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Incident Report for Case #2019-274718

Incident Type


Incident Date

07/11/2019 - 10:10 AM


111 N Broom Street (Capitol Center Market)


Leanaer Johnson, Age 53, No permanent address was arrested for theft from person, resisting arrest and a parole violation.

Derrick L Moore,Age 34, No permanent address was arrested for Party to a crime theft from person, possession of drug paraphernalia, and a probation violation.


97 year old female


The investigating officer was able to locate surveillance images of the suspects in this case using Capitol Center Market surveillance cameras and city cameras. The surveillance images were disseminated amongst MPD personnel in an effort to identify and locate the suspects. On 7-11-19 shortly after 1pm another officer observed both suspects, Johnson and Moore, near the Madison Public Library at 201 W Mifflin St. As officers approached Johnson and Moore, Johnson ran away from officers on foot. Officers followed Johnson and took him into custody a short distance away on N Henry St. Moore was immediately taken into custody without incident and found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. Both Moore and Johnson were arrested and booked into the Dane County Jail on the above listed charges. The city cameras proved to be a useful tool in this investigation.  

Last updated 07/12/2019 at 10:20 AM by P.O. Joseph Buccellato


Madison Police responded to a theft from person call at the Capitol Center Market, 111 N. Broom Street today. The victim, a 97 year old woman, was exiting the store when two African American males first tried to sell her Starbucks gift cards.  The victim declined to purchase the cards but the suspects asked her if they could give her a hug.  While she was distracted by hugging one of the suspects, the other stole her electronic tablet and other items from her handbag.  The investigation is continuing.

Released 07/11/2019 at 1:47 PM by PIO Lorie Anderson

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