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 02/23/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 02/24/2023, MPD received 334 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 (76), East (73), Midtown (54), North (48), South (30), West (36), and Other (17). "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 8:55pm to 9:15pm due to calls for service.
MIDTOWN: Traffic Crash – 7:47 am. Officers responded to Westmorland Blvd and Mineral Point Rd where a vehicle crashed into a utility pole. The 27-year-old male suspect was cited for failing to control his vehicle.
WEST: Assist Police – 11:40 am. Officers assisted the FBI with a search warrant execution at a residence.
EAST: Child Abuse – 11:57 am. Officers investigated a report of possible child abuse. Officers consulted with CPS. Investigation continuing.
SOUTH: Check Person – 12:18 pm. A family member reported that a subject had made suicidal statements and the family member no longer knew where the subject was. Officers consulted with Journey Mental Health. Officers were unable to locate the subject.
NORTH: Assist Police – 2:58 pm. While State Patrol pursued a suspect vehicle, the vehicle crashed at E Washington Ave and Zeier Rd. MPD officers took the lead on the crash investigation involving a 21-year-old male suspect.
EAST: Battery – 3:43 pm. A victim reported his femur was fractured while being tended to by a care giver, who was not positively identified. Officers did not substantiate any charges.
WEST: Retail Theft – 3:56 pm. Officers made contact with loss prevention employees at Target who reported that a 27-year-old female suspect stole over $2,300 worth of merchandise. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for retail theft. Suspect is at large.
EAST: Adult Arrested Person – 6:09 pm. Officers located a wanted 42-year-old suspect and took him into custody. The suspect was newly charged with possession of heroin and booked into jail.
NORTH: Drug Incident/Investigation – 8:10 pm. Officers contacted a suspicious vehicle in the 1200 block of Huxley St. A 23-year-old male suspect was determined to have a plethora of warrants. A 22-year-old male suspect was charged with carrying a concealed weapon. Both suspects were conveyed to jail.
EAST: Disturbance – 8:30 pm. Officers responded to a residence where multiple subjects were arguing. It was reported that some of the subjects had armed themselves with knives. There was no active disturbance when officers arrived on scene. No charges were substantiated.