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Police Incident Reports A Selection of Noteworthy Incident Reports

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Incident Report for Case #2011-139892

Incident Type

Weapons Violation

Incident Date

05/25/2011 - 9:51 PM


1754 Thierer Rd. (Motel 6)


Ralph W. Lang, age 63
Mr. Lang was arrested for 2nd Degree Reckless Endangering Safety.


A 63-year old man was arrested by Madison Police Wednesday night after he discharged a handgun inside his motel room. The round hit two doors, but there were no injuries. The man immediately told motel staff about the gunfire, saying it was an accident. He offered to pay for damages.

Released 05/26/2011 at 3:09 PM by PIO Joel DeSpain

The location shown is approximate & may not be accurate.