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Incident Report for Case #2019-117440

Incident Type

Weapons Violation

Incident Date

03/30/2019 - 4:30 PM


201 W. Mifflin St. (Madison Public Library)


Christine R. Johnson, age 36, no permanent address
Johnson was arrested for disorderly conduct while armed.


 Officers were sent to the Madison Public Library, 201 W. Mifflin St., Saturday afternoon following reports that a knife-wielding woman, with slurred speech was outside, waving the weapon around, while yelling at people in the area. When police arrived, a private security guard had gained control of the knife after the suspect dropped it. She was uncooperative and tried to bite one of the officers. "I'm drunk and I smoked crack," she stated prior to being handcuffed.

Released 04/01/2019 at 12:36 PM by PIO Joel Despain

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