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 06/30/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 07/1/2022, MPD received 465 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 (78), East (102), Midtown (60), North (81), South (43), West (71), and Other (30). "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 11:55am to 12:20pm and from 12:12am to 1:00am due to calls for service.
SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 4:17 am. The victim reported that during an argument, the suspect (30-year-old male) took her keys and continued to argue with her after she repeatedly told him to leave. The suspect was arrested and charged with domestic disorderly conduct. (This was a late call that did not make the previous 24 hour cycle.)
SOUTH: Traffic Crash – 7:08 am. Officers responded to a single vehicle rollover crash. Officers determined the vehicle was stolen. Two suspects fled the scene and are at large. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Weapons Offense – 8:44 am. Officers responded to a residence where the suspect (41-year-old female) stabbed the victim in the leg. The suspect was arrested on a warrant. Investigation continuing.
WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 10:24 am. Officers responded to a residence where the suspect (32-year-old male) kicked in the victim's apartment door and took her car keys. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for domestic disorderly conduct and damage to property. Suspect is at large.
CENTRAL: OMVWI – 12:32 pm. Officers responded to the intersection of E Washington Ave and N Blair St for a two vehicle crash. The suspect driver (64-year-old male) was arrested and charged with OWI 2nd offense.
EAST: Traffic Stop – 12:35 pm. Officers conducting proactive speed enforcement in the 4100 block of Nakoma Rd initiated a traffic stop on a suspect vehicle using the oncoming lane of traffic to pass vehicles at 45 mph. The suspect (20-year-old male) was cited for numerous traffic violations and charged with possession with intent THC and possession of drug paraphernalia.
EAST: Traffic Crash – 1:38 pm. The suspect vehicle first crashed into another vehicle near Commercial Ave and Sprecher Rd. The suspects (20- and 19-year-old males and 18-year-old female) battered the occupants of the victim vehicle and then fired shots at the vehicle. The suspect vehicle then crashed into another vehicle at Felland Rd and Burke Rd at which point the suspects fled the scene on foot. All three suspects were apprehended. Investigation continuing.
WEST: Assist Police – 3:00 pm. Officers assisted Janesville PD with the arrest of a suspect.
MIDTOWN: Robbery – 3:07 pm. The victim was biking on Odana Rd when the suspect vehicle struck the victim. The suspect (35-year-old male) exited his vehicle, punched the victim and took cash from him. Officers determined the incident may be related to an ongoing dispute between the two subjects. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person – 6:30 pm. Officers observed a wanted suspect (33-year-old male) in James Madison Park. The suspect was taken into custody without incident. The suspect faces new charges of carrying a concealed weapon and possession with intent for numerous illegal drugs.
NORTH: Check Person – 8:10 pm. Officers contacted a subject who was sending suicidal messages to family members. The subject was placed into protective custody and transported to detox.
EAST: Sexual Assault of a Child – 9:07 pm. Officers took a report of a sexual assault of a juvenile that occurred in 2021. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Sexual Assault – 9:53 pm. The victim reported that a known suspect sexually assaulted him over a two year period. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 10:19 pm. Officers responded to a residence where the suspect (33-year-old male) was mistreating the family dog. The suspect was arrested and charged with domestic disorderly conduct.
NORTH: Check Person – 10:43 pm. Officers contacted a subject who was behaving strangely in the 4800 block of E Washington Ave. The subject admitted to using heroin. The subject was transported to a hospital and cited for possession of heroin.
WEST: Check Person – 11:14 pm. Officers attempted to locate a subject who told family members he was suicidal and armed with a knife. Officers consulted with Journey Mental Health.
NORTH: Robbery – 11:20 pm. The victim reported that a known suspect (41-year-old male) grabbed her, struck her and took cash from her purse outside the Kwik Trip at 1625 N Stoughton Rd. Officers located the suspect who was taken into custody.
SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 11:36 pm. Officers responded to a residence where the suspect (42-year-old male) yelled at and punched the victim during an argument. The suspect was arrested and charged with domestic disorderly conduct and battery.
CENTRAL: Fight – 12:09 am. Officers responded to the 400 block of State St where the suspects (26- and 28-year-old females) were engaged in mutual combat. The suspects were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.
EAST: Stolen Auto – 1:07 am. A witness reported observing two suspects attempting to steal a car. Officers arrived on scene and detained the suspects (15- and 17-year-old females). Both suspects were charged with attempted theft.
WEST: Nonresidential Burglary – 3:09 am. Officers responded to Home Depot where employees reported an unidentified suspect climbed over a fence into the garden center and stole a weed whacker. Suspect is at large.