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MPD Notable Calls 12/21/2021 to 12/22/2021

December 22, 2021 8:31 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 12/21/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 12/22/2021, MPD received 342 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 (54), East (71), Midtown (47), North (80), South (28), West (41), and Other (21).  "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.  

Priority calls only from 5:35pm to 6:40pm due to calls for service.

12/21

SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 7:04 am.  During an argument the suspect (39-year-old male) grabbed the victim by the neck and took her phone.  The suspect was arrested and charged with strangulation, intimidation of a victim, and disorderly conduct, all domestic related.

NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 7:25 am.  Officers responded to a residence where the suspect (16-year-old female) scratched a family member, toppled the Christmas tree and damaged the window blinds.  The suspect was charged with disorderly conduct and conveyed to JRC.

EAST: Stolen Auto – 8:03 am.  The victim reported their vehicle was stolen from a lot on Parkwood Ln.  The vehicle was listed as stolen and an ATL was aired.

NORTH: Stolen Auto – 8:55 am.  The victim reported their vehicle was stolen from a parking lot in the 4800 block of Hayes Rd.  An ATL was aired and the vehicle was listed as stolen.

NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 2:44 pm.  The suspect (23-year-old female) armed herself with a knife and threatened suicide.  The suspect was arrested and charged with domestic disorderly conduct.

EAST: Stolen Auto – 3:51 pm.  Officers tracked a stolen vehicle to the 2000 block of S Stoughton Rd and located the suspect/driver (32-year-old male) nearby.  The suspect was arrested and charged with eluding, OMVWOC, possession with intent THC, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting and operating after revoked.

EAST: Adult Arrested Person – 4:45 pm.  Staff at Associated Bank called police about a suspect (37-year-old male) who had been on the property for over four hours and had been asked to leave.  Officers determined the suspect had a warrant for his arrest.  The suspect was taken into custody without incident.

NORTH: Violation of Court Order – 5:24 pm.  A mother reported a family member was refusing to return her son to her.  CPS was consulted.  Another law enforcement agency made contact with the family member and the juvenile who was returned to his mother.

12/22 

NORTH: Death Investigation – 2:53 am.  Officers and MFD paramedics responded to a residence for a subject (79-year-old male) who fell and was unresponsive.  Life saving measures were unsuccessful.  Nothing suspicious on scene. 

CENTRAL: Disturbance – 3:13 am.  Officers responded to a downtown hotel for a suspect (39-year-old male) who had caused multiple disturbances over the course of the day.  The suspect was reported to be acting erratically and making violent statements.  Officers discovered the suspect had caused substantial damage to his hotel room.  The suspect was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and damage to property.

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