local hospital where he was admitted/left in the care of medical staff.  Charges forthcoming for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (2nd offense).

NORTH: Adult Arrested Person – 2:48 a.m.  Officers responded to a report of a subject/suspect (47-year-old male) refusing to leave the premises.  The suspect was found to have several outstanding warrants.  The suspect was arrested and conveyed to jail.

EAST: Adult Arrested Person – 3:06 a.m.  Officers responded to a report of a subject/suspect (34-year-old male) refusing to leave the premises.  The suspect was not cooperative with officers.  The suspect was arrested/charged with disorderly conduct and trespassing. 

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