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Police Incident Reports A Selection of Noteworthy Incident Reports

Incidents listed are selected by the Officer In Charge of each shift that may have significant public interest. Incidents listed are not inclusive of all incidents. To view Calls for Services information, please visit Requests for information can be directed to the MPD Records Unit: (608) 266-4075.

Incident Report for Case #2023-486589

Incident Type


Incident Date

11/10/2023 - 2:30 PM


700 block Rethke Ave.


Lucas S. Smith, 32


UPDATE 1 - 12/7/2023

Lucas S. Smith, 32, of Mazomanie, was arrested in Madison on Wednesday for mistreating animals, abandoning an animal and three counts of felony bail jumping.


Last updated 12/07/2023 at 1:59 PM by PIO Stephanie Fryer


The Madison Police Department needs the public's help in identifying a person in connection to a cruelty to animals investigation.

The person was captured on video Nov. 10 near the 700 block of Rethke Ave. around 2:30 p.m.

If you recongize this person, please contact Madison Area Crime Stoppers at 608-266-6014 or online at

Information may be shared anonymously and could be eligible for a monetary reward.


Released 12/04/2023 at 12:24 PM by PIO Stephanie Fryer

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