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 02/09/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 02/10/2023, MPD received 404 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 (74), East (65), Midtown (59), North (88), South (39), West (61), and Other (24). "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 9:41am to 11:10am, 3:00pm to 4:35pm, and 4:55p to 6:10pm due to a high volume of crashes and stuck vehicles on snowy and icy roads.
CENTRAL: Check Property – 10:01 am. Officers responded to a residence where the 42-year-old male suspect was present despite being banned from the premises. The suspect was no longer on scene when officers arrived. No charges were substantiated.
EAST: Theft from Auto – 10:34 am. Officers responded to a residential underground garage where several victims reported items were stolen from their vehicles. Investigation continuing.
MIDTOWN: Information – 12:58 pm. A juvenile subject reported that her mother physically attacked her during an argument. No charges were substantiated.
EAST: Check Property – 1:17 pm. Officers responded to a residence where a wanted suspect was reported to have been seen entering. Officers did not locate the suspect.
CENTRAL: Fight – 2:22 pm. Officers responded to the Beacon, 615 E Washington Ave, where two suspects (22- and 30-year-old males) were fighting. The younger suspect was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and DC while armed. The older suspect was charged with disorderly conduct.
MIDTOWN: Check Person – 3:48 pm. Officers made contact with a subject who was armed and suicidal. Officers consulted with Journey Mental Health. Officers used dialogue and negotiation to deescalate the situation before disengaging.
NORTH: Drug Investigation – 4:43 pm. Officers on routine patrol observed short term trafficking and conducted a traffic stop. A 24-year-old female suspect was arrested and charged with possession of sched II narcotics, misuse of ID, possession of drug paraphernalia, theft, and bail jumping. A 31-year-old male suspect was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine, misuse of ID and bail jumping.
EAST: OMVWI– 7:08 pm. Officers responded to the intersection of E Washington Ave and Sixth St for a 65-year-old male suspect asleep at the wheel. MFD paramedics revived the suspect with naloxone and transported him to the hospital. The suspect was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine and heroin, and cited for OWI.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 10:05 pm. Officers responded to the Red Rock Saloon for a 23-year-old male suspect who was trying to start fights with bar patrons. After being escorted out, the suspect went back inside and punched a bouncer. The suspect was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.
EAST: Check Person – 12:07 am. Officers contacted a subject who was armed and suicidal. The subject was placed into protective custody and transported to the hospital.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 1:39 am. Officers responded to a residence where during an argument, the 17-year-old male suspect battered the victim and fled the scene in a vehicle. Officers stopped the suspect vehicle and determined the suspect was intoxicated. The suspect was arrested and charged with OWI, battery and disorderly conduct.