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 01/05/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 01/06/2023, MPD received 363 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 (63), East (82), Midtown (41), North (74), South (38), West (43), and Other (22). "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: Disturbance – 3:58 am. Officers responded to a residence where the 63-year-old male suspect battered the victim and damaged a large amount of property. The suspect was arrested and charged with damage to property. (This was a late call that did not make the previous 24-hour cycle.)
EAST: Weapons Offense – 6:00 am. Officers responded to the 3100 block of E Washington Ave where the 34-year-old male suspect reportedly pistol whipped the victim and possibly discharged a firearm. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for 2nd degree reckless endangering safety. The suspect was later located and arrested by Baraboo PD.
CENTRAL: Death Investigation – 9:03 am. Officers responded to a residence where a 74-year-old female subject collapsed and stopped breathing. Nothing suspicious on scene.
CENTRAL: Trespass – 10:11 am. Officers responded to a business in the 500 block of N Carroll St where the 48-year-old male suspect was trespassing. The suspect was in possession of property reported stolen from a car several days ago. The suspect was charged with trespassing.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 10:51 am. Officers responded to a residence where the 16-year-old male suspect damaged property. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for disorderly conduct and damage to property. Suspect is at large.
WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 1:02 pm. Officers responded to a residence where the 33-year-old male suspect held the victim in a bear hug and grabbed the back of her neck. The suspect was no longer on scene when officers arrived. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for domestic false imprisonment, disorderly conduct, battery and bail jumping.
EAST: Adult Arrested Person – 3:09 pm. Officers made contact with a 24-year-old male suspect who was reported to possibly be suicidal. The suspect had removed his P&P monitoring bracelet and was in possession of illegal drugs. The suspect was charged with a probation violation and possession of methamphetamine.
SOUTH: Stolen Auto – 5:19 pm. The victim reported that she drove to Kwik Trip with the 45-year-old male suspect who then stole her car while she was in the store. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for OMVWOC. Suspect is at large.
MIDTOWN: Robbery – 5:53 pm. The victim reported an unidentified suspect stole his shoes while the two juveniles were riding the bus home from school. Investigation continuing.
MIDTOWN: Domestic Disturbance – 6:45 pm. The victim reported that the 27-year-old male suspect stole property and pets from her home, and also threatened to kill her. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for domestic disorderly conduct, theft, and theft of a domestic animal. Suspect is at large.
WEST: Traffic Crash – 6:55 pm. Officers responded to S High Point Rd and Starr Grass Dr where the suspect vehicle rear ended another vehicle. The 21-year-old female suspect was cited for following too closely.
NORTH: Traffic Arrest – 8:28 pm. An officer observed the suspect vehicle driving with no tail lights or license plate light illuminated. During a consent search of the vehicle, officers located a handgun concealed in a bag between the 18-year-old male suspect's legs. The suspect was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon.
EAST: Weapons Offense – 9:03 pm. Officers responded to a residence where the caller to dispatch reported two armed suspects were attempting to break in. The suspects were no longer on scene when officers arrived. Officers were unable to positively identify the suspects. The incident appeared to be related to a dispute over social media.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 10:19 pm. Officers responded to a residence where during an argument, the 56-year-old male suspect pushed the victim to the ground. The suspect was arrested and charged with domestic disorderly conduct.