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 01/03/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 01/04/2023, MPD received 345 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 (69),East (76), Midtown (46), North (67), South (24), West (44), 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.
WEST: Disturbance – 6:53 a.m. Officers responded to a residence for sounds of a disturbance with the caller disconnecting. Contact made at the residence with the subjects denying anything occurred/was of concern. Officers ultimately disengaged.
WEST: Check Person – 6:58 a.m. Officers received a request to check the welfare of a subject. Subject contacted and ultimately given a ride.
MIDTOWN: Death Investigation – 7:36 a.m. Officers responded to a residence for a deceased subject (69-year-old female). Nothing suspicious identified at this time.
EAST: Death Investigation – 1:05 p.m. Officers responded to a residence for a deceased subject (72-year-old male). Medical Examiner's office responded. Nothing suspicious identified at this time.
WEST: Adult Arrested Person – 1:50 p.m. A 34-year-old male was taken into custody on outstanding probable cause.
CENTRAL: Missing/Runaway Juvenile – 2:35 p.m. A 17-year-old female was reported as missing/runaway. Areas checked. The juvenile was listed as missing/runaway in the appropriate databases.
EAST: Check Person – 3:16 p.m. Officers received a request to check the welfare of a subject. The subject was conveyed to a local hospital. Journey Mental Health consulted. The subject was left in the care of medical staff voluntarily and officers disengaged.
EAST: Missing/Runaway Juvenile – 3:44 p.m. A 17-year-old female was reported as missing/runaway. Areas checked. The juvenile was listed as missing/runaway in the appropriate databases. *Juvenile located and returned home.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 4:21 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance between two subjects. Journey Mental Health consulted and the suspect/subject was taken into protective custody. An emergency detention was sought/approved. The subject/suspect was transported to Winnebago. Charges also forthcoming for the suspect.
NORTH: Check Person – 6:52 p.m. Officers received a request to check the welfare of a subject. A report came in of a hit-and-run crash with a subject fleeing from the area (same subject as officers were looking for). Subjects ultimately contacted and determined the crash was a suicide attempt. Investigation continuing.
WEST: Check Person – 7:28 p.m. Officers responded to check the welfare of a juvenile. Contact made with the juvenile. Journey Mental Health consulted. Emergency detention sought/approved. The juvenile was conveyed to Winnebago.
MIDTOWN: Hit-and-Run/Crash – 10:25 p.m. Officers responded to a hit-and-run crash with two subjects from the suspect vehicle fleeing on foot. Investigation continuing.
MIDTOWN: Check Area – 11:20 p.m. Damage to a vehicle was reported after a victim heard two loud pops. No evidence observed that this was gunfire. The damage may have been caused by a BB gun. No injuries or other property damage reported.
EAST: Non-Residential Burglary – 12:22 a.m. A suspect entered a hotel lobby and stole the ATM. Investigation continuing.