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 04/01/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 04/04/2022, MPD received 928 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 (189),East (189), Midtown (129), North (147), South (68), West (145), and Other (61). "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 2:45 p.m. to 4:31 p.m. due to calls for service.
SOUTH: Check Person – 6:49 am. Officers responded to the John Nolen on-ramp to the Beltline for a driver who did not have a pulse and was not breathing. The driver was transported to a hospital and pronounced deceased. Nothing suspicious in the vehicle. Death appears to be related to a medical condition.
MIDTOWN: Recovered Stolen Auto – 7:45 a.m. Officers observed a stolen vehicle in a parking lot in the 1000 block of Gilbert Rd. Spike strips were placed in front of and behind the vehicle. The driver/suspect (21-year-old male) reversed the car over the spike strips and fled the parking lot only to crash into parked cars further south on Gilbert Rd. The suspect fled on foot from the crash scene but officers located him shortly afterward. The suspect was arrested for possession with intent THC, operating a motor vehicle without consent, resisting, eluding, reckless driving and hit and run unattended vehicle.
?WEST: Non-Residential Burglary – 8:10 a.m. Construction site workers reported that several thousand dollars' worth of tools were stolen from the site. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Drug Overdose – 8:45 a.m. Officers responded to a business where the suspect (50-year-old male) went unconscious. MFD paramedics revived the suspect and transported him to the hospital. The suspect admitted to using heroin. The suspect was cited for possession of heroin and was provided information about the MAARI program.
MIDTOWN: Death Investigation – 9:37 a.m. A family member discovered the subject (73-year-old male) deceased in their residence. Death appears to be related to medical conditions. Nothing suspicious on scene. Medical examiner responded.
SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 10:18 a.m. The victim reported that during an argument, the suspect (25-year-old male) yelled at her, struck her in the face, and took her phone and broke it so that she could not call for help. The suspect then hit the victim over the head with a garbage can. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for domestic disorderly conduct, battery, damage to property and intimidation of a victim. Suspect is at large.
CENTRAL: Weapons Offense – 1:03 p.m. The victim reported he was on a Metro bus when the unidentified suspect offered him drugs. The victim said no and the suspect raised his shirt to reveal a handgun tucked in his waistband. The victim got off the bus and called police. Officers reviewed video from the bus and were unable to substantiate the victim's story.
EAST: Adult Arrested Person – 2:04 p.m. Officers took into custody a suspect (20-year-old male) who was wanted for armed robbery.
NORTH: Stolen Auto – 2:23 p.m. The victim reported he pulled into his driveway and exited his vehicle when suddenly two suspects (12- and 14-year-old males) pointed a facsimile handgun at him and demanded his keys. The suspects drove away in the victim's vehicle but were apprehended shortly thereafter. The 12-year-old suspect was arrested for operating a motor vehicle without consent while armed, eluding, and resist/obstruct. The 14-year-old suspect was arrested for resist/obstruct and operating a motor vehicle without consent (party to a crime).
EAST: Disturbance – 6:37 p.m. Officers responded to a bar where the suspect (30-year-old male) was being disorderly and was asked by staff to leave. The suspect attempted to swing at employees but did not strike anyone. The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting.
CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person – 7:28 p.m. Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in which a wanted suspect (32-year-old male) was a passenger. The suspect was arrested with new charges of possession with intent THC and MDMA. The driver (31-year-old male) was arrested for felon in possession of a firearm, carrying a concealed weapon and possession of MDMA.
WEST: Assist Citizen – 9:14 p.m. A victim reported her car was stolen from a parking lot in the 3200 block of Golden Copper Ln. It was later determined the car was towed at the request of the property manager.
CENTRAL: Domestic Disturbance – 9:48 p.m. During an argument, the suspect (18-year-old male) strangled the victim, struck her in the face and damaged her phone. The suspect was arrested for domestic battery, disorderly conduct, intimidation of a victim, multiple warrants and bail jumping charges.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 11:23 p.m. Officers responded to a downtown bar where the suspect (20-year-old male) alleged that employees would not return his wallet to him. The suspect yelled and swore at staff and officers. The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct.
CENTRAL: Robbery – 11:41 p.m. Officers responded to the 700 block of E Washington Ave where witnesses reported the suspect (27-year-old male) struck the victim, knocking him to the ground, and stole his wallet. The suspect was arrested for robbery and substantial battery.
Priority calls only from 2:56 a.m. to 5:19 a.m. due to calls for service.
SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 12:23 a.m. Officers responded to a residence where the suspect (39-year-old male) yelled at the victim and was banging on the walls and furniture. The victim fled to another apartment in the building. The suspect followed her, kicked in the door and returned to his apartment. The suspect was arrested for two counts of disorderly conduct (one domestic) and resisting. The suspect will also be charged with damage to property pending contact with the property owner.
NORTH: Weapons Offense – 12:31 a.m. The victim reported she was stopped at a light on Packers Ave when the suspect vehicle pulled up next to her. The unidentified suspect/driver rolled down his window and pointed a gun at the victim. The suspect told the victim he thought she was someone else and left the scene headed southbound on Packers Ave. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Death Investigation – 1:21 a.m. A roommate discovered the subject (19-year-old female) deceased in her residence. Death appears to be a suicide. Nothing suspicious on scene.
WEST: Check Person – 1:58 a.m. Officers responded to a residence for a subject who was possibly suicidal. The subject was transported to the hospital and left in the care of hospital staff.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 3:17 a.m. During an argument, the victim reported becoming fearful of the suspect (25-year-old male). The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct.
MIDTOWN: Domestic Disturbance – 3:36 a.m. During an argument, the suspect (31-year-old female) swung at the victim and tried to pull him out of the victim's car where they were talking. The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct.
WEST: Residential Burglary – 7:16 a.m. Officers responded to a residence where the victim reported his vehicle was stolen during a burglary. Officers then responded to a vehicle that went off the road at the Beltline and S. Gammon Rd which was determined to be the stolen vehicle. Officers apprehended six suspects (five males between 14 and 17 years old and one 16-year-old female). Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Mental Health Conveyance – 7:37 a.m. Officers responded to a hospital where a patient was placed under an emergency detention. Officers transported the patient to a mental health facility.
CENTRAL: Domestic Disturbance – 8:46 a.m. The victim reported that the suspect (21-year-old female) punched him, bit him and broke his phone. The suspect then discharged OC spray at the victim and punched the victim using brass knuckles. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for domestic disorderly conduct, battery, damage to property, intentional use of OC spray, and 2nd degree reckless endangerment. Suspect is at large.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 1:29 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 29-year-old female suspect. Probable cause developed to arrest the suspect once she is located.
WEST: Check Person – 2:05 p.m. Officers received a report of possible child abuse. Parent and child contacted. Child Protective Services notified. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Intoxicated Driver – 5:54 p.m. Officers responded to a single vehicle crash. The driver/suspect (27-year-old male) was determined to be impaired. The suspect was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (2nd offense) and possession of drug paraphernalia.
CENTRAL: Disorderly Conduct – 6:09 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 44-year-old male suspect. The suspect was given a misdemeanor order-in for disorderly conduct.
CENTRAL: Battery – 9:28 p.m. A 16-year-old male juvenile at the Juvenile Reception Center punched another juvenile. The 16-year-old's charges were updated to include disorderly conduct and battery (in addition to vehicle theft and burglary for why he was at the JRC initially).
Priority calls only from 7:59 p.m. to 8:59 p.m. due to calls for service.
MIDTOWN: Adult Arrested Person – 12:39 a.m. During a traffic stop the driver/suspect (32-year-old male) was determined to be wanted. The suspect was arrested on outstanding charges (retail theft).
MIDTOWN: Sexual Assault – 12:54 a.m. A victim reported being sexually assaulted by a known acquaintance/suspect. Investigation continuing.
WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 1:27 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 56-year-old female suspect. Suspect not on scene when officers arrived. Probable cause developed to arrest the suspect once she is located.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 2:18 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 28-year-old male suspect. Suspect not on scene when officers arrived. Probable cause developed to arrest the suspect once he is located.
NORTH: Check Area – 4:46 a.m. Officers responded to numerous reports of shots fired. A vehicle fled from the area at a high rate of speed. Maple Bluff PD initially attempted to stop the vehicle but the pursuit was terminated. MPD not involved in the pursuit. No evidence of shots fired located.
NORTH: Adult Arrested Person – 4:54 a.m. A stolen vehicle was ditched and the suspect (26-year-old male) fled on foot. The suspect was apprehended and arrested for resisting and felony bail jumping. Additional charges forthcoming. Investigation continuing.
MIDTOWN: Death Investigation – 9:34 a.m. Officers responded to a residence for a deceased subject (62-year-old female). Medical Examiner's office responded. Nothing suspicious identified.
MIDTOWN: Check Person – 1:26 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a young child unattended outside. Child reunited with family. No concerns identified.
NORTH: Check Person – 3:19 p.m. Officers received a request to check on the welfare of a possible suicidal subject. Officers attempted contact with the subject who refused to open the door but did have a lengthy conversation with officers through the door. Subject denied being suicidal. No legal action deemed necessary at this time so officers disengaged.
NORTH: Weapons Offense – 3:25 p.m. Officers responded to a residence after an accidental discharge (owner was cleaning a gun). No injuries. Gun seized for safekeeping. No charges at this time.
MIDTOWN: Mental Health Conveyance – 3:37 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a suicidal subject. The subject was conveyed to a local hospital where she was voluntarily admitted. Journey Mental Health plugged in. Officers disengaged.
WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 4:35 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 21-year-old male suspect. The suspect was arrested for domestic battery.
EAST: Check Area – 4:58 p.m. Officers responded to reports of shots fired near E. Towne Blvd. Areas checked. No evidence of shots fired located.
NORTH: Death Investigation – 5:07 p.m. Officers responded to a residence for a deceased subject (86-year-old male). Medical Examiner's office responded. Nothing suspicious identified.
EAST: Check Person – 5:36 p.m. Officers received a request to check the welfare of a subject. Subject's whereabouts unknown (no permanent address and no phone). Investigation continuing.
EAST: Check Area – 10:00 p.m. Officers responded to a report of shots fired. Areas checked. No evidence of shots fired located.
EAST: Disturbance – 10:40 p.m. A vehicle reported that while she was sitting in her vehicle with a door open an unknown male suspect confronted her and told her to "shut your mouth." The victim began honking her horn which scared the suspect away. Suspect not on scene when officers arrived. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Disturbance – 12:28 a.m. A disturbance took place in a moving vehicle along Stoughton Rd. The suspect (37-year-old male) was arrested for disorderly conduct and 2nd degree reckless endangering safety (and for outstanding charges of domestic disorderly conduct and battery).
CENTRAL: Check Person – 1:08 a.m. Officers received a request to check the welfare of a subject. Subject placed into protective custody and conveyed to a local hospital. Journey Mental Health plugged in. Officers disengaged at this time. Emergency detention may be sought.