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 06/22/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 06/23/2023, MPD received 501 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 (103), East (101), Midtown (80), North (87), South (50), West (70), and Other (10). "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.
MIDTOWN: Runaway Juvenile – 11:20 am. The parents of a 15-year-old girl reported she had run away. The juvenile was listed as missing and an ATL was aired.
MIDTOWN: Information – 11:50 am. A Parks employee contacted dispatch to report they had discovered fired shell casings in Allied Park. They were determined not to be related to a recent shots fired incident.
CITY-WIDE: Missing Adult – 12:45 pm. MPD received information regarding an adult with dementia who left his Middleton residence. Officers on patrol were advised to be on the lookout.
NORTH: Animal Complaint – 1:30 pm. Maintenance personnel entered the 24-year-old male suspect's residence and found a dog that was being seriously neglected. An animal service officer took custody of the dog.
MIDTOWN: Check Person – 2:07 pm. Officers responded to a local hospital where a suicidal man had left before being treated and was walking in traffic. Officers consulted with Journey Mental Health and the man was placed into protective custody under an emergency detention.
MIDTOWN: Residential Burglary – 4:18 pm. The victim reported that he returned home after an extended time away to discover a suitcase of clothing missing from his apartment. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Information – 5:37 pm. A man contacted police wishing to provide information related to the recent death of a friend due to a drug overdose. Officers documented the information which was shared with Task Force.
NORTH: Animal Assist – 6:14 pm. An off-duty officer observed a dog in a vehicle in a parking lot that was obviously in distress due to the heat. Officers breached the car window and transported the dog to the human society. The 53-year-old female suspect was cited for leaving an animal in a parked vehicle for more than 15 mins.
CENTRAL: Drug incident/Investigation – 6:38 pm. Officers responded to the Buckeye Lot where they had observed seven suspects engaged in drug dealing on city cameras. Six suspects were detained, four of whom were cited for trespassing and two of whom were arrested for possession with intent to distribute illegal drugs.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 10:47 pm. Officers responded to a residence where the victim reported the 36-year-old male suspect was ranting at her and then twisted her arm behind her back, pulled her down by her hair, and took her phone. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for disorderly conduct and battery. Suspect is at large.
SOUTH: Runaway Juvenile – 1:34 am. The mother of a 16-year-old boy reported he had run away. The juvenile was listed as missing and an ATL was aired.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 1:42 am. Officers on patrol in the 500 block of State St intervened in a fight that broke out. A 22-year-old male suspect was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.
WEST: Death Investigation – 2:27 am. Officers responded to a residence where a 33-year-old man died of an apparent medical issue. Nothing suspicious on scene.