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 09/26/2023 through 6:00 a.m. on 09/27/2023, MPD received 419 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 (109), Midtown (60), North (54), South (47), West (64), and Other (9). "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 4:20 p.m. to 6:46 p.m. due to calls for service.
SOUTH: Death Investigation – 6:32 a.m. Officers responded, along with EMS, to a report of an infant not breathing. Lifesaving measures attempted and the child was transported to a local hospital where they were pronounced deceased. Initial investigation is that the child passed away due to co-sleeping. Investigation continuing.
NORTH: Check Person – 2:53 p.m. Officers received a request from Child Protective Services to check the welfare of a child. Officers made contact with the child and the child's mother. No concerns identified at this time.
SOUTH: Disturbance – 2:59 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 40-year-old male subject. The subject was arrested for disorderly conduct, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (2nd offense) and a probation violation.
MIDTOWN: Mental Health Conveyance – 3:37 p.m. Officers responded to a local hospital for a subject in need of an emergency detention. Final outcome/placement pending.
EAST: Retail Theft – 3:59 p.m. Officers responded to a local business to pick up video evidence of two separate retail theft incidents. While at the business the loss prevention offer advises that the subject (58-year-old male) is on scene. The subject was arrested for felony retail theft (2 counts).
NORTH: Death Investigation – 4:08 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a deceased subject (72-year-old female). Medical Examiner's office responded. Nothing suspicious identified.
WEST: Weapons Offense – 4:14 p.m. A 30-year-old male subject was checking out at a local business when he reached for his wallet and instead accidently discharged a weapon that was inside a satchel. The subject did not realize this occurred right away as he thought it just sounded like something fell. The subject then noticed he had shot himself in the thigh. No casing or bullet fragments located at this time. The subject was conveyed to a local hospital. The subject was given an order-in for carrying a concealed weapon.
EAST: Juvenile Complaint – 11:40 p.m. An officer observed several subjects trying car doors in a parking lot. Contact was attempted and three of the four subjects ran. All four subjects were ultimately apprehended/detained. Two 13-year-old male subjects received restorative justice referrals. Two other subjects were released with a warning.
EAST: Check Person – 2:02 a.m. Officers contacted a 30-year-old male subject who was walking in a lane of traffic on Stoughton Rd. near Milwaukee St. Journey Mental Health consulted. The subject was ultimately arrested for interfering with the lawful movement of traffic.
EAST: Domestic Disturbance – 2:48 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance involving a 30-year-old male subject. The subject was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct while armed and criminal damage to property.