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MPD Notable Calls 10/04/2021 to 10/05/2021

October 5, 2021 7:54 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 10/04/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 10/05/2021, MPD received 372 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 (78), Midtown (51), North (67), South (37), West (55), and Other (25). "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.


10/04

CENTRAL: Check Person – 3:31 a.m.  Officers received a request to check the welfare of a subject standing on a vehicle and in the roadway.  The subject was conveyed to a local hospital for an evaluation.  The subject was initially left in the care of medical staff but officers were called back when the subject/suspect refused to leave.  The subject was arrested for trespassing and transported to jail.  The subject was released from jail and was back at a local hospital for a possible emergency detention.  Final outcome pending.

WEST: Death Investigation – 8:30 a.m.  Officers responded to a residence to check the welfare of a subject (36-year-old male).  Entry made and the subject was located deceased (evidence of a drug overdose on scene).  Medical Examiner's office responded.  Nothing suspicious identified. 

SOUTH: Stolen Auto – 10:00 a.m.  A vehicle was reported stolen from an apartment complex/residence.  Attempt to locate aired.

EAST: Death Investigation – 10:04 a.m.  Officers responded to a residence to check the welfare of a subject (59-year-old male).  Entry made and the subject was located deceased.  Medical Examiner's office responded.  Nothing suspicious identified. 

EAST: Sexual Assault of a Child – 2:29 p.m.  Officers received a report of sexual assault of a child.  Investigation continuing. 

NORTH: Death Investigation – 4:46 p.m.  Officers responded to a residence for a deceased subject (81-year-old female).  Medical Examiner's office responded.  Nothing suspicious identified.

MIDTOWN: Adult Arrested Person – 8:44 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 32-year-old male suspect.  The suspect was arrested/charged with threats to law enforcement and a probation hold.

WEST: Check Person – 8:58 p.m.  Officers received a request to check the welfare of a subject.  Contact attempted with the subject.  A phone ping was conducted.  Subject located/contacted.  Journey Mental Health consulted.  Subject left at her residence and officers disengaged.

CENTRAL: Battery – 11:48 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 21-year-old female suspect.  The suspect caused a disturbance which involved throwing a shot glass at a bartender, striking the bartender in the face causing injury.  The suspect was arrested/charged with battery and disorderly conduct. 

10/05

MIDTOWN: Check Person – 1:38 a.m.  Officers responded to a report of an unwanted subject.  The subject was located in the middle of S. Park St and refused to move out of the roadway.  The subject was taken into protective custody and conveyed to a local hospital.  Journey Mental Health consulted.  Emergency detention sought/approved.  Transport to Winnebago pending. 

WEST: Theft from Auto – 2:35 a.m.  Officers responded to the 6700 block of Mader Dr for a report of subjects checking vehicles in a parking lot.  Officers arrived and located more than 20 vehicles in outdoor and underground parking lots with damage.  Incident Report on MPD's website completed. 

WEST: Check Area – 3:17 a.m.  Officers responded to the 7500 block of Tree Lane for reports of shots fired.  Areas checked.  No evidence of shots fired located. No reported injuries or property damage at this time.

EAST: Residential Burglary – 3:35 a.m.  Officers responded to a residence after the caller reported a suspect(s) broke into a vehicle in the driveway and used the garage door opener to open/enter the garage.  The vehicle was damaged.  No entry made to the home.  The suspect(s) left the area in a vehicle. 

EAST: Theft from Auto – 3:39 a.m.  A vehicle was reported to be broken into and items missing/stolen. 

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