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MPD Notable Calls 11/23/2021 to 11/24/2021

November 24, 2021 8:13 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 11/23/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 11/24/2021, 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 (57),East (85), Midtown (68), North (55), South (29), West (59), 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.

11/23

Priority calls only from 2:47 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. due to calls for service.

Priority calls only from 5:19 p.m. to 11:08 p.m. due to calls for service.

SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 6:17 a.m. Officers responded to check the welfare of a subject who reported being physically assaulted by a known suspect (40-year-old male).  Suspect not on scene.  Probable cause developed to arrest the suspect.

MIDTOWN: Disturbance – 8:48 a.m.  Officers responded to a residence for a disturbance involving an adult male with cognitive delays who was reportedly attacking his mother.  Contact made with both subjects.  No injuries reported.  Family/friends on scene to assist.  The male subject was conveyed to a local hospital for a voluntary evaluation/treatment. Officers disengaged.

EAST: Sex Offense Miscellaneous – 9:22 a.m.  Officers responded to a residence and took a delayed report of a possible child sexual assault.  Child Protective Services notified. 

CENTRAL: Extortion – 12:14 p.m.  Officers met with a caller/victim who reported being extorted out of thousands of dollars from a subject/suspect with whom he had a relationship with. 

EAST: Adult Arrested Person – 12:20 p.m.  Officers responded to a report of a wanted subject/suspect (18-year-old male) on Thierer Rd.  The suspect attempted to flee on foot but he was apprehended and taken into custody on an extraditable warrant out of Indiana.

NORTH: Child Abuse – 12:31 p.m.  Officers responded to a local hospital regarding a child who had brought in with injuries.  Child Protective Services plugged in due to specific injuries sustained.   Parents cooperative.  No visible injuries.  Injuries sustained will heal.  No other concerning marks/injuries.  No charges substantiated at this time. 

NORTH: Mental Health Conveyance – 1:13 p.m.  Officers responded to a residence to check the welfare of a subject.  The subject was taken into protective custody and conveyed to a local hospital.  Emergency detention sought/approved.  The subject was placed at a local facility. 

EAST: Check Area – 1:30 p.m.  Several stolen mopeds and bicycles were located/recovered on Lien Road. 

EAST: Strong Armed Robbery – 1:41 p.m.   Officers responded to a strong armed robbery at Jewelers Workshop in the 2100 block of Atwood Ave.  Two masked male suspects entered the store, struck an employee and fled with a jewelry display case containing jewelry.  The suspects fled in a vehicle.  Incident Report on MPD's website completed.     

SOUTH: Death Investigation – 2:02 p.m.  Officers received a request to check the welfare of a subject.  Entry made to the residence and the subject (30-year-old male) was located deceased.  Decedent had health/medical concerns.  Medical Examiner's office responded.  Nothing suspicious identified. 

EAST: Child Abuse – 3:00 p.m.  Officers responded to a report of physical and sexual abuse of a child.  Child Protective Services plugged in.  No indication of abuse.  CPS to provide resources to the family.

EAST: Stolen Auto – 4:47 p.m.  A vehicle was stolen from a parking lot.  The vehicle was left running and unlocked.  A passenger/occupant was in the backseat when an unknown suspect entered the vehicle and pulled the passenger out of the vehicle before stealing the vehicle.  Attempt to locate aired.  The vehicle was listed as stolen in the appropriate databases.    

EAST: Disturbance – 7:20 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 36-year-old male suspect.  A gun was reportedly involved.  The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct and a probation/parole hold.  No gun was located. 

EAST: Stolen Auto – 8:04 p.m.  A delivery driver's vehicle was stolen.  The vehicle was observed in a parking lot in the 4600 block of E. Washington Ave.  The vehicle/occupants fled from officers as they attempted contact.  On-Star assisted with slowing the vehicle down and the vehicle was again observed on E. Washington Ave.  The occupants fled on foot and were not located/apprehended.  Vehicle recovered. 

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