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 08/09/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 08/10/2023, MPD received 443 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 (81), East (90), Midtown (56), North (87), South (57), West (63), 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 beginning at 12:30am due to calls for service.
EAST: Theft – 8:46 a.m. Officer responded to Farm and Fleet for a report of a retail theft. An outside agency located and identified the suspect. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 2:36 pm. The victim reported that a 58-year-old suspect who has bail conditions not to contact her was harassing and following her. The suspect was arrested for domestic battery and disorderly conduct.
EAST: Adult Arrested Person – 5:47 pm. Officers made contact with a 32-year-old female suspect who had a warrant and outstanding probable cause for her arrest. She was conveyed to jail.
MIDTOWN: Check Person – 7:10 pm. Officers made contact with a woman who was experiencing a mental health crisis. Officers consulted with Journey Mental Health and the woman was placed into protective custody and conveyed to a hospital.
MIDTOWN: Traffic Crash – 9:08 pm. The 25-year-old male suspect driver struck another vehicle near the intersection of S Park St and Vilas Ave. The other driver succumbed to his injuries. The suspect is believed to have been operating under the influence of alcohol. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Traffic Crash – 12:25 am. A 32-year-old male suspect was driving recklessly inbound on W Washington Ave when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a pole. The driver succumbed to his injuries. Two pedestrians were transported to the hospital to be treated for injuries that were not deemed life-threatening.