Police Incident Reports A Selection of Noteworthy Incident Reports

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Incident Report for Case #2021-00165438

Incident Type

Weapons Violation

Incident Date

05/09/2021 - 5:00 PM


314 Gorham St (James Madison Park)


At around 3:45PM on 5/9/2021 Madison Police Officers were dispatched to a report of a subject displaying a gun from vehicle, while chasing another vehicle, near the intersection of Cottage Grove Rd and S. Stoughton Rd. The caller provided a detailed description of the vehicles, which included a unique paint job. At approximately 5:00PM on 5/9/2021 a Madison Officer on routine patrol observed two vehicles matching the description provided during the earlier incident parked at James Madison Park, 314 E Gorham St. Numerous officers responded to the area and contact was made with the drivers of the vehicles. The investigation, with assistance from the Dane County Sheriffs K9 unit, developed probable cause to arrest both drivers of the vehicles. 21 year old Jihaad Steele of Madison was booked into the Dane County Jail for Possession of THC, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Obstructing an Officer. 20 year old Christopher Brown of Madison was booked into the Dane County Jail for Possession with Intent to Deliver THC and Carrying a Concealed Weapon. Madison Police recovered 2 firearms as well as a drum magazine and an extended magazine. 

Released 05/10/2021 at 9:49 AM by P.O. Michael Malloy

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