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3 teens crash stolen car into cop car
Three teenagers crashed a stolen vehicle into an unmarked police car on Madison’s East Side and were arrested late Thursday morning (04-09-2020), police say.
Around 9 a.m., the three young men were reportedly involved in a residential burglary on Dolomite Lane, which is near Mid Town Road on the Southwest Side. Shortly afterward, they were driving a stolen car near the intersection of Atwood Avenue and Walter Street when their vehicle struck an officer’s unmarked car, police said in a statement.
Police recovered from the stolen vehicle a handgun and seven key fobs.
12-yr old nabbed as one of 5 robbing cars
The MPD chased down one of several young men who were stealing items from a parked car in the 6200 block of Hammersley Rd. Wednesday afternoon. The car’s owner had just returned from a grocery store, and had left the car unlocked for a couple of minutes.
When she came back outside, all of her car doors were open, and four or five teens were now running from her driveway. Electronics and other items were missing from the car. Many community members called 911, providing officers with information on suspects as the young men ran through backyards.
A 12-year old was taken into custody near Raymond Rd. and Leland Dr. He was cited for being party to the crime of theft. The boy was released to a parent.
Just prior to the Hammersley Rd. incident, the MPD was notified of young men looking into windows of homes in the area of Gladstone Dr. and Tucson Trail. Descriptions were similar to those seen fleeing from the Hammersley Rd. incident.
Teens, stolen cars & gunfire!
At least a dozen shell casings were recovered Tuesday (04-07-2020) afternoon from a shooting scene near S. Park St. and W. Olin Ave. Many witnesses called 911 to report the gunfire, with two uninvolved motorists telling officers that their vehicles were hit by bullets. At this point, there have been no reported injuries.
Witnesses report at least one gunman firing from a white car at another car. Officers have found a parked, and unoccupied dark colored sedan in the area with apparent bullet damage.
A witness said several teens had run from the sedan. It is not known if this was the car being targeted. Many officers and detectives are on the case with the MPD’s Violent Crime Unit taking the lead. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Madison Area Crime Stoppers at (608) 266-6014.
100 mph in stolen Jeep on Beltline
Earlier, Tuesday morning at 9:30, a stolen vehicle was observed driving 100 mph. on the Beltline. The 2019 Jeep Overland was stolen from the driveway of a home on Keswick Drive about 9:30 a.m.
The vehicle/occupant(s) remain at-large. Multiple callers regarding observing this vehicle driving recklessly.
In March, there were 53 stolen vehicles reported in Madison, up from 30 in March 2019. For the first three months of the year, there were 152 stolen vehicles, up from 116 in the first three months of 2019, DeSpain said.
Where are the Jehovah’s Witnesses when you really need them for your absentee ballots?
Let Wisconsin Golf!
“Let’s all use common sense, the Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement agencies are not stopping citizens to check your destinations.”
— Dane County Sheriff David Mahoney 03-26-2020
Gov. Evers’ Safer at Home executive order
Juvie lock-up turning away customers
5:27 p.m. Monday — A wanted juvenile/suspect (15-year-old male) was observed in the area of Randolph Drive. The suspect was contacted and taken into custody reference a burglary. The Juvenile Reception Center declined to accept the juvenile, so therefore he was taken home and released to the care of his mother.
Officers were later notified by the juvenile’s mother that he cut off his bracelet and left home. Attempt to locate aired. The juvenile/suspect was entered as missing/runaway in the appropriate databases.
Madison Police break up house party: Sunday 12:52 a.m. — Report of loud music and sounds of a large gathering coming from a downtown residence. Officers made contact at the residence where it was determined multiple people had gathered in violation of the Safer-at-Home order. Officers educated the occupants on the current restrictions and all persons who did not live at the residence left the building.
Social distancing on the bike path, accd to the City of Madison.
Daily Archives: October 1, 2018
From WMTV-15: An Education Resource Officer is injured after breaking up a fight at West High School in Madison on Monday morning. A lieutenant with the Madison Police Department said the fight involved three female students. It happened around 10:00 a.m. … Continue reading