The information provided below about some of the calls officers responded to (Friday morning to Monday morning) 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 02/18/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 02/21/2022, MPD received 1,052 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 (178),East (209), Midtown (189), North (198), South (90), West (122), and Other (66). "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.
EAST: Death Investigation – 9:53 a.m. A friend discovered the subject (73-year-old female) deceased in her residence. Death appears to be related to medical issues, nothing suspicious on scene. Medical examiner responded.
EAST: Recovered Stolen Auto – 11:27 a.m. Officers responded to an unoccupied suspicious vehicle that looked like it was involved in a crash. The vehicle was determined to be stolen. Registered owner was notified.
EAST: Missing Adult – 1:53 p.m. An adult subject was reported missing. The subject was later found at a friend's home and no concerns were identified.
EAST: Death Investigation – 2:10 p.m. A neighbor discovered the subject (78-year-old female) deceased in her residence. Death appears to be related to medical issues, nothing suspicious on scene. Medical examiner responded.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 7:05 p.m. The suspect (32-year-old male) attempted to enter a secure area in the City County Building. Officers made contact with the suspect who said he was looking for a ride to the east side. The suspect was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.
MIDTOWN: Death Investigation – 10:18 p.m. A caregiver reported the subject (91-year-old female) had passed away at her residence. Nothing suspicious on scene.
SOUTH: Disturbance – 11:24 p.m. Officers responded to Tellurian detox to assist staff with a suspect (20-year-old male) who was being hostile. Upon officers' arrival, the suspect resisted, spit at and threatened officers. The suspect was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, resisting, threats to law enforcement and discharging bodily fluids.
Priority calls only from 3:42 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. due to calls for service.
CENTRAL: Check Person – 12:01 a.m. Officers responded to a residence to check the welfare of a subject who had sent text messages about harming herself. The subject was transported to the hospital and left in the care of medical staff.
CENTRAL: Hit and Run Crash – 12:48 a.m. A driver/vehicle struck a transformer at W Gorham St and N Broom St and continued on its way. The driver/suspect (24-year-old male) was located in the area. The suspect performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (2nd offense) and hit and run property damage.
EAST: Hit and Run Crash – 7:51 a.m. A caller to dispatch reported witnessing a vehicle crash into a parked car and observed two occupants of the suspect vehicle walk away from the scene. Officers located the suspects (30-year-old male and 26-year-old female) in the area and learned that the suspect vehicle was stolen. The male suspect was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle without consent, obstructing and traffic violations. The female suspect was warned for obstructing as she provided a false name to officers and then released.
NORTH: Recovered Stolen Auto – 11:44 a.m. Officers responded to the intersection of North Lawn Ave and E Johnson St for a vehicle parked in the middle of the road, unoccupied. Officers determined the vehicle was reported stolen out of Fitchburg. Registered owner was notified.
WEST: Mental Health Conveyance – 12:41 p.m. Officers responded to check the welfare of a possible suicidal subject. The subject was conveyed to local hospital and left in the care of medical staff.
EAST: Residential Burglary – 2:05 p.m. Officers responded to a residence for an unknown subject/suspect (29-year-old male) on the couch of the homeowners. The suspect broke into the residence, showered and rummaged through the home. The suspect was arrested for burglary and bail jumping (2 counts).
EAST: Assist MFD – 3:39 p.m. Officers responded, along with MFD, to a gas main break on Eagan Road. Roads were blocked and properties were evacuated.
WEST: Mental Health Conveyance – 4:37 p.m. A subject was conveyed to a local hospital for a mental health evaluation. Journey Mental Health plugged in. The subject was voluntarily admitted and officers disengaged.
CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person – 4:37 p.m. Monona PD requested assistance with locating and taking into custody a wanted subject/suspect (24-year-old male). The suspect fled from officers in a vehicle but was later located/arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence, resisting and additional charges from Monona PD.
MIDTOWN: Adult Arrested Person – 4:48 p.m. A traffic stop was conducted due to the registered owner being wanted (39-year-old male). The suspect lied about his identity and attempted to flee but was apprehended. The suspect was arrested on a probation hold and resisting/obstructing.
SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 7:14 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 27-year-old male suspect. The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct.
NORTH: Disturbance – 8:57 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 27-year-old male suspect. The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct (2 counts).
SOUTH: Adult Arrested Person – 10:33 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 36-year-old female suspect. The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct while armed.
WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 1:21 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 34-year-old male suspect. The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct, domestic battery and resisting.
MIDTOWN: Check Person – 3:47 a.m. Dispatch received a call from a female requesting an ambulance but limited information provided. Officers attempted contact at the residence. A child opened the door. A female was located in the residence semi-conscious. The female was conveyed to a local hospital for an evaluation. Family responded to care for the children. Investigation continuing.
NORTH: Adult Arrested Person – 7:00 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 57-year-old female suspect. The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting.
CENTRAL: Sexual Assault – 10:09 a.m. Officers received a report of an attempted sexual assault. Contact attempted with the victim which was unsuccessful at this time. Investigation continuing.
MIDTOWN: Check Person – 11:18 a.m. Officers received a request to check the welfare of a possible suicidal subject. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Drug Incident – 2:44 p.m. Officers received reports of a possible impaired driver/suspect (29-year-old male). Contact made with the suspect. Drug paraphernalia in plain view. The suspect was conveyed to a local hospital for a medical evaluation/clearance. Charges forthcoming for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (4th offense) and a probation hold.
EAST: Adult Arrested Person – 5:38 p.m. Officers conducted a traffic stop which led to the discovery of crack and marijuana. A 22-year-old male suspect was given an order-in for possession of cocaine and cited for trespassing. A 20-year-old male suspect was cited for trespassing.
EAST: Threats Complaint – 8:29 p.m. Officers responded to a report of damage done to a home by a known suspect to the family. Suspect contacted. Investigation continuing.
WEST: Check Property – 8:43 p.m. Officers responded to a residence reference a report of shots fired from a vehicle. Contact made at a residence where officers obtained limited cooperation. No injuries or property damage reported at this time. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Disturbance – 11:29 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 43-year-old male suspect. Suspect not on scene when officers arrived. Probable cause developed to arrest the suspect once he is located. A 35-year-old female was cited for resisting. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 1:20 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving two suspects. A 24-year-old male suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct (2 counts). A second suspect (not yet identified) will also have charges once identified/located. Investigation continuing.
WEST: Crash – 2:29 a.m. Officers responded to a vehicle vs. house crash on Nessling Street. The driver/suspect (25-year-old male) fled from the scene and remains at-large. A passenger from the vehicle remained on scene. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Trespassing – 2:29 a.m. A 30-year-old male suspect was arrested for trespass to dwelling and disorderly conduct after he broke into a residence.