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 09/08/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 09/11/2023, MPD received 1,177 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 (257), East (236), Midtown (184), North (197), South (109), West (179), and Other (15). "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 6:22 p.m. – 11:56 p.m.
CENTRAL: Mental Health Conveyance – 5:56 a.m. Officers responded to assist with a woman at a local shelter. She was placed into protective custody and taken to a local hospital.
CENTRAL: Mental Health Conveyance – 6:41 a.m. Officers respond to a home where a fire had been started. Resident taken into protective custody and transported to a local hospital for help.
MIDTOWN: Mental Health Conveyance – 7:44 a.m. Officers provided a man who was seeking mental health treatment a voluntary ride to the hospital. Once at the hospital the man left and caused a disturbance at another location. He was then placed into protective custody. Officers developed probable cause to charge him with disorderly conduct, discharge bodily fluids at LE, battery to LE, damage to property, and resisting.
MIDTOWN: Death Investigation – 8:15 a.m. Officers responded to Garner Park where a 39-year-old male was discovered deceased due to an apparent drug overdose.
EAST: Check Person – 12:21 p.m. Officers attempted to check the welfare of a woman who had left the hospital against medical advice and who had made suicidal statements to family. Unable to locate the woman, officers listed her as missing and an ATL was aired.
EAST: Check Person – 2:04 p.m. Officers responded to a business where an employee made suicidal statements. The man was voluntarily transported to a local hospital and left in the care of hospital staff.
NORTH: Residential Burglary – 3:10 p.m. The victim reported he returned home to find someone had forced entry through a back door. The unidentified suspect(s) stole cash, jewelry and electronics. Investigation continuing.
Priority calls only from 4:17 p.m. – 4:58 p.m.
SOUTH: Disturbance – 2:50 a.m. The victim reported he returned home to find someone had forced entry through a back door. The unidentified suspect(s) stole cash, jewelry and electronics. Investigation continuing.
SOUTH: Disturbance – 2:59 a.m. Concerned citizens called for help after a woman knocked on their door claiming she was attacked. The woman retreated to a familiar address where she began damaging property. The 25-year-old suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct, criminal damage to property and battery.
NORTH: Accident Property Damage – 2:17 a.m. An officer goes to make a traffic stop involving a U-Haul cargo van. The driver goes over a median trying to leave the area. The van eventually crashes. The driver and passenger run from the scene. The 38-year-old passenger is detained immediately. A nearby K-9 unit tracked the 37-year-old driver to a nearby building. He had felony warrants in three different counties and was arrested for resisting, eluding and bail jumping. The female passenger also had warrants and was arrested for felony bail jumping, possession of heroin and resisting and obstructing.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 3:13 a.m. Police called after someone sees a man hitting a vehicle with a stick. Officers respond and find a man, matching the suspect description, walking from the scene. The suspect had drugs on him. 34-year-old male arrested for disorderly conduct while armed, possession with intent to deliver cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting.
EAST: Intoxicated Driver – 5:11 a.m. Police were called after a man appeared to be sleeping in his vehicle in a drive-thru line. Officers had to put his vehicle in park and pull him from the car. 25-year-old male arrested for OWI.
WEST: Found Person – 9:56 a.m. – Subject of a Silver Alert located safe at a hospital.
EAST: Battery – 5:10 p.m.– School staff member battered by a student. Journey Mental Health consulted. Student later arrested for substantial battery and disorderly conduct.
WEST: Battery – 5:17 p.m.– Victim approached by a group of juveniles at a mall. Physical fight broke out as a result of this incident. Passerby and security helped break up the fight. Juveniles ran out of the building. One was later located and arrested.
MIDTOWN: Disturbance – 8:09 p.m.– Intoxicated man arrived at a local hospital with plans to visit a patient. Security confiscated the man's alcohol which upset him. Man began aggressive with security staff and injured himself. While receiving medical treatment, he spit on an officer and kicked a security guard. Man arrested for discharging bodily fluids, battery and disorderly conduct.
CENTRAL: Assist EMS/Fire – 11:44 p.m.– Woman passes out while dancing at a club. Officers arrive and deliver a dose of Narcan, which was successful Woman was found to have three outstanding warrants.
Priority calls only from 12:29 a.m. – 3:50 a.m.
EAST: Accident Causing Injury – 12:19 a.m.– Woman sent to the hospital following a two-vehicle crash. Neither driver showed signs of impairment.
MIDTOWN: Weapons Offense – 12:31 a.m.– Intoxicated man grabbed a knife during a disturbance. Suspect arrested for domestic disorderly conduct while armed.
NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 1:12 a.m.– Man called 911 saying another driver was throwing objects at him in a road rage incident. Officers learn the incident stems from a disturbance earlier in the night. Suspect arrested for domestic disorderly conduct, domestic intimidation of a victim, disorderly conduct and criminal damage to property.
CENTRAL: Disturbance – 2:56 a.m.– Man urinating on property contacted by officers. Man provided a fake name and attempted to run from officers. One officer sustained minor injury while taking the suspect into custody. Suspect arrested for resisting and obstructing causing soft tissue injury and cited for urinating in public and trespassing.
CITY-WIDE: Death Investigation – 2:52 p.m. Officers responded to death of an infant. Investigaiton ongoing.
EAST: Adult Arrested Person – 3:30 p.m. Officers locate an intoxicated woman face down in a yard. Woman became physical as officers were placing her into protective custody.
EAST: Armed Robbery – 4:41 p.m. Victim was holding a ball of money when he was approached by the suspect. The suspect pulled out a gun and demands the cash. Victim complies and suspect drives away from the area with the cash.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 7:20 P.M. Officers called following a disturbance between former roommates. Probable cause developed to arrest person for domestic disorderly conduct, felony and misdemeanor bail jumping.
MIDTOWN: Check Person – 8:02 p.m. Officers initially dispatched for missing juvenile case. Juvenile located at a nearby library.
NORTH: Domestic Disturbance – 10:19 p.m. Woman physically injured a man during a disturbance. She arrived back at the home and caused another injury. She was gone before officers arrived. Probable cause developed for disorderly conduct and battery.
MIDTOWN: Conveyance Mental Health – 11:20 p.m. Woman transported to a hospital for a voluntary admit. Journey Mental Health consulted.
Priority calls only from 4:37 a.m. – 6:00 a.m.