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City-Wide Notable Calls

City-Wide Notable Calls 01/17/2023 to 01/18/2023

January 18, 2023 8:13 AM


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 01/17/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 01/18/2023, MPD received 386 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 (53),East (90), Midtown (68), North (70), South (47), West (42), and Other (16). "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 3:24 p.m. to 11:46 p.m. due to calls for service.

NORTH: Stolen Auto – 8:24 a.m.  A suspect pointed a gun at a victim demanding her car keys.  The suspect fled in the victim's vehicle.  A second suspect attempted to get in the victim's vehicle as well but fled on foot. Attempt to locate aired. The vehicle was listed as stolen in the appropriate databases. *Vehicle recovered in Chicago. Wisconsin State Patrol (WSP) had gotten into a pursuit with a vehicle on the Interstate where the suspects fled on foot. MPD had responded to conduct a search for the suspects with a UAS. It was determined that the incidents were connected. One suspect was located and arrested on several warrants, including a probation/parole hold, and charges from WSP. A second suspect was also located and arrested.  Charges forthcoming.

CENTRAL: Missing Adult – 8:49 a.m. A 63-year-old male was reported as missing. Attempt to locate aired.  The subject was listed as missing in the appropriate databases.

WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 9:26 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 41-year-old male suspect. The suspect was not on scene when officers arrived. Probable cause developed to arrest the suspect once he is located.

NORTH: Disturbance – 9:59 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 36-year-old male suspect. The suspect was arrested for attempted strong arm robbery, disorderly conduct (2 counts) and resisting.

SOUTH: Adult Arrested Persons – 10:21 a.m. Officers conducted an attempt to locate two wanted subjects/suspects at a probation/parole office. A 26-year-old male suspect was arrested without incident. An 18-year-old male suspect attempted to flee on foot but was apprehended.  

EAST: Child Abuse – 1:47 p.m. Officers responded to a report of child abuse at a childcare center. Child Protective Services notified. Investigation continuing.

CENTRAL: Mental Health Conveyance – 2:02 p.m. Officers responded to a local hospital for a subject in need of a transport to Winnebago. Transport pending.

CENTRAL: Mental Health Conveyance – 2:35 p.m. Officers conveyed a subject to a local hospital where they were admitted under an emergency detention order.  

NORTH: Disturbance – 2:52 p.m. Officers responded to a school where there was a disturbance involving parents and students. Involved parties not on scene when officers arrived. Investigation continuing.

NORTH: Stolen Auto – 2:55 p.m. A rental vehicle was reported as stolen. Attempt to locate aired. The vehicle was listed as stolen in the appropriate databases.

NORTH: Disturbance – 5:21 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a victim who was stabbed in the chest. The incident is related to the disturbance that occurred at a school earlier in the day. The victim was given lifesaving aid by officers on scene. The victim was conveyed to a local hospital. A suspect was detained and ultimately arrested. Investigation continuing.  

MIDTOWN: Sexual Assault – 6:36 p.m. A victim reported being sexually assaulted. Investigation continuing.

NORTH: PNB Response – 7:37 p.m. Officers responded, along with EMS, to a pulseless non-breathing subject (child). Lifesaving aid provided which was successful. The child was conveyed to a local hospital. Investigation continuing. 

CENTRAL: Drug Incident – 10:40 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a subject/suspect (38-year-old male) experiencing a drug overdose. Naloxone was administered which was successful.  The suspect was given an order-in for possession of heroin.

Posted by: Chief Barnes

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