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 03/21/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 03/22/2023, MPD received 412 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 (68), East (90), Midtown (60), North (67), South (42), West (63), and Other (22). "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 5:26pm to 8:40pm due to calls for service.
MIDTOWN: Child Abuse – 8:34 am. Officers assisted CPS with an investigation into possible sexual abuse of a child.
CENTRAL: Traffic Crash – 9:09 am. Officers responded to W Wilson St at S Broom St for a two vehicle crash. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Threats Complaint – 9:45 am. Officers made contact with property management staff who had fired an employee. The 27-year-old employee/suspect made threatening statements during the meeting where he was fired. Investigation continuing.
WEST: Child Abuse – 11:27 am. Officers responded to a residence where a juvenile seriously injured a younger sibling. CPS and Journey Mental Health worked with officers to create a safety plan for the family.
NORTH: Threats Complaint – 12:49 pm. MMSD made MPD aware of threatening statements a 17-year-old male suspect made during a conversation with another juvenile. Officers contacted the suspect and his parent.
EAST: Traffic Crash – 4:02 pm. Officers responded to Milwaukee St at Fair Oaks Ave for a two vehicle crash. A 69-year-old male driver was cited for following too closely.
NORTH: Death Investigation – 4:22 pm. Officers responded to a residence where a 69-year-old male was found deceased. Nothing suspicious on scene.
EAST: Substantial Battery – 5:05 pm. Officers responded to a residence where two suspects were fighting. The 49-year-old female was charged with disorderly conduct while armed, substantial battery, using pepper spray to cause harm, and disorderly conduct. The 31-year-old female suspect was charged with battery and disorderly conduct.
EAST: Suspicious Vehicle – 10:41 pm. Officers made contact with a suspicious vehicle in the 6800 block of Milwaukee St. A 22-year-old male suspect was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon without a permit.
SOUTH: Traffic Arrest – 1:58 am. Officers attempted a traffic stop on a suspect vehicle for an equipment violation. The vehicle fled the stop but was later located at a residence. The 20-year-old male driver was cited for several traffic violations as well as eluding.
NORTH: Sexual Assault – 2:32 am. A victim reported that a known suspect sexually assaulted her. The suspect has not yet been positively identified. Investigation continuing.