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 12/15/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 12/16/2022, 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 (76), East (72), Midtown (55), North (84), South (33), West (48), and Other (19). "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 10:15pm to 1:55am due to calls for service.
WEST: Disturbance – 6:06 am. Officers responded to a residence where during an argument, the 17-year-old suspect strangled and punched the victim. The suspect is at large. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for disorderly conduct, battery and strangulation.
CENTRAL: Death Investigation – 11:19 am. Property management discovered the 79-year-old subject deceased in her residence. Nothing suspicious on scene.
EAST: Road Rage – 3:57 pm. The victim reported he was driving eastbound on Lien Rd near the intersection with N Thompson Dr when he accidentally cut off the suspect vehicle behind him. The driver of the suspect vehicle pulled alongside the victim and pointed a handgun out the window. Officers attempted to locate the registered owner of the vehicle but were unsuccessful.
CENTRAL: Traffic Incident – 4:24 pm. Officers initiated a traffic stop on a suspect vehicle that nearly crashed into another vehicle as it pulled into traffic. The vehicle fled the stop. Contact was not made at this time with the registered owner/suspect.
SOUTH: Threats Complaint – 4:32 pm. The 45-year-old suspect threatened to harm his girlfriend. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for unlawful use of communication device. Attempts to locate the suspect were unsuccessful. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Sexual Assault – 6:31 pm. Officers took a report of several sexual assaults that the victim stated occurred several months ago. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Weapons Offense – 7:59 pm. Officers responded to a residence where two 18-year-old female suspects pepper sprayed the victim and threw a glass bottle at the victim's car. The suspects were no longer on scene when officers arrived. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspects for use of OC spray, disorderly conduct, disorderly conduct while armed, and attempted damage to property.
SOUTH: Sexual Assault of a Child – 8:57 pm. Officers investigated the report of a sexual assault of a juvenile. Officers contacted DCHS and a safety plan was put in place.
EAST: Check Person – 9:05 pm. Officers made contact with a subject who was possibly suicidal. Officers consulted with Journey Mental Health and a safety plan was put in place before officers disengaged.
NORTH: Injured Person – 10:12 pm. Officers responded to a residence where a subject had sustained a laceration to his hand. The subject was transported to the hospital. The subject provided conflicting stories about how he obtained the injury.
EAST: Disturbance Unwanted Person – 12:19 am. Officers responded to a restaurant where the 35-year-old male suspect and 39-year-old female suspect were highly intoxicated. Officers determined the female suspect was incapacitated by alcohol and placed her into protective custody. The male suspect was charged with resisting/obstructing.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 12:34 am. The victim reported that the 35-year-old male suspect pushed and slapped her and would not let her leave their hotel room. The suspect was arrested and charged with false imprisonment, disorderly conduct, battery and damage to property.
NORTH: Disturbance – 2:27 am. Officers responded to the 3500 block of Packers Ave for a report of a disturbance between a male and female in a vehicle. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the 51-year-old male suspect, who is at large, for disorderly conduct. Officers determined the female subject had a warrant and conveyed her to jail.
CENTRAL: Domestic Disturbance – 2:56 am. Officers responded to a residence where a neighbor reported hearing the sounds of an argument. The 22-year-old female suspect admitted to striking the victim. The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct.