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 10/04/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 10/05/2022, MPD received 387 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 (63),East (91), Midtown (70), North (57), South (33), West (61), and Other (12). "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.
MIDTOWN: Armed Robbery – 9:36 a.m. A victim observed an unknown suspect taking items from his vehicle. The suspect fled on foot and the victim gave chase. The suspect told the victim he had a gun (none observed). Suspect remains at-large.
WEST: Assist MFD – 11:23 a.m. Officers responded, along with MFD, to a vehicle on fire. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Sexual Assault – 12:28 p.m. Officers received a report of sexual assault. Investigation continuing.
WEST: Death Investigation – 1:54 p.m. Officers responded to a residence for a deceased subject (79-year-old female). Medical Examiner's office responded. Nothing suspicious identified.
CENTRAL: Mental Health Conveyance – 3:31 p.m. Officers received a request for a Chapter 51 return of a subject. Transport to Winnebago pending.
CENTRAL: Death Investigation – 3:45 p.m. Officers responded to a residence for a deceased subject (66-year-old male). Medical Examiner's office responded. Nothing suspicious identified.
EAST: Check Area – 3:45 p.m. A minor reported a subject shot at a group of minors with an airsoft gun. No injuries reported. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Mental Health Conveyance – 6:57 p.m. Officers received a request to check the welfare of a possible suicidal subject. The subject was contacted and conveyed to a local hospital for an evaluation. Subject voluntarily admitted and officers disengaged.
EAST: Disturbance – 7:05 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance between two subjects. A 65-year-old male was arrested for substantial battery. Probable cause also established to arrest the other subject/suspect with substantial battery as well.
NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 8:58 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 43-year-old male suspect. The suspect was not on scene when officers arrived. Probable cause developed to arrest the suspect.
EAST: Battery – 9:34 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 39-year-old male suspect. The suspect was arrested for battery and a probation hold.
CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person – 11:28 p.m. A 35-year-old male suspect was arrested for violating a restraining order.
NORTH: Disturbance – 11:38 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 28-year-old male suspect. The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct (2 counts), trespassing, resisting and battery to a law enforcement officer.
NORTH: Disturbance – 1:08 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 66-year-old male suspect. The suspect was arrested for damage to property and battery.
CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person – 1:56 a.m. A 49-year-old wanted subject/suspect was located and arrested for violating a no contact order.