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 03/02/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 03/03/2023, MPD received 391 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 (83), Midtown (63), North (67), South (36), West (46), and Other (37). "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 12:23pm to 6:00pm due to calls for service.
EAST: Adult Arrested Person – 4:33 am. An officer conducted a traffic stop after observing a wanted suspect in the vehicle. Three suspects were arrested and conveyed to jail on warrants, one of whom, a 35-year-old male, was newly charged with possession with intent cocaine. (This was a late call that did not make the previous 24-hour cycle.)
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 5:11 am. Officers responded to the 500 block of State St where the 39-year-old male suspect was punching windows, tipping over dumpsters and garbage containers, and beating on the side of a garbage truck. When the driver exited the truck, the suspect swung at the driver. The suspect was charged with disorderly conduct. (This was a late call that did not make the previous 24-hour cycle.)
NORTH: Recovered Stolen Vehicle – 9:00 am. A victim spotted his stolen vehicle at the Kwik Trip at 3528 E Washington Ave. Officers arrived on scene and arrested the 34-year-old male suspect and charged him with OMVWOC and possession of drug paraphernalia.
WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 10:22 am. Dispatch received multiple calls reporting two suspects (19-year-old female and 24-year-old male) fighting in the 5600 block of Schroeder Rd. The female suspect was charged with trespass, resisting/obstructing, and disorderly conduct. The male suspect was charged with damage to property, attempted battery to LE, resisting and disorderly conduct.
WEST: Traffic Crash – 12:15 pm. Officers responded to S Gammon Rd at Schroeder Rd where a vehicle veered off the roadway and crashed into a tree. The driver was pronounced deceased at the scene. Two passengers were transported to the hospital. Investigation continuing.
MIDTOWN: Check Person – 3:05 pm. Journey Mental Health requested that officers check the welfare of a suicidal subject. A safety plan was put in place and officers disengaged.
SOUTH: Check Person – 4:56 pm. Officers responded to a residence where the 33-year-old male suspect was throwing glass off his balcony and yelling. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for disorderly conduct. Suspect remains at large.
CENTRAL: Trespass – 7:23 pm. Officers responded to a residence where the 27-year-old male suspect kicked in the back door. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for disorderly conduct, trespass and damage to property.
EAST: Sexual Assault – 7:56 pm. A victim reported a known subject sexually assaulted her several times during the first half of last year. Investigation continuing.
WEST: Disturbance – 9:28 pm. The victim reported that the suspect, a friend of hers, took her vehicle without her consent. The victim located her vehicle unoccupied nearby but her phones and keys were missing. She returned to where the suspect initially took her car and found him leaving in his vehicle. The victim jumped onto the hood of the car and the suspect sped up and fled the area, throwing the victim off the car. The suspect has not been positively identified and is at large. Investigation continuing.
MIDTOWN: 911 Multiple/Nuisance Calls – 11:26 pm. Officers and Journey Mental Health contacted a subject who was placing repeated calls to 911. The subject was arrested and charged with misuse of 911 and conveyed to jail.
EAST: Unwanted Person – 3:05 am. Officers responded to Walgreens where the 27-year-old male suspect refused to leave after employees asked him to do so. Officers determined there was a warrant for the suspect's arrest. The suspect was newly charged with resisting and was taken to jail.