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MPD Notable Calls 11/04/2021 to 11/05/2021

November 5, 2021 8:42 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 11/04/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 11/05/2021, MPD received 382 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 (62), East (82), Midtown (63), North (71), South (26), West (60), and Other (18).  "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.  

11/04

SOUTH: Adult Arrested Person – 5:41 am.  Officers responded to the 1300 block of Mound St for an unoccupied vehicle with the door open.  Officers found a suspect (46-year-old female) on the ground nearby who was unresponsive.  The suspect was transported to the hospital and charged with bail jumping as officers located drug paraphernalia in the vehicle. (This was a late call that did not make the previous 24-hour cycle.)

NORTH: Violation of Court Order – 7:33 am.  A victim reported that the suspect (22-year-old male) violated a no contact provision when he attempted to contact her at her residence and also called her several times.  Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect who is at large.

NORTH: Death Investigation – 8:47 am.  Officers responded to a residence where a subject (78-year-old male) was found deceased.  Nothing suspicious on scene.  Medical examiner responded.

NORTH: Information – 10:39 am.  A victim reported sexual assaults that occurred several years ago.  Investigation continuing.

EAST: Recovered Stolen Auto – 12:22 pm.  Officers observed a stolen vehicle operating in the area of E Washington Ave and Milwaukee St and began following at a distance.  The vehicle was later located unoccupied in the 800 block of Bowman Ave.

WEST: Juvenile Arrest – 1:33 pm.  Officers received information regarding the whereabouts of a wanted suspect (16-year-old male).  The suspect was taken into custody.

NORTH: Traffic Crash – 2:04 pm.  Officers responded to the 4700 block of Hayes Rd where witnesses reported the suspect vehicle traveled at a high rate of speed into a curve, rolled over into trees and then caught fire.  The suspect/driver (34-year-old male) was arrested and charged with OWI 2nd offense.

EAST: Weapons Offense – 3:17 pm.  The victim reported he was driving northbound on Hwy 51 near Buckeye Rd when the suspect vehicle cut him off and then pulled up next to him.  The suspect vehicle continued to follow the victim to the light at Milwaukee St, where the suspect driver pointed a handgun at the victim.  Investigation continuing.

NORTH: Runaway Juvenile – 4:00 pm.  A mother reported her 12-year-old son had run away from home.  The juvenile was listed as missing and an ATL was aired.

NORTH: Weapons Offense – 4:03 pm.  Officers responded to the 1300 block of Loftsgordon Ave for shots fired.  Officers located shell casings and damage to a garage door.  No reports or signs of injured persons.  Investigation continuing.

NORTH: Drug Overdose – 4:39 pm.  Officers responded to a residence where a suspect (37-year-old female) was pulseless and not breathing.  Madison Fire paramedics administered naloxone and revived the suspect, who was arrested for possession of heroin and possession of paraphernalia.

WEST: Mental Health Conveyance – 5:00 pm.  Officers assisted with placing a juvenile who was engaging in self-harm into protective custody.  Journey Mental Health supported an emergency detention.  The juvenile was transported to WMHI.

EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 7:46 pm.  Officers responded to a residence where the suspect (17-year-old male) was fighting with family members.  Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for domestic disorderly conduct.  Police consulted with Journey Mental Health due to the suspect suffering from mental health issues.  The suspect was placed under an emergency detention and transported to WMHI.

SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 8:07 pm.  Officers responded to a residence where the suspect (52-year-old male) was smashing things with a hammer.  Officers arrested the suspect and charged him with domestic disorderly conduct and damage to property.

CENTRAL: Domestic Disturbance – 11:10 pm.  Officers responded to a residence where the two suspects (29-year-old male and 36-year-old female) were arguing.  The female suspect admitted to throwing a plate and was arrested and charged with domestic disorderly conduct.  The male suspect was uncooperative and interfering with the arrest and thus was arrested for resisting and obstructing.

11/05

NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 12:26 am.  Officers responded to a residence where the suspect (27-year-old female) pushed the victim.  Officers developed probable cause to charge the suspect with domestic disorderly conduct.  Suspect is at large.

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