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 01/12/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 01/13/2023, MPD received 344 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 (59), East (72), Midtown (42), North (43), South (45), West (60), and Other (23). "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 3:18pm to 5:10pm.
EAST: Sexual Assault of a Child – 10:06 am. Officers made contact with a juvenile victim who wished to report a known subject had made inappropriate sexual contact with her. Investigation continuing.
NORTH: Check Person – 4:54 pm. Officers responded to a school to help staff locate a potentially suicidal student. The student was located and a safety plan was put in place.
MIDTOWN: Check Person – 5:29 pm. Family members reported two juveniles missing when they did not come home from school. Officers found the girls at Kwik Trip and they were reunited with their parents.
SOUTH: Traffic Crash – 5:47 pm. Officers responded to the beltline near Rimrock Rd where the suspect vehicle rear-ended a vehicle that had slowed in traffic. The 35-year-old female suspect was cited for following too closely.
CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person – 6:23 pm. Officers located a 26-year-old male wanted suspect and took him into custody. The suspect was newly charged with resisting.
NORTH: Traffic Arrest – 9:08 pm. An officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle suspected of being involved in short term traffic. The 31-year-old male suspect was arrested and charged with felon in possession of a firearm, carrying a concealed weapon and bail jumping.
SOUTH: Drug Incident/Investigation – 11:48 pm. An officer made contact with a 64-year-old male suspect who had a warrant for his arrest. The officer observed drug paraphernalia in plain view in the vehicle and found crack cocaine during a search of the vehicle. The suspect was taken into custody and newly charged with possession of cocaine.
NORTH: Assist Police – 2:33 am. Officers assisted Maple Bluff PD who had engaged in a pursuit with a suspect vehicle that then crashed. A suspect fled from the vehicle but was apprehended by Madison PD.
EAST: Nonresidential Burglary – 3:48 am. Officers responded to the Mobil gas station at 3859 E Washington Ave for an alarm. A suspect was arrested. Details were unavailable at the time of this writing.