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 08/17/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 08/18/2023, MPD received 450 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 (87), East (93), Midtown (62), North (75), South (56), West (65), and Other (12). "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 3:30p to 4:55pm due to calls for service.
WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 6:00 am. Officers responded to a residence where the 28-year-old male suspect took the victim's phone, punched her and swore at her, and was throwing furniture. The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct.
NORTH: Death Investigation – 7:26 am. Officers responded to a residence where a 73-year-old man was found deceased. Nothing suspicious on scene.
CENTRAL: Trespass – 7:51 am. Officers responded to an apartment building where the 41-year-old male suspect was found sleeping in the laundry room. The suspect was arrested for trespass.
NORTH: Traffic Crash – 7:53 am. Officers made contact with a man who was riding a bicycle while intoxicated and collided with a pickup truck. The bicyclist suffered minor injuries.
EAST: Weapons Offense – 11:00 am. While traveling westbound on the beltline, the 43-year-old male suspect pulled his vehicle next to the victim's vehicle and pointed a gun out the window at him. The suspect was arrested and charged with CCW and disorderly conduct while armed.
NORTH: Stolen Auto – 2:17 pm. The victim reported his vehicle was stolen with the keys in it. An ATL was aired and the vehicle was listed as stolen.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 2:39 pm. Officers responded to the 500 block of State St where three men were fighting. Two suspects (21- and 35-year-old males) were arrested for disorderly conduct. A third suspect is at large and has not been positively identified.
NORTH: Disturbance – 3:21 pm. The 27-year-old male suspect hit the victim in the head and pushed him to the ground. The suspect was arrested and charged with battery.
CENTRAL: Mental Health Conveyance – 4:00 pm. Per the request of Journey Mental Health, officers conveyed a man to a hospital.
EAST: Disturbance – 4:08 pm. Officers made contact with a subject who was threatening staff at a business over the phone. Officers consulted with Journey Mental Health. After ensuring the man was not suicidal or homicidal, officers disengaged.
NORTH: Traffic Stop – 4:13 pm. An officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that had run a red light. The 28-year-old male driver was issued several traffic citations and was arrested for resisting.
SOUTH: Runaway Juvenile – 5:40 pm. The parents of a 13-year-old boy reported he had run away. The juvenile was listed as missing and an ATL was aired.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 7:47 pm. The victim reported that the 41-year-old male suspect was insulting her using racial slurs and then threw a stick at her. The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct with a hate crime enhancer and possession of drug paraphernalia.
WEST: Traffic Crash – 8:45 pm. Several juveniles crossing an intersection on their bicycles did not yield to the red light. One of them struck the side of a vehicle. MFD paramedics transported a 15-year-old juvenile to a hospital to be treated for minor injuries. This juvenile was cited for failure to yield.
NORTH: Death Investigation – 1:42 am. Officers responded with MFD paramedics to a residence where a 35-year-old man was found unresponsive due to an apparent drug overdose. Life saving measures were unsuccessful.
CENTRAL: Sexual Assault – 2:05 am. An officer on routine patrol stopped to investigate a disturbance between three men. The officer learned that one of the men had made inappropriate sexual contact with another man in the group. The 42-year-old suspect was arrested for 4th degree sexual assault and disorderly conduct.