The information below represents some of the notable calls for service handled by the Verona Police Department between Monday (6/5) morning and Friday (6/9) afternoon. This information is not all-inclusive, but rather preliminary information gathered from officers who investigated the calls.
- 6/5/2023 @ 8:26 a.m. – Officers responded to the 100 block of Cross Country Road for a report of a body in a retention pond. Members of the Verona Fire Department and Fitch-Rona paramedics recovered the body, and the Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office was called to the scene. The victim was identified as a woman from Madison and the circumstances of her death are being investigated by the Verona Police Department. It is believed this was an isolated incident with no threat to the public.
- 6/5/2023 – Officers were dispatched to 15 unintentional 911 calls.
- 6/5/2023 @ 7:56 p.m. – Officers were dispatched to a disturbance between a landlord and a tenant. The 62-year-old landlord was cited for Disorderly Conduct.
- 6/5/2023 @ 8:01 p.m. – A 25-year-old female came to the PD to report domestic abuse. At the conclusion of the investigation, a 24-year-old male was arrested for False Imprisonment, Intimidation of a Victim, and two counts of Disorderly Conduct.
- 6/7/2023 @ 9:03 a.m. – Officers were dispatched to assist EMS with a 30-year-old female who was unconscious and not breathing. An officer administered Naloxone (NARCAN) and the female regained consciousness. She was transported to a hospital by EMS.
- 6/8/2023 @ 12:27 p.m. – A citizen reported a male with a foreign accent asked to exchange a gold watch worth $18,000 for gas money. The male was seen driving a large, black SUV with an unknown state temporary license plate. Several officers checked the area for the male and the vehicle but were unable to locate them. *Although we cannot confirm in this case, the reported details are that of a known scam technique. The proposed high-dollar jewelry the suspect is looking to trade is fake! The suspect is usually with a vehicle and may be accompanied by a spouse and kids. The suspect is persistent with their request for gas money to get the family home. Please do not fall victim to this scam!
- 6/9/2023 @ 2:00 p.m. – An 80-year-old female and a 69-year-old man fell victim to a computer scam. The victims’ computer displayed a pop-up alert which they believed was from Apple, and they called the number listed in the alert. The suspect(s) directed the victims to a Bitcoin ATM, where they made a substantial purchase and transferred the Bitcoin to the suspect(s). *Be very cautious of pop-up and other computer or phone alerts. Reputable companies do not demand payment by unusual means, such as cryptocurrency (Bitcoin for example) or loadable, prepaid debit cards (such as Green Dot cards).
- Officers were dispatched to 42 Unintentional 911 calls this week.