UWPD News & Incident Reports

For general media inquiries, please contact Marc Lovicott, Executive Director of Communications, at 608-263-2333 or marc.lovicott@wisc.edu. After regular business hours, contact UWPD dispatch at 608-264-2677.

Daily Blotter

Daily Blotter for November 28th 2022

  • 1:29 pm, Check Person, Local Hospital. Contacted local hospital staff in regards to a patient.
  • 2:00 pm, Theft/Larceny, Witte Hall. Contacted person who reported Walmart package taken from in front of the main entrance of Witte Hall.
  • 7:12 pm, Theft/Larceny, Kronsage . Contacted person regarding theft of bike from Turner Hall.
  • 7:16 pm, Assist Law Enforcement Agency, Local Hospital. Assisted Dodge County Sheriff with an OWI 1st blood draw kit from suspect and secured into UWPD evidence.
  • 1:00 am, Eluding, Johnson & Frances Streets. Attempted to stop a dark gray Toyota Rav4 for speeding on W Johnson Street near N Orchard Street.
  • 2:20 am, Other, Traffic Stop - Fish Hachery & Badger Roads. Cited person operating an unregistered Chevrolet Uplander for non-registration of auto.
  • 2:53 am, Medical/Alcohol/Detox Conveyance, Local Hospital. Contacted/transported person to the Tellurian Detox Facility, after they left a local hospital against medical advice with suicidal ideations and was missing.
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