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 10/20/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 10/21/2022, MPD received 425 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 (89), East (85), Midtown (79), North (73), South (33), West (57), and Other (9). "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 7:47am to 10:10am, from 3:53pm to 5:06pm, from 6:03pm to 6:28pm, and from 7:18pm to 10:44pm due to calls for service.
WEST: Death Investigation – 10:39 am. Officers responded with MFD paramedics to a residence for a subject who was pulseless and not breathing. Paramedics revived the patient and transported him to the hospital. The patient was later pronounced deceased at the hospital. Nothing suspicious on scene.
NORTH: Check Property – 10:41 am. Dispatch received what was determined to be a hoax call claiming there was an active shooter at a school. Officers learned many such calls were received throughout southeast WI. Officers did check the school and found no disturbance. School staff was unaware of any issues.
WEST: Sexual Assault – 11:03 am. The victim reported he was sexually assaulted by the suspect (18-year-old male). Investigation continuing.
WEST: Battery – 2:43 pm. The victim reported the suspect (18-year-old male), her boyfriend, strangled her. The suspect was arrested and charged with strangulation.
SOUTH: Check Person – 3:25 pm. Officers responded to a residence where the suspect (40-year-old male) armed himself with a knife and was threatening care takers. The suspect was taken into custody without incident. A charge of disorderly conduct while armed may be forthcoming.
NORTH: OMVWI – 5:40 pm. The suspect (39-year-old male) left the roadway while traveling in the 3900 block of Goodland Dr and struck a residence at a slow speed, damaging a door. The suspect performed poorly on SFSTs and was arrested for 1st offense OWI.
SOUTH: Weapons Offense - 6:53 pm. Officers responded to the 7 Eleven where a clerk reported an unidentified suspect stole items off the counter, displayed a knife, and left the store. Investigation continuing.
WEST: Weapons Offense Shots Fired – 7:06 pm. Officers responded to the 5800 block of Balsam Rd for reports of shots fired. Officers located spent shell casings and damage to two buildings. One caller reported they found a bullet hole in their vehicle. There were no reports of injured persons. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Child Abuse – 8:48 pm. Officers responded to the 800 block of E Mifflin St where several witnesses reported observing an unidentified suspect walking with three small children. The suspect yelled threats at the children, struck two of them in the head, and kicked one of them. Officers were unable to locate the suspect or the children. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 9:01 pm. The suspect (51-year-old male) screamed profanities at the victim and struck her in the head and chest, pushed her to the ground and kicked her in the back, and threatened her. The suspect was arrested and charged with domestic disorderly conduct and resisting.
WEST: Check Person – 9:30 pm. A child wandered away from his mother while she was at a clinic, causing alarm when the mother realized she did not know where he was. It was later learned the child walked home on his own. Officers responded to the residence to verify the child was safe.
SOUTH: Disturbance – 12:07 am. Officers responded to a residence where the suspect (30-year-old female) and victim were arguing. The suspect pushed items off a dresser, slapped the victim and woke up a roommate. The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct.
CENTRAL: Domestic Disturbance – 12:29 am. Officers responded to a residence where the suspect (35-year-old male) battered the victim. The suspect was arrested and charged with physical abuse to a child and disorderly conduct. CPS was notified.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 1:45 am. The suspect (21-year-old male) chased an unknown subject from Whiskey Jacks to a building in the 500 block of State St where the suspect damaged the door. The suspect challenged a subject who happened to be in the lobby of the building to a fight. The suspect was arrested and charged with possession of sched II narcotics, possession of cocaine, disorderly conduct and damage to property.
EAST: Weapons Offense Shots Fired – 2:23 am. Officers responded to the area of N Fair Oaks Ave and Home Ave for reports of shots fired. Officers located no evidence of shots fired, damaged property or injured persons.