Posted on: November 13, 2017

Property Crime Prevention

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Property crimes are some of the most prevalent, as well as the most preventable crimes we respond to. We are asking you, our number one partner in crime prevention, to take some basic steps and share this information with your neighbors.

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Police Department News
Posted on: November 3, 2017

Automobile Theft Prevention

AUTOMOBILE THEFT PREVENTION

The Fitchburg Police Department has recently noted an increase in reports of stolen automobiles, as well as an increase in the number of cars listed as stolen in other jurisdictions and recovered in the City of Fitchburg. Automo...

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Police Department News

Posted on: February 16, 2018

School Shooting Threats- Not Credible

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On 02/15/2018, at approximately 6:45 pm, a subject in Juneau County WI received a phone call from an unknown subject. The suspect stated he was going to “shoot up a school”. The suspect identified the name of a school. That school does...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: February 15, 2018

Fitchburg Police Department Investigates Armed Robbery at Stop n Go on Fish Hatchery Road

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On 2-15-2018, at approximately 9:32 p.m., Officers from the Fitchburg Police Department were sent to the Stop n Go Gas station at 2932 Fish Hatchery Road for a report of an armed robbery.

Witnesses described the suspect as being a black male, wearing dark ...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: February 15, 2018

Fitchburg Police Department Investigates Armed Robbery at Kwik Trip on Williamsburg Way

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On 2-15-2018, at approximately 8:59 p.m., Officers from the Fitchburg Police Department were sent to the Kwik Trip Gas station at 5280 Williamsburg Way for a report of an armed robbery.

Witnesses described the suspect as being a black male, wearing dark cl...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: February 14, 2018

Fitchburg Police Investigate Shots Fired Incident

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On Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at approximately 8:59 p.m., the Fitchburg Police Department investigated a shots fired incident in the 2800 block of Coho Street. A Fitchburg Police Officer was patrolling the neighborhood when they heard the sounds of three ...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: January 30, 2018

Fitchburg Police Department Investigates Shots Fired On Fish Hatchery Road

Press Release

On 1-30-2018, at approximately 5:38 p.m., Officers from the Fitchburg Police Department were sent to the 2900 block of Fish Hatchery Road for a report of several gunshots heard in the area. When the officers arrived on scene several shell casings were loc...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: January 30, 2018

Bank Robbery in Fitchburg

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On January 30, 2018 at approximately 5:28 p.m., officers of the Fitchburg Police Department were sent to the Associated Bank on the 3000 block of Fish Hatchery Road for a bank robbery. The suspect displayed a handgun, demanded money from the tell...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2018

Motor Vehicle Theft Press Conference

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Press Conference Announcement

 

January 25, 2018 at 3:00 pm

City of Fitchburg City Hall – Council Chambers

 

 

On January 25, 2018 at 3:00 pm, the Fitchburg Police Department, on behalf of the Dane County Chiefs of Police As...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2018

Fitchburg Police Investigate Death

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On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at approximately 6:40 a.m., Fitchburg police officers and emergency medical personnel responded to the intersection of Crescent Road and Apache Drive for a report of a person down. Responding personnel found the person dece...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2018

Fitchburg Police Apprehend Stolen Auto Suspect

Press Release

On 1/3/18, at approximately 1:55 a.m., a Fitchburg police officer attempted to make a traffic stop on a vehicle near the intersection of Carling Dr. and the Verona Frontage Rd.  The vehicle fled and the officer did not pursue. 

A few minu...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: January 1, 2018

Home struck by stray bullet

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On Monday, January 1, 2018 at approximately 11:16 am  Fitchburg Police Officers were dispatched to the 2800 block of Smithfield Circle for a report of a home struck by a stray bullet.  Officers located a bullet hole in an exterior wall a...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2017

Fitchburg Police Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect

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On Thursday, December 28, 2017 at about 12:53am, the Fitchburg Police Department investigated an armed robbery in progress at the Kelley Williamson Mobil gas station, located at 2956 Fish Hatchery Road.

A female suspect, later identified as 53-year-old Mar...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2017

Fitchburg Police Locate Stolen Vehicle

Press Release

On Thursday, December 21, 2017, around 11 a.m., a Fitchburg Police Sergeant spotted a stolen vehicle in the area of Thurston Lane and Red Arrow Trail. The sergeant began following the vehicle without immediately attempting to conduct a traffic stop. As th...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 19, 2017

Shots Fired on Pike Drive

At approximately 4:48 a.m. on December 19th, Fitchburg Police Officers were dispatched to the 1900 Block of Pike Drive for a report of shots fired.  Shortly after the initial call an adult male victim, who was not injured, was located and intervi...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 14, 2017

Anton Drive Armed Robbery

Press Release

At approximately 9:55 p.m. on December 14, Fitchburg Police Officers were dispatched to the north end of the 5100 block of Anton Drive for an armed robbery.  Officers immediately responded to the area from the earlier reported shots fired inciden...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 14, 2017

Anton Drive Shots Fired Incident

Press Release

Around 9:27 p.m. on December 14, Fitchburg Police Officers responded to the 5100 block of Anton Drive for a report of shots fired.

Responding officers located multiple shell casings in a driveway at the south end of the 5100 block of Anton Drive. Several r...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 13, 2017

Fitchburg Police Investigate Reports of Stolen Vehicles

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First Incident

On Wednesday, December 13, at approximately 4:50 p.m., officers from the Fitchburg and Madison Police Departments responded to 2096 Red Arrow Trail in the City of Fitchburg for a report of a stolen vehicle with the owner’s child le...

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Police Department Press Releases