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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Weapons Violation- 3300 block Leopold Way

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On 12/11/19 at 1:04am, officers responded to the 3300 block of Leopold Way for a report of a Weapons Violation. 

During the course of the investigation, it was determined a single shot was fired in a residence.  The shot penetrated a wall...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Associated Bank Robbery Investigation

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Incident Type: Bank Robbery

Incident Date: 12/09/19

Date of Release: 12/09/19

Case #: 19-19556

Completed By: Sgt. Andrew McCarthy

On Monday, December 9, 2019, at 3:37 p.m., officers from the Fitchburg Police Department responded to the Associated Bank...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2019

Industrial Death Investigation

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Incident Type: Industrial Death Investigation

Incident Date: 12/06/19

Date of Release: 12/07/19

Case #: 19-19431

Completed By: Sgt. Andrew McCarthy

On Friday, December 6, 2019, around 8:14 p.m., officers from the Fitchburg Police Department, along wit...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Wanted Person - Allen C. Artis Jr. - Arrested

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**Update**

Incident Type: Wanted Person – Arrested

Original Incident Date: 11/14/19

Date of Updated Release:12/5/19

Date of Arrest: 12/3/19

Case #: 19-18150

Completed By: Lt. Edward Hartwick

Details: 

A United States Marshals Service Task Force arrested ...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2019

Serious Injury Crash with Stolen Auto

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Incident Type: Serious Injury Crash with Stolen Auto

Incident Date: 11/30/19

Date of Release: 11/30/19

Case #: 19-19047

Completed By: Sgt. Andrew McCarthy

At about 9:01 p.m., Fitchburg Police responded to an injury crash in the 2200 block of Rosenberr...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: November 28, 2019

Fitchburg Police Investigate Robbery

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On November 28, 2019 at 8:56pm, officers from the Fitchburg Police Department were called to Stop-N-Go, at 2932 Fish Hatchery Rd, for an armed robbery. The investigation revealed two suspects wearing masks entered the store, pointed a handgun at an employ...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2019

Wanted Person - Allen C. Artis Jr

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Incident Type: Wanted Person

Incident Date: 11/14/19

Date of Release: 11/20/19

Case #: 19-18150

Completed By: Lt. Edward Hartwick

The Fitchburg Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to locate Allen C. Artis Jr, 30, of Fitch...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2019

*UPDATE* Fleeing Suspect Arrested

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Incident: Driver Arrested After Fleeing Traffic Stop

Incident Date: 11/19/19

Release Date: 11/19/19

Arrested: Uriah Smith, 28, of Fitchburg. Smith was booked on a tentative charge of resisting/obstructing an officer

Release Completed By: Lt. Edward Hartwick

De...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: November 12, 2019

Shots fired Pike Dr

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On November 12, 2019, at 10:52 a.m. Fitchburg Officers were dispatched to the 2000 block of Pike Drive for a report of shots fired. During the investigation it was discovered there was a disturbance among numerous younger males in the 2000 block of Pike D...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2019

Stolen SUV Recovery & Arrest

Incident: Stolen SUV Recovery & Arrest

Location: Churchill Drive & Greenway View, City of Madison

Case #: FP19-0016004

Arrested: Alwayne Jones, Jr., 22, of Madison. 

Tentative charges - Operating vehicle without owner's consent, rece...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Fleeing Auto strikes Squad Car

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Incident: Fleeing Auto strikes Squad Car

Location: 4500 Block of Thurston Lane

Case #: FP19-0015771

Incident Date: 10/7/19

Date of Media Release: 10/7/19

Prepared by: Sgt. Pete Johnston

On Monday, October 7, 2019, at approximately 4:31 p.m., an officer...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Thefts/Burglaries 19-15416

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On October 1, 2019, at approximately 2:51 a.m., Fitchburg Police officers responded to the area of the 3000 block of Hartwicke Dr. for a report of two suspicious males.  The reporting party could see the suspects from his security camera and witn...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2019

High Ridge Trail Shooting Investigation Update

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High Ridge Trail Shooting Investigation Update

9/30/19

Yesterday, at 11:56 a.m., the Fitchburg Police Department received a call from a resident on High Ridge Trail reporting a group of people fighting in a parking lot between the 2100 and 2200 blocks of Hi...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2019

Media Briefing

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UPDATE - MEDIA BRIEFING - 9/30/19

A media briefing, regarding the shooting that occurred yesterday on High Ridge Trail, will be held this afternoon at 3:00 p.m. at Fitchburg City Hall.

LOCATION: Council Chambers -  Fitchburg City Hall  552...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: September 29, 2019

Head-on Crash With Serious Injuries

On Sunday, September 29, 2019, at 4:48 p.m., Officers with the Fitchburg Police Department responded to a two vehicle head-on crash on McCoy Road and S. Syene Road with serious injuries. Initial indications are that the driver of one vehicle drifted left ...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: September 29, 2019

High Ridge Trail Shooting

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Incident: Shooting

Location: 2100 block of High Ridge Trail

Date of Incident: 9/29/2019

Date of Release: 9/29/2019

Case #: FP19-15329

Incident Details: 

Just before noon today, September 29, 2019, Fitchburg Police responded to reports of shots fired in...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: September 19, 2019

Homicide Investigation Status

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INVESTIGATION STATUS

The Fitchburg Police Department continues to investigate the homicide of Shay Watson that occurred on August 25, 2019, in the 2700 block of Lyman Lane. A multi-jurisdictional team of investigators has been actively pursuing leads and t...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: August 26, 2019

Lyman Lane Death Investigation

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Incident: Death Investigation 

Location: 2700 block of Lyman Lane

Case #: FP19-0012896

Incident Date: 8/25/19

Date of Media Release: 8/26/19

Prepared by: Lt. Edward Hartwick 

On Sunday, August 25, 2019, around 9:06 p.m., officers from...

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