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 03/25/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 03/28/2022, MPD received 978 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 (186),East (180), Midtown (156), North (166), South (98), West (150), and Other (42). "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 5:09 p.m. to 5:51 p.m. due to calls for service.
Priority calls only from 7:32 p.m. to 12:47 a.m. due to calls for service.
NORTH: Intoxicated Driver – 8:30 a.m. Officers responded to the 4300 block of Melody Ln for a suspect (43-year-old female) who was passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle. The suspect was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (1st offense) and possession of drug paraphernalia.
EAST: Disturbance/Unwanted Person – 10:11 a.m. Officers responded to the Madison Plaza hotel for a suspect (49-year-old male) who was upset with staff and refused to leave the premises. Officers escorted the suspect from the property. The suspect was arrested on a probation violation and conveyed to the jail.
CENTRAL: Fraud – 11:26 a.m. Officers responded to the 7 Eleven where a manager discovered a skimmer had been installed on a credit/debit card machine. Investigation continuing.
CITY-WIDE: 911 Multiple/Nuisance Calls – 12:33 p.m. The suspect (35-year-old male) called 911 22 times for non-emergency reasons over a six hour period. The suspect was arrested for misuse of 911 and resisting.
NORTH: Sex Offense Misc – 2:36 p.m. Officers investigated a report of a 16-year-old suspect videotaping himself having sex with another juvenile without the victim's knowledge and then coercing her into engaging in sex with him again by threatening to post the video on social media. Investigation continuing.
MIDTOWN: Domestic Disturbance – 3:52 p.m. Officers responded to a residence where the suspect (15-year-old female) was physically fighting with family members. While in custody the suspect spit on and struck officers. The suspect was arrested for battery, disorderly conduct, discharging bodily fluids, and battery to law enforcement.
NORTH: Missing/Runaway Juvenile – 4:11 p.m. A mother reported her 13-year-old daughter ran away. Attempt to locate aired. The juvenile was listed as missing/runaway in the appropriate databases.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 4:37 p.m. Officers responded to a residence where the suspect (17-year-old female) was yelling and hitting things. The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct and resisting.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 5:01 p.m. Officers responded to a residence where the suspect (22-year-old male) poured windshield wiper fluid on the victim during an argument. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for domestic disorderly conduct. Suspect is at large.
NORTH: Sexual Assault – 6:08 p.m. A victim reported that a known suspect (58-year-old male) made inappropriate sexual contact with her. Officers developed probable cause to charge the suspect with 4th degree sexual assault. Suspect is at large.
MIDTOWN: Missing Adult – 6:43 p.m. Family members reported their mother left the residence after an argument unprepared for the weather. The subject was Attempt to locate aired. The subject was listed as missing in the appropriate databases.
NORTH: Missing/Runaway Juvenile – 6:46 p.m. Parents reported their 15-year-old daughter ran away. Attempt to locate aired. The juvenile was listed as missing/runaway in the appropriate databases.
WEST: Bomb Threat – 7:17 p.m. Officers responded to the 6600 block of McKee road to investigate a suspicious object in a parking lot. Dane County EOD safely removed the item.
NORTH: Death Investigation – 7:32 p.m. A family member discovered the subject (41-year-old female) deceased in her residence. The death appears to be related to medical issues. Nothing suspicious on scene.
MIDTOWN: Disturbance – 9:00 p.m. A subject/suspect punched and strangled the victim and threw items inside the residence. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for strangulation, battery and disorderly conduct. The suspect was placed into protective custody and conveyed to a hospital.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 9:00 p.m. During an argument with family members, the suspect (29-year-old male) armed himself with a knife. Officers made contact with family members, who left the residence for a safe location. The suspect remained in the residence and refused to make contact with officers. Early the next morning family members returned to the residence and contacted police who responded and arrested the suspect, who was charged with domestic disorderly conduct while armed.
NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 10:02 p.m. During an argument, the suspect (30-year-old male) pushed the victim, pulled her hair and slammed her face into the floor. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for domestic disorderly conduct and battery. The suspect is at large.
SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 11:47 p.m. The victim reported that the suspect (36-year-old male) stole belongings from her and threatened to harm and kill her. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for domestic disorderly conduct and theft. The victim later contacted police stating the suspect had returned her property. The suspect remains at large.
SOUTH: Found Person – 12:12 a.m. A caller to dispatch reported seeing a small child walking by herself on the sidewalk. The girl was nonverbal and thus could not provide information to officers. Officers contacted Child Protective Services who took temporary custody of the child. Later dispatch received a call from a parent reporting her daughter was missing and it was determined this was the same girl. The child was unharmed and will be reunited with her family.
CENTRAL: Suspicious Vehicle – 12:44 a.m. Officers investigated a suspicious vehicle in the Buckeye Lot at 217 W Gilman St. Officers determined the vehicle was stolen. Officers located illegal drugs in the vehicle which was impounded. Investigation continuing.
WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 1:35 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 15-year-old female suspect. The suspect was arrested for battery, disorderly conduct, damage to property and possession of an electronic device.
CENTRAL: Substantial Battery – 2:15 a.m. Officers initially responded to the Lake St parking ramp for a report of a two vehicle crash. On scene officers made contact with two victims who were the occupants of one of the involved vehicles. One of the victims reported that the occupants of the suspect vehicle confronted her about the crash and punched her and the other victim before fleeing the scene. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect (32-year-old male) for party to a crime substantial battery and disorderly conduct. Suspect is at large.
MIDTOWN: Check Property – 2:39 a.m. Several callers to dispatch reported hearing possible gunshots in the 4700 block of Crescent Rd. Officers checked the area and did not locate evidence of shots fired, damage to property or signs of injured persons.
SOUTH: Weapons Offense Shots Fired – 3:17 a.m. Multiple callers reported hearing possible shots fired in the 2800 block of Perry St. Officers responded to check the area. Officers located fired shell casings and several unoccupied vehicles damaged by gunfire. Jurisdiction was determined to be Town of Madison.
WEST: Check Person – 3:32 a.m. Officers responded to a residence and made contact with a subject who was having a mental health crisis. The subject was transported to the hospital and voluntarily admitted.
SOUTH: Assist MFD – 4:38 p.m. Officers assisted with traffic control around a multi-unit apartment complex that was on fire.
NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 4:48 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 28-year-old male suspect. The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct and a probation hold.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 6:02 a.m. Officers responded to Starbucks where the suspect (58-year-old male) was yelling and swearing and refused to leave when staff asked him to. The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct and trespass.
CENTRAL: Mental Health Conveyance – 8:05 p.m. A subject was placed into protective custody and conveyed to a local hospital for a mental health evaluation. Subject cooperative and voluntary at this time. Officers disengaged.
WEST: Check Person – 8:57 a.m. Officers responded to a residence where a subject was engaging in self harm. The subject was transported voluntarily to the hospital and left in the care of staff. Officers consulted with Journey Mental Health.
EAST: Juvenile Arrest – 9:55 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a 16-year-old female causing damage in her home. The suspect was arrested for criminal damage to property.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 11:18 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a gun being pointed at subjects in a vehicle. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Assist MFD – 11:57 p.m. Officer responded, along with MFD, to a report of a vehicle in the water. The vehicle was pulled out of the water and found to be unoccupied. The vehicle/driver fled from an officer earlier during a traffic stop. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Check Person – 12:21 a.m. Officers responded to check the welfare of a subject who cut herself and was reportedly suicidal. The subject was conveyed to a local hospital where she was voluntarily admitted. Officers disengaged.
EAST: Check Property – 1:43 a.m. Officers responded to the 400 block of Cottage Grove Rd for reports of shots fired. Areas checked and no evidence of shots fired located.
CENTRAL: Traffic Incident – 2:00 a.m. A traffic stop was attempted on a vehicle/driver speeding and reckless driving. The driver/vehicle did not stop. Officers did not pursue the vehicle.
SOUTH: Check Property – 4:02 a.m. Possible shots fired were heard in the area of Rimrock Rd/Hwy 12. Area checked and no evidence of shots fired located.
CENTRAL: Damage to Property – 6:09 a.m. A subject/suspect damaged the City-County Building with a large rock. The subject also damaged The Beacon. Mental Health concerns identified and the subject was transported to a local hospital where an emergency detention was sought/approved. The subject was subsequently transported to Winnebago. Charges forthcoming.
EAST: Death Investigation – 8:54 a.m. Officers responded to a residence for a pulseless non-breathing subject (63-year-old female). Lifesaving measures attempted but not successful. Medical Examiner's office responded. Nothing suspicious identified at this time.
MIDTOWN: Road Rage – 12:13 p.m. Officers received a report of road rage. Contact attempted with registered owner of the suspect vehicle who was not cooperative. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Check Person – 5:20 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a subject with a rifle. Nothing in the area located.
WEST: Check Property – 7:42 p.m. Officers responded to reports of shots fired on Midtown Rd. No evidence of shots fired located at this time.
CENTRAL: Domestic Disturbance – 10:52 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 42-year-old female suspect. The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct and domestic battery.
NORTH: Traffic Arrest – 11:11 p.m. A traffic stop was conducted and a scale was observed in plain view. K9 responded and hit on the vehicle. A loaded gun and drugs were located in the vehicle. The driver/suspect (24-year-old male) was arrested for felon in possession of a firearm, carrying a concealed weapon, possession of narcotics and possession with intent to deliver party to a crime (marijuana). A passenger/suspect (23-year-old male) was arrested for possession with intent to deliver party to a crime (marijuana).
SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 1:08 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 40-year-old male suspect. The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct, disorderly conduct, resisting, felony bail jumping and misdemeanor bail jumping.
CENTRAL: Domestic Disturbance – 1:17 a.m. Officers responded to sounds of a disturbance. No charges were substantiated from the incident.