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Hunters asked to look for man missing after shooting

Hunters asked to look for man missing after shooting

Madison police are asking hunters to be aware of an ongoing search for a man involved in a shooting on the city's east side.

Officers were called to Olbrich Park on Atwood Avenue on Nov. 3 at 8:26 p.m. for a domestic incident. Police said Henry Pullett, 64, fired a gun at a 68-year-old woman after saying he was going to kill himself. He fled the scene, and the woman was uninjured.

Anyone with information about Pullett's whereabouts is asked to call 911.

He was last known to be driving a blue 2006 Hyundai Sonata with a Minnesota license plate reading 575LDK.

Police said there is ongoing concern for Pullett's welfare.

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Man robbed after getting ride home from strip club

Man robbed after getting ride home from strip club

A west side man had his wallet stolen from him early Saturday morning after he accepted a ride home from three people from an east side strip club, according to Madison police.

The incident happened just after 3 a.m. Saturday in the 2000 block of Winnebago Street.

According to police, the victim had gone to Visions on the east side, and was going to call a cab to get a ride home, but his cell phone was dead.

Instead, he accepted an offer to get a ride home from three other people. However, instead of taking him home, they drove to the Atwood neighborhood, stole his wallet, and pushed him out of the car.

The car drove away, and the victim ended up calling police from a convenience store on Winnebago Street.

Robber struck with, steals Chinese food

Robber struck with, steals Chinese food

An armed robber was struck with and ended up stealing an order of Chinese food while trying to rob a delivery driver, according to Madison police.

The 49-year-old drive told police he was on Grandwood Court on Sunday night attempting to make a delivery but couldn't find the person who ordered the food.

As he returned to his van the robber approached. He said he swung the food. The robber grabbed the food and fled, police said.

The robber didn't get any cash.

The robber is described as possibly white, 5 feet 9 inches tall with a slender to medium build. He was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt with the hood up and a bandana over his face.

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Missing inmate found in Minnesota

Missing inmate found in Minnesota

Dane County officials said an inmate declared AWOL from the Dane County Jail in September has been found in Minnesota, according to a release.

Nathaniel A. Showers, 26, was released from the Ferris Center on Sept. 5 to attend classes at the MATC Truax campus and was scheduled to return by 4:30 p.m., officials said.

Showers be being held in the Hennipin County Jail on an escape warrant. He will be extradited back to Dane County, according to officials.

Showers is serving a six-month probation sentence for bail jumping and was sentenced with release privileges, according to the release.

 

Naked man tries to get into woman's hotel room, officials say

Naked man tries to get into woman's hotel room, officials say

A naked man who tried getting into a woman's hotel room was arrested Thursday around 2:20 a.m., Madison police said.

A woman staying at the Motel 6 at 1754 Thierer Road saw Decotise J. Johnson, 40, staring at her in the hotel hallway on her way to the vending machine Wednesday night, according to a release. She tried to prevent Johnson from knowing what room was hers, but she was unsuccessful.

A short time later the woman heard someone turning the door knob to her room, police said. When she looked out the peephole she did not see anyone.

Later, there was someone at the door "aggressively" trying to get in, according to the release. This time, the woman saw a naked man, the same one that was staring at her in the hallway earlier.

DOJ: 2 south central Wis. men in court on cocaine charges

DOJ: 2 south central Wis. men in court on cocaine charges

A Fitchburg man and a Madison man were in federal court Wednesday facing drug charges, according to a Wisconsin Department of Justice release.

Luis Alcantar Garcia, 27, a citizen of Mexico found in Fitchburg, was charged with two counts of possessing cocaine with intent to distribute, and with being an illegal alien in possession of a firearm, according to the release.

He allegedly possessed cocaine and planned on distributing it twice on Oct. 30, officials said. He also faces a second count that charges the amount of cocaine he possessed was 500 grams or more.

According to the release, he also allegedly possessed a .32-caliber semi-automatic firearm on Oct. 30.

Police look for armed robber on east side

Police look for armed robber on east side

A man stole an undisclosed amount of money from an east side business Tuesday afternoon after he displayed a handgun, according to Madison police.

The incident happened just after 5:30 p.m. in the 2700 block of East Washington Av.

According to police, they are looking for a black man between 35-40 years age, about 6 feet tall, clean shaven, last seen wearing a crochet black hat, brown sweater, tan pants and carrying a black briefcase.

If you know anything about the incident, you are asked to call Madison police or call Madison Crime Stoppers at 266-6014.

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