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 02/14/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 02/15/2022, MPD received 363 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 (71), Midtown (37), North (90), South (36), West (46), and Other (25). "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 2:26 p.m. to 3:18 p.m. due to calls for service.
Priority calls only from 3:49 p.m. to 11:15 p.m. due to calls for service.
WEST: Stolen Auto – 6:30 a.m. A vehicle was reported stolen. Attempt to locate aired. The vehicle was listed as stolen in the appropriate databases. **The vehicle was located/recovered unoccupied.
SOUTH: Death Investigation – 6:39 a.m. Officers responded to a report of a deceased subject (33-year-old male). Medical Examiner's office responded. Nothing suspicious identified at this time. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Stolen Auto – 8:13 a.m. A vehicle was reported stolen. Attempt to locate aired. The vehicle was listed as stolen in the appropriate databases.
WEST: Stolen Auto – 8:48 a.m. A vehicle was reported stolen. Attempt to locate aired. The vehicle was listed as stolen in the appropriate databases.
WEST: Battery – 9:41 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 37-year-old male suspect. Investigation continuing.
SOUTH: Death Investigation – 11:27 a.m. Officers responded to a report of a deceased subject (59-year-old male). Medical Examiner's office responded. Nothing suspicious identified.
CENTRAL: Sexual Assault of a Child – 11:57 a.m. A victim reported being sexually assaulted over the weekend. A 20-year-old male suspect was contacted and arrested on outstanding charges. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person – 1:25 p.m. Officers responded to a panic alarm at the City-County Building reference a 17-year-old female breaking windows. The suspect was detained and found to have superficial cuts to her hands. Journey Mental Health consulted and an emergency detention was not supported at this time. The suspect was conveyed to a local hospital for treatment. Probable cause was developed to arrest the suspect for criminal damage to property, threats to law enforcement (2 counts), felony bail jumping (6 counts) and misdemeanor bail jumping (2 counts).
EAST: Crash – 2:51 p.m. Officers responded to a two-vehicle crash on Monona Drive. A driver was cited for failure to yield from a driveway. Two subjects were conveyed to a local hospital for an evaluation/treatment.
WEST: Missing/Runaway Juvenile – 4:58 p.m. A parent reported not knowing where her 5-year-old child was. The child was located safe. Child Protective Services contacted. Investigation continuing.
NORTH: Check Person – 5:09 p.m. Officers responded to check the welfare of a possible suicidal subject. Subject contacted. Journey Mental Health consulted. Safety plan developed and officers disengaged.
SOUTH: Adult Arrested Person – 6:29 p.m. A 30-year-old male suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct, battery to person with disability and strangulation after officers were dispatched to a disturbance.
WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 7:39 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance at a residence. A subject attempted to overdose on over-the-counter medication and another subject attempted to intervene to stop this from occurring which led to a physical altercation. Contact made with both subjects. Journey Mental Health consulted. The subject was conveyed to a local hospital for an evaluation. Final outcome pending.
CENTRAL: Road Rage – 9:37 p.m. A driver reported that an item was thrown at his car and that a gun was possibly observed. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Sexual Assault – 10:40 p.m. Officers met with a victim who reported being sexually assaulted. Investigation continuing.
NORTH: Battery – 10:50 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 43-year-old male suspect. The suspect was arrested for battery and non-domestic strangulation.
WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 11:27 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 29-year-old male suspect. Suspect was not on scene when officers arrived. Probable cause developed to arrest the suspect once he is located.