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 01/26/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 01/27/2023, 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 (66), East (64), Midtown (58), North (61), South (39), West (38), 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.
Priority calls only from 10:20am to 11:27am due to calls for service.
WEST: Disturbance – 7:30 am. Officers responded to a residence where the 27-year-old male suspect pushed and punched a care taker. The suspect was arrested and charged with battery.
WEST: Disturbance Unwanted Person – 8:02 am. Staff at Best Western Hotel reported that the 37-year-old female suspect had been in a public bathroom for over three hours. Officers convinced the suspect to exit the bathroom. The suspect was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, trespassing and multiple counts of bail jumping.
NORTH: Robbery – 9:56 am. The unidentified suspect walked into the UW Credit Union and handed the teller a note demanding money. The suspect left the bank with cash and remains at large. Investigation continuing.
SOUTH: Death Investigation – 12:07 pm. A co-worker discovered the 68-year-old subject deceased at his desk. Nothing suspicious on scene.
CENTRAL: Check Person/Conveyance – 12:54 pm. Officers responded to a residence where a subject was causing a disturbance. Officers made contact with the subject, placed him into protective custody and conveyed him to a hospital. Journey Mental Health requested an emergency detention.
EAST: OMVWI – 2:32 pm. Officers responded to the 3700 block of Lexington Ave where the 36-year-old male suspect was unresponsive in his vehicle. The suspect was arrested and charged with OWI 3rd offense and operating while revoked.
MIDTOWN: Weapons Offense – 3:07 pm. Officers made contact with a subject who arrived at a local hospital with a stab wound. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Disorderly Conduct/Stalking Complaint – 4:59 pm. Officers responded to East Towne Mall where the 39-year-old male suspect became aggressive towards mall security. The suspect has been stalking several mall employees. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for disorderly conduct. The suspect was issued stalking warning letters.
MIDTOWN: Threats Complaint – 8:05 pm. MPD received a tip related to school safety. The MMSD security director was notified.
WEST: Stolen Auto – 9:05 pm. The victim reported he left his car parked at West Towne Mall unlocked with the key in the ignition. When he came back, his car was gone. The vehicle was listed as stolen and an ATL was aired.
WEST: Assist Police – 1:42 am. Sun Prairie PD requested that MPD officers check an address for a wanted suspect. Officers took the suspect into custody without incident.
CENTRAL: Weapons Offense – 2:28 am. Officers investigated a report of a driver displaying a handgun to another driver. Both parties, a 23-year-old male and 29-year-old female, were cited for disorderly conduct.
NORTH: Weapons Offense Shots Fired – 4:06 am. Dispatch received multiple reports of shots being fired in the area of Brentwood Pkwy and Wyldewood Dr. Officers searched the area and located fired shell casings but no evidence or reports of injured persons or damaged property.
MIDTOWN: Check Property – 4:21 am. Officers responded to the UPS store where an unidentified suspect spray painted graffiti and damaged glass. Investigation continuing.