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 06/09/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 06/10/2022, MPD received 504 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 (107), East (117), Midtown (63), North (77), South (36), West (77), and Other (27). "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 4:15pm to 5:20pm, 5:45pm to 6:55pm, and 7:50pm to 11:10pm due to calls for service.
MIDTOWN: Domestic Disturbance – 6:31 am. The victim reported that during an argument, the suspect (30-year-old male) grabbed her hair, pulled her out of a car and bit her. The suspect was arrested and charged with domestic battery.
EAST: Theft – 7:42 am. The victim reported that the suspect stole a firearm from him. The suspect has not been positively identified.
NORTH: Death Investigation – 8:50 am. Officers responded to a residence where they discovered a subject (34-year-old male) deceased. Nothing suspicious on scene. Death appears to be related to possible drug use.
CENTRAL: Check Person – 1:06 pm. A Madison Metro driver alerted police to a vehicle that was driving erratically and running red lights. Officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and determined the driver was experiencing mental health related issues. The subject was placed into protective custody and transported to a mental health facility.
NORTH: Assist Police – 1:46 pm. Officers assisted the DEA with a traffic stop on a vehicle involved in a drug investigation. A 31-year-old male suspect was taken into custody without incident.
NORTH: Traffic Crash – 3:14 pm. While on routine patrol, an officer witnessed a crash at the intersection of Bartillon Dr and Kinsman Blvd. The suspect vehicle failed to yield the right of way when pulling out of the DMV parking lot and collided with a vehicle traveling on Bartillon Dr. The suspect (17-year-old male) was cited for failure to yield the right of way.
NORTH: Stolen Auto – 3:54 pm. A victim reported his vehicle was stolen from the parking lot at his residence. The vehicle was listed as missing and an ATL was aired.
WEST: Weapons Offense – 4:36 pm. The victim reported he was in his apartment when he heard a loud bang. He then found a bullet on his carpet. Officers responded and located a bullet hole in the wall. Officers contacted the suspect (26-year-old male), who resides in an adjacent apartment, who admitted his gun had discharged. The suspect was charged with endangering safety by use of a dangerous weapon.
NORTH: Death Investigation – 5:16 pm. A roommate discovered the subject (64-year-old male) deceased in their residence. Nothing suspicious on scene.
EAST: Weapons Offense – 5:35 pm. Officers contacted a victim who arrived at the hospital with gunshot wounds. The victim reported while he was out walking, a vehicle pulled up and shot at him. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Disturbance – 7:23 pm. Officers responded to Aldi where the two suspects were arguing. A 38-year-old female was cited for disorderly conduct and a 25-year-old male was arrested on a warrant.
EAST: Traffic Crash – 7:25 pm. The suspect (19-year-old male) was driving eastbound on E Buckeye Rd at a high rate of speed when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a tree. The occupants of the vehicle fled the scene of the crash. The passengers later returned to talk to officers. Officers deployed a drone and a K9 to search for the suspect/driver who gave himself up when he heard officers closing in.
WEST: Information – 7:27 pm. Officers responded to a residence where the homeowners reported receiving suspicious phone calls and suspicious persons coming to their door. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 9:39 pm. Officers responded to a downtown bar where the suspect (48-year-old male) was yelling at customers. When officers attempted contact with the suspect, he continued to yell and swear and was uncooperative. The suspect was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and resisting.
SOUTH: Weapons Offense – 9:59 pm. The juvenile victim reported he was out walking when a vehicle pulled up next to him and the unknown driver/suspect told him to get in. The victim reported the suspect offered him alcohol and other drugs. The victim refused, at which point the suspect pointed a gun at him. Family members of the victim then pulled up in a vehicle and the suspect drove away. Investigation continuing. Incident report completed on MPD website.
EAST: Information – 10:41 pm. A caller to dispatch reported he discovered an intoxicated subject with her pants down lying in the bushes. The victim told the caller she was sexually assaulted. When officers arrived on scene, the victim was uncooperative with the investigation. Officers provided the victim contact information for resources and left her in the care of family members.
CENTRAL: Domestic Disturbance – 11:41 pm. The suspect (31-year-old male) became upset with the victim (his roommate) and yelled at him and postured as if he was going to hit him. The suspect was arrested and charged with domestic disorderly conduct.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 11:50 pm. Officers responded to the YWCA where staff attempted to break up an argument between two residents. The suspect (26-year-old female) struck the staff member and continued to argue with the other involved subject. The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct, battery, bail jumping and warrants.
EAST: Disturbance – 1:02 am. Officers responded to a residence where during an argument, the suspect (19-year-old female) clawed and slapped the victim and pulled his hair. The suspect then broke the victim's windshield. The suspect was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, battery, and damage to property.
SOUTH: Battery/Damage to Property – 1:59 am. The victim reported that the suspect (58-year-old female) struck him and damaged his vehicle. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for battery and damage to property. Suspect is at large.
EAST: Residential Burglary – 2:27 am. The victim reported the suspects took a garage door opener from an unlocked vehicle in the driveway and used it to enter the residence. The suspects located the keys to the vehicle and then stole the victim's vehicle. Incident report completed on MPD website. Investigation continuing.