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 04/22/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 04/25/2022, MPD received 1,172 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 (243),East (256), Midtown (173), North (208), South (91), West (145), and Other (56). "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.
MIDTOWN: Disturbance – 2:26 a.m. The victim reported that during a disagreement over a driving maneuver, the suspect (22-year-old male) pointed a gun at the victim in a parking lot in the 1100 block of Regent St. When contacted by officers, the suspect denied a gun was involved and no gun was located. Suspect was cited for disorderly conduct.
WEST: Drug Incident/Investigation – 3:20 a.m. Officers approached a vehicle in the Woodman's parking lot and observed a suspect (35-year-old male) asleep in the vehicle. A second suspect (28-year-old female) exited the store and approached the vehicle, stating that the male in the vehicle was her boyfriend. Officers located syringes on scene. The suspects were arrested for possession of narcotics and drug paraphernalia.
NORTH: Sexual Assault – 5:15 a.m. Officers responded to a hospital to contact a victim who reported that a known suspect sexually assaulted her. Investigation continuing.
WEST: Death Investigation – 8:16 a.m. Officers responded to a residence where family members discovered the subject (41-year-old male) deceased. Nothing suspicious on scene. Medical examiner responded.
CENTRAL: Domestic Disturbance – 8:34 a.m. The victim reported that on two separate occasions, the suspect (39-year-old male) punched him in the face. The suspect was arrested for domestic battery (2 counts).
NORTH: Disturbance/Stolen Auto – 10:14 a.m. An officer observed what appeared to be a male and female struggling in a vehicle in the north police district parking lot. As officers approached the vehicle, the suspect (32-year-old male) shoved the victim out of the vehicle and drove off. The victim reported she was in her vehicle about to leave her residence when the suspect, an acquaintance, got into the vehicle and demanded that she let him use it. The victim refused and drove to the police station for help. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect, once he is located. The vehicle was recovered.
EAST: Drug Incident/Investigation – 1:55 p.m. Officers responded to a business after a subject/suspect (26-year-old male) unknowingly dropped a glasses case containing methamphetamine and a crack pipe. Staff picked up the case and turned it over to security who called police. The suspect was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 3:04 p.m. Officers made contact with the suspect (41-year-old male) while investigating a domestic disturbance. The suspect lied to police about his name because he had warrants. The suspect was arrested for obstruction.
CENTRAL: Drug Incident/Investigation – 4:30 p.m. Officers responded to a report of two subjects/suspects (36-year-old female and 40-year-old male) who appeared to be under the influence of illegal drugs. Officers located knives and drug paraphernalia on the suspects, both of whom provided false names to officers. The suspects were arrested for obstructing, disorderly conduct, possession of drug paraphernalia and trespass while carrying a weapon. The female suspect was also arrested for possession of heroin.
MIDTOWN: Assist Fire/EMS – 7:34 p.m. Officers responded to a gas station where a subject inadvertently started a small fire in a restroom. The subject attempted to extinguish the fire and sustained 2nd degree burns. He was transported to the hospital.
SOUTH: Check Person – 8:33 p.m. Officers assisted Journey Mental Health with the emergency detention process and transport of a subject to a mental health facility.
NORTH: Residential Burglary – 11:21 p.m. The victims reported that three unidentified suspects forced entry to their apartment, displayed guns and stole cash and a vehicle. Investigation continuing.
Priority calls only from 10:42 p.m. to 2:26 a.m. due to calls for service.
SOUTH: Traffic Arrest/Arrested Juvenile – 12:55 a.m. An officer observed a vehicle traveling on the wrong side of the road and initiated a traffic stop. Officers determined that a passenger in the vehicle was on juvenile probation and in violation of his probation conditions. Upon searching the suspect (16-year-old male), officers located crack cocaine and marijuana. The suspect was arrested for possession of cocaine.
MIDTOWN: Check Property – 1:40 a.m. A caller to dispatch reported hearing gunshots in the area of Emerson St and S Park St. Officers checked the area and did not locate evidence of shots fired, damaged property or injured persons.
CENTRAL: Hit and Run Crash – 5:47 a.m. Officers responded to the area of E Washington Ave and S Fifth St where a witness reported observing a suspect vehicle crash into several parked vehicles. The suspect driver abandoned his vehicle and fled the scene. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Domestic Disturbance – 12:35 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a disturbance. Investigation continuing.
WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 1:21 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 43-year-old male suspect. The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct and misdemeanor bail jumping.
SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 1:26 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 24-year-old female suspect armed with a knife. The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct while armed.
EAST: Missing Adult – 1:40 p.m. A 43-year-old male subject was reported as missing. Attempt to locate aired. The subject was listed as missing in the appropriate databases. *Subject returned home safe.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 2:14 p.m. Officers responded to a report of an intoxicated subject/suspect (64-year-old male) threatening people and challenging them to fight. The suspect was yelling racial slurs. The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct with a hate crime enhancer.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 3:20 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a disturbance involving a 36-year-old male suspect armed with a hammer. The suspect attempted to flee on foot but was apprehended. The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct while armed, resisting and outstanding warrants.
SOUTH: Missing/Runaway Juvenile – 3:33 p.m. A 15-year-old male 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. * Juvenile returned home and then left again.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 4:14 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 33-year-old male suspect. The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct, domestic battery and domestic strangulation.
NORTH: Disturbance – 4:18 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a fight in the roadway. A 24-year-old female suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct, resisting and discharging bodily fluids.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 4:36 p.m. Officers met with a victim who reported a disturbance with a known subject/suspect (34-year-old male suspect). Probable cause developed to arrest the suspect, once he is located.
MIDTOWN: Domestic Disturbance – 5:20 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 41-year-old female suspect. The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct (2 counts) and battery with special circumstances (age).
CENTRAL: Assist EMS – 7:00 p.m. Officers responded, along with EMS, to an injured subject. A subject was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries. Nothing suspicious located on scene.
EAST: Stolen/Recovered Cycle – 8:03 p.m. The owner of a stolen motorcycle called in with its location. Officers responded and the suspect (34-year-old male) fled on the motorcycle. The motorcycle was dumped which officers located. The suspect was also located and arrested for operating a motor vehicle without consent, obstructing, misdemeanor bail jumping, felony bail jumping and outstanding warrants.
EAST: Threats Complaint – 8:27 p.m. Officers met with a victim who reported a known acquaintance/suspect (50-year-old male) threatened her. Attempts made to locate the suspect were unsuccessful. Investigation continuing. **Suspect located and arrested.
NORTH: Disturbance – 9:35 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 43-year-old female suspect. The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct.
SOUTH: Weapons Violation – 9:57 p.m. Officers responded to the 500 block of Bram Street for reports of shots fired. No reported injuries or property damage at this time. Incident Report on MPD's website completed. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 11:30 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 21-year-old male suspect. The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct.
Priority calls only from 2:36 p.m. to 8:29 p.m. due to calls for service.
EAST: Weapons Violation – 12:01 a.m. Officers responded to the 5400 block of Congress Ave for reports of shots fired. No injuries or property damage reported at this time. Incident Report on MPD's website completed. Investigation continuing.
MIDTOWN: Disturbance – 12:08 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 45-year-old female suspect. The suspect was arrested for criminal damage to property.
EAST: Check Area – 12:19 a.m. Officers responded to multiple reports of street racers doing burnouts in a parking lot. As officers were arriving in the area the subjects/vehicles all left the area quickly.
NORTH: Disturbance – 1:42 a.m. Officers came upon an active disturbance involving multiple subjects. Subjects on scene not cooperative with officers. Several juveniles and one adult were arrested and ultimately issued citations for disorderly conduct, resisting, obstructing, etc.
WEST: Sexual Assault of a Child – 1:59 a.m. Officers responded to a sexual assault of a child report. Child Protective Services notified. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Intoxicated Driver – 2:40 a.m. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver/suspect (21-year-old female) was found to be impaired. The suspect was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (1st offense) and possession of marijuana and cocaine. A 24-year-old female passenger/suspect was also arrested for possession of marijuana and cocaine.
NORTH: Weapons Violation – 8:43 a.m. Officers responded to a residence after a resident heard a loud noise and found a hole in the wall. Contact made with a neighbor/suspect (43-year-old male) who reported another person (no longer on scene) accidently fired their weapon. No weapon on scene. The suspect was a felony offender and was conveyed to jail on a probation/parole hold.
EAST: Check Person – 12:36 p.m. Officers responded to the 100 block of Lansing St for a domestic incident. The homeowner stated they returned home and unexpectedly found a known acquaintance to be inside the home. The homeowner reported being concerned about a recent firearm purchase by the acquaintance and a recent fallout they had. Entry was ultimately made to the home and a subject was located deceased with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Incident Report on MPD's website completed.
CENTRAL: Stolen Auto – 1:53 p.m. A vehicle was reported stolen. Attempt to locate aired. The vehicle was listed in the appropriate databases as stolen.
WEST: Mental Health Conveyance – 1:53 p.m. Officers received a request to check the welfare of a subject. The subject was contacted and conveyed to a local hospital where they were voluntarily admitted. Officers disengaged.
EAST: Mental Health Conveyance – 2:04 p.m. Officers responded to check the welfare of a subject. The subject was placed into protective custody and conveyed to a local hospital. The subject was subsequently transported to Winnebago.
EAST: Intoxicated Driver – 2:45 p.m. A traffic stop was attempted and the vehicle/driver fled. The vehicle was located crashed a short time later. An off-duty officer in the area observed a passenger/suspect (25-year-old male) flee on foot and detained him. The suspect was found to be in possession of crack, meth, marijuana, fentanyl and cocaine. The suspect was arrested on numerous drug related charges. The driver/suspect (45-year-old male) was apprehended and arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (5th offense), eluding, hit-and-run and resisting/obstructing.
WEST: Residential Burglary – 3:52 p.m. Officers responded to a residential burglary. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Check Area – 5:51 p.m. A victim reported that a passenger in a vehicle pointed a gun at her as she was walking. Areas checked and nothing located at this time.
CENTRAL: Check Person – 6:28 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a subject who jumped/fell off a roof. The subject was provided emergency medical aid on scene and transported to a local hospital in serious condition. Subject passed away. Initial cause of death is suicide.
EAST: Intoxicated Driver – 7:30 p.m. Officers responded to a report of an intoxicated subject/suspect (30-year-old male). The suspect performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was taken for a warrant blood draw. The suspect was released to a responsible party.