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 03/23/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 03/24/2023, MPD received 387 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 (86), East (75), Midtown (69), North (52), South (41), West (42), 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 5:00pm to 8:26pm due to calls for service.
MIDTOWN: Death Investigation – 6:40 am. Officers responded to a residence to check the welfare of a 65-year-old woman, who was found deceased. Nothing suspicious on scene.
NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 7:08 am. Officers responded to a residence where the victim reported that during an argument, the 35-year old male suspect frightened her and slapped her phone out of her hand. The suspect was arrested and charged with domestic disorderly conduct.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 10:43 am. Officers responded to a residence where the 25-year-old female suspect damaged property. Officers established probable cause to arrest the suspect for domestic damage to property, disorderly conduct and theft. Suspect is at large.
NORTH: OMVWI – 10:58 am. The 35-year-old female suspect was driving southbound in the 1400 block of Packers Ave when she rear-ended another vehicle. The suspect was cited for OWI 1st.
CENTRAL: Check Person – 1:47 pm. Officers responded to E Washington Ave at Blair St for a man who was pulling his pants down, screaming, and walking into traffic. Officers consulted with Journey Mental Health and the man was placed into protective custody and conveyed to a hospital.
EAST: Death Investigation – 1:57 pm. Officers conducted a welfare check on a 73-year-old man who was discovered deceased in his residence. Nothing suspicious on scene.
CENTRAL: Battery – 2:39 pm. The juvenile reception center reported that a girl had battered a boy there. Officers conveyed the girl to jail where she was booked on charges of disorderly conduct and battery.
MIDTOWN: Child Abuse – 3:18 pm. Officers responded to Panera where the 33-year-old male suspect pushed two juvenile victims into a stack of chairs and a table. The suspect was arrested and charged with physical abuse to a child, damage to property and child enticement. CPS was notified.
NORTH: Runaway Juvenile – 4:09 pm. A mother reported her 12-year-old daughter ran away. The juvenile was listed as missing and an ATL was aired.
WEST: Check Person – 4:38 pm. Officers contacted a woman who threatened staff at a dental clinic after being asked to leave. Officers consulted with Journey Mental Health. The woman was placed into protective custody and taken to a hospital.
WEST: Drug Incident/Investigation – 4:40 pm. Officers attempted contact with a vehicle in the 1100 block of Gammon Ln where juveniles were reportedly using illegal drugs. The vehicle sped off and crashed into a tree. Five suspects fled on foot, four of whom, ranging in age from 14 to 17, were apprehended. Charges included OMVWOC, resisting/obstructing, possession of burglarious tools, trespass, and unauthorized use of identifying documents.
CENTRAL: Traffic Crash – 11:04 pm. Officers responded to John Nolen Dr at S Blair St for a two vehicle crash. Witnesses reported that the driver of the suspect vehicle fled the scene on foot. A 34-year-old male passenger in the suspect vehicle was arrested for obstructing and bail jumping.
MIDTOWN: Disturbance – 2:42 am. Hospital security staff reported that the 31-year-old male suspect was exposing himself to patients and staff. The suspect was arrested and charged with lewd and lascivious behavior and disorderly conduct.