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 08/18/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 08/19/2022, MPD received 470 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 (101), East (81), Midtown (59), North (89), South (40), West (79), and Other (21). "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: Recovered Stolen Auto – 11:48 am. A parking enforcement officer located a car in the 1100 block of Petra Pl that was stolen from the Town of Madison. The vehicle was released to the registered owner.
CENTRAL: Recovered Stolen Vehicle – 12:10 pm. A victim reported he found his stolen moped. The moped was removed from the data base as stolen.
NORTH: Disturbance – 3:38 pm. Officers responded to a residence where four unidentified suspects were banging on the door, claiming to be police. The victim reported that one of the suspects was armed with a handgun. An occupant of the residence (32-year-old female) lied about her identity to officers on scene and was arrested for obstructing and for multiple warrants.
CENTRAL: Check Person – 5:35 pm. Officers responded to a residence where a subject reported there were people outside his apartment with guns. The subject has a history of mental health issues. Officers did not locate anyone suspicious at the address, nor did other residents of the building.
WEST: Check Person – 6:20 pm. Officers responded to a residence where a subject needed respite from caring for a child with special needs. Officers consulted with CPS who responded to the scene to take custody of the child.
NORTH: OMVWI – 8:49 pm. Officers responded to the intersection of N Stoughton Rd and Kinsman Blvd for a two vehicle crash. The suspect driver (64-year-old male) was arrested and charged with OWI 9th offense.
CENTRAL: Intoxicated Person – 8:58 pm. Officers responded to the 300 block of E Mifflin St where a highly intoxicated subject (27-year-old female) was lying near the street. As officers assisted the female, an uninvolved subject (38-year-old male) began interfering, calling officers names, using profanity and getting too close. This suspect was arrested for resisting/obstructing. The female subject would not cooperate with detox staff and thus was also arrested on resisting/obstructing charges and was taken to jail.
WEST: Weapons Offense Shots Fired – 11:25 pm. Officers responded to the Comfort Inn and Suites where a witness reported hearing gunshots while he was in the hotel parking lot. Officers located spent shell casings but no damage to property or injured persons. Incident report completed on MPD website. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Stolen Auto – 12:43 am. A victim reported that her car was stolen from a parking lot in the 700 block of E Washington Ave. An hour later officers responded to the intersection of Atwood Ave and Elmside Blvd where the same car was traveling at a high rate of speed when it crashed. Two suspects (17- and 18-year-old females) were arrested and charged with OMVWOC.