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 07/07/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 07/08/2022, MPD received 508 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 (100), East (98), Midtown (66), North (96), South (36), West (78), and Other (34). "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.
SOUTH: Adult Arrested Person – 10:03 am. A subject reported to officers in the 2200 block of S Park St that the suspect (42-year-old male) had struck her. Officers were unable to develop probable cause for any crime having occurred. The suspect was arrested on a probation hold.
EAST: Battery – 11:09 am. Officers contacted two suspects (24-year-old male and 22-year-old female) who were involved in an argument in a vehicle that escalated to a physical altercation. Both suspects sustained minor injuries and were cited for battery.
EAST: Check Property – 1:37 pm. An officer observed the suspect (45-year-old male) attempting to break into a building in the 3800 block of Milwaukee St. The suspect was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance.
EAST: Runaway Juvenile – 1:40 pm. A grandmother reported that she had not had contact with her 14-year-old grandson in an unusually long time. Officers determined that the juvenile had run away from Briarpatch. The juvenile was listed as missing and an ATL was aired.
CENTRAL: Death Investigation – 5:38 pm. Building management staff requested that officers check the welfare of a tenant who had not paid rent. Officers discovered the 70-year-old male subject deceased in his residence. Nothing suspicious on scene.
WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 9:32 pm. During an argument, the suspect (60-year-old male) grabbed the victim's arm and shook it. The suspect also made statements that disturbed and frightened family members. The suspect was arrested and charged with domestic disorderly conduct and battery.
EAST: Disturbance – 10:28 pm. During an argument between a security guard and two tenants, one of the suspects (65-year-old male) punched the security guard and a second suspect (90-year-old female) hit the security guard with her cane. The male suspect was arrested for battery and the female suspect was cited for disorderly conduct.
NORTH: Disturbance – 12:10 am. A caller to dispatch reported hearing neighbors arguing and the sound of gunshots. Officers made contact with the involved parties who were uncooperative. Officers did not locate any shell casings, damage to property, or injured persons on scene. Officers were unable to develop probable cause for any charges.
MIDTOWN: Adult Arrested Person – 1:08 am. Officers made contact with a suspect (59-year-old male) who officers learned had a warrant for his arrest. While being transported to jail, the suspect threatened officers and a new charge of threats to law enforcement was added to his multiple bail jumping charges.
WEST: Stolen Auto – 1:24 am. The victim reported that a suspect stole the keys to his car from his locker at Planet Fitness and stole his car. The suspect has yet to be positively identified. Investigation continuing.
SOUTH: Information – 3:27 am. A caller to dispatch reported that she observed someone go into her neighbor's garage. The neighbor told the witness that nothing was taken. Investigation continuing.