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City-Wide Notable Calls

MPD Notable Calls 05/19/2022 to 05/20/2022

May 20, 2022 9:32 AM

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The information provided below is about some of the calls officers responded to over the last twenty-four (24) hours. Most narratives represent early and preliminary information that was gathered from those in the field who were actively working the cases. In many instances, facts and circumstances, even the type of crime listed, can change as the investigation unfolds.

From 6:00 a.m. on 05/19/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 05/20/2022, MPD received 377 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 (67), East (80), Midtown (61), North (61), South (27), West (59), and Other (22). "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 9:00am to 12:10pm and from 7:30pm to 2:40am due to calls for service.


EAST: Check Person – 4:06 am.  Officers responded to Woodman's for a suspect (34-year-old male) wandering around the store, asking people for rides.  The suspect provided a false name to officers.  The suspect was arrested and charged with resisting.

NORTH: Drug Overdose – 5:07 am.  Officers responded to the Rodeway Inn where the suspect (23-year-old female) had overdosed.  The suspect was charged with possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia.

CENTRAL: Traffic Crash – 9:19 am.  Officers responded to the intersection of N Baldwin and E Mifflin St where the suspect vehicle crashed into a second vehicle.  The suspect (32-year-old female) was charged with 2nd degree reckless endangering safety and multiple traffic violations.

NORTH: Death Investigation – 10:00 am.  Officers responded to a residence where the subject (53-year-old male) was found deceased.  Nothing suspicious on scene.

EAST: Information – 12:19 pm.  Officers investigated a report of the sexual assault of a juvenile.  Investigation continuing.

WEST: Stolen Auto – 1:52 pm.  The victim reported his car was stolen from a parking lot in the 6300 block of Woodington Way.  The car was listed as stolen and an ATL was aired.  Investigation continuing.

NORTH: Weapons Offense – 2:42 pm.  Several juveniles reported that someone in a vehicle had pointed a gun at them in the area of E Washington Ave and Wright St.  Officers checked the area and were unable to locate the vehicle.

SOUTH: Weapons Offense Person w/ Gun – 2:44 pm.  The victim reported that after he discovered some cash missing from his residence, the suspect (19-year-old male) confronted him in a common area of his apartment building and pointed a gun at him.  Officers contacted the suspect who denied that the incident occurred.  Officers were unable to substantiate any charges.

WEST: Missing Adult – 3:14 pm.  Staff at the subject's residence reported the subject left home and did not return after 30 minutes as required by policy.  The subject was listed as missing and an ATL was aired.  The subject was later located unharmed and returned to her home.

MIDTOWN: Traffic Arrest – 9:10 pm.  An officer attempted to pull over a vehicle after it failed to stop for multiple stop signs.  The vehicle refused to stop for the officer, who did not pursue.  The officer later contacted the 56-year-old suspect/driver of the vehicle at his residence.  He admitted to fleeing the traffic stop and was arrested and charged with eluding.

WEST: Check Person – 10:41 pm.  Officers responded to a residence where a subject had overdosed on prescription medication.  The subject was uncooperative with Madison Fire paramedics and police and was placed into protective custody.  The subject was transported to the hospital and left in the care of medical staff.  Officers consulted with Journey Mental Health.

EAST: Disturbance/Unwanted Person – 10:47 pm.  While riding a Metro bus, the suspect (58-year-old male) falsely accused a fellow bus rider of various sex offenses while holding his cane over his head.  Officers contacted the suspect and cited him for disorderly conduct.  Later, when the suspect was ordered off another bus, he struck the bus with his cane.  The suspect was arrested for two new counts of disorderly conduct and taken to jail.

CENTRAL: Weapons Offense – 11:19 pm.  Dispatch received a report of the sound of a gunshot in the area of Reynolds Park, 810 E Mifflin St, with sounds of people yelling and leaving the area.  Officers checked the area and did not find evidence of shots fired, injuries or damage to property.


WEST: OMVWI – 12:53 am.  Officers responded to the 9400 block of Elderberry Dr where the suspect vehicle crashed into a parked car.  The suspect (27-year-old female) was charged with OWI 1st offense.

EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 1:03 am.  The victim reported that the suspect (26-year-old male) grabbed her hair and threw her out of their apartment into the hallway.  The suspect was arrested and charged for domestic battery.

EAST: Check Person – 2:13 am.  The victim reported she was sexually assaulted by an acquaintance.  Officers were unable to substantiate any charges as the victim provided multiple inconsistent statements.  Investigation continuing.

Posted by: Chief Barnes

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