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MPD Notable Calls 10/26/2021 to 10/27/2021

October 27, 2021 8:38 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 10/26/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 10/27/2021, MPD received 386 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 (68),East (86), Midtown (56), North (71), South (37), West (43), 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.

10/26

EAST: Stolen Auto – 6:15 a.m.  A vehicle was reported stolen from a residential driveway.  Keys were in the vehicle.  Attempt to locate aired.  The vehicle was listed as stolen in the appropriate databases.

EAST: Stolen Auto – 9:00 a.m.  A vehicle was reported stolen.  Attempt to locate aired.  The vehicle was listed as stolen in the appropriate databases. 

WEST: Disorderly Conduct – 9:05 a.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance between two subjects/suspects (30-year-old female and 29-year-old female).  Both suspects were cited for disorderly conduct.  The 29-year-old suspect was also arrested and conveyed to jail on an active warrant.

CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person – 12:28 p.m.  A wanted suspect (24-year-old male) was taken into custody on outstanding charges.  The suspect attempted to flee from officers.  The suspect was also charged with resisting and felony bail jumping (3 counts).

WEST: Juvenile Arrest – 12:51 p.m.  Two wanted juveniles (12-year-old male and 16-year-old male) were taken into custody.  The 12-year-old was charged with operating a motor vehicle without consent (3 counts), burglary, intentionally pointing a firearm and resisting.  The 16-year-old was arrested on a DOC hold.

EAST: Mental Health Conveyance – 1:32 p.m.  A subject was placed into protective custody and conveyed to a local hospital for an evaluation.  Journey Mental Health plugged in.  Emergency detention sought/approved.  Subject admitted to a local hospital. 

CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person – 2:51 p.m.  Officers responded to numerous reports of a reckless driver driving the wrong way on streets and driving on sidewalks nearly striking pedestrians.  Spikes deployed which were successful.  The driver/suspect (26-year-old male) fled on foot but was apprehended by a K9.  Suspect arrested/charged with 2nd degree recklessly endangering safety and a felony probation hold.  Additional charges likely forthcoming. 

MIDTOWN: Adult Arrested Person – 4:46 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 54-year-old male suspect.  The suspect was not on scene when officers arrived.  Probable cause developed to charge the suspect.  **Suspect turned himself in. 

SOUTH: Mental Health Conveyance – 5:01 p.m.  Officers responded to a local hospital for a subject in need of an emergency detention.  Journey Mental Health plugged in.  Transport to Winnebago pending.

10/27

SOUTH: Disturbance – 12:06 a.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 32-year-old female suspect.  The suspect was arrested/charged with disorderly conduct, theft and resisting causing injury.

WEST: Check Person – 12:21 a.m.  Officers received a request to check the welfare of a possible suicidal subject.  Journey Mental Health consulted.  No immediate safety concerns identified at this time and officers disengaged.

EAST: Missing/Runaway Juvenile – 1:29 a.m.  A 13-year-old female was reported as missing/runaway.  Attempt to locate aired.  Areas checked.  Juvenile located and transported to Briarpatch for placement assistance. 

EAST: Check Property – 2:57 a.m.  Officers responded to multiple reports of shots fired.  Areas checked.  No evidence of shots fired located.

SOUTH: Disturbance – 2:59 a.m.  Officers met with a victim who reported numerous physical altercations with a known suspect.  Suspect not contacted at this time.  Investigation continuing. 

MIDTOWN: Adult Arrested Person – 3:15 a.m.  A traffic stop was conducted.  The driver/suspect (64-year-old male) had an outstanding warrant.  The suspect was also charged with felony bail jumping and issued numerous traffic citations. 

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