MADISON (WKOW) – Dane County Sheriff’s Workplace is concerned within the investigation of an alleged sexual encounter between a Madison Police lieutenant and one other particular person in an unmarked, Madison Police automobile.
The incident Thursday at 2202 South Stoughton Highway was videotaped by a passerby.
“We’re helping within the investigation,” Sheriff’s Spokesperson Elise Schaffer tells 27 Information.
However that help has been important.
A supply tells 27 Information Sheriff’s personnel towed away an unmarked, Madison Police automobile from the police division’s west district headquarters on McKenna Boulevard two days after the incident.
Sources say Sheriff’s investigators have additionally interviewed individuals with connections to the incident.
The alleged, broad daylight liaison between the lieutenant and one other particular person was videotaped by Marcel Scott. Scott says he was within the car parking zone of Blain’s Farm and Fleet when he stumbled upon the exercise within the unmarked squad automobile.
Scott’s eleven yr previous daughter, Anisa Scott was fatally wounded in an August 2020 drive-by taking pictures in Madison. Court docket information point out the gun hearth might have been focusing on an grownup within the automobile.
Scott’s video not solely exhibits the 2 individuals within the automobile apparently engaged in a intercourse act, it exhibits the unmarked squad automobile leaving the large field retailer’s car parking zone.
Sources inform 27 Information surveillance cameras on the shop’s property additionally captured the lieutenant’s police squad arriving, together with a separate automobile being pushed by a girl arriving on the similar time, each to a bit of the car parking zone primarily utilized by retailer staff.
The part of the car parking zone can be adjoining to a public sidewalk that connects South Stoughton Highway to a close-by neighborhood.
Accessible police information solely present one prison incident involving the shop location. That befell in 2013 and concerned the theft of batteries from the car parking zone location, with suspects arrested close to a safety fence on the car parking zone’s boundary.
However staff of an adjoining truck equipment enterprise say there’s been indicators of criminal activity within the adjoining parking heaps and on and close to the sidewalk. They are saying staff discovered underwear and different clothes strewn within the space simply days in the past alongside the sidewalk and parking heaps, with a person later calling the enterprise with issues he’d misplaced his pockets within the space.
Police make no touch upon whether or not the lieutenant was on-duty when his actions had been videotaped by bystander Scott. The shop location is exterior of his assigned work space.
However the location is twelve miles south of his residence in DeForest.
Metropolis information present the lieutenant has been with the Madison Police Division for fifteen years with an annual wage of $108,286. He is on paid, administrative go away in reference to the incident.
27 Information shouldn’t be figuring out the member of the police division as he is but to be the topic of formal, work place disciplinary prices or prison prices, nor has he been recognized by Madison Police. He is but to answer a request for remark from 27 Information.
Sources inform 27 Information Dane County’s district lawyer can be concerned in at the very least a portion of the investigation.