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 04/27/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 04/28/2022, MPD received 387 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 (61),East (77), Midtown (67), North (70), South (38), West (51), and Other (23). "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.
EAST: Intoxicated Driver – 1:54 a.m. A 50-year-old female was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (1st offense).
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 4:59 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 27-year-old male suspect. The suspect was not on scene when officers arrived. Probable cause developed to arrest the suspect once he is located.
NORTH: Residential Burglary – 5:13 a.m. Homeowner hears garage door open and observed an unknown vehicle in the driveway. Entry not made to the residence. Suspect/vehicle fled. Nothing reported missing at this time. Investigation continuing.
WEST: Strong Armed Robbery – 6:33 a.m. A victim reported an unknown suspect grabbed her and took her purse. The suspect fled in a vehicle. The victim's purse was recovered but items missing. Investigation continuing.
SOUTH: Strong Armed Robbery – 7:19 a.m. A victim reported an unknown suspect grabbed her and took an item she was carrying. Suspect fled in a vehicle. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 8:21 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 21-year-old male suspect. The suspect was arrested on domestic charges, bail jumping and an outstanding warrant.
CITY-WIDE: Traffic Complaint – 8:22 a.m. A driver/vehicle was reported as driving recklessly. Vehicle observed by officers driving at high rates of speed. No pursuit initiated.
MIDTOWN: Threats Complaint – 10:48 a.m. Officers responded to Memorial High School for a threats complaint. Nothing suspicious observed/identified. Threat complaint determined to be similar to a history of previous threats complaints.
EAST: Assist MFD – 11:38 a.m. Officers responded, along with MFD, to a possible structure fire. Heavy smoke was observed upon arrival. No residents home. MFD has the lead on this investigation.
MIDTOWN: Domestic Disturbance – 2:37 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 43-year-old female suspect. The suspect was not on scene when officers arrived. Probable cause developed to arrest the suspect once she is located.
EAST: Intoxicated Driver – 4:24 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a subject/suspect (33-year-old male) passed out in a running vehicle that was blocking traffic. The suspect was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (4th offense), failure to install IID, operating after revocation due to OWI, failure to maintain control, carrying a concealed weapon and a probation hold.
EAST: Adult Arrested Person – 4:37 p.m. Officers responded to a retail theft in progress involving a 30-year-old male suspect. The suspect had outstanding warrants (sexual assault). The suspect was arrested for retail theft, resisting, criminal trespass to dwelling, disorderly conduct and sexual assault.
MIDTOWN: Threats Complaint – 6:25 p.m. Officers received information regarding a threats complaint involving Cherokee Middle School. Investigation continuing.
WEST: Missing Adult – 7:58 p.m. A 78-year-old female was reported as missing. Attempt to locate aired. Areas checked. Silver Alert issued. Incident Report on MPD's website completed. **The subject was located safe in IL. Family on their way to reunite with the subject.
MIDTOWN: Adult Arrested Person – 12:20 a.m. Officers responded to a local hospital for a 26-year-old male suspect refusing to leave the premises and causing a disturbance. The suspect was arrested for trespass to a medical facility, resisting and disorderly conduct.
CENTRAL: Battery – 12:43 a.m. A 25-year-old male suspect was throwing items at an occupied squad. The officer went to check the welfare of the suspect and the suspect punched/kicked the officer. The suspect was arrested for battery to law enforcement, obstructing, resisting and also given 2 citations.
MIDTOWN: Armed Robbery – 12:56 a.m. Officers met with a victim who reported being robbed. There was a delay in this incident being reported. Investigation continuing.
MIDTOWN: Traffic Incident – 2:14 a.m. Officers responded to a vehicle vs. tree crash. Two subjects were in the vehicle and were conveyed to a local hospital. Incident Report on MPD's website completed. Investigation continuing.