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  • Suspect Arrested Following Alleged Road Rage Incident

    On Thursday, June 15, 2023 at approximately 2:15pm, the UW-Madison Police Department received a 911 call from a motorist who reported that someone in another vehicle had pointed a gun at them and their passenger …

  • UWPD Investigating Arson at Sterling Hall

    On Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at approximately 10:15pm, UWPD officers responded to Sterling Hall for a report of smoke coming from two separate rooms on the first floor. Officers arrived and found the remnants of …

  • UWPD Threats Suspect Arrested by Federal Authorities in Detroit

    Read Chancellor Mnookin’s statement about this and another recent threat incident » On Friday, March 10, 2023, at the request of the University of Wisconsin Police Department (UWPD), a former UW-Madison graduate student was detained …

  • Kohl Center Shelter in Place Tuesday Evening

    On Tuesday evening near the conclusion of the UW Men’s Basketball game at the Kohl Center, the City of Madison Police Department made a request that fans inside the Kohl Center shelter in place as …

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Daily Blotter

Daily Blotter for September 20th 2023

  • 11:34 am, Follow-up, Library Mall. Contacted person who alleged an individual that stole their property at an event in Fall 2022 was on scene.
  • 12:53 pm, Check Person, Library Mall. Wrote citation for UW Resisting/Obstructing for person who was detained following an altercation with a public speaker at Library Mall.
  • 4:08 pm, Theft/Larceny, Kronshage Residence Hall. Contacted person who wanted to report their E-bike stolen.
  • 4:34 pm, Damage to Property, Lot 26. Person reported their vehicle had one portion of its driver side brake light broken while parked in lot 26 (on Observatory).
  • 10:10 pm, Medical/Alcohol/Detox Conveyance, West Playing Fields. Contacted person who hit their head on ground after running into another player.
  • 11:52 pm, Found Property, Kronshage Residence Hall. Contacted person after they found a wallet containing a fake Indiana driver's license.
  • 11:53 pm, Theft/Larceny, UW Hospital. Contacted person regarding their DoorDash order was taken by an unknown male at the entrance to the Hospital.
  • 1:22 am, Assist Law Enforcement Agency, UW Hospital. Arrested person for Portage PD regarding Portage PD.
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