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 04/13/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 04/14/2023, MPD received 463 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 (92), East (88), Midtown (83), North (85), South (42), West (53), and Other (20). "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 10:38pm to 11:28pm and from 12:08am to 3:04am due to calls for service.
EAST: Assist Sheriff – 8:41 am. Officers responded with DCSO to Hwy 51 at the beltline for a 23-year-old suspect who was passed out in his vehicle at a traffic light. Sheriff's deputies processed the suspect for OWI.
NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 11:44 am. During an argument, the 21-year-old suspect armed herself with a scissors and cut the victim. The suspect was arrested and charged with battery and disorderly conduct while armed.
MIDTOWN: Weapons Offense Person w/ Gun – 11:33 am. Officers responded to West High School for a report of a male with a gun chasing another male. Officers did not locate any involved subjects and school security was not aware of any problems.
WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 12:40 pm. Officers responded to a residence where the 49-year-old male suspect damaged the victim's car during an argument. The suspect was arrested for damage to property with a domestic enhancer.
CENTRAL: Stolen Auto – 1:12 pm. The victim reported her car was stolen from the 200 block of N Carroll St. The vehicle was listed as stolen and an ATL was aired.
EAST: Adult Arrested Person – 3:27 pm. Officers made contact with a 32-year-old female suspect who had multiple warrants for her arrest. The suspect was taken into custody without incident.
SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 7:32 pm. The victim reported that the 28-year-old female suspect showed up at his work place and caused a disturbance. The suspect fled the scene and remains at large. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for domestic disorderly conduct.
EAST: Disturbance – 8:37 pm. Officers responded to Hiestand Park where a large crowd had gathered with vehicles parked illegally on the grass. Officers, park rangers and the central community policing team worked to disperse the crowd.
MIDTOWN: Weapons Offense Shots Fired – 10:26 pm. Officers responded to the Britta Dr/Britta Pkwy area for numerous reports of shots fired. Officers located spent shell casings. A victim reported the rear window of her vehicle was shot out. There were no reports of injuries. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Check Property – 11:28 pm. Officers responded to the 4500 block of Stein Ave for a caller who reported hearing the sound of a gunshot. No evidence of shots fired was located, no reports of injuries.
CENTRAL: Drug Incident/Investigation – 12:01 am. Officers responded to the Sylvee where the 25-year-old male suspect was selling nitrous oxide balloons. The suspect was arrested and charged with distribution of a hazardous substance, resisting and possession of drug paraphernalia.
NORTH: Weapons Offense Shots Fired – 1:26 am. Officers in the Trailsway/Brentwood Pkwy area heard gunshots but were unable to locate a scene or any damage.
CENTRAL: Domestic Disturbance – 1:26 am. Officers responded to a residence where the 32-year-old male suspect broke a window. The suspect was arrested and charged with domestic disorderly conduct, possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting. An additional charge of damage to property is forthcoming.
MIDTOWN: Runaway Juvenile – 1:46 am. A 16-year-old girl was reported as having run away. The juvenile was listed as missing and an ATL was aired.