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 08/15/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 08/16/2022, MPD received 424 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 (86),East (83), Midtown (57), North (70), South (41), West (70), and Other (17). "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 8:22 p.m. to 11:57 p.m. due to calls for service.
EAST: Child Abuse – 3:25 a.m. Officers responded to a hospital regarding a minor with injuries. The minor's father/suspect (53-year-old male) was arrested for physical abuse to a child and disorderly conduct.
CENTRAL: Unwanted Person – 9:34 a.m. Officers responded to a report of a subject/suspect (40-year-old female) refusing to leave the premises. The suspect was contacted and was conveyed to a local hospital for a medical clearance. The suspect was issued a trespassing citation and officers disengaged from the hospital due to the time the suspect would be remaining in the hospital.
MIDTOWN: Death Investigation – 9:54 a.m. Officers responded to a residence for a deceased subject (79-year-old female). Medical Examiner's office responded. Nothing suspicious identified.
CENTRAL: Residential Burglary – 10:23 a.m. Victims reported cash and personal items stolen from their home. Investigation continuing.
NORTH: Adult Arrested Person – 12:20 p.m. Victim loaned out vehicle to a known acquaintance/suspect (31-year-old female) and the vehicle was not returned. Vehicle located with the suspect. The suspect was arrested for operating a motor vehicle without consent and possession of meth.
NORTH: Mental Health Conveyance – 12:34 p.m. Officers responded to a local hospital for a subject in need of an emergency detention. Subject subsequently transported to Winnebago.
SOUTH: Check Person – 3:51 p.m. Officers responded to check the welfare of a subject. The subject was taken into protective custody and conveyed to a local hospital for an evaluation. Emergency detention being sought. Probable cause also developed to charge the subject with disorderly conduct and misdemeanor bail jumping. Final outcome pending.
SOUTH: Check Area – 11:24 p.m. Officers responded to the 1900 block of Fisher St for reports of shots fired. Areas checked. No injuries reported. No property damage reported. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Disorderly Conduct – 11:43 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving an intoxicated 26-year-old female suspect. The suspect was no longer on scene when officers arrived. Probable cause developed to arrest the suspect once she is located.
NORTH: Drug Incident – 11:46 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a subject experiencing a drug overdose. Naloxone was administered. The subject/suspect (28-year-old female) was conveyed to a hospital where she was given an order-in citation for possession of a schedule II narcotic. The suspect was also referred to the Madison Area Addiction Recovery Initiative.
MIDTOWN: Missing/Runaway Juvenile – 12:39 a.m. A 15-year-old male was reported as missing/runaway. Attempt to locate aired. The juvenile was listed as missing/runaway in the appropriate databases.
CITY-WIDE: Recovered/Stolen Vehicle – 2:18 a.m. A stolen vehicle eluded from Monona PD. The vehicle was located unoccupied on Deer Valley Road.
EAST: Death Investigation – 3:17 a.m. Officers responded to a pulseless non-breathing subject (69-year-old male). Lifesaving measures attempted but not successful. Decedent had a history of health/medical concerns. Nothing suspicious identified.