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MPD Notable Calls 12/29/2021 to 12/30/2021

December 30, 2021 8:43 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 12/29/2021 through 6:00 a.m. on 12/30/2021, MPD received 281 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 (64), Midtown (45), North (47), South (25), West (39), and Other (12). "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.

12/29

Priority calls only from 11:34 a.m. to 3:09 p.m. due to calls for service. 

Priority calls only from 3:56 p.m. to 4:37 p.m. due to calls for service. 

CENTRAL: Recovered/Stolen Auto – 6:39 a.m.  A stolen vehicle was observed.  Vehicle/driver attempted to flee but lost control and hit a tree in Brittingham Park.  The two occupants/suspects fled on foot but were apprehended.  Suspects conveyed to a local hospital for a medical clearance.  Charges forthcoming.  Investigation continuing. 

EAST: Armed Robbery – 8:05 a.m.  A victim reported being approached by two unknown suspects, one of which was armed with a gun, who took his backpack.  This incident had a time delay in being reported.  Investigation continuing. 

SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 9:08 a.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 18-year-old male suspect.  The suspect was arrested for domestic battery and domestic disorderly conduct. 

CENTRAL: Disorderly Conduct – 11:11 a.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 42-year-old male suspect.  The suspect was found to be impaired and fought officers.  Taser and K9 deployed to assist.  MFD responded and administered Ketamine to the suspect.  The suspect was conveyed to a local hospital for a medical clearance.  Journey Mental Health consulted.  Investigation continuing.

SOUTH: Assist Law Enforcement – 11:27 a.m.  Officers responded to a residence to check for a wanted subject/suspect (18-year-old male) for Milwaukee PD.  Suspect located and taken into custody.  Officers transported the suspect half way to meet Milwaukee PD to turn over custody of the suspect. 

EAST: Death Investigation – 11:59 a.m.  Officers made entry to a residence to check the welfare of a subject.  The subject (91-year-old male) was located deceased.  Medical Examiner's office notified.  Nothing suspicious identified. 

EAST: Strong Arm Robbery – 3:35 p.m.  A victim reported his wallet with personal identifying information was stolen in August of 2020 by an unknown male suspect at Reindahl Park.  Investigation continuing. 

NORTH: Intoxicated Driver – 3:47 p.m.  Officers responded to a single vehicle crash at First St/Johnson St.  The driver/suspect (36-year-old male) was found to be impaired.  The suspect was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (3rd offense), possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of schedule 4 drug and a parole hold. 

WEST: Assist EMS/Fire – 4:58 p.m.  Officers responded, along with EMS/Fire, to a vehicle fire in a garage.  Officers assisted with traffic control. No injuries sustained. 

EAST: Stolen Auto – 7:06 p.m.  A vehicle was reported stolen.  The vehicle was left unlocked, unoccupied and had the keys in it.  Attempt to locate aired.  The vehicle was listed as stolen in the appropriate databases.  

NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 9:39 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 21-year-old male suspect.  The suspect was arrested for domestic battery (2 counts) and domestic disorderly conduct. 

SOUTH: Intoxicated Driver – 10:49 p.m.  Officers responded to a single vehicle crash.  The driver/suspect (37-year-old male) was determined to be impaired.  The suspect was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (3rd offense), a probation hold and an outstanding warrant. 

NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 10:58 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 33-year-old male suspect.  The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct and threats to law enforcement. 

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