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 01/03/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 01/04/2022, MPD received 317 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 (58),East (58), Midtown (52), North (55), South (21), West (49), and Other (24). "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.
NORTH: Death Investigation – 7:21 a.m. Officers responded to a report of a deceased subject (33-year-old male). Medical Examiner's office responded. Evidence of drug use on scene. Nothing suspicious identified at this time.
EAST: Recovered/Stolen Auto – 12:06 p.m. A stolen vehicle was located/recovered on Alton Drive. Registered owner notified.
SOUTH: Missing Adult – 1:07 p.m. A 18-year-old male was reported as missing. Attempt to locate aired. Areas checked. The subject was listed as missing in the appropriate databases.
WEST: Disturbance – 3:10 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 18-year-old male suspect. The suspect was cited for disorderly conduct and released.
NORTH: Mental Health Conveyance – 5:00 p.m. Officers received a request to check the welfare of a subject. Subject contacted and taken into protective custody. Journey Mental Health consulted. The subject was conveyed to a local hospital. The subject was admitted to the hospital and officers disengaged.
WEST: Death Investigation – 5:06 p.m. Officers responded to a residence for a deceased subject (71-year-old male). Medical Examiner's office responded. Decedent had a history of health/medical concerns. Nothing suspicious identified at this time.
MIDTOWN: Hit-and-Run/Crash – 5:37 p.m. A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle/driver. The suspect conveyed the pedestrian/victim to a local hospital and left immediately after. The victim required staples for their injuries. Suspect remains at-large. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Death Investigation – 6:18 p.m. Officers responded to a residence for a deceased subject (61-year-old male). Medical Examiner's office responded. Decedent had a history of alcoholism and medical/health concerns. Nothing suspicious identified.
CENTRAL: Child Abuse – 7:27 p.m. Officers received a child abuse report. Suspect (18-year-old) is known to the victim. Probable cause developed to arrest the suspect. Suspect remains at-large. Child Protective Services notified.
NORTH: Traffic Arrest – 10:49 p.m. A traffic stop was conducted. The passenger/suspect (46-year-old female) provided false identification. The suspect was properly identified and found to be wanted for operating a motor vehicle without consent. The suspect was arrested on the outstanding charge and a new charge of obstructing.