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MPD makes arrest in connection to civil unrest that occurred on the 2100 block of North 40th Street

MPD makes arrest in connection to civil unrest that occurred on the 2100 block of North 40th Street

MPD makes arrest in connection to civil unrest that occurred on the 2100 block of North 40th Street

 

On Monday, June 29, 2020, the Milwaukee Police Department arrested a community activist for a felony charge related to his alleged involvement in criminal activity that occurred on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, on the 2100 block of North 40th Street. Per MPD Standard Operating Procedures, inquiries regarding arrested adults shall be referred to the Central Booking Division or district arrest blotters. Criminal charges will be presented to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the upcoming days.

 

On Monday, June 22, 2020 and on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, Milwaukee Police searched a residence on the 2100 block of North 40th Street multiple times in search of two missing teenage females. The teenagers were not located at the residence.

 

Once the teenagers were located, they were interviewed by MPD members. Both teenagers denied going to or being at the residence and denied meeting or knowing anyone who lived at that residence. No information has been provided to MPD to suggest that the teenagers were at the residence that was set on fire or that any foul play occurred at that location.

 

As a result of the civil unrest that took place during that incident, several individuals in the crowd were responsible for shots fired, three non-fatal shootings, and arson to a multi-family residence along with other criminal activity. Several arrests have been made in connection to these incidents; however, Milwaukee Police continue to seek multiple suspects.

 

If anyone has any information regarding this incident please call Milwaukee Police at 414-935-7360, or to receive a cash reward please call Milwaukee Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS.

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