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 04/29/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 05/02/2022, MPD received 1,067 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 (286),East (210), Midtown (188), North (148), South (79), West (118), and Other (38). "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.
NORTH: Check Person – 5:06 am.. A subject contacted officers at the north district station stating she was a victim of sex trafficking. Due to the subject's mental health history, officers consulted with Journey Mental Health. The subject told officers she would seek medical services during business hours and make her report at a later time.
MIDTOWN: Check Person – 12:06 p.m. Officers consulted with Journey Mental Health about a patient at a hospital who was to be placed under an emergency detention. It was then decided that the patient would remain at the hospital rather than being transported to a mental health facility. Officers disengaged.
WEST: Death Investigation – 2:37 p.m. Officers responded to a residence to check the welfare of a subject who had not shown up to work and whose family had not heard from him. Officers discovered the subject deceased in his residence. Nothing suspicious on scene. Medical examiner responded.
CENTRAL: Trespass – 3:02 p.m. Officers responded to the public library where the suspect (34-year-old male) refused to leave after staff asked him to leave multiple times. The suspect was arrested for trespass.
EAST: Check Person – 7:08 p.m. Officers contacted a subject who was reported to be outside naked and screaming. The subject was transported to the hospital and was placed into protective custody. Officers consulted with Journey Mental Health. The subject was transported to a mental health facility.
MIDTOWN: Check Person – 7:31 p.m. Officers received a request to check the welfare of a subject. Officers responded to the residence and found that the subject was fine and did not need police or medical assistance.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 9:35 p.m. Officers responded to the 500 block of State St where the suspect (51-year-old male) was arguing with several people. The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct, resisting and threats to law enforcement.
CENTRAL: Domestic Disturbance – 9:53 p.m. The victim reported that during an argument, the suspect (32-year-old male) grabbed her hair and punched her in the face and head. Officers developed probable cause to charge the suspect with domestic battery and disorderly conduct. Suspect is at large.
SOUTH: Disturbance – 10:00 p.m. Officers responded to a residence where the victim reported that during an argument, the suspect (27-year-old female) punched her in the face, broke her glasses and damaged items in the home. Officers developed probable cause to charge the suspect with battery, damage to property and disorderly conduct. Suspect is at large.
Priority calls only from 4:40 p.m. to 5:37 p.m. due to calls for service.
Priority calls only from 9:05 p.m. to 10:56 p.m. due to calls for service.
WEST: Missing Adult – 1:20 a.m. Family members wished to report a subject missing when she did not return home after being discharged from the hospital. Family later reported that the subject returned home and was fine.
NORTH: Disturbance – 5:38 a.m. Officers responded to a residence where the victim repeatedly asked the suspect (20-year-old female) to leave and the suspect refused to do so. Officers escorted the suspect from the residence and when she refused to leave the area, she was placed under arrest for disorderly conduct and conveyed to jail.
WEST: Check Person – 9:45 a.m. Officers responded to a residence to investigate a report of a suspect (41-year-old male) assaulting a victim. Officers made contact with both parties. The suspect was arrested for substantial battery, battery (4 counts) and a probation/parole hold.
WEST: Death Investigation – 10:59 a.m. Officers responded to a residence where a family member discovered the subject (71-year-old male) deceased. Nothing suspicious on scene.
CENTRAL: Assist EMS/Fire – 11:43 a.m. Officers working the Mifflin St block party responded to the 500 block where a porch had collapsed. Two subjects were conveyed to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Incident Report on MPD's website completed.
MIDTOWN: Death Investigation – 2:51 p.m. Officers received a request to check the welfare of a subject. Entry made to the residence and the subject (66-year-old male) was located deceased. Medical Examiner's office responded. Decedent had a history of health/medical concerns. Nothing suspicious identified.
CENTRAL: Detox Conveyance – 3:34 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a possible suicidal subject armed with a knife. The subject was placed into protective custody and conveyed to detox. Journey Mental Health notified.
CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person – 4:00 p.m. A 20-year-old male was arrested for resisting and cited for underage drinking and open intoxicants.
MIDTOWN: Sexual Assault – 4:19 p.m. Officers received a sexual assault report. Investigation continuing.
SOUTH: Crash – 4:21 p.m. Officers responded to a crash on the Beltline at Todd Drive. A driver of an involved vehicle reported that they hydroplaned and struck another vehicle which hit a concrete barrier. The vehicle that was struck was reported as stolen and occupants from the vehicle fled on foot. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 4:46 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 38-year-old male suspect. The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting.
EAST: Strong Armed Robbery – 5:45 p.m. A victim reported being robbed inside an enclosed bus stop (none in the area however that the victim described). Victim reported being punched in the face and having a took knocked out before having her purse/wallet taken. Investigation continuing.
WEST: Mental Health Conveyance – 6:06 p.m. Officers responded to check the welfare of a possible suicidal subject. The subject was contacted and conveyed to a local hospital where Journey Mental Health was consulted. Final outcome pending.
CENTRAL: Aggravated/Substantial Battery – 8:44 p.m. A 44-year-old male suspect was arrested for substantial battery and a probation/parole hold after causing a disturbance.
CENTRAL: Crash – 11:16 p.m. Officers responded to a motor vehicle vs. utility pole crash. An occupant from the vehicle fled and remains at-large. The driver remained on scene and was cooperative. The driver received several traffic citations.
EAST: Check Area – 11:17 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a subject with a gun in an argument. Areas checked. Nothing concerning located.
CENTRAL: Aggravated/Substantial Battery – 11:44 p.m. A 19-year-old male suspect was arrested for substantial battery, battery and disorderly conduct after causing a disturbance at a local establishment.
Priority calls only from 3:08 p.m. to 4:38 p.m. due to calls for service.
SOUTH: Disturbance – 12:45 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance in the 1900 block of Baird Street. It was reported that a male subject/suspect had threatened an adult and several children in the home. Officers attempted to make contact with the suspect who was not cooperative. The suspect ultimately surrendered after several hours of negotiation. Numerous police resources were utilized on this call. The suspect (37-year-old male) was arrested for domestic strangulation, domestic false imprisonment, domestic battery and domestic disorderly conduct. Incident Report on MPD's website completed.
CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person – 2:14 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 22-year-old female suspect. The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct and battery to a health care worker.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 2:36 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance between two subjects. Subjects contacted. Probable cause developed to charge the suspect. Journey Mental Health consulted and an emergency detention was sought/approved. Transport to Winnebago pending. ** The subject/suspect (25-year-old male) was ultimately arrested and conveyed to jail for attempted armed robbery, resisting, disorderly conduct while armed, battery and felony bail jumping.
NORTH: Check Person – 10:31 a.m. Officers responded to a report of a subject who had been stabbed. Subject contacted and not found to have been stabbed. Subject has a history of mental health concerns. Subject conveyed to a local hospital. Investigation continuing.
SOUTH: Non-Residential Burglary – 11:02 a.m. Officers responded to Wrights Auto Body on Fish Hatchery Rd for a burglary. A vehicle was stolen. Attempt to locate aired. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Death Investigation – 3:01 p.m. Officers responded to a residence for a deceased subject (23-year-old male). Medical Examiner's office responded. Evidence of drug use on scene. Nothing suspicious identified.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 4:15 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 63-year-old male suspect. The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct and bail jumping.
NORTH: Crash – 4:34 p.m. Officers responded to a crash involving a 31-year-old female suspect. The suspect was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence with passenger under the age of 16 (1st offense). The suspect was cited for imprudent speed and red signal violation as well.
CENTRAL: Sexual Assault – 4:57 p.m. Officers met with a victim who reported being sexually assaulted. Investigation continuing.
SOUTH: Adult Arrested Person – 7:06 p.m. Officers responded to what was initially dispatched as a residential burglary in progress. A 34-year-old male suspect was arrested for resisting and bail jumping (3 counts). A 31-year-old male suspect was arrested for resisting and a probation/parole warrant.
WEST: Check Person – 1:45 a.m. Officers responded to check the welfare of a possible suicidal subject. Subject located with a self-inflicted gunshot wound and conveyed to a local hospital with a faint pulse. Journey Mental Health consulted. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Assist MFD – 3:04 a.m. Officers responded, along with MFD, to smoke coming from a garage and a carbon monoxide alarm going off. No carbon monoxide detected and no fire. Officers disengaged.