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 07/12/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 07/13/2023, MPD received 489 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 (86),East (100), Midtown (78), North (88), South (50), West (78), and Other (9). "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 7:07 p.m. to 8:25 p.m. due to calls for service.
Priority calls only from 11:22 p.m. to 12:23 a.m. due to calls for service.
MIDTOWN: Death Investigation – 6:37 a.m. Officers responded to a residence for a deceased subject (91-year-old female). Medical Examiner's office responded. Nothing suspicious identified.
NORTH: Found Children – 7:00 a.m. Officers responded to a report of two young children unattended outside. Parent located. Child Protective Services notified. No charges substantiated at this time.
CENTRAL: Found Child – 7:15 a.m. A young child was located unattended. Child was determined to have gotten out of their home and wandered away. Child's parent(s) and neighbors were checking the area for the child. Child/parent(s) reunited. No other concerns identified.
WEST: Residential Burglary – 7:34 a.m. A homeowner woke up to find their garage door open and two vehicles missing/stolen. Personal items also missing/stolen. Attempt to locate aired. One vehicle was located/recovered. The other vehicle was listed as stolen in the appropriate database.
CENTRAL: Domestic Disturbance – 12:21 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 23-year-old male subject. The subject was arrested for disorderly conduct, criminal damage to property and battery (domestic-related charges).
WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 2:32 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 37-year-old male subject. The subject was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct.
NORTH: Adult Arrested Person – 2:55 p.m. An 18-year-old male wanted subject was taken into custody.
EAST: Adult Arrested Person – 4:33 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 59-year-old male subject. The subject was arrested for disorderly conduct.
NORTH: Death Investigation – 5:39 p.m. Officers responded to a residence for a deceased subject (54-year-old male). Medical Examiner's office responded. Decedent had a history of medical/health concerns. Nothing suspicious identified.
WEST: Stolen Auto – 6:16 p.m. A vehicle was reported stolen from a dealership. Attempt to located aired. The vehicle was listed as stolen in the appropriate databases.
MIDTOWN: Adult Arrested Person – 6:53 p.m. A pursuit of a stolen vehicle by Monona PD took place. The Sheriff's office deployed spikes on the Beltline. The vehicle was abandoned and the occupants fled on foot. MPD took into custody two subjects. An 18-year-old male subject was arrested for operating a motor vehicle without consent, eluding and resisting. A 17-year-old male subject was arrested for operating a motor vehicle without consent (party to a crime) and resisting.
MIDTOWN: Check Person – 9:10 p.m. Officers received a request to check the welfare of a subject (30-year-old male). The subject was arrested for disorderly conduct.
NORTH: Drug Incident – 9:35 a.m. A 43-year-old female subject was arrested for outstanding warrants (failure to appear operating a motor vehicle while under the influence – 4th offense, possession of narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia). New charges included possession of meth, possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of fentanyl and felony bail jumping (4 counts).
CITY-WIDE: Property Damage – 9:47 p.m. Officers received numerous reports of a subject (12-year-old male) smashing vehicle windows. The subject was arrested for criminal damage to property, resisting, attempted operating a motor vehicle without consent, attempted entry to locked vehicle, criminal damage to property while armed, possession of burglarious tools and threats to law enforcement.
CENTRAL: Intoxicated Driver – 12:23 a.m. An officer observed a vehicle with broken windows, expired registration and a driver who seemed confused. Contact was made with the driver/subject (51-year-old male) who was determined to be impaired. The subject was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (6th offense).
WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 1:18 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 36-year-old female subject. The subject was arrested for 2nd degree reckless endangering safety (domestic-related).
CENTRAL: Domestic Disturbance – 1:42 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 35-year-old male subject (not on scene when officers arrived). Probable cause developed to arrest the subject once he is located.