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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Tree Removals along Capital City Trail

Dane County will be conducting selective tree removals along the Capital City Trail, between Fish Hatchery Road and Seminole Highway this month. These removals are needed to clear dead, dying and diseased trees from the trail corridor and to provide clear...

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Additional Info... City of Fitchburg
Posted on: February 4, 2019

Healthy Neighborhoods Grant Program Application Period Now Open

All interested non-profit organizations that meet the Program’s eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply. Please see "Additional Info" link below for further detail on the Program, including eligibility requirements and applica...

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Additional Info... City of Fitchburg
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Community Survey

The City of Madison and Dane County need your input on where to focus the housing and community development funds our local government will receive during the next five years, 2020-2024. A process called the Consolidated Plan had started and this will det...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Tree Removals along Capital City Trail

Dane County will be conducting selective tree removals along the Capital City Trail, between Fish Hatchery Road and Seminole Highway this month. These removals are needed to clear dead, dying and diseased trees from the trail corridor and to provide clear...

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General Fitchburg Press Releases
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Cafeteria Recycling/Waste Reduction Program at Aldo Leopold Elementary Making an Impact

Students, faculty, custodial staff and parent volunteers at Aldo Leopold Elementary School, Madison’s largest elementary school, have built a sustainable Cafeteria Recycling/Waste Reduction Program that is netting big gains.  In the fir...

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General Fitchburg Press Releases

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Posted on: February 10, 2019

Police Department Welcomes Five New Officers

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Last month, five new police officers were sworn in to serve and protect the City of Fitchburg.

Please join us in welcoming:

•Officer Ryan Bigalk, originally from Minnesota, previously served the City of Blaine, Minnesota, for two years as a police ...

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Police Department News
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Alternate Side Parking Restrictions Begin November 15

Fitchburg Police Department News

From November 15 to March 15, alternate side parking parking restrictions are in effect. These restrictions are in effect seven days a week regardless of the weather. The alternate side parking ordinance states: No person in the City of Fitchburg shall pa...

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Police Department News
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Property Crime Prevention

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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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Posted on: February 22, 2019

***UPDATE***Fitchburg Police Dispatch Phone Lines Down

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***UPDATE***

The non-emergency phone line for the Fitchburg Police Department has been restored. Citizens can, once again, contact the police department at (608) 270-4300. Thank you for your patience as we worked to restore the phone line outage.

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Stolen Vehicle Recovery & Arrest

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Subject: Stolen Vehicle Recovery and Arrest

Incident: FP19-0001914 

Incident Date: 2/10/2019

Date of Media Release: 2/11/2019

By: Sergeant Edward Hartwick

Arrested Subject: Jermaine L. Coleman, 17, of Madison

Charges: Operating vehicle without owner&am...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: February 9, 2019

Stolen Automobile 19-1854

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On February 9, 2019, at approximately 1:02 a.m., a Fitchburg police officer observed a stolen automobile in the area of Coho St. and Post Rd.  The vehicle fled the area prior to the officer having a chance to stop it.  Two other Fitchbur...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2019

****UPDATE**** Missing Person Investigation FP19-0001347

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****UPDATE****

24 year old Lashay Nicole Mitchell and her 9 month old daughter have been located. They are both safe and the Fitchburg Police Department would like to thank the public for their assistance during this investigation.

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2019

Suspect Arrested in Speedway Armed Robbery

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Subject: Suspect Arrested in Speedway Armed Robbery

Incident #: 19-178

Incident Date: 1/4/19

Date of Media Release: 1/5/19

By: Sergeant Edward Hartwick

Arrested: Anthony A. Post, 34, of Madison

Charge(s): Armed robbery and resisting an officer...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Fitchburg Police Arrest Burglary Suspects

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On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019, at approximately 11:53 p.m. the Fitchburg Police Department responded to the intersection of Equity Ln and Unity Ln for a report of a burglary in progress of a Habitat for Humanity construction trailer.  The susp...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: January 1, 2019

Fitchburg Police Arrest Driver for 8th Offense OWI

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On January 1st, 2019, at approximately 1:04 a.m., paramedics with Fitch-Rona EMS observed an unconscious driver in his car on the side of the road in the 2900 block of Marketplace Drive. The paramedics were unable to wake the driver from outside the car a...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: January 1, 2019

Fitchburg Police Investigate Shots Fired

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On January 1st, 2019, at approximately 12:07 a.m., Officers from the Fitchburg Police Department were sent to the 5400 block of Williamsburg Way for a report of several gunshots heard in the area. When the officers arrived on scene, several shell casings ...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2018

Fitchburg Police Department Investigate Armed Robbery at Liquor Town on Williamsburg Way

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On December 28, 2018 at approximately 5 pm, officers from the Fitchburg Police Department were called to Liquor Town, at 5276 Williamsburg Way, for an armed robbery. The investigation revealed a black male, approximately 170 pounds and 5&rsq...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 25, 2018

Intoxicated Driver Almost Strikes Fitchburg Police Officer

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On December 24, 2018, at approximately 11:20 p.m., Fitchburg Police Officers were dispatched to the 2900 block of Index Road for a report of an intoxicated female pounding on doors and windows of an apartment building.

As an officer arrived on scene, he ob...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 6, 2018

Suspect Arrested in Series of Package Thefts

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Subject: Suspect Arrested in Series of Thefts

Incident #: 18-16390

Incident Date: 12/5/18

Date of Media Release: 12/6/18

By: Sergeant Edward Hartwick

Arrested: Tremaine R. Williams, 34 of Madison

Details:

On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, officers from th...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Intoxicated Driver Hits Squad Car, Injures Two

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On November 20, 2018, at approximately 9:14 p.m., a Fitchburg Police Officer was assisting with a disabled vehicle on S. Fish Hatchery Road near Brendan Avenue.

The officer was parked behind the disabled vehicle in a lane of travel with its emergency light...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2018

Fitchburg Police Arrest 3 in Stolen Vehicle Crash

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On November 17, 2018, at approximately 11:32 p.m., a Fitchburg Police Officer observed a stolen vehicle driving in the Allied Dunn’s Marsh Neighborhood near Jenewein Road. After attempting to conduct a traffic stop, the vehicle immediately fled ...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: September 25, 2018

Fitchburg Police Arrest 4 Suspects in Stolen Vehicle

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On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 at 12:55am, a Fitchburg Police Officer observed a suspicious vehicle in the 5800 block of Dawley Drive. The officer observed the vehicle parked in the street and saw a male walking back towards the car from the lawn of one...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2018

Armed Robbery in Fitchburg

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On Saturday, March 31, 2018 at about 4:29 a.m., Fitchburg officers responded to the parking lot of 3309 Leopold Way for a report of an armed robbery.

The victim was retrieving items from their car in the parking lot when they were approached by two men who...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Fitchburg Police Investigate Armed Robbery

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On March 15, 2018 at 6:26 am, Fitchburg Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery that had occurred at the KwikTrip gas station at 5280 Williamsburg Way.

The suspect entered the store and pointed a handgun at the two cashiers and demanded the mone...

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