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Police: Man breaks window, says he mistakenly entered N. Breese Terrace home

Police: Man breaks window, says he mistakenly entered N. Breese Terrace home

A man broke a window to enter a downtown home early Wednesday and took alcohol from a basement refrigerator, police said.

The Madison Police Department said residents of a house on North Breese Terrace were sleeping at about 3:50 a.m. when they woke to the sound of breaking glass and called police.

Officers arrived to find a man in the basement taking a bottle of alcohol out of the fridge. According to the report, the 22-year-old man told police he was in Madison visiting friends but had become separated from them while out celebrating. He told police he thought the North Breese Terrace home was his friend's.

Police charged the Tennessee man with trespassing and damage to property. 

Man charged with traveling to Canada for sex with minor

Man charged with traveling to Canada for sex with minor

A Madison man is accused of traveling to Canada to take pornographic photos or video of a minor.

The Western District of Wisconsin U.S. Attorney's Office said Dylan Jordan, 22, was indicted Wednesday on suspicion of traveling from Madison to Canada on Aug. 6 to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a minor.

According to a news release, the indictment also accuses Jordan of using a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct to produce child pornography with a cellphone.

The U.S. Attorney's Office said Jordan has been in custody in Vancouver, British Columbia, since his arrest by Canadian authorities on Aug. 8. He will be returned to the United States to face charges after his pending case in Canada is resolved.

If convicted, Jordan would face a maximum penalty of 30 years in federal prison on each of the travel charges, and 15-30 years for the production of child pornography.

Man may have suffered broken nose in fight

Man may have suffered broken nose in fight

Two Madison men were attacked early Sunday morning by men they had an altercation with earlier in the night, officials said.

The men told police they were punched multiple times in the face by two other men in the 100 block of East Mifflin Street around 2:20 a.m.

Officials said one of the men was taken to a hospital with a possible broken nose.

Police found and arrested one of the attackers, Christian Moller, 25, of Madison, on two counts of battery.

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Man robbed at knife-point near West Washington Ave.

Man robbed at knife-point near West Washington Ave.

A Madison man was robbed at knife-point around near West Washington Avenue and Regent Street in downtown Madison Wednesday evening.

According to an alert sent out by University of Wisconsin police, around 6 p.m. a man walking on the bike path was stopped by another man who told him to give him his money.

The attacker displayed a knife and the man gave over an undisclosed amount of money.

According to Madison Police, the robber is described as a white man in his 20s, 6 feet tall, wearing a windbreaker jacket, blue jeans and a dark knit stocking cap.

The victim was not hurt in the robbery.

UWPD encouraged students and staff if they are ever involved in an armed robbery to turn over money, not to resist.

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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: Metro bus hair cutter also lifts shirt at transfer point

Police: Metro bus hair cutter also lifts shirt at transfer point

A woman who police said cut another woman’s hair while she was sitting on a Madison Metro bus has been captured, according to Madison police.

The 38-year-old teacher told police she felt someone playing with her hair after boarding the bus while it was on Regent Street and heading toward the South Transfer station on Oct. 18. The woman said she told the woman behind her she didn't like it.

Police said Patricia K. McKnight, 54, of Madison, could be seen in surveillance video moving into a seat behind the victim, playing with the woman’s ponytail and getting a pair of scissors from a pocket. After the victim got off the bus, audio from the recording picks up someone saying, "Free haircut." McKnight could be seen giving a high five to another passenger and picking up locks of hair, according to police.

Police: Man caught with pants down by dumpster flees

Police: Man caught with pants down by dumpster flees

Police said a woman walking downtown saw a man exposing himself near a sorority house Monday afternoon.

Madison police said the 21-year-old woman, a Langdon Street resident, called police after spotting a man near some dumpsters with his pants down.

The witness was walking with a friend near the 100 block of Langdon when they saw him. They told police they yelled at him and he pulled up his pants and fled.

The man was described as white, between 25 to 30 years old, and is about 6 feet tall, according to the report. The man had an average build, no facial hair, and was wearing a tan Carhartt-style jacket, black athletic pants with a white stripe, and a black, gray and white hat.