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 06/08/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 06/09/2023, MPD received 446 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 (73), East (90), Midtown (76), North (70), South (51), West (80), and Other (6). "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 5:30pm to 10:30pm due to calls for service.
CENTRAL: Battery – 6:07 am. The victim reported that the 47-year-old male suspect struck her several times. The suspect was arrested and charged with battery, disorderly conduct, possession of drug paraphernalia, and multiple counts of bail jumping.
WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 6:51 am. Officers responded to a residence where the 31-year-old male suspect punched the victim, locked her out of their apartment and damaged her property. Officers developed probable cause to charge the suspect with domestic disorderly conduct, damage to property and bail jumping. The suspect is at large.
EAST: Retail Theft – 9:40 am. Officers responded to Walmart where the 29-year-old male suspect was attempting to steal merchandise. The suspect was cited for retail theft and resisting.
MIDTOWN: Protective Custody Committment – 9:48 am. Journey Mental Health requested assistance with an emergency detention. Officers responded to a local hospital where a woman was expressing suicidal and homicidal ideations. She was placed into protective custody and transported to a mental health facility.
SOUTH: Adult Arrested Person – 11:19 am. Officers located a wanted suspect and took him into custody. The suspect was newly charged with possession of a firearm by felon and possession with intent cocaine.
EAST: Stolen Auto – 2:44 pm. A victim reported her car was stolen from an underground parking garage. The vehicle was listed as stolen and an ATL was aired.
WEST: Adult Arrested Person – 4:43 pm. Officers located and took into custody a wanted suspect.
MIDTOWN: Check Person – 5:26 pm. Officers responded to a residence to check the welfare of a husband and wife. The husband was reportedly experiencing a mental health crisis. The man was placed into protective custody and transported to a hospital.
MIDTOWN: Protective Custody Committment – 7:20 pm. Journey Mental Health requested that officers assist with an emergency detention. Officers responded to a hospital where a woman was expressing suicidal and homicidal ideations. She was placed into protective custody and transported to a mental health facility.
EAST: Armed Robbery – 8:45 pm. Two teenaged boys reported they were standing at a bus stop when a vehicle pulled up and the unidentified suspects asked if they wanted marijuana. One of the passengers in the vehicle showed the juveniles a firearm and demanded that they hand over their property. The victims complied and the vehicle left the area. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Residential Burglary – 9:05 pm. A man reported that a safe containing a firearm was stolen from his storage unit in the basement of his apartment building. Investigation continuing.
SOUTH: Check Property – 1:18 am. Officers responded to Lake Farm Park where a caller to dispatch reported hearing gunshots. Officers did not locate any evidence of shots fired and there were no reports of injured persons.