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City-Wide Notable Calls

City-Wide Notable Calls 03/31/2023 to 04/3/2023

April 3, 2023 3:18 PM

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 03/30/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 03/31/2023, MPD received 1,056 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 (219), East (224), Midtown (152), North (161), South (101), West (140), and Other (59). "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 10:49 a.m. – 12:17 p.m., 2:50 p.m. – 3:54 p.m. and from 5:36 p.m. – 6:58 p.m. due to calls for service.

NORTH: Burglary – 4:31 am. Officers responded to a jewelry store after an alarm was triggered. The 58-year-old male suspect attempted to smash the door to gain entry. The suspect was arrested for two counts of attempted burglary and damage to property.

EAST: Disturbance – 8:06 am. Officers responded to a residence where the 54-year-old male suspect was yelling at a neighbor. The suspect was arrested for violating a harassment injunction, as well as disorderly conduct from a previous incident.

EAST: Traffic Crash – 8:35 am. Officers responded to reports of a crash. A vehicle with a broken windshield was discovered abandoned. Officers determined the driver was at a local hospital. Investigation continuing.

NORTH: Death Investigation – 10:30 am. Officers responded to a residence where the husband of a 67-year-old woman found her deceased. Nothing suspicious on scene.

NORTH: Death Investigation – 10:47 am. Officers responded to a residence where a caregiver found a 72-year-old man deceased. Nothing suspicious on scene.

WEST: Weapons Offense Shots Fired – 11:53 am. Officers responded to a residence where the resident discovered a hole in the exterior wall of her home and a bullet lodged in an interior wall. Officers located fired shell casings in the roadway in front of the home. There were no reports of injuries. Investigation continuing.

NORTH: Missing Adult – 1:45 pm. Staff at a group home reported that a 76-year-old resident had left the home. Officers later located the man unharmed and returned him to his home.

CENTRAL: Disturbance – 2:16 pm. Staff at a shelter requested that a 41-year-old female leave the facility several times but she refused. Officers responded and the suspect was combative as she was taken into custody. The suspect was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, resisting an officer causing substantial bodily harm, and multiple counts of bail jumping.

MIDTOWN: Mental Health Conveyance – 4:23 pm. Officers responded to a local hospital where a boy with severe mental health issues became combative. Officers consulted Journey Mental Health and placed the patient into protective custody. The boy was transported to a mental health facility.

EAST: PNB/Assist EMS – 4:43 pm. Officers responded to a residence where a 69-year-old woman was down. Officers performed life-saving measures until MFD paramedics arrived and transported the woman to the hospital.

EAST: Assist Sheriff – 4:59 pm. Officers helped with traffic control while MFD investigated a fire.

SOUTH: Assist Fire – 7:27 p.m. Officers assisted MFD firefighters as they attempted to control a large fire at a business.

NORTH: Robbery – 9:18 p.m. A suspect attempted to steal controlled substances during a robbery at a pharmacy. The suspect left empty-handed and remains at large. Investigation continuing.

SOUTH: Road Rage – 11:04 p.m. A victim reported he was stopped at a stop sign when the vehicle behind him honked its horn. The victim reported a passenger exited the vehicle and made a rude gesture at him. The driver of the suspect vehicle then pointed a handgun at him. The suspect vehicle and occupants are at large. Investigation continuing.

Priority calls only from 10:39 p.m. – 11:20 p.m. due to calls for service.

CENTRAL: OMVWI – 12:45 a.m. The 34-year-old male suspect drove into oncoming traffic and collided with another vehicle. The suspect was charged with OWI.

CENTRAL: Disturbance – 1:10 a.m. Officers responded to a residence where several female suspects were involved in a fight. A 20-year-old female was arrested for resisting. A 23-year-old female was arrested for disorderly conduct when she caused a disturbance after being discharged from the hospital. Investigation continuing.

SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 2:54 am. Officers made contact with a 31-year-old male suspect and victim who were arguing when the suspect strangled and battered the victim. The suspect was arrested and charged with strangulation, battery and disorderly conduct.

WEST: Attempted Homicide – 3:24 a.m. Officers responded to a residence where during a domestic disturbance, the 38-year-old female suspect stabbed the victim. Investigation continuing.

SOUTH: Weapons Offense – 4:08 a.m. Officers responded to the 2200 block of Luann Ln for reports of shots fired. Officers located fired shell casings but there were no reports of injured persons or damaged property.

NORTH: Death Investigation – 11:58 a.m. A family member requested that officers check her brother's welfare. Officers entered the home and discovered the 57-year-old man deceased. Nothing suspicious on scene.

NORTH: Disturbance – 12:22 p.m. A 23-year-old woman attacked a victim in a business due to a purchase not being ready immediately. Suspect left the business before police arrived. Probable cause developed for battery and disorderly conduct.

EAST: Accident with Injuries – 1:52 p.m. A car rear-ended a vehicle, causing it to hit another vehicle. No signs of impairment. Driver cited for failure to control a vehicle and other traffic violations.

CENTRAL: Mental Health Response – 3:38 p.m. Officers respond to a business where a 40-year-old man made suicidal statements. Man transported for additional medical help.

CENTRAL: Trespass– 5:58 p.m. A 35-year-old woman arrested for trespassing at a shelter.

EAST: Disturbance – 6:52 p.m. Officers dialogued with a man wanted for multiple incidents, including battery and disorderly conduct. Male suspect agreed to come out of the house and was taken into custody.

SOUTH: Assist Police – 7:29 p.m. Officers in another jurisdiction attempt a traffic stop. Suspect fled. MPD officers called in to assist briefly.

CENTRAL: Weapons Offense – 7:29 p.m. Hotel employees call to say man armed with a knife is in the lobby. The 21-year-old suspect resists arrest. Spits at officers while being taken into custody.

EAST: Disturbance – 11:44 p.m. Officers respond to an altercation between two men. One man attempted to leave the area, but is followed by the other. During this, a weapon is flashed. Probable cause drafted for disorderly conduct while armed.


Priority calls only from 11:57 a.m. – 12:43 p.m. and 6:34 p.m. – 7:07 p.m. due to calls for service.

MIDTOWN: Domestic Disturbance – 12:19 a.m. Man and woman involved in verbal altercation. Suspect arrested for domestic disorderly conduct.

SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 12:21 a.m. Roommates got into a physical argument over rent. 29-year-old suspect arrested for domestic battery.

NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 5:52 a.m. Officers called after woman threatened man. Woman also pulled a fire alarm in a building. She threw a ball of mud, made with her own spit, at responding officers. Woman was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct, false fire alarm activation and discharging bodily fluids at officers.

WEST: Disturbance Unwanted Person – 4:24 a.m. Officers called after an intoxicated woman refused to leave a home following a party. Woman released to a responsible party.

NORTH: Missing Adult – 4:26 a.m. Husband and wife were out drinking with friends when wife got separated from her group.

EAST: Stolen Vehicle Recovered – Officers watch a vehicle driving erratically. Driver flees the area. Vehicle was reported stolen earlier in the day.  

CENTRAL: Missing juvenile – 12:43 p.m. Woman called for help following a physical altercation with a male.

MIDTOWN: Missing juvenile – 3:48 p.m. Woman called for help after her son ran out of an elevator. Officer's responded to the apartment complex and search buildings. Toddler is reunited with his mother within 15 minutes.

EAST: Disturbance – 4:27 p.m. Officers clearing the scene of another call, notice a physical fight between two men.  

NORTH: Stolen Auto – 8:14 p.m. Victim's car stolen from outside of a gas station. Officer spots the vehicle and traffic stop plan put into place. Suspects run from the scene. A 19-year-old, 15-year-old and 14-year-old arrested for stealing the vehicle.

NORTH: Death Investigation – 12:51 a.m. Woman calls for help after she notices her husband is unresponsive. Nothing suspicious found on scene.

EAST: Assist EMS/Fire – 12:59 p.m. Woman arrested for refusing to leave fire station. Woman bit a responding officer. 

Posted by: Chief Barnes

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