Weekly Police Blotter
Wednesday, Feb. 4
Chili man taken into custody for Clark County warrant
At 12:03 p.m. police took a 27-year-old Chili man into custody on the 1300 block of S. Central Ave. for a valid body only Clark County warrant following a traffic stop. The man was transported to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and then taken to Clark County Jail.
Athletic shoes stolen
An 18-year-old Marshfield man reported that a pair of athletic shoes had been stolen from his locker on the 1400 block of E. Becker Road between 1:20 p.m. on Feb. 2 and 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 3. There are no suspects at this time. Investigation will continue.
Thursday, Feb. 5
Gas drive off from January resolved
A worker from a gas station on the 2000 block of N. Central Ave. reported at 11:50 a.m. on Jan. 12 that a man had attempted to use a credit card machine after filling his vehicle with $9.01 worth of fuel, but the machine did not recognize his card. The man did not pay for the gas.
Police were initially unsuccessful attempting to contact the man, a 73-year-old from Gresham, and sent a letter to his house. On Feb. 5 the man sent the police a letter and a check for the fuel. Police brought the check to the gas station.
Saturday, Feb. 7
Cash stolen from wallet at assisted living center
At 9:49 a.m. a 91-year-old Marshfield man reported that someone stole approximately $60 from his wallet while he was sleeping at an assisted living center on the 1200 block of W. McMillan St. Police contacted several employees of the assisted living center. The case will be forwarded to the detective bureau for further investigation.
19-year-old man admits to theft on Facebook
A 21-year-old Marshfield man reported at 9:47 p.m. that he had been robbed by a 19-year-old Pittsville man while he was walking on the 600 block of N. Chestnut Ave. The 21-year-old claimed the 19-year-old struck him in the face and took $90 of his money while two unknown males held him down.
The 21-year-old showed police comments the 19-year-old made on Facebook, in which he admitted to the robbery. Police contacted the 19-year-old, who admitted to stealing the money but also stated that the 21-year-old lied about how the theft occurred.
Charges are being requested through the Wood County District Attorney for Theft for the 19-year-old, and he was transported to Clark County Jail for a probation hold. Charges are also being requested through the Wood County District Attorney for Obstructing an Officer against the 21-year-old as he knowingly provided false information to officers when reporting the incident.
Sunday, Feb. 8
Man taken into custody on Department of Corrections warrant
Police took a 42-year-old Marshfield man into custody on the 2500 block of S. Washington Ave. at 7:08 a.m. for a valid Department of Corrections warrant. The man was booked at the Marshfield Police Department and later transported to Wood County Jail, where he was released to jail staff.
Monday, Feb. 9
Marshfield couple reports identity theft
A Marshfield couple, a 70-year-old woman and 68-year-old man, came into the Marshfield Police Department at 9:06 a.m. to report an identity theft. The couple received a letter from the IRS on Feb. 5 that indicated that someone had attempted to file taxes using the couple’s information.
The couple stated someone was successful last year in filing taxes with their information. However, this year the IRS had the couple’s information flagged and did not allow the fraudulent tax return to process.
Man arrested for Substantial Battery and Disorderly Conduct
Police responded at 7:12 p.m. to a report of a disturbance on the 600 block of N. Chestnut Ave. When officers arrived they heard yelling and saw a 31-year-old Marshfield man push a 38-year-old Marshfield woman to the floor.
Police made entry and took the man into custody for Substantial Battery-Domestic and Disorderly Conduct. The man will also be charged with Resisting an Officer, Bail Jumping, and Criminal Habituality. Police transported the man directly to Wood County Jail due to his behavior.
The woman was transported to the emergency room by emergency medical services. Photos were taken of the residence as well as the woman’s injuries. Police gave assistance program information to the woman.
Police arrest mother for slapping her 4-year-old daughter
Police responded at 7:37 p.m. to a report of domestic dispute on the 2000 block of N. Central Ave. A 50-year-old Arpin woman reported that her daughter and 4-year-old granddaughter were in a verbal argument. The daughter had slapped the granddaughter in the face twice and struck the 50-year-old in the head while she attempted to break up the altercation.
As the 50-year-old called 911, the daughter fled on foot. Police later called the daughter, located her, and arrested her for Domestic Disorderly Conduct.
Tuesday, Feb. 10
Police perform death investigation on Oak Avenue
At 11:52 a.m. a 69-year-old Marshfield man requested police perform a welfare check on a 65-year-old Marshfield woman on the 100 block of N. Oak Ave. There were multiple packages outside the residence, and the woman would not come to the door or answer the phone.
The house was secure, and no key was available. Entry was made to the residence with the assistance of a locksmith.
Officers checked the woman, and she was deceased. Police contacted a coroner who then took custody of the woman.
Marshfield man issued stalking letter
At 5:08 p.m. police issued a 45-year-old Marshfield man a stalking letter after he was found sitting outside his ex-girlfriend’s place of employment. He had been there several times in the past week. After being issued the letter, the man was released.
Cat thrown during domestic dispute
Police responded at 8:27 p.m. to a report of a disturbance on the 100 block of E. Arnold St. A 44-year-old woman reported that her ex-boyfriend, whom she lives with, tossed her cat out of the bathroom and across the floor. During investigation police discovered the two people had been in an argument due to the ex-boyfriend finding out that the woman was seeing her previous boyfriend.
The incident did not qualify as Domestic Abuse. The cat was not injured. Both parties refused to leave the residence for the night but agreed they would leave each other alone and would decide which of them would move out at a later date.
Man taken into custody on Jackson County warrant
Police took a 34-year-old Marshfield man into custody at Central Avenue and Grant Street for a valid Jackson County warrant. Officers transported the man to the Marshfield Police Department for booking procedures and later to Wood County Jail after he was unable to post bond.