‘Knife-weilding woman’ reported on W. Mifflin St. Saturday

Suspect was arrested outside of Madison Public Library

· Apr 1, 2019 Tweet

Marissa Haegele/The Badger Herald

Madison Police Department responded to reports of a “knife-wielding woman” outside of Madison Public Library at 201 W. Mifflin Street around 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

Disturbance reported on State Street early Monday morningA disturbance occurred on the 100 block of State Street early Monday morning that resulted in the arrest of 38-year-old Christopher Read…

According to the MPD incident report, the suspect, identified as Christine Johnson, age 36, was waving the weapon around while yelling at people.

She was uncooperative and tried to bite one of the officers, the incident report said. Additionally, she stated “I’m drunk and I smoked crack,” prior to being handcuffed.

Johnson was arrested for disorderly conduct while armed.


This article was published Apr 1, 2019 at 7:19 pm and last updated Apr 1, 2019 at 7:19 pm


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