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  • UWPD, MFD Ice Rescue

    Just before 2:00 a.m. on Friday, February 23, 2024, UWPD officers and the City of Madison Fire Department responded to the shores of Lake Mendota, near the Alumni House, for a report of three UW …

  • UWPD Investigating Weekend Sexual Assault

    Content warning: references to sexual violence, criminal violence, and/or other possible traumatic experiences are included in this Crime Warning On Monday, February 5, 2024, a sexual assault was reported to the UW-Madison Police Department. The …

  • 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 …

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Daily Blotter

Daily Blotter for February 23rd 2024

  • 6:09 am, Check Person, Location Redacted. Contacted person after they told staff that people had hacked their phone and were following them in vehicles.
  • 7:16 am, Motor Vehicle Accident, UW Hospital Loading Dock. Contacted persons after their vehicles collided in the loading dock of the UW Hospital.
  • 7:51 am, Alarm, Location Redacted. Door alarm and motion alarms.
  • 2:35 pm, Information, Kohl Center. Contacted person who reported they were assaulted by another person. After further investigation no assault occurred.
  • 5:12 pm, Sexual Assault, Location Redacted. Contacted persons regarding resident in their care reported they were touched in the groin area by CNA at a local hospital as a patient.
  • 6:25 pm, Drug Violation, Sellery Hall. Residence Hall staff located a bag with 3g of marijuana on the lobby floor.
  • 8:03 pm, Information, UWPD. Contacted person who was reporting they believed they were poisoned at Pete's Coffee at some point in 2023.
  • 10:13 pm, Other, UWPD. Request For Assistance - Contacted person via telephone call, spoke about current stressful concerns they have been having and ways to remedy those concerns.
  • 11:33 pm, Other, W. Johnson & N. Mills Streets. Traffic - Cited person for operating without valid DL, verbally warned for non-registration of auto.
  • 1:53 am, Other, Alumni House. Request For Assistance - Contacted persons who were out on Lake Mendota when two fell through the ice.
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