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Janesville Police Department
Thursday September 19th, 2019 :: 11:31 a.m. CDT


Police Respond to Possible Armed Disturbance

On 9/19/2019 at 08:05 am Janesville Officers responded to the 400 block of Harding St for a report of a male and female involved in a disturbance, and a gun was seen. The area was secured by officers. Several attempts to illicit contact were done with no response at a residence. Entry was made and two occupants were found inside.

No gun was found. The occupants indicated there were no problems and no disturbance. They did say they have been the victims of harassment. Information gathered at this point indicates this was a swatting call. There is still information being investigated regarding this matter and no arrests have been made.

Incident Number: JV1952374
Location: 400 Block Harding St
By: Sergeant Chad Pearson
Date: 9/19/2019

Pursuant to the directive of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, as found in Supreme Court Rule 20:3:6 Trial Publicity, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Janesville Police Department
100 N Jackson St
Janesville, WI 53548

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 608-755-3100

Sergeant Chad Pearson
A Shift Patrol

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