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City-Wide Notable Calls

MPD Notable Calls 04/28/2022 to 04/29/2022

April 29, 2022 8:44 AM

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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 04/28/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 04/29/2022, MPD received 354 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 (80), East (59), Midtown (46), North (71), South (37), West (32), and Other (29).  "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: Death Investigation – 7:03 am.  Officers responded to a residence where family members discovered a subject unresponsive.  The subject was transported to the hospital where she passed away.  Death appears to be related to medical conditions.  Nothing suspicious on scene.

EAST: Threats Complaint – 9:17 am.  Officers responded to a school to investigate a report that a student received a threatening message on social media.  Officers consulted with school staff and parents of the victim.  Investigation continuing.

CENTRAL: Battery – 1:47 pm.  Officers responded to the area of N Lake St and State St where two suspects (35- and 40-year-old males) were fighting.  The 35-year-old male was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and substantial battery.  The 40-year-old suspect was cited for disorderly conduct.

CENTRAL: Disorderly Conduct – 2:22 pm.  Multiple complainants reported observing hundreds of hypodermic needles scattered in the State St area.  Witnesses observed a male suspect throwing the needles.  Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect, who has yet to be identified, for recklessly endangering safety, terrorist threats, and disorderly conduct.  Investigation continuing.

EAST: Fire – 2:47 pm.  Officers responded to a school where a fire started in a supply closet.  The cause of the fire was undetermined at the time of this writing.  Investigation continuing.

SOUTH: Child Neglect – 2:53 pm.  Officers responded to a residence where the suspect (25-year-old female) was intoxicated and unable to care for her child.  Officers contacted CPS and the child was placed in a safe home for the night.  The suspect was arrested and charged with neglect of a child.

NORTH: Missing Adult – 5:10 pm.  Staff at a group home reported a resident missing.  The subject was later located unharmed and returned to his home.

WEST: Recovered Stolen Vehicle – 6:18 pm.  Officers located a stolen vehicle unoccupied in the 1100 block of Morraine View Dr.  The vehicle was towed to the impound facility.  Investigation continuing.

NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 9:25 pm.  Officers responded to a residence where the suspect (31-year-old female) threatened the victim and attempted to fight her.  The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct.

NORTH: Disturbance – 10:07 pm.  Two witnesses reported a confrontation between the suspect (31-year-old male) and an unidentified victim.  The suspect reported that the victim approached him and threatened him, so the suspect punched the victim in self-defense.  Officers were unable to locate the victim.

CENTRAL: Disturbance – 11:31 pm.  Officers on patrol in the 500 block of State St observed a commotion between the suspect (27-year-old male) and victim.  The suspect, who was armed with a knife, was swinging at the victim but did not strike or injure the victim.  The suspect was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct while armed.


WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 1:34 am.  The victim reported that during an argument, the suspect (28-year-old female) kicked the victim and chased him while holding a knife.  The suspect was arrested and charged with domestic disorderly conduct while armed and battery.


Posted by: Chief Barnes

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