Weekly Police Blotter
Wednesday, Nov. 11
Marshfield woman warned for involvement in argument
A 68-year-old Marshfield woman reported that a 73-year-old woman who lives in the same complex confronted her on Nov. 10 about issues going on with the building. The 68-year-old is a member of the board of directors for the condos they live in and own.
The 68-year-old stated the 73-year-old banged on her door, and when she answered, the 73-year-old demanded to speak with her, stepped inside her apartment uninvited, poked her in the chest, and threw a folder of documents on the floor. Police spoke with the 73-year-old, who admitted to putting one foot inside the 68-year-old’s apartment and wedging it against the door but denied poking her in the chest.
At this time the 68-year-old did not want pursue any charges. The 73-year-old was warned for her behavior.
Unknown caller leaves threatening, profane voice message
A Marshfield man stated that at 3:30 p.m. he received a voice message on his home phone that made threatening comments toward his niece. Many profanities were used in the message, and it appeared the caller intended to call the niece’s phone to make threats to her but dialed the wrong number.
The man stated that his niece has had a checkered past but that he had not had contact with her for the last few years. The man’s concern was that he did not want the young children in the home to hear vulgar messages.
The source of the call is unknown at this time. Police attempted contact with one of two possible numbers the call came from but had no success. The other possible number showed as unlisted.
Police take Marshfield man, woman into custody
Police responded at 6:45 p.m. to a 911 call regarding a verbal dispute on the 100 block of S. Vine Ave. When officers arrived, a 56-year-old Marshfield woman refused to open the door. She had also called 911, requesting medical treatment. After repeated attempts to have the woman open the door, forced entry was made for exigent circumstances.
The woman was subsequently taken into custody, checked by EMS, and then transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking procedures. She will be referred to the Wood County district attorney’s office for resisting an officer and bail jumping.
Police later contacted a 57-year-old Marshfield man and took him into custody for charges of battery – domestic and a probation hold. No further action was taken.
Marshfield woman jailed for making threats
Police responded at 7:54 p.m. to a report that a 43-year-old Marshfield woman had threatened another person’s safety. The person wanted the woman warned for her behavior.
A probation hold was placed on the woman for the threatening statement. She was brought to the Marshfield Police Department for booking and then transported to Wood County Jail.
Two women warned for telephone harassment
At 8:59 p.m. a Marshfield woman reported receiving unwanted phone calls from two other Marshfield women, a 24-year-old and a 30-year-old. Police contacted the 24-year-old and the 30-year-old and warned them not to have any further contact, and they stated they would cease contact.
Friday, Nov. 13
Three taken into custody on probation holds
At 1:41 p.m. police took a 21-year-old Marshfield man into custody on a valid probation hold on the 700 block of W. Arnold St. The man was taken into custody without incident, transported to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and transported to Wood County Jail, where he was released to the jail staff’s care.
At 1:42 p.m. a 50-year-old Marshfield man and 34-year-old Marshfield woman were taken into custody for probation warrants on the 300 block of N. Central Ave. The man was transported to Wood County Jail. The woman was transported to the Saint Joseph’s Hospital emergency room for medical clearance and then to Wood County Jail.
Saturday, Nov. 14
Signpost damaged in hit-and-run
A Marshfield man reported hearing a loud noise outside his residence on the 500 block of S. Palmetto Ave. at 4:50 p.m. When he looked outside, he noticed a no parking sign had been struck by a vehicle on the west side of the street. The car appeared to be traveling southbound.
There was no paint transfer to help identify the vehicle. Only a small amount of clear plastic, likely from a headlight lens cover, was on the scene.
The metal sign pole was significantly damaged. The Marshfield city garage was contacted to replace the sign. No further action was taken.
Marshfield police twice assist Wood County Sheriff’s Department
Two officers assisted a Wood County deputy on a traffic stop near the intersection of Veterans Parkway and Hume Avenue at 5:04 p.m. Three people were taken into custody during the stop for various restricted controlled substance-related offenses. The deputy will be requesting all charges.
The Wood County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance at 7:14 p.m. with a 26-year-old man who had assaulted someone on the 8300 block of Heritage Drive. Marshfield police officers arrived and were able to calm the man down until a Wood County deputy arrived. The man was taken into custody for disorderly conduct and transferred by the deputy.
Police respond to dispute between adults
At 9:07 p.m. an 18-year-old Marshfield woman called to report that she was physically assaulted in the Walmart parking lot. Officers went to the woman’s home to speak with her.
She reported another 18-year-old Marshfield woman struck her in the face multiple times and twice in the back. No marks were observed on the woman.
Officers made contact with the possible suspect, who reported that she did not touch the other woman and that they were involved only in a verbal argument. Police contacted the first woman again, and she now did not want law enforcement action taken. Both women were warned and told not to make contact with each other.
Man arrested for bail jumping
Police responded at 10:26 p.m. to the 100 block of S. Vine Ave. for a 911 hang-up welfare check. Officers arrived and made contact with a 58-year-old man and his wife.
According to the man’s bond, he was to have no contact with his wife. He was taken into custody for misdemeanor bail jumping, booked, and transported to Wood County Jail. Charges will be filed through the Wood County DA’s office.
Marshfield woman taken into custody for Clark County warrant
Police took a 23-year-old Marshfield woman into custody on the 1000 block of N. Central Ave. for a valid Clark County warrant. She was booked at the Marshfield Police Department and was released after bond was posted.
Sunday, Nov. 15
Window damaged on Ives Street
A worker at Marshfield Mall reported that someone had thrown a rock through one of the mall’s windows some time between 10 p.m. on Nov. 14 and 9:45 a.m. on Nov. 15. The worker stated a small rock was found near planters next to the window. The thrown rock caused a small hole and some very large cracks to spider through the window pane.
There was no video surveillance, and there are no suspects. An officer photographed the window.
Marshfield police assist Jackson County Sheriff’s Department
At 5:35 p.m. the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department requested Marshfield police officers respond to the Saint Joseph’s Hospital ER for an agency assist with a blood draw on a 52-year-old Pittsville man. The man’s blood was drawn in the ICU, and then police mailed it to the Wisconsin State Lab of Hygiene.
Dog missing, bicycle stolen
A man reported that while he was looking for his missing beagle-Pomeranian mix dog at Griese Park at 6:10 p.m., someone in an unknown silver SUV took a white women’s Trek bicycle. Officers checked the area and were unable to locate the bicycle or the dog.
Monday, Nov. 16
Computer crime attempted
At 4:45 p.m. police received a report of an attempted computer fraud. A Marshfield man reported that he was contacted through Craigslist about an item he was selling. He said it was requested that he deposit a bank certified check for the amount of the item and send the rest back. The item was for $450, and the check was for $1,932.
The man felt this was a scam and did not cash the check. Police told him this was a scam.
Photographs were taken of a text message conversation with between the man and the number 937-280-6825. Police could not find any information on the number. There was no crime or loss of the man’s property.
Granton man punches out van window
Police responded at 8:54 p.m. to a report that a 40-year-old Granton man had punched a window out of his wife’s van as she was trying to leave the 2100 block of N. Central Ave. Police arrested the man and brought him to the Marshfield Police Department, where he was booked.
He was later released after posting the $500 bond. A request for charges will be sent to the Marathon County DA’s office for battery – domestic abuse.