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MPD Notable Calls 12/08/2021 to 12/09/2021

December 9, 2021 9:19 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 12/08/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 12/09/2021, MPD received 363 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 (49),East (76), Midtown (55), North (62), South (31), West (56), and Other (34). "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.

12/08

NORTH: Check Area – 6:45 a.m.  Officers responded to N. Third St for reports of shots fired.  Casings located/recovered.  No injuries or property damage reported at this time. 

NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 6:55 a.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 29-year-old male suspect.   The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct and battery.   

MIDTOWN: Mental Health Conveyance – 11:04 a.m.  Officers responded to a local hospital for a subject in need of an emergency detention.  The subject was subsequently transported to Winnebago. 

EAST: Child Abuse – 11:14 a.m.  Officers responded to a battery complaint involving a 20-year-old male suspect.  The victim is a minor.  The victim sustained visible injuries.  The suspect was arrested for physical abuse to a child. 

EAST: Death Investigation – 11:27 a.m.  Officers responded to a residence to check the welfare of subject.  Entry made and the subject (63-year-old male) was located deceased.  Medical Examiner's office responded. Decedent had medical/health concerns. Nothing suspicious identified at this time. 

EAST: Check Person – 12:08 p.m.  Officers received a request to check the welfare of a subject.  The subject was contacted and conveyed to a local hospital for an evaluation.  Final outcome pending. 

CENTRAL: Mental Health Conveyance – 12:39 p.m.  Officers received a request to take a subject into protective custody for an emergency detention order.  The subject was contacted and conveyed to a local hospital.  Final outcome pending. 

EAST: Missing/Runaway Juvenile – 12:57 p.m.  A 14-year-old male was reported as missing/runaway.  The juvenile has a history of running away.  Attempt to locate aired.  The juvenile was listed as missing/runaway in the appropriate databases.

EAST: Death Investigation – 2:09 p.m.  A subject went to a residence to check the welfare of a subject and was injured by the resident's dog.  Officers responded.  EMS provided treatment to the subject and conveyed her to a local hospital.  Officers observed the dog in the residence and also saw the resident down on the ground.  Officers and Animal Services took control of the dog.  The resident (52-year-old female) was located deceased.  Medical Examiner's office responded.  Evidence of drug use observed.  Nothing suspicious identified at this time. 

EAST: Mental Health Conveyance – 5:44 p.m.  Officers received a request to check the welfare of a subject.  The subject was contacted and taken into protective custody.  The subject was conveyed to a local hospital.  The subject was subsequently transported to Winnebago.     

EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 9:23 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 31-year-old male suspect.  The suspect was not on scene when officers arrived.  Probable cause developed to arrest the suspect once he is located. 

12/09

WEST: Check Area – 12:23 a.m.  Officers responded to a report of shots fired on Whitney Way.  Shell casings located/recovered.  No reported injuries or property damage at this time. 

NORTH: Adult Arrested Person – 2:08 a.m.  A 39-year-old male suspect, who was wanted, was taken into custody on outstanding warrants.  Additional charges may be forthcoming as the suspect had fake money on him. 

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