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 07/13/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 07/14/2023, MPD received 496 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 (77), East (116), Midtown (65), North (92), South (45), West (85), and Other (16). "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 3:16pm to 6:45pm and from 10:27pm to 11:22pm due to calls for service.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 4:38 am. Officers responded to a residence where a 60-year-old male suspect armed himself with a knife and was threatening to harm himself and family members. The suspect was arrested and charged with domestic disorderly conduct. He was transported to a hospital and placed under an emergency detention. (This was a late call that did not make the previous 24-hour cycle.)
MIDTOWN: Domestic Disturbance – 9:58 am. Officers responded to a residence where the 33-year-old male suspect was arrested and charged with domestic disorderly conduct.
NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 11:00 am. During an argument the 38-year-old male suspect punched, bit, strangled and threatened to further harm the victim if she called the police. The suspect was arrested and charged with domestic disorderly conduct, battery, and strangulation, as well as resisting officers.
WEST: Assist EMS/Fire – 1:00 pm. Officers and MFD paramedics responded to a report of a delivery truck driver with a medical emergency. The subject was transported to a hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. Nothing suspicious on scene.
EAST: Sex Offense Misc – 2:02 pm. Detectives arrested an 80-year-old male suspect for four counts of possession of child pornography as a result of an ongoing investigation.
WEST: Traffic Crash – 2:14 pm. Officers responded to Watts Rd at S Gammon Rd for a two vehicle crash. The drivers of both vehicles were issued citations.
EAST: Homicide – 3:06 pm. Officers responded to the 5900 block of Milwaukee St for a victim of a gunshot wound. The subject was pronounced deceased at the hospital. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Death Investigation – 4:36 pm. A friend discovered a 63-year-old man deceased in his residence. Nothing suspicious on scene.
CENTRAL: Weapons Offense Person w/ Gun – 8:30 pm. Officers responded to a residence where the 28-year-old male suspect was involved in a disturbance and armed with a firearm. The victims reported that the suspect struck one of them in the face, threatened them and pointed the gun at them. The suspect refused to make contact with officers on scene. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for disorderly conduct while armed and battery. Suspect is at large.
NORTH: Weapons Offense Person w/ Gun – 9:37 pm. Officers responded to the Red Roof Inn where the 31-year-old female suspect was involved in a disturbance and armed with a firearm. Officers facilitated a peaceful surrender and the suspect was taken into custody without incident. The suspect was charged with 2nd degree recklessly endangering safety, disorderly conduct while armed and resisting.
MIDTOWN: Disturbance – 10:51 pm. Officers responded to a hospital where the highly intoxicated 38-year-old male suspect insisted on visiting a family member. The suspect pushed a security guard and threatened the arresting officer. The suspect was arrested and charged with trespass, disorderly conduct, and threats to LE.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 1:03 am. Officers responded to a residence where the 17-year-old male suspect grabbed one victim and then grabbed a second victim who intervened, bit her and pulled her hair. The suspect was transported to a hospital where medical staff determined he may be experiencing a drug interaction. Officers developed probable cause to charge the suspect with domestic disorderly conduct.
CENTRAL: Juvenile Complaint – 3:19 am. The victim reported that as she was walking to her car in a downtown parking ramp, a group of five teenagers approached her asking for her keys. The suspects did not threaten the victim or use force. All five juveniles were charged with disorderly conduct and three were also charged with resisting.