Weekly Police Blotter
Wednesday, Oct. 8
At 8:18 p.m. Wood County Dispatch received a call from a man who stated he was being chased and was scared but provided little other information. Police located the man, a 29-year-old from Marshfield, on the 2000 block of N. Central Ave. The man was having medical issues that involved asthma and anxiety problems. The man asked for an ambulance. An ambulance arrived, and he was transported to the emergency room. The man’s medical issues along with dehydration and improper medication contributed to the episode. The man and his fiancé and child were transported without incident to the Frederic Ozanam Transitional Center, where they reside.
Police responded at 8:20 p.m. to a report of a physical altercation between a 21-year-old Marshfield female and her 19-year-old boyfriend on the 600 block of Laurel Court. While police were taking the man into custody for domestic abuse battery, they found a small glass pipe, commonly used to smoke marijuana. Police transported the man to the Marshfield Police Department for booking and then to Wood County Jail after he could not post the required bond. Charges will be requested through the Wood County District Attorney’s Office for Domestic Abuse-Battery, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Bail Jumping.
Police responded at 7:51 p.m. to a report of a verbal disturbance on the 800 block of W. Blodgett St. Police arrested a 21-year-old Marshfield man, booked him, and transported him to Wood County Jail for Domestic Disorderly Conduct and a probation violation. Charges will be referred to the District Attorney’s Office.
At 11 a.m. a 66-year-old Marshfield woman reported an instance of identity theft. An officer from the Roscoe Police Department in Illinois called her and stated that her name was on a tax refund check from the Indiana Department of Revenue along with another male party. The woman stated that her income tax refund is pending and that she does not have any suspicious transactions on her bank account. Marshfield Police contacted an officer from the Roscoe Police Department, who verified the information and faxed over their report.
Thursday, Oct. 9
At 9:50 a.m. a 25-year-old Marshfield woman came into the Marshfield Police Department to report a 28-year-old Marshfield man violating a temporary restraining order. The man had texted the woman multiple times earlier in the morning. A request for charges for violating a temporary restraining order and stalking was completed.
Police took a 23-year-old Wisconsin Rapids man into custody at 7:36 p.m. on the 1000 block of E. Blodgett St. on three valid warrants. Police transported the man to the Marshfield Police Department for booking and then to Wood County Jail after he was unable to post the required $1145.50 bond.
Police responded at 11:52 p.m. to a report of a disturbance on the 900 block of S. Central Ave. Police arrived and found two males, a 28-year-old and a 33-year-old, that were both intoxicated. The 28-year-old registered a reading of .180 breath/alcohol concentration, and the 33-year-old registered a reading of .218 breath/alcohol concentration. A probation hold was placed on each male, and both were transported to the St. Joseph’s Hospital ER for medical clearance and then to Wood County Jail after being medically cleared.
Police responded at 8:02 p.m. to a report of a disoriented man walking around an apartment building in his underwear on the 800 block of E. Harrison St. Police found the 56-year-old Marshfield man, who admitted taking numerous prescription pills and consuming alcohol. The man was taken to the Marshfield ER for medical clearance.
Friday, Oct. 10
Marshfield Police assisted the Portage County Sherriff’s Department in obtaining a blood draw from an 18-year-old Stevens Point male that was involved in a crash and flown to St. Joseph’s Hospital. The male was unconscious when police arrived. Police contacted the Portage County Sherriff’s Department, and they advised to take the blood draw under implied consent. The Informing the Accused was read to the man, his blood was drawn, and it was sent to the State Crime Lab in Wausau.
At 6:46 p.m. a 19-year-old Marshfield woman reported that an unknown male had opened her front door unannounced on the 2200 block of S. Maple Ave. The man opened the door and said, “Hello,” the woman yelled back, and the man left. Police conducted extra patrols throughout the weekend, and the woman moved to a new address on Monday.
Saturday, Oct. 11
Police responded at 1:33 p.m. to a report of a 25-year-old Marshfield male in a women’s restroom at the 1600 block of N. Central Ave. looking under the stall while a 7-year-old female was going to the bathroom. Police arrested the man, brought him to the Marshfield Police Department for booking, and transported him to Wood County Jail after he was unable to post the required bond. Charges of Invasion of Privacy and Disorderly Conduct are being requested through the Wood County District Attorney’s office.
Police responded at 11:06 a.m. to a report of criminal damage to property on the 700 block of W. Columbus Ave. Police found broken eggs near the building’s entrance and on a vehicle near the entrance. Neither the building nor the vehicle sustained any other visible damage. There was no video surveillance of the entrance. There are no suspects.
At 9:07 p.m. a 73-year-old Marshfield woman reported that an unknown person or persons turned off the main power to the building she owns on the 300 block of S. Central Ave. There were no damages to the power boxes or equipment, and power was restored. Police advised the woman about adequate padlocks. The woman also said she would install a security light. No further action was taken.
Sunday, Oct. 12
At 10:31 a.m. a 53 year-old Marshfield man reported a theft of over $1600 worth of tools and fishing poles from a garage on the 400 block of W. Arnold St. that occurred at some point between Saturday, Oct. 4 and Saturday, Oct. 11. Police completed a neighborhood canvas, which provided negative results. There was a video camera in the vicinity of the garage, but no footage of the incident was obtained.
Monday, Oct. 13
At 11:40 a.m. a 56-year-old Marshfield woman reported an instance of identity theft. The woman’s bank had contacted her and stated there had been two transactions at a store in Illinois using her debit card. The woman stated she did not make the transactions, nor did she give anyone permission to make them. The woman cancelled her debit card, and a new one will be mailed to her. There are no suspects at this time. The case will be forwarded to the Detective Bureau for further investigation.
Tuesday, Oct. 14
At 9:50 a.m. a 28-year-old Marshfield woman reported that she was being harassed and threatened by a 33-year-old Marshfield woman. Each woman stated she wanted contact with the other to cease, and the 28-year-old wanted to get the $100 the 33-year-old owed her for babysitting. Police warned both women to stop contact with each other and stated that citations would be issued if problems continued. Police advised the 28-year-old to deal with the money issue in small claims court.
At approximately 3 p.m., police took a 34-year-old Marshfield man into custody on the 800 block of E. Doege St. on a valid Wood County Warrant. The man was transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking and was released after posting the required $765 bond.