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MPD Notable Calls 01/05/2022 to 01/06/2022

January 6, 2022 8:08 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 01/05/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 01/06/2022, MPD received 230 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 (37),East (50), Midtown (39), North (34), South (23), West (30), and Other (17). "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.

01/05

SOUTH: Non-Residential Burglary – 7:18 a.m.  A suspect broke into Subway on Park St and stole a computer and cash.  Investigation continuing. 

MIDTOWN: Check Person – 10:00 a.m.  Officers responded to a residence to check the welfare of a subject.  The subject was taken into protective custody and conveyed to a local hospital for an evaluation.  Journey Mental Health consulted.  The subject was ultimately conveyed/admitted to a local facility.    

EAST: Assist EMS/Fire – 11:10 a.m.  Officers responded, along with EMS/Fire, to an unconscious subject/suspect (59-year-old female).  Naloxone was administered and the suspect was conveyed to a local hospital where she admitted to using heroin.  The suspect was cited for possession of heroin and left in the care of medical staff. 

NORTH: Death Investigation – 3:19 p.m.  Officers responded to a residence to check the welfare of a subject (63-year-old male).  Entry made to the residence and the subject was located deceased.  Medical Examiner's office responded.  Nothing suspicious identified at this time.    

SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 4:28 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 30-year-old male suspect.  The suspect was not on scene when officers arrived.  Probable cause developed to arrest the suspect once he is located. 

CENTRAL: Death Investigation – 4:29 p.m.  Officers responded to a residence to check the welfare of a subject (39-year-old male).  Entry made to the residence and the subject was located deceased.   Evidence of drug use on scene.  Medical Examiner's office responded.  Nothing suspicious identified at this time. 

NORTH: Missing/Runaway Juvenile – 8:28 p.m.  A 13-year-old male was reported as missing/runaway.  The juvenile is a chronic runaway.  Attempt to locate aired.  The juvenile is listed as missing/runaway in the appropriate databases. 

EAST: Stolen Auto – 10:13 p.m.  A vehicle was stolen from a parking lot.  The vehicle was left running, unoccupied and unattended.  The vehicle was tracked to the 4900 block of Femrite Drive.  The vehicle fled from officers.  The vehicle was again tracked to the 6100 block of McKee Rd.  The vehicle was located unoccupied.  Suspect(s) remain at-large. 

MIDTOWN: Disturbance – 10:38 p.m.  A victim reported being pulled out of his vehicle at gunpoint by 5 male subjects/suspects and being robbed. The victim's vehicle was then stolen.  The victim reported being in his vehicle and driving around with two females prior to this occurring. The vehicle was located on Flower Lane unoccupied.  Female subjects with the victim did not stick around.  Investigation continuing.    

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