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City-Wide Notable Calls

MPD Notable Calls 04/20/2022 to 04/21/2022

April 21, 2022 7:53 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 04/20/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 04/21/2022, MPD received 359 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 (51),East (59), Midtown (64), North (65), South (36), West (60), and Other (24). "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 5:35 p.m. to 8:46 p.m. due to calls for service.

NORTH: Disturbance – 5:37 a.m.  Officers met with a victim who reported being shot at.  There was a several hour delay of this incident being reported.  Victim not injured.  Victim reported that their vehicle was shot at and the window was shattered. No casings or bullet damage located in the vehicle. 

CENTRAL: Domestic Disturbance – 5:38 a.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 23-year-old male suspect.  The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct, felony bail jumping and misdemeanor bail jumping. 

MIDTOWN: Check Person – 7:45 a.m.  Officers received a request to check the welfare of a possible suicidal subject.  Entry was made to the residence and the subject was located with agonal breathing and a faint pulse.  The subject was conveyed to a local hospital. 

MIDTOWN: Threats Complaint – 9:35 a.m.  Dispatch received several calls from the same individual who made threats toward Memorial High School.  Officers responded to the school.  Threats not deemed legitimate. 

MIDTOWN: Weapons Violation – 12:30 p.m.  Officers responded to the 700 block of Braxton Place for a report of a subject who had been stabbed.  Victim located and officers rendered medical aid. Victim conveyed to a local hospital.  A person of interest was detained and arrested on un-related charges at this time.  Weapon recovered.  Incident Report on MPD's website completed.  Investigation continuing. 

CENTRAL: Mental Health Conveyance – 12:50 p.m.  Officers received a request to check the welfare of a possible suicidal subject.  Contact made with the subject who was placed into protective custody.  The subject was conveyed to a local hospital and subsequently transported to Winnebago. 

EAST: Assist CPS – 1:50 p.m.  Officers received a request to stand by with them as they removed a child from a residence.  Officers assisted with the request.

CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person – 2:30 p.m.  A 20-year-old male wanted subject/suspect was reported to be present on State St.  Officers responded and the suspect attempted to flee on foot.  The suspect was apprehended.  The suspect was booked into jail on a total of 28 charges (burglaries, theft, disorderly conduct while armed, physical abuse to a child, resisting, criminal damage to property, disorderly conduct, bail jumping, etc.). 

NORTH: Weapons Violation – 5:26 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a subject who sustained a self-inflicted gunshot wound.  Subjects on scene uncooperative.  Subject with a graze wound located and medical aid rendered.  The subject was conveyed to a local hospital. Journey Mental Health consulted.  Probable cause developed to arrest the subject once released from the hospital.  Investigation continuing. 

SOUTH: Check Person – 8:33 p.m.  Officers responded to a group home regarding a resident/subject armed with glass and making threats toward staff.  The subject was conveyed to a local hospital and voluntarily admitted at this time.  Officers disengaged. 

NORTH: Battery – 10:48 p.m.  Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 28-year-old female suspect.  Victim sought medical care at a local hospital.  Probable cause developed to arrest the suspect once she is located.    

WEST: Intoxicated Driver – 11:23 p.m.  A traffic stop was conducted and the driver/suspect (23-year-old male) was found to be impaired.  The suspect was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (1st offense). 

Posted by: Chief Barnes

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