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 12/22/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 12/23/2021, MPD received 359 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 (50), East (96), Midtown (51), North (55), South (35), West (45), and Other (27). "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 1:20pm to 3:00pm due to calls for service.
CENTRAL: Sexual Assault – 7:48 am. A victim reported she was sexually assaulted by three unknown suspects while leaving work several nights ago. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Death Investigation – 9:47 am. The subject's girlfriend located him deceased in his residence. Nothing suspicious on scene. Death appears to be caused by a medical issue. Medical examiner on scene.
EAST: Information – 12:15 pm. Child Protective Services contacted MPD regarding a report they received from a juvenile that she was sexually assaulted by an acquaintance. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Sexual Assault of a Child – 12:46 pm. A victim reported she was sexually assaulted by an unknown male. Investigation continuing.
MIDTOWN: Weapons Offense - 1:13 pm. Officers responded to the 4500 block of Verona Rd where shots were fired in the parking lot of Home Depot. One victim was wounded by the gunshots, another by shrapnel. Investigation continuing. Incident report completed on MPD website.
EAST: Strong Arm Robbery – 4:08 pm. Three suspects entered a store in the 4600 block of Cottage Grove Rd and stole merchandise. Investigation continuing.
MIDTOWN: Mental Health Conveyance – 4:52 pm. A patient at a local hospital was placed under an emergency detention. Officers transported the subject to WMHI.
WEST: Adult Arrested Person – 4:53 pm. Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle and arrested the suspect (24-year-old male) on outstanding warrants.
EAST: Runaway Juvenile – 8:42 pm. A mother reported her 15-year-old daughter ran away. The juvenile was listed as missing and an ATL was aired.
EAST: Disturbance – 9:36 pm. The suspect (31-year-old male) threw a chair through an office window in the 3200 block of Dairy Dr. The suspect was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and damage to property.
NORTH: Stolen Auto – 10:14 pm. The victim reported a vehicle stolen. ATL aired and vehicle listed as stolen.
NORTH: Strong Arm Robbery – 11:24 pm. Several unidentified juvenile suspects entered a gas station and stole merchandise. Investigation continuing.
SOUTH: Stolen Auto – 11:43 pm. The victim reported a vehicle stolen from the 3000 block of Ashford Ln. The vehicle was listed as stolen and an ATL was aired.
WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 1:53 am. The victim reported that the suspect (24-year-old male) pulled a gun on her, struck her with it and threatened to kill her. Officers located the vehicle the suspect was traveling in and conducted a stop. The suspect was arrested and charged with 2nd degree recklessly endangering safety, felon in possession of a firearm, battery, and disorderly conduct while armed, all domestic related. The driver of the vehicle was arrested for possession with intent THC.