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Incident Report for Case #2018-272730

Incident Type


Incident Date

07/18/2018 - 8:36 PM


400 block W. Gorham St.


Deshawn L. Black, age 19, Madison
Suspect was arrested for battery and possession of THC with intent to deliver.


Male, age 19, Madison


 Last night, officers were called to a strong armed robbery that had just taken place inside an apartment building in the 400 block of W. Gorham St. A 19-year-old Madison man said he had a large amount of cash that was stolen by the suspect. The victim described the man, and officers located the suspect walking near State and Lake Streets. He had a large amount of cash in his pocket, and was carrying a backpack. Among other things, it contained a scale and several bags of marijuana. Detectives beleive the victim was specifically targeted by the suspect.

Released 07/19/2018 at 10:34 AM by PIO Joel Despain

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