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 06/29/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 06/30/2023, MPD received 470 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 (94), East (76), Midtown (70), North (92), South (50), West (75), and Other (13). "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 9:25pm to 11:45pm due to calls for service.
NORTH: Trespass – 8:55 am. Officers responded to a residence where the 30-year-old female suspect was found sleeping in a stairwell. The suspect was arrested and charged for trespass, possession of drug paraphernalia and bail jumping.
SOUTH: Suspicious Person – 9:32 am. Officers responded for a report of two suspicious men going through vehicles and attempting to open car doors. DCSO apprehended one of the suspects, a 17-year-old male who was wanted by DCSO for a previous charge of eluding. The second suspect is at large.
WEST: Missing Adult – 12:33 pm. Staff at a group home reported that a 54-year-old female resident left the home. The woman was listed as missing and an ATL was aired.
WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 2:04 pm. Officers responded to a residence where the 48-year-old male suspect threatened to kill himself and his wife during an argument. The suspect also threw a phone at one of his children, causing injury. The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct and child abuse. CPS was notified.
NORTH: Theft from Auto – 4:28 pm. Officers responded to the parking lot of Walgreens where the 31-year-old male suspect was pounding on car windows and stole several CDs from a vehicle. The suspect was arrested and charged with theft from auto.
EAST: Disturbance – 4:49 pm. During an argument the 61-year-old male suspect struck the victim. The suspect was arrested and charged with battery and disorderly conduct.
CITY-WIDE: Assist Police – 9:07 pm. Monona PD attempt to stop a suspect vehicle on the beltline near Stoughton Rd. The 20-year-old male suspect exited his vehicle after striking a Monona PD squad while inbound on W Washington Ave. The suspect was then successfully taken into custody. Madison officers assisted with traffic control and security at the hospital.
NORTH: Assist Police – 10:15 pm. Madison officers assisted Maple Bluff PD with locating a suspect vehicle that fled an attempted traffic stop. The suspect vehicle was located unoccupied in the 1200 block of Huxley St. A stolen firearm was located in the vehicle.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 12:31 am. Officers responded to a bar where the two 20-year-old female suspects attempted to enter with fake IDs. When asked to leave, the suspects became combative with staff. One suspect was arrested for resisting/obstructing and the other was cited for trespass and underage person attempting to enter a licensed premises.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 2:20 am. Officers responded to the BP gas station for a report of several women fighting in the store. Two female suspects (36 and 25 years old) were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and battery.