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 03/29/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 03/30/2023, MPD received 368 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 (67),East (57), Midtown (59), North (76), South (44), West (46), and Other (19). "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 6:04 p.m. to 8:01 p.m. due to calls for service.
NORTH: Residential Burglary – 10:40 a.m. Officers responded to a residence for a victim reporting someone entered their home and stole cash and jewelry. Video evidence obtained. Investigation continuing. *Victim later made suicidal statements. The victim was conveyed to a local hospital. Journey Mental Health plugged in. No grounds for a protective order/emergency detention at this time. Safety plan created and the subject was released to a parent.
MIDTOWN: Fire Investigation – 1:16 p.m. Officers responded, along with MFD, to a report of an active fire at an apartment complex. Building was evacuated. Fire contained and extinguished. No persons were injured but two pets did not survive the fire. Nothing suspicious identified at this time.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 5:36 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 52-year-old female subject. The subject was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct, physical abuse to an elder person and criminal damage to property.
EAST: Disturbance – 5:39 p.m. Officers responded to the mall for a report of numerous juveniles causing a disturbance. The juveniles were contacted and advised to leave the mall, which most complied with. One juvenile was uncooperative with officers. The juvenile was temporarily detained, referred to the restorative justice program for resisting and trespassing, and released to a parent.
SOUTH: Mental Health Conveyance – 8:00 p.m. Officers responded to take a subject into protective custody. The subject was conveyed to a local hospital and an emergency detention is being sought. Final outcome pending. Criminal charges also pending for the subject.
CENTRAL: Death Investigation – 10:33 p.m. Officers responded to a residence for a deceased subject (24-year-old male). Medical Examiner's office responded. Decedent had a history of substance abuse. Nothing suspicious identified.
SOUTH: Juvenile Arrest – 10:52 p.m. Officers responded to a residence for a report of a 15-year-old male subject causing a disturbance and refusing to leave the premises when asked to (subject was visiting). The juvenile is awaiting trial on numerous charges. The juvenile was out past curfew. He was arrested for a curfew violation and conveyed to the Juvenile Reception Center.
EAST: Crash – 11:00 p.m. Officers responded to a two-vehicle crash which caused minor injuries to one of the drivers. A utility pole was damaged and MG&E responded to repair it. A 35-year-old female driver/subject was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (3rd offense) causing injury.
MIDTOWN: Domestic Disturbance – 12:39 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 43-year-old male subject (not on scene). Probable cause developed to arrest the subject once he is located.
NORTH: Death Investigation – 1:47 a.m. Officers responded to a residence for a subject (51-year-old male) down. Lifesaving efforts attempted but not successful. Medical Examiner's office responded. Decedent had a history of health/medical concerns. Nothing suspicious identified.