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MPD Notable Calls 12/16/2021 to 12/17/2021

December 17, 2021 10:28 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 12/16/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 12/17/2021, MPD received 387 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 (55), East (80), Midtown (58), North (76), South (42), West (60), and Other (16).  "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.  

12/16

NORTH: Adult Arrested Person – 8:12 am.  Officers responded to a residence in an attempt to locate a wanted suspect (20-year-old male).  The suspect was taken into custody without incident.

NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 8:50 am.  The victim reported that during an argument, the suspect (39-year-old male) screamed at her, flipped over a couch and toppled a Christmas tree.  The suspect was arrested and charged with domestic disorderly conduct.

NORTH: Stolen Auto – 9:39 am.  An officer observed the suspect vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed inbound on E Washington Ave.  The vehicle crashed and two suspects (14- and 16-year-old males) fled on foot.  The suspects were apprehended and charged with OMVWOC.

NORTH: Adult Arrested Person – 10:16 am.  Officers responded to the 4500 block of E Washington Ave for a suspect (24-year-old female) who started a small fire in a cardboard box at the side of a building.  The suspect was arrested and cited for negligent handling of burning materials and booked into jail on outstanding warrants.

MIDTOWN: Check Property – 12:34 pm.  School safety officer Gina Aguglia reported a series of threatening phone calls.  School staff did not deem the threat credible.  Investigation continuing.

NORTH: Check Person – 3:43 pm.  Officers responded to a residence where an elderly subject was calling for help from a window.  The subject had fallen and was unable to get up.  Madison Fire paramedics also responded.

EAST: Recovered Stolen Auto – 4:26 pm.  An officer located a stolen vehicle.  The owner was notified.

WEST: Assist EMS/Fire – 6:49 pm.  Officers responded to a residence for an elderly subject who was discovered unresponsive.  MFD paramedics transported the subject to the hospital.

SOUTH: OMVWI – 9:43 pm.  An officer located the suspect vehicle crashed in the 1700 block of Fish Hatchery Rd.  The suspect/driver (22-year-old female) was arrested and cited with OWI 1st offense, failure to maintain control and open intoxicants in vehicle.

EAST: Weapons Offense – 9:59 pm.  Officers responded to a motel where a delivery driver reported a subject was following him down a hallway after being told to stay away.  The delivery driver reported he stabbed the victim after the victim lunged at him.  Investigation continuing.

12/17 

SOUTH: Missing Adult – 12:51 am.  Officers from city of Madison as well as additional law enforcement agencies assisted in a search for a subject reported missing from his residence.  A Silver Alert and ATL were aired and the subject was listed as missing.

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