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 04/12/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 04/13/2022, MPD received 341 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 (44),East (74), Midtown (57), North (67), South (40), West (40), and Other (19). "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 3:29 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. due to calls for service.
MIDTOWN: Check Person – 10:21 a.m. Officers responded to a report of a subject with a gun who was observed stumbling to the ground. The subject/suspect (45-year-old female) was contacted and found to be armed and impaired. The suspect was arrested for going armed while under the influence of intoxicants. A loaded firearm was recovered.
NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 2:20 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 26-year-old male suspect. The suspect was arrested for domestic battery, domestic disorderly conduct, domestic criminal damage to property and misdemeanor bail jumping (3 counts).
NORTH: Sexual Assault – 2:35 p.m. Officers met with a subject who reported being sexually assaulted by a known acquaintance/suspect. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Assist Police – 3:15 p.m. Officers responded, along with other law enforcement agencies, to reports of shots fired from a vehicle on the Beltline at Stoughton Rd. No injuries reported but vehicle damage present. Suspect vehicle stopped by another agency and a handgun was recovered. MPD assisted with traffic. Monona PD has the lead on this investigation.
NORTH: Missing/Runaway Juvenile – 5:01 p.m. A 12-year-old female was reported as missing/runaway. The juvenile has a history of running away. Attempt to locate aired. The juvenile was listed as missing/runaway in the appropriate databases.
MIDTOWN: Battery – 5:21 p.m. A 31-year-old male suspect was arrested for battery and disorderly conduct after shoving a victim to the ground. The victim struck their head on the ground.
NORTH: Weapons Violation – 6:31 p.m. Officers responded to shots fired from a vehicle at a trailer. Traffic stop conducted. No evidence located in the vehicle. Damage to trailer consistent with a BB gun used. No casings or other evidence located. No injuries reported. No charges substantiated at this time.
SOUTH: Check Person – 6:50 p.m. Officers responded to check the welfare of a possible suicidal subject. Journey Mental Health plugged in. Subject contacted. Safety plan being developed. Final outcome pending.
EAST: Sexual Assault – 7:11 p.m. A subject reported being sexually assaulted a few years ago by a known acquaintance/suspect. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Drug Incident – 10:21 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a subject/suspect (43-year-old male) attempting to sell drugs. The suspect was contacted and arrested for possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia, bail jumping and a probation hold. A second subject/suspect (43-year-old male) was arrested on an outstanding warrant.
EAST: Intoxicated Driver – 11:05 p.m. Officers responded to a single vehicle crash (vs. tree). The driver/suspect (21-year-old male) was found to be impaired. The suspect was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (1st offense).
WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 12:20 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 40-year-old female suspect. Suspect not on scene when officers arrived. Probable cause developed to arrest the suspect.
MIDTOWN: Check Person – 1:15 a.m. Officers responded to check the welfare of a possible suicidal subject. Journey Mental Health plugged in. The subject was contacted and conveyed to a local hospital. Subject admitted to the local hospital and once medically cleared will be transported to Winnebago for a Chapter 51 return.
CENTRAL: Missing/Runaway Juvenile – 3:11 a.m. A 13-year-old female was reported as missing/runaway. The juvenile has a history of running away. Attempt to locate aired. The juvenile was listed as missing/runaway in the appropriate databases.