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 09/07/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 09/08/2023, MPD received 423 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 (70), East (95), Midtown (73), North (73), South (47), West (60), and Other (5). "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 11:30am to 3:07pm due to calls for service.
CENTRAL: Domestic Disturbance – 5:33 am. Officers responded for a report of a 43-year-old male suspect and victim who were arguing in the street. The suspect was arrested and charged with domestic false imprisonment and disorderly conduct.
EAST: Death Investigation – 10:29 am. Family members discovered a 81-year-old woman deceased in her residence. Nothing suspicious on scene.
SOUTH: Weapons Offense – 10:50 am. Officers responded to the 2500 block of Frazier Ave for a report of a large fight with gunfire, people running and cars leaving the area. Officers made contact with numerous subjects on scene, none of whom was injured. A 25-year-old male suspect was later identified and remains at large. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Strong Arm Robbery – 11:55 am. Officers responded to Walgreens where an unidentified suspect stole a lanyard with house keys from the victim. Investigation continuing.?
CENTRAL: Sexual Assault – 12:13 pm. Officers investigated a report of a sexual assault that occurred approximately two weeks ago where a known suspect made unwanted sexual contact with the victim.
NORTH: Residential Burglary – 2:12 pm. Neighbors reported that the 73-year-old male suspect entered the victim's home and stole two dogs. The suspect was arrested for burglary and theft.?
CENTRAL: Death Investigation – 3:49 pm. Staff at the YWCA discovered a 53-year-old resident deceased in her residence. Nothing suspicious on scene.
WEST: Disturbance/Theft – 5:21 pm. The victim reported that the 41- and 51-year-old male suspects stole a ring from his car. The victim confronted the suspects and a physical altercation ensued. The victim of the theft was cited for disorderly conduct. One of the suspects was cited for party to a crime theft. Officers developed probable cause to charge the second suspect, who is at large, with theft and resisting.
WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 6:06 pm. Officers responded to a residence where the 33-year-old male suspect stole items from another resident and strangled, bit and punched a second resident. The suspect was arrested for battery, strangulation and disorderly conduct.
NORTH: Information - 8:01 pm. A nurse at a local hospital contacted police to report that a patient told her he was the suspect in an unsolved murder case from nearly 40 years ago in another county. Officers relayed this information to the appropriate authorities.
NORTH: Armed Robbery – 8:04 pm. The victim reported that his car broke down and he was attempting to fix it when the suspect vehicle pulled up behind him. Two unidentified suspects held the victim at gunpoint and took the jewelry and cash the victim had on his person. Investigation continuing.
SOUTH: Theft/Disturbance – 10:30 pm. Officers responded to the 2800 block of Waunona Way for a report of a 41-year-old male suspect taking mail from mailboxes. The suspect struck a witness who confronted him. During the arrest, the suspect struck an officer. The suspect was charged with disorderly conduct, resisting causing injury, battery to LE and theft of mail.
NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 10:38 pm. Officers responded to a residence where the 43-year-old male suspect shouted and postured aggressively at the victim during an argument. The suspect was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct.
MIDTOWN: Weapons Offense – 12:41 am. The victim reported that the 62-year-old male suspect threatened him with a knife at Garner Park. Officers located a scissors and a glass pipe on the suspect. The suspect was arrested on a warrant and newly charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.