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 12/22/2022 through 6:00 a.m. on 12/23/2022, MPD received 316 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 (57), East (60), Midtown (55), North (48), South (23), West (55), and Other (18). "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: Check Person – 5:44 am. Officers responded to a residence where a subject had engaged in self-harm. The subject was placed into protective custody and transported to a hospital.
EAST: Check Property – 7:41 am. Officers responded to Sycamore Park for a vehicle that was stuck in the snow out in a field. The 29-year-old male driver/suspect was arrested for a probation violation as officers determined he had been drinking alcohol.
WEST: Check Person – 11:17 am. A subject believed that someone was trespassing in the parking lot of his apartment complex. The subject was carrying a firearm in a holster when he approached the supposed trespasser, who turned out to be a maintenance worker. Officers made contact with the subject who was cooperative and was not prohibited from owning a firearm. No charges were substantiated.
WEST: Death Investigation – 12:22 pm. Staff at an assisted living facility discovered the 67-year-old female subject deceased in her residence. Nothing suspicious on scene.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 12:41 pm. Officers responded to a residence where the 26-year-old suspect was throwing things and had threatened the victim. The suspect had left the residence when police arrived. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for domestic disorderly conduct.
MIDTOWN: Mental Health Conveyance – 2:51 pm. Journey Mental Health requested that officers place a subject under a Chapter 51 commitment into protective custody. The subject was transported to a hospital.
NORTH: Nonresidential Burglary – 4:48 pm. Officers responded to a U-Haul storage facility where a 34-year-old suspect from a previously reported burglary was on the premises. The suspect was arrested and charged with burglary and bail jumping.
WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 5:24 pm. Officers responded to a residence where the 17-year-old female suspect hit a family member in the head during an argument. The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct and battery.
NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 6:36 pm. Officers responded to a residence where the 34-year-old male suspect forced his way into the apartment, grabbed the victim by the hair and dragged her. The suspect threatened to shoot a second victim who tried to intervene. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for domestic disorderly conduct and battery. Suspect is at large.
EAST: Disturbance – 9:09 pm. Officers responded to the shelter on Zeier Rd where two suspects (45-year-old male and 50-year-old female) became belligerent when staff told them they could not smoke cigarettes and could not stay at the shelter. The male suspect threatened a shelter security officer and both suspects attempted to climb on the MFD fire truck that had arrived on scene. The suspects were arrested and charged with multiple counts of disorderly conduct.
WEST: Traffic Crash – 9:15 pm. Officers responded to the westbound beltline near Gammon Rd for a vehicle that was stuck in the snow in the ditch. A second vehicle had stopped on scene to assist the driver of the crashed vehicle. Officers determined that neither driver was impaired and no charges were substantiated.
MIDTOWN: PNB Response – 1:31 am. Officers and MFD paramedics responded to a residence for a subject who was not breathing. The subject was revived and transported to a hospital.
NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 1:37 am. Officers responded to a residence where during an argument, the 19-year-old suspect grabbed the victim's arm, threw her against a wall and held her down on the ground. The suspect was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and physical abuse to a child.