Weekly Police Blotter
Sunday, July 12
Port Edwards man spits on ambulance personnel
Two personnel of the Spirit Helicopter/Ambulance reported that a 22-year-old Port Edwards man spit on them while he was being flown to Saint Joseph’s Hospital at 10:20 a.m. The man had been taken into custody by Port Edwards police and was being flown to the hospital for injuries.
Charges will be requested through the Wood County district attorney’s office for two counts of throwing bodily fluids at public safety workers.
Tuesday, July 14
50-year-old warned for disorderly conduct
Police responded at 8:06 p.m. to a report that a 50-year-old Marshfield man was calling a person inappropriate names on the 1000 block of W. Laurel St. The man was spoken with, and he admitted to the name-calling and explained that he did not like the person. Police issued the man a written warning for disorderly conduct.
Wednesday, July 15
Two thefts from employee break room
A 22-year-old woman reported that someone had stolen her wallet while she was at her work on the 200 block of Wilderness View Drive between 2 and 6:06 p.m. The wallet was inside her purse, which was in the break room on top of a wall of lockers. The woman’s sunglasses were also taken. Investigation will continue.
Police received another report of theft at the same location a day later. A woman had left her sweatshirt hanging on a hanger in the employee break room between 6 and 11:25 a.m. on July 16. The pockets contained her cell phone, keys, and a $20 bill. When the woman returned to the break room, she found her cell phone and keys on the floor, but the sweatshirt and the $20 were missing.
The business’ executive director provided records of when all employees had punched on and off of work. There are no suspects at this time.
Argument over car window painting turns violent
Police took an 18-year-old Marshfield woman into custody at 10:50 p.m. for battery, disorderly conduct, and a probation violation. The woman had struck another person in the face with a closed fist after a car window painting disagreement in a parking lot on the 2000 block of N. Central Ave.
The woman was booked at the Marshfield Police Department and transported to Wood County Jail, where she was released to jail staff. Charges are being requested through the Marathon County DA’s office.
Friday, July 17
Man posts bond at Marshfield Police Department
A man reported to the Marshfield Police Department to post bond for an active Marshfield warrant. The man posted the required $1,000 and was released.
Saturday, July 18
Police investigate possible disturbance
At 11:05 p.m. a woman reported receiving a call from her son, a 36-year-old Marshfield man, stating that he had been hit over the head with a rock and that the suspect was still in his residence on North Ash Avenue. Police arrived and cleared the residence, finding no suspect or disturbance.
In speaking with the man, he stated that he was not assaulted and did not remember speaking to his mother as he was extremely intoxicated. No further action was taken.
Marshfield police assist Wausau Police Department
The Wausau Police Department requested Marshfield police attempt to locate a 23-year-old Marshfield man and if found, to stop and hold him. There was an active Marathon County warrant for the man.
Wausau police stated the man’s last known location was the 600 block of St Joseph Ave. on July 8. Officers made contact with the man near that location on July 18 and took him into custody. The man was booked and then turned over to a Marathon County sheriff’s deputy to be transported to the Wausau Police Department.
Sunday, July 19
Woman arrested for drug paraphernalia possession
At 11:07 a.m. a landlord requested police remove a 29-year-old homeless woman and a 33-year-old Wisconsin Rapids from an apartment building on the 900 block of S. Central Ave. The landlord stated that the two individuals were not tenants of the apartment and were just squatting on the property.
The man fled before police arrived. The woman was arrested on scene for possession of drug paraphernalia. She was then transported to the Marshfield Police Department, where she was booked and released. A request for charges will follow.
Dispute between adults results in missing property
At 6:25 p.m. a 30-year-old Marshfield woman reported that she no longer wanted contact with a 26-year-old man with whom she was having relationship troubles. The man continued to contact her, and she wanted it to stop.
The woman packed up his clothes and other personal items, placed them on the terrace outside her residence, and informed him to get his belongings. Upon officer arrival, the items were missing. The man said he never received the items.
A different officer was dispatched to another complaint in regards to the property, and the items were returned to the owner. However, not all items were returned and are still missing. The quantity of missing items is unknown. The man said he would provide that information at a later date if he chooses.
The man was told not to contact the woman.
Monday, July 20
Marshfield police assist Portage County Sheriff’s Department
At 7:17 p.m. the Portage County Sheriff’s Department requested a Marshfield police officer go to the Saint Joseph’s Hospital emergency room and have a legal blood draw done on a subject that was involved in a crash in Portage County.
Officers went to the ER, identified the subject, and had a member of hospital staff collect a sample of the subject’s blood and package it in an OWI blood test kit. Officers then shipped the blood kit to its intended destination.
Marshfield man violates probation
While investigating a complaint about fireworks on the 600 block of N. Chestnut Ave., officers recognized a 26-year-old Marshfield man walking in the area that was drinking. The man was not supposed to be drinking through Probation and Parole.
The man provided a breath sample, and the preliminary breath test gave a reading of 0.260. Probation and Parole placed a hold on the man, and he was transported to Wood County Jail after booking procedures.
Tuesday, July 21
Man turns himself in on Wood County warrant
A 30-year-old Marshfield man came into the Marshfield Police Department at 2:41 p.m. to turn himself in for a valid Wood County warrant. The man was booked and then released after posting the required $500 cash bond. A new court date was assigned.
Mother has unwanted contact with daughter
A 31-year-old Marshfield woman reported that her mother, a 49-year-old from Marshfield, drove past her house and waved at her twice between 7 and 7:59 p.m. The woman stated that she wanted no contact with her mother and has attempted to get a restraining order.
An officer advised the woman that what her mother did was not illegal. The woman just asked that it be documented and for officers to contact her mother. The officer did speak with the mother and advised her of her daughter’s concern.