News Flash

Posted on: October 10, 2018

Property Crime Prevention

fpd crime prevention tips

Property crimes are the most prevalent, as well the most preventable, crimes we respond to. 

•If a door has a lock, use it. This includes the door from your garage to your residence. Keep exterior doors locked even when you are home.

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Police Department News

News Flash

Posted on: January 15, 2020

Fitchburg Police Department Phone Outage

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The Fitchburg Police Department is currently experiencing a non-emergency phone line outage. While the outage is actively being repaired, citizens are asked to temporarily use the Dane County Communications Center non-emergency line, (608) 255-2345, in or...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Fitchburg Police respond to a Weapons Violation

Incident Type: Weapons Violation

Incident Date: 1/14/20

Date of Release: 1/14/20

Case #: 20-876

Completed By: Sgt. Pete Johnston

On Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at 8:19 p.m., officers from the Fitchburg Police Department responded to the 2000 block of G...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2020

UW Credit Union Robbery

fpd media release

Incident Type: Bank Robbery

Incident Date: 1/09/20

Date of Release: 1/09/20

Case #: 20-576

Completed By: Sgt. Nick Clemens

On Thursday, January 9, 2020, at 5:28 p.m., officers from the Fitchburg Police Department responded to the UW Credit Union at 63...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 31, 2019

Fitchburg Police respond to an Armed Robbery

Incident Type: Armed Robbery

Incident Date: 12/31/19

Date of Release: 12/31/19

Case #: 19-20855

Completed By: Sgt. Pete Johnston

On Tuesday, December 31, 2019, at 7:03 p.m., officers from the Fitchburg Police Department responded to the Pancheros Mexi...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 24, 2019

Portarligton Lane Burglary & Vehicle Theft

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Incident: Burglary and Vehicle Theft

Incident #: FP19-0020459

Location: 3000 block of Portarligton Lane

Incident Date: 12/24/19

Date of Release: 12/24/19 

Release By: Lt. Edward Hartwick

Details:

Just after 6 a.m. this morning, Tuesday...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2019

Armed Robbery - 2770 S Syene Rd.

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On December 21, 2019 at 9:56pm, officers from the Fitchburg Police Department were called to Capitol Petro Mart, at 2770 S Syene Rd, for an armed robbery. The investigation revealed two suspects wearing masks entered the store, pointed handguns at an empl...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 18, 2019

Bank Robbery Suspect Identified

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Incident Type: Bank Robbery Suspect Identified

Original Incident Date: 12/9/19

Date of Release: 12/18/19

Case #:19-19556

Completed By: Lt. Edward Hartwick

Suspect: Rondino Fleming, 27

Details:

Following last week’s robbery of Associated Bank a...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 16, 2019

Strong Armed Robbery-2956 Fish Hatchery Rd.

fpd media release

UPDATE **CORRECTED DATE**

The below release has been corrected to reflect today's date, December 16, 2019.

ORIGINAL RELEASE

On December 16, at approximately 6:00 a.m., Fitchburg Police officers responded to the Kelley Williamson Mobil gas station, 2956 Fish ...

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Police Department Press Releases
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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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 9, 2019

Associated Bank Robbery Investigation

fpd media release

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

fpd media release

**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

fpd media release

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

fpd media release

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