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 09/21/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 09/22/2023, MPD received 413 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 (76), East (93), Midtown (61), North (81), South (41), West (55), and Other (6). "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 8:20am to 9:50am, 4:06pm to 5:08pm, and 7:03pm to 8:03pm due to calls for service.
NORTH: Check Person – 4:30 am. An officer observed a child walking alone in the 2200 block of E Washington Ave. Officers determined who the mother of the child was and the child was reunited with his mother. CPS was notified.
EAST: Disturbance – 8:06 am. Officers responded to a residence where the 21-year-old female suspect threw urine at the victim and threatened the victim with a knife. The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct while armed.
EAST: Disturbance – 9:05 am. Officers responded to a residence where the 63-year-old male suspect pushed the victim during an argument. The suspect was arrested for battery.
WEST: Retail Theft – 11:55 am. Officers responded to Metcalfe's Market where store staff reported the 61-year-old male suspect stole over $500 worth of food. The suspect was no longer on scene. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for retail theft.
NORTH: Child Abuse – 12:13 pm. Officers responded to a high school where the suspect struck the victim. The suspect was no longer on scene when officers arrived. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for physical abuse to a child and disorderly conduct.
CENTRAL: Traffic Crash – 1:11 pm. Officers responded to W Johnson St at East Campus Mall where a man on an electric scooter collided with a vehicle. The operator of the scooter was cited for sudden electric scooter movement.
NORTH: Mental Health Conveyance – 2:04 pm. Journey Mental Health requested that officers contact a man for a Chapter 51 return. Officers transported him to the hospital.
NORTH: Adult Arrested Person – 5:08 pm. Officers made contact with a vehicle occupied by two wanted female suspects. The suspects were arrested on their outstanding probable cause and warrants.
WEST: Death Investigation – 5:58 pm. Officers responded to a residence to check a man's welfare. The 70-year-old subject was found deceased. Nothing suspicious on scene.
NORTH: Child Neglect – 5:58 pm. Officers responded for a report of a man who was outside intoxicated and trying to fight people. The caller to dispatch reported the man's 3-year-old child was running in the street. The 32-year-old suspect was arrested and charged with child neglect and resisting.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 7:28 pm. Officers responded to a residence where the 29-year-old male suspect strangled the victim. The suspect was no longer on scene when officers arrived. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for domestic battery, strangulation and disorderly conduct.
EAST: Road Rage – 8:30 pm. Officers responded to the area of Milwaukee St and Rustic Dr where two unidentified suspects battered two victims after a traffic incident that occurred on Milwaukee St at N Thompson Dr. The suspects occupied a vehicle that cut off the victims who were each operating a motorcycle. Officers developed probable cause to arrest the suspects for disorderly conduct and battery once they are identified. Investigation continuing.
EAST: Drug Overdose – 4:36 am. Officers responded to the AmericInn for a man who was unresponsive. The man was transported to the hospital.