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 04/18/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 04/19/2023, MPD received 382 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 (52),East (98), Midtown (60), North (56), South (37), West (51), and Other (28). "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 12:23 p.m. to 3:24 p.m. due to calls for service.
EAST: Weapons Offense – 4:51 a.m. Officers responded to a report of a disturbance involving two moving vehicles (caller advised he was shot at). Traffic stop attempted but vehicle fled and the pursuit was terminated. Monona PD observed the vehicle and attempted to stop it. The vehicle was ultimately successfully spiked and 5 subjects fled on foot. 4 subjects located/apprehended through the use of a K9 and Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). Two handguns recovered. Numerous charges forthcoming (19-year-old male, 21-year-old female, 20-year-old male, 17-year-old male). Investigation continuing.
NORTH: Adult Arrested Person – 5:37 a.m. Officers received a request to check the welfare of a subject (22-year-old female). The subject was arrested for resisting, threats to law enforcement, possession of fentanyl and possession of drug paraphernalia.
EAST: Fight Call – 11:27 a.m. Officers responded to a large fight at LaFollette High School. Subjects fled as officers arrived in the area. Some subjects detained. Investigation continuing.
WEST: Crash – 12:45 p.m. A driver/vehicle was observed driving at a high rate of speed. Callers reported the vehicle crashed into a house. The subject was conveyed to a local hospital with minor injuries. The subject claimed they were being chased by another subject in a vehicle who pointed a gun. No witnesses to this. The subject was issued traffic citations at this time. Additional follow-up needed.
CENTRAL: Adult Arrested Person – 3:22 p.m. A traffic stop was conducted on a stolen vehicle. A 44-year-old male subject was arrested for operating a motor vehicle without consent, bail jumping, fraudulent use of a credit card, misappropriation of ID and theft.
SOUTH: Residential Burglary – 4:05 p.m. Officers responded to a residence for a burglary that occurred. Items stolen from the home. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Sexual Assault – 8:14 p.m. A victim reported being sexually assaulted over the years by the same subject/suspect. Investigation continuing.
WEST: Check Person – 10:09 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a missing, possible suicide, subject. Areas checked, phone pinged and the Unmanned Aircraft System was utilized. The subject was located. Journey Mental Health consulted. An emergency detention was not supported. The subject was left in the care of a friend with a safety plan.
WEST: Adult Arrested Person – 11:40 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a knife. A 21-year-old female subject was arrested for battery, criminal damage to property, disorderly conduct and disorderly conduct while armed (2 counts).
NORTH: Adult Arrested Person – 12:41 a.m. Contact made with a vehicle/occupants in a parking lot (which was closed). A 28-year-old female was arrested on outstanding warrants and possession of drug paraphernalia.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 3:00 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 30-year-old male subject (not on scene). The victim sustained significant injuries and was conveyed to a local hospital. Probable cause developed to arrest the subject once he is located.