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City-Wide Notable Calls

City-Wide Notable Calls 07/21/2022 to 07/22/2022

July 22, 2022 8:19 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 07/21/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 07/22/2022, MPD received 452 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 (87), Midtown (67), North (60), South (34), West (78), and Other (19). "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: Runway Juvenile – 4:34 am.  Family members reported a 13-year-old female missing.  The juvenile was listed as missing and an ATL was aired.  The juvenile was later located.

MIDTOWN: Death Investigation – 5:43 am.  Officers responded to a residence where a subject was found deceased.  Death appears to be a suicide.  Nothing suspicious on scene.

NORTH: Traffic Crash – 7:31 am.  Officers responded to Northport Dr and School Rd where a vehicle crashed into a tree.  Witnesses reported seeing the suspect driver (33-year-old female) before the crash arguing with a male subject who was walking on the sidewalk.  Witnesses said the suspect appeared to drive at the male in an attempt to run him over.  The suspect vehicle then struck a tree and flipped over.  The suspect was cited for reckless driving causing injury.

CENTRAL: Missing Adult – 11:18 am.  Family reported a subject (29-year-old male) missing.  An ATL was aired and the subject was listed as missing.  The subject was later found unharmed.  Incident report completed on MPD website.

NORTH: Trespass – 2:08 pm.  Officers responded to a business where the suspect (55-year-old male), a former employee, was observed in a parking lot.  The employee had been banned from the premises upon being terminated.  The suspect was cited for trespassing.  Incident report completed on MPD website.

EAST: Death Investigation – 2:09 pm.  Officers responded to a residence where a subject (22-year-old male) was found deceased.  Nothing suspicious on scene.  Death appears to be related to a drug overdose.

EAST: Stolen Auto – 3:59 pm.  Employees at Advance Auto Parts reported a delivery vehicle stolen from their parking lot in the 1900 block of S Stoughton Rd.  The vehicle was listed as stolen and an ATL was aired.

CENTRAL: Drug Overdose – 7:03 pm.  Officers responded to the Salvation Army at 630 E Washington Ave for a suspect (54-year-old female) who overdosed on heroin.  The suspect was cited for possession of heroin and referred to the MAARI program.

MIDTOWN: Check Person – 8:36 pm.  Officers contacted a subject who was reportedly standing near a road and stepping in and out of traffic.  While in contact with officers, the subject darted into traffic.  The subject was placed into protective custody and conveyed to a hospital.

SOUTH: OMVWI – 10:07 pm.  Officers responded to the W Beltline Hwy at Fish Hatchery Rd for a single vehicle crash.  The suspect (34-year-old male) was arrested and charged with OWI 5th offense.


WEST: Recovered Stolen Auto – 1:21 am.  A caller to dispatch reported a vehicle operating recklessly on Schroeder Rd before crashing into a fence.  Two unidentified suspects were seen fleeing from the scene of the crash.  Officers determined the vehicle was stolen and the registered owner was notified of the recovered vehicle.  Investigation continuing.

Posted by: Chief Barnes

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