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Police Incident Reports A Selection of Noteworthy Incident Reports

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Incident Report for Case #2021-303285

Incident Type


Incident Date

08/04/2021 - 10:52 AM


600 block of State St


Madison Police Officers were dispatched to the 600 block of State St with numerous callers reporting a subject was going down State St in an aggressive manner and yelling. This subject left a trail of damage to include breaking a mirror off a delivery truck, climbed a parked semi, attempted to tackle a bicyclist, bend a bike tire, ripped the wiper off a vehicle, grabbed a person's wheelchair briefly, and spat on someone's face before leaving down a bike path. Officers were able to catch up to the subject on the bike path near N Park St and Lake Mendota, Subject was taken into custody without issue and transported to the hospital for medical clearance. The investigation is active and ongoing.

Released 08/04/2021 at 3:18 PM by PIO Ryan Kimberley

The location shown is approximate & may not be accurate.