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 10/19/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 10/20/2022, MPD received 374 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 (64), East (91), Midtown (61), North (62), South (29), West (53), and Other (14). "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.
CENTRAL: Traffic Stop – 4:32 am. An officer at First St and E Main St observed a vehicle stop in front of him in the middle of the roadway. Two suspects (44-year-old male and 26-year-old female) exited the vehicle and began running. The male suspect was taken into custody and it was determined there was a warrant for his arrest. He was newly charged with possession of cocaine, felon in possession of a concealed knife and several counts of bail jumping. The female suspect remains at large. (This was a late call that did not make the previous 24-hour cycle.)
SOUTH: Disturbance – 6:13 am. Officers assisted Tellurian detox staff with a subject who appeared to be having a mental health crisis. MFD paramedics transported the subject to a hospital.
MIDTOWN: Mental Health Conveyance – 12:56 pm. Officers transported a subject who was under a Chapter 51 commitment to a mental health facility.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 5:03 pm. The victim reported that the suspect (29-year-old female) smashed his car window. The suspect was arrested and charged with domestic damage to property.
WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 6:10 pm. Officers responded to a residence where the suspect (28-year-old male) whipped the victim with a belt. The suspect was arrested and charged with domestic 2nd degree recklessly endangering safety and disorderly conduct while armed.
NORTH: Check Person/Adult Arrest Warrant – 8:54 pm. Officers responded to a residence for a subject who was possibly suicidal. Officers determined the subject had multiple warrants for her arrest. The subject was taken into custody and conveyed to jail.
EAST: Check Person – 10:07 pm. An officer in the area of Olbrich Park observed the suspect (40-year-old male) urinating in public. The suspect was uncooperative and fought with officers on scene. The suspect was arrested for depositing human waste, resisting and threats to law enforcement.
MIDTOWN: Check Person – 10:59 pm. Officers assisted Journey Mental Health with finding placement for a subject recently released from jail. Officers transported the subject to a family member's residence.
EAST: Battery – 1:05 am. Officers responded to the Mobil gas station at 3019 E Washington Ave where the suspect (53-year-old male) punched the victim and took her phone when she attempted to call 911. The suspect was arrested for battery, intimidation of a victim and possession of paraphernalia.
SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 1:12 am. Officers responded to a residence for a disturbance. Both subjects involved were uncooperative. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect (21-year-old male) for multiple counts of bail jumping and obstructing. Suspect is at large.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 2:22 am. Officers responded to a residence where the suspect (26-year-old female) threw the victim's belongings into the common hallway of the apartment building. The victim also reported a previous incident in which the suspect placed her hands around the victim's throat, causing her pain. The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct, battery and bail jumping.