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 08/25/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 08/26/2022, MPD received 356 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 (81), East (81), Midtown (50), North (54), South (27), West (48), and Other (15). "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.
WEST: Weapons Offense Shots Fired – 12:06 am. Officers responded to Brittany Pl for a report of shots fired. Officers checked the area and did not locate fired shell casings or property damage. At 9:00am a caller who lives in the area reported she discovered her patio door had been shattered. It is believed the damaged was caused by the shots fired. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Check Property – 6:00 am. Officers conducted an operation in the area of Lien Rd and East Springs Dr to recover stolen mopeds, bicycles and other items. During the search officers located and arrested two suspects (35- and 42-year-old males) wanted for numerous theft and burglary charges. The suspects were arrested and conveyed to jail.
NORTH: Assist EMS/Fire – 10:40 am. Officers responded to a residence where a subject had consumed toilet bowl cleaner. Officers consulted with Journey Mental Health and the subject was transported to a hospital.
EAST: Residential Burglary – 12:51 pm. Officers responded to a residence where the victim reported that three unidentified suspects armed with handguns entered her unlocked apartment and stole cash. Investigation continuing.
NORTH: Death Investigation – 5:24 pm. Family members discovered the subject (46-year-old male) deceased in his residence. Nothing suspicious on scene.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 8:52 pm. Officers responded to a residence where a subject threw an object at a mirror, armed herself with a knife and threatened to kill herself and burn down the house. The subject was voluntarily transported to a hospital where she was admitted.
SOUTH: Armed Robbery – 10:01 pm. The victim reported that while he was at his car, the suspect (37-year-old male) pointed a gun at him and demanded his wallet, keys and phone, which the victim handed over. The gun was later determined to be a BB or pellet gun. The suspect then drove away in the victim's vehicle. Monona PD located the vehicle and apprehended the suspect. The suspect was charged with armed robbery, OMVWOC, bail jumping and resisting. Incident report completed on MPD website.
CENTRAL: Damage to Property – 12:11 am. Several callers to dispatch reported that the suspect (22-year-old male) was attempting to break into the Stop N Shop at 312 E Mifflin St. Officers arrived on scene and observed the suspect kicking and breaking the door to the store. Suspect was arrested for damage to property.
CENTRAL: Battery – 12:43 am. Officers responded to the Church Key bar where the suspect (28-year-old male) started a fight with two bouncers when the suspect was told to leave the bar. The suspect was arrested and charged with trespass, disorderly conduct and battery.
NORTH: Homicide – 2:38 am. Officers responded to a residence where they located a victim of a gunshot wound. Investigation continuing.