Man blackmailed after Skype sex, cabbie slapped
Wednesday, Oct. 14
Man injures victim, damages garage door
At 9:02 a.m. police received a report of a disturbance that happened the previous day on the 1300 block of N. Lincoln Ave. A 24-year-old man came to the residence after having an argument with his girlfriend.
He then became belligerent with the person who lived at the residence, yelling and swearing at the victim. The man physically attacked the victim by pushing, shoving, and picking up the victim and throwing the victim to the ground. The victim sustained bruising and abrasions. The man also damaged a garage service door he had attempted to kick open after the victim had locked him out of the residence.
The man was located, taken into custody, booked, and released after posting bond. A 72-hour no-contact period was enforced. Charges will be referred to the Wood County district attorney’s office for battery-domestic, disorderly conduct, and criminal damage.
Marshfield man taken into custody for misdemeanor bail jumping
At 12:22 p.m. a woman reported that her husband, a 41-year-old Marshfield man, had violated his bond conditions through an open Marathon County case. The man attempted to contact the woman by phone numerous times and went to her place of employment.
The man was ultimately located at his address and taken into custody for misdemeanor bail jumping. The man posted bond and was released. Charges are being requested through the Marathon County DA’s office.
Thursday, Oct. 15
Bicycle stolen on Roddis Avenue
Police received a report that a bicycle had been stolen some time between 4 p.m. on Oct. 11 and 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 14. The bicycle was left unsecured outside a residence on the 1700 block of S. Roddis Ave. The area was searched for the bicycle, but it was not found.
Borrowed vehicle reported stolen, reclaimed by owner
A 23-year-old Marshfield man reported a vehicle had been stolen from his residence on the 200 block of S. State St. some time between 10 p.m. on Oct. 14 and 5:15 a.m. on Oct. 15. The man stated that the vehicle was locked and secured and that the keys were inside his residence.
The man was borrowing the vehicle from a 22-year-old Stevens Point man. Police tried several times to contact the owner and also left a message with the Marshfield man to call back.
The vehicle was not initially listed as stolen due to circumstances of the case. The owner later called and stated that he took the vehicle.
Police assist fire department at 10th Street fire
Police assisted the fire department as a garage on the 500 block of E. 10th St. was observed with smoke and flames coming from it at 9:53 p.m. Marshfield Fire and Rescue put out the fire. During the investigation it was learned the fire was unintentional and started accidentally.
Marshfield man arrested for disorderly conduct
Police arrested a 24-year-old Marshfield man for disorderly conduct on the 700 block of N. Maple Ave. He was taken to the Marshfield Police Department, where he was booked, and later released.
Friday, Oct. 16
Police receive report of possible identity theft
A 67-year-old Marshfield man contacted police at 12:53 p.m. after having been contacted by a debt collection agency about an outstanding loan. The man was informed that an outstanding loan was taken out in his name in January 2015. The company also advised him that the check had been cashed at a bank in Pittsburgh.
The man stated that he took out a loan and believed someone used his information without his permission. He also informed officers that when he had a credit history check done in August, there was no record of this loan.
Man blackmailed following Skype sex
A Marshfield man reported at 10:02 p.m. that he was being blackmailed by an unknown woman with whom he had conducted a sexual act during a live Skype session. After the Skype session was over, the woman demanded that man wire $800 to her, or she would send the Skype video to the man’s more than 700 Facebook friends.
The man wished the incident to be documented in fear of the woman distributing the video. At this time the man had not sent any money to the woman in question.
Two picked up on warrants, one on probation hold
Police arrested a 40-year-old Marshfield man on the 800 block of N. Maple Ave. for a valid Marshfield warrant. He was transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking procedures and was then released after posting bond.
A 25-year-old Marshfield man was arrested on the 550 block of W. Cleveland St. on two valid warrants. He was transported to the Marshfield Police Department and was live scanned. He was later transported to Wood County Jail.
Police took a 50-year-old Marshfield man into custody for a probation hold after officers assisted a Probation and Parole agent during contact with the man at his residence. He was transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking and was then transported to Wood County Jail.
Sunday, Oct. 18
Stratford man arrested following bar disturbance
Police responded at 1:09 a.m. to a report of an ongoing disturbance at a bar on the 800 block of S. Central Ave. A bartender stated a 26-year-old Stratford man was disturbing other patrons and bartenders and was asked to leave several times. Staff had to physically remove the man from the bar.
The man then returned to the bar and started a physical altercation with another male who was not identified. The bartender stated all parties left prior to officer arrival, but the Stratford man was later located during a traffic stop and was taken into custody for disorderly conduct.
The man had been drinking and was in an establishment that served alcohol, which was a violation of his bond. He was brought to the Marshfield Police Department for booking procedures and was transported to Wood County Jail after he was unable to post the required $4,150 bond. A request for charges will be sent to the Wood County DA’s office.
Woman arrested for battery, disorderly conduct, resisting an officer
Police arrested a 23-year-old Marshfield woman for battery, disorderly conduct, and resisting an officer following a disturbance on the 800 block of S. Central Ave. at 2:27 a.m. She was transported to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and released. Charges were requested through the Wood County DA’s office.
Marshfield woman violates probation, arrested
At 11:23 a.m. police arrested a 33-year-old Marshfield woman for a probation violation on the 300 block of S. Central Ave. She was transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking procedures. Then she was transported to the Wood County Sheriff’s Office jail and turned over to staff.
Man arrested, cited for OWI
Officers received information about a possibly impaired driver, a 51-year-old Marshfield man, that had caused a disturbance on the 800 block of S. Cedar Ave. and was believed to be traveling to his residence. An officer in the area of the man’s residence observed the vehicle driving eastbound on West Ives Street at 5:21 p.m.
The officer was unable to get a radar reading but estimated he was going at least 40 mph in a posted 25 mph zone. The officer performed a traffic stop, and the driver immediately got out of the driver seat and began to walk away.
The man spoke with slurred speech and admitted that he had consumed alcohol. He refused to perform standardized field sobriety tests because he stated he would do poorly. The man agreed to a preliminary breath test, and the result was 0.376. The man was arrested and cited for operating while under the influence and agreed to a legal blood draw.
Woman taken into custody for probation hold, cited for OAR
Police took a 43-year-old Marshfield woman into custody at 10:23 p.m. during a traffic stop on the 300 block of E. Fourth St. for operating after revocation (OAR) and for a probation hold. The woman was transported to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and then transported to Wood County Jail, where she was released to jail staff. She received a citation for OAR.
Monday, Oct. 19
Fire pit left in Marshfield man’s yard
At 9:09 a.m. a 66-year-old Marshfield man reported finding an above ground metal fire pit in his yard on the 1100 block of W. Ridge Road. The man stated that the fire pit was not his, and he did not know to whom it belonged.
Police conducted a neighborhood canvass but could not find the owner of the item. The fire pit was taken, entered as evidence, and then brought to the impound garage.
Vehicle stolen, found by Wisconsin Rapids PD
A 60-year-old Marshfield man came into the Marshfield Police Department at 8:38 p.m. to report his vehicle as stolen. The day before the man had lent his vehicle to a 34-year-old Marshfield woman for an hour. The woman did not return the vehicle and would not answer the man’s phone calls. The man reported the theft after 27 hours of no contact.
The vehicle was listed as stolen through the National Crime Information Center, and shortly thereafter the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department located the vehicle at a location the woman was believed to be.
Upon the owner’s request, the vehicle was secured and legally parked until he could pick it up the next morning. Charges will be referred to the Wood County DA’s office for operating a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent and felony bail jumping. The suspect has not been located at this time.
Eighteen-year-old arrested on probation hold
Police responded at 9:21 p.m. to a report that an 18-year-old Marshfield man required to be under 24/7 supervision had left his residence unsupervised. The man was located with the assistance of his girlfriend and was returned to his address.
Probation and Parole was contacted due to the man being on probation. Probation and Parole placed a hold on the man due to his not following his rule and leaving the residence unsupervised. Booking procedures were completed, and the man was transported to Wood County Jail.
Tuesday, Oct. 20
Woman slaps cab driver, cited for disorderly conduct
Police responded at 12:04 p.m. to a report of a physical altercation on the 600 block of S. Central Ave. On the scene an officer spoke with a public transit driver, who stated that he was slapped in the face while accepting cab fare.
The driver stated that while he reached to the back seat to accept the money, the passenger, a 50-year-old Marshfield woman, was willing to pay the fare and then stated, “You think you’re God’s gift to men,” and then slapped him in the face. The driver stated that no words were exchanged during the cab drive, and he did not know why she was mad when they reached the destination.
The driver stated the slap did not cause him any pain, and he did not want to press any charges. A witness to the incident came forward and confirmed the driver’s story. Police cited the woman for disorderly conduct.