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MPD Notable Calls 10/12/2021 to 10/13/2021

October 13, 2021 8:30 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 10/12/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 10/13/2021, MPD received 373 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 (69),East (85), Midtown (54), North (67), South (34), West (44), 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.

10/12

NORTH: Adult Arrested Person – 8:50 a.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a subject/suspect (36-year-old female) swinging a hammer and screaming she wanted to kill people.  The suspect struck a vehicle with the hammer.  The suspect was arrested/charged with battery and disorderly conduct (3 counts). 

NORTH: Check Person – 9:00 a.m.  Officers received a request to check the welfare of a subject.  Entry made to home and the subject was located safe.  No further police action required. 

NORTH: Trespass – 9:25 a.m.  A 17-year-old male suspect was arrested when he refused to leave premises on which he has bail conditions to not be on.  The suspect was transported to jail. 

MIDTOWN: Disturbance – 10:08 a.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 19-year-old female suspect.  Suspect not on scene when officers arrived.  Probable cause developed to arrest/charge the suspect. 

CENTRAL: Crash – 10:11 a.m.  Officers responded to a hit-and-run crash at Willy/Rogers.  Occupants in the suspect vehicle fled on foot.  Areas checked.  Suspect vehicle reported as stolen.  Investigation continuing. 

SOUTH: Death Investigation – 11:56 a.m.  Officers responded to a residence to check the welfare of a subject.  Entry made to residence and the subject (65-year-old male) was located deceased.  Medical Examiner's office responded.  Nothing suspicious identified. 

NORTH: Drug Incident – 3:02 p.m.  Officers responded to a report of occupants in a vehicle using drugs.  Officers arrived to make contact and one of the three subjects/suspects (32-year-old female) fled on foot.  Two other subjects/suspects (29-year-old male and 31-year-old male) remained on scene.  K9 alerted on the vehicle.  Drugs and drug paraphernalia located.  The 29-year-old suspect was arrested/charged with possession schedule I narcotic, possession of drug paraphernalia and a probation hold.  The 31-year-old suspect was arrested/charged with a probation hold.  The female suspect returned to the scene and was arrested/charged with resisting. 

SOUTH: Traffic Incident – 3:57 p.m.  A traffic stop was attempted on S. Park St/Beld St.  The vehicle/driver did not stop.  MPD did not pursue the vehicle.

WEST: Disturbance – 4:15 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 16-year-old male suspect.  The suspect fled on foot when officers arrived.  Suspect remains at-large.  Probable cause developed to arrest/charge the suspect. 

MIDTOWN: Adult Arrested Person – 4:34 p.m.  A 42-year-old male wanted suspect was located, arrested and charged with graffiti. 

WEST: Adult Arrested Person – 4:46 p.m.  Officers responded to the mall reference a 71-year-old male exposing himself.  The suspect was arrested/charged with lewd/lascivious behavior, disorderly conduct and dispensing bodily fluids.

MIDTOWN: Sexual Assault of a Child – 5:05 p.m.  Officers received a report of sexual assault of a child.  Investigation continuing. 

CENTRAL: Damage to Property – 5:08 p.m.  Officers responded to damage on a building caused by a bullet.  Investigation continuing. 

CENTRAL: Drug Incident – 6:11 p.m.  Officers responded to a report of a subject/suspect (39-year-old male) experiencing an overdose.  Suspect revived by friend who used Naloxone.  Suspect admitted to using heroin.  Suspect arrested/charged with possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia and an outstanding warrant. 

WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 6:17 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 17-year-old male suspect.  The suspect was arrested/charged with disorderly conduct while armed. 

SOUTH: Mental Health Conveyance – 6:53 p.m.  Officers responded to a residence to check the welfare of a subject.  Journey Mental Health plugged in and supported an emergency detention.  The subject was conveyed to a local hospital.  Final placement pending. 

WEST: Adult Arrested Person – 7:54 p.m.  Officers responded to a report of a suspect (30-year-old male) being present on a premises he is banned from.  Suspect contacted and not cooperative with officers.  Suspect taken into custody and conveyed to a local hospital where Journey Mental Health consulted.  Emergency detention not supported/approved.  The suspect was arrested/charged with discharging bodily fluids at public safety worker, resisting and trespassing.    

MIDTOWN: Mental Health Conveyance – 9:48 p.m.  Officers responded to a local hospital regarding a subject in need of an emergency detention.  Journey Mental Health plugged in.  Transport to Winnebago pending.  Probable cause also developed to charge the subject with battery and criminal damage to property. 

EAST: Stolen Auto – 11:07 p.m.  A vehicle was reported as stolen.  Attempt to locate aired.  The vehicle was listed as stolen in the appropriate databases.

10/13

Priority only calls started at 1:33 a.m. and remains as of the posting of this blog (due to calls for service). 

NORTH: Crash – 1:03 a.m.  A driver/vehicle struck an occupied vehicle on Packers Ave.  A victim sustained injuries and was conveyed to a local hospital in stable condition.  Investigation continuing.   

NORTH: Death Investigation – 1:09 a.m.  Officers responded to a report of a subject (38-year-old male) experiencing a drug overdose.  Lifesaving measures attempted but not successful.  Evidence of drug use on scene.  Medical Examiner's office responded.  Nothing suspicious identified. 

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