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City-Wide Notable Calls

MPD Notable Calls 03/23/2022 to 03/24/2022

March 24, 2022 8:15 AM

Chief's Blog

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 03/23/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 03/24/2022, MPD received 343 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 (62),East (68), Midtown (53), North (65), South (35), West (46), and Other (14). "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 9:39 a.m. to 10:04 a.m. due to calls for service.

Priority calls only from 9:14 p.m. to 9:54 p.m. due to calls for service.

SOUTH: Crash – 2:33 a.m.  Officers responded to a report of a crash at Fish Hatchery Rd/Hwy 12.  Witness reported a vehicle/driver stuck a barrier and kept on driving.  The driver/suspect (35-year-old male) was located/contacted and found to be impaired.  The suspect was not cooperative with officers.  The suspect was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (4th offense) and resisting. 

EAST: Assist Law Enforcement – 7:40 a.m.  Officers assisted Fitchburg PD with taking a wanted suspect into custody. 

EAST: Traffic Stop – 10:36 a.m.  A traffic stop was conducted due to speeding.  The driver/suspect (27-year-old male) was arrested on a probation hold and cited for several traffic violations. 

WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 12:25 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 23-year-old male suspect.  The suspect was arrested for domestic battery and domestic disorderly conduct. 

CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person – 4:37 p.m.  A 34-year-old female subject/suspect wanted on outstanding charges was located/arrested. 

NORTH: Missing/Runaway Juvenile – 6:59 p.m.  A 14-year-old male was reported as missing/runaway.  Attempt to locate aired.  The juvenile was listed as missing/runaway in the appropriate databases. 

CITY-WIDE: Missing/Runaway Juvenile – 7:00 p.m.  A 16-year-old female was reported as missing/runaway.  Areas checked.  Juvenile located and returned home.

EAST: Intoxicated Driver – 7:40 p.m. Officers responded to a crash at Hwy 12/Millpond Rd.  The driver/suspect (73-year-old female) was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence and released to a responsible party. 

WEST: Adult Arrested Person – 9:28 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 38-year-old male suspect.  The suspect attempted to flee but was apprehended.  The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct, resisting and trespass. 

NORTH: Child Abuse – 10:47 p.m.  Officers responded to a report of child abuse.  Child Protective Services plugged in.  No charges substantiated at this time.  Safety plan developed. 


EAST: Fire Investigation – 12:27 a.m. Officers, along with MFD, responded to a structure fire at an apartment complex.  Contact was made with a tenant/suspect (53-year-old male) who was belligerent and uncooperative with officers and MFD.  The suspect was arrested for resisting and a probation hold. 

SOUTH: Death Investigation – 2:15 a.m.  Officers responded to a report of a deceased subject (28-year-old male).  Initial cause of death is suicide.  Nothing suspicious identified at this time.  Investigation continuing.   

Posted by: Chief Barnes

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