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 05/25/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 05/26/2023, MPD received 400 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 (72), East (84), Midtown (42), North (70), South (63), West (61), and Other (8). "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 4:00pm to 4:30pm, 6:50pm to 8:10pm, 8:20pm to 9:15pm, and 11:40pm to 4:55am due to calls for service.
NORTH: Disturbance – 6:24 am. Officers responded to a residence where neighbors reported hearing a loud argument. The intoxicated 31-year-old male suspect had bail conditions not to consume alcohol and not to have contact with the other involved party. The suspect was arrested for bail jumping.
SOUTH: Check Person – 8:47 am. Officers responded to a residence where a man was seen urinating on a laptop outside his apartment. The subject was placed into protective custody and transported to a hospital. Journey Mental Health was consulted and supported an emergency detention.
NORTH: Disturbance – 10:01 am. A woman reported that after meeting the 64-year-old male suspect, he confronted her at a bus stop and demanded money. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for disorderly conduct. Suspect is at large.
EAST: Death Investigation – 11:22 am. The sister of a 65-year-old woman found her deceased in her apartment. Nothing suspicious on scene.
NORTH: Missing Adult – 12:31 pm. Officers took a report of an 18-year-old male missing from a group home. The subject was listed as missing and an ATL was aired. An outside law enforcement agency was able to reach the man by phone who reported he was fine and provided his location.
EAST: Retail Theft – 12:48 pm. Officers responded to Kohl's where the 62-year-old male suspect was stealing merchandise. The suspect was charged with retail theft and bail jumping.
WEST: Disturbance – 12:51 pm. During an argument the 35-year-old male suspect pulled the victim's hair. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for battery. Suspect is at large.
WEST: Missing Adult – 2:16 pm. Staff at a group home reported a 71-year-old man missing from the residence. The man was listed as missing and an ATL was aired.
NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 2:30 pm. Officers responded to an address where the victim reported multiple incidents in which the 33-year-old male suspect injured her while they were arguing. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect on charges of domestic battery, disorderly conduct, false imprisonment, and damage to property. Suspect is at large.
EAST: Traffic Crash – 7:00 pm. Officers responded to US 12 at Millpond Rd for a two vehicle crash. The 47-year-old female driver/suspect attempted to cross the eastbound lanes of Hwy 12 and was struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound. The suspect was cited for OWI 1st.
NORTH: Check Person – 7:43 pm. Officers responded to a residence where several small children had been left alone in unsanitary conditions. CPS was consulted. No charges were substantiated.
NORTH: Traffic Crash – 8:04 pm. The suspect vehicle was traveling on Northport Dr when it lost control and skidded off the roadway into a tree. The 19-year-old female suspect/driver was cited for OWI 1st, operating while suspended and failure to control vehicle. A 19-year-old male passenger in the suspect vehicle was cited for obstructing.
EAST: Traffic Arrest – 8:19 pm. Officers conducted a traffic stop on a suspect vehicle at E Washington Ave and Union St. The 34-year-old male suspect/driver was arrested for possession of illegal drugs and bail jumping.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 9:46 pm. Officers responded to a restaurant where the 33-year-old female suspect had entered the bathroom and had not emerged for an extended length of time. Staff entered the bathroom when the suspect did not respond to knocks and attempts to communicate. The suspect shoved a patron who was waiting to use the bathroom and threatened to kill him. The suspect was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, resisting and bail jumping.
EAST: Residential Burglary – 11:04 pm. Officers responded to a residence where the victim reported the unidentified suspects stole cash and identity documents from her home. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Battery – 11:27 pm. Officers responded to the Sylvee for a report of people fighting outside. Witnesses reported that the 37-year-old male suspect punched and kicked the victim. The suspect was arrested for substantial battery and 2nd degree recklessly endangering safety.