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 09/19/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 09/20/2023, MPD received 448 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 (74),East (86), Midtown (62), North (82), South (67), West (61), 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.
MIDTOWN: Disturbance – 5:21 a.m. Officers responded to a report of a male subject attempting to break into a residence with an axe. The subject was contacted and taken into protective custody. The subject was transported to a local hospital. Emergency detention being explored. Criminal charges also forthcoming. Investigation continuing.
SOUTH: Adult Arrested Person – 7:33 a.m. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver/subject (33-year-old male) lied about his identify. The subject was arrested on 26 new charges stemming from multiple bench warrants which included offenses such as domestic crimes, misdemeanor bail jumping, felony bail jumping, thefts and burglaries.
WEST: Domestic Disturbance – 9:17 a.m. A 48-year-old male subject was transported to jail from a local hospital on outstanding charges for domestic disorderly conduct, criminal damage to property and simple battery.
WEST: Check Person – 12:37 p.m. Officers responded, along with Child Protective Services, to a residence to check the welfare of children. The children were removed and placed with another family member. Officers were called back to the residence later in the day for the mother who was causing a disturbance. The subject was found to be intoxicated and was conveyed to a local hospital due to detox being full.
EAST: Adult Arrested Person – 4:31 p.m. Officers responded to a trespassing complaint involving a 46-year-old male subject. The subject was arrested for trespassing.
WEST: Crash – 5:31 p.m. Officers responded to a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash. The pedestrian was conveyed to a local hospital with minor injuries. A witness reported observing the pedestrian cross the street with a "do not walk" signal. Investigation continuing.
CENTRAL: Traffic Stop – 5:40 p.m. A traffic stop was conducted. The vehicle was occupied by 3 subjects. An officer observed a gun magazine in the vehicle. The vehicle was frisked and two guns were located along with numerous loaded magazines and rounds. A 40-year-old male subject was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon and issued a citation for expired plates. A 28-year-old male subject was arrested on a probation hold. The third occupant was released from the scene.
SOUTH: Domestic Disturbance – 5:57 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 23-year-old male subject. The subject was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct and resisting.
EAST: Armed Robbery – 6:14 p.m. An unknown male subject went up to a subject sitting in a parked vehicle and demanded items, including cash. The subject fled on foot. Investigation continuing.
MIDTOWN: Disturbance – 9:26 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 47-year-old male subject (not on scene when officers arrived). Probable cause developed to arrest the subject once he is located.
EAST: Disturbance – 1:56 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 37-year-old male subject. The subject was arrested for disorderly conduct, resisting, felony bail jumping and misdemeanor bail jumping.