Weekly Police Blotter
Tuesday, Dec. 22
Man receives refund for return, package later found empty
A loss prevention officer at a store on the 1700 block of N. Central Ave. reported that at 1:35 p.m. an unknown male had returned a package of headphones and received a refund. After the man left, an employee noted that the headphones were not in the package.
Video surveillance images were provided, and further investigation will be done to identify the man.
Wednesday, Dec. 23
Police assist ambulance, probation hold placed on man
Officers and an ambulance were dispatched to North Peach Avenue. at 2:42 a.m. in response to a report that a man had overdosed on drugs. While en route to the location, officers were advised that the man was no longer breathing.
When officers arrived, the man resumed breathing and regained consciousness a short time later. He admitted to ingesting controlled substances prior to blacking out.
The man was transported to the Saint Joseph’s Hospital emergency room for medical treatment. Probation and Parole was contacted, and a probation hold was placed on the man. He was transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking procedures and then to Wood County Jail.
Item stolen from Central Avenue store’s cooler
At 5:35 p.m. an employee at a store on the 100 block of N. Central Ave. reported that a man was observed taking an item from the cooler, concealing it in his coat, and leaving the store without paying for it. The item was possibly a quart or pint of ice cream.
The identity of the man is unknown at this time, but employees stated that the man frequents the store and that they would contact officers if they see him again. Investigation will continue.
Gas drive-off from Fifth Street station
At 6:12 p.m. a worker at a gas station on the 2400 block of E. Fifth St. stated that an unknown vehicle left without paying for $20.03 worth of gas. The worker did not have authorization to view video footage to identify the vehicle, but he said his manager would be in the next day to review tapes. Follow-up will continue.
Thursday, Dec. 24
Delivered packages missing from Eighth Street residence
A Marshfield woman reported that two delivered items were taken from her residence without permission on Dec. 20. The items were shipped through UPS and USPS, and both services indicated the packages were delivered to her residence on the 800 block of W. Eighth St. When the woman returned, the items were not there.
The woman did not have insurance on the packages, but one of the items was being replaced. A neighborhood canvass yielded no additional leads.
Man fraudulently returns items
A loss prevention officer at a store on the 1300 block of N. Central Ave. reported that a 29-year-old Marshfield man had completed three fraudulent nonreceipt returns and that he gave the store gift cards he received to an unknown woman, who then used them for other purchases.
An officer reviewed video surveillance and observed the man completing the fraudulent returns. The officer attempted to locate the man but was unsuccessful.
Probation and Parole issued an apprehension request for the man regarding the multiple alleged thefts. A request for charges of theft by fraud and retail theft will be completed, and efforts to locate the man will continue.
Wallet, $1,200 stolen from Marshfield man
A Marshfield man reported the theft of his wallet and $1,200 from his residence on the 2200 block of N. Peach Ave. Officers arrived and interviewed two suspects, a 41-year-old Marshfield man and a 28-year-old Marshfield man. The 41-year-old and 28-year-old were transported to the Marshfield Police Department to be interviewed.
The 28-year-old agreed to “pay back” the money taken, and the victim was satisfied with this arrangement. The suspects were transported back to their residences and released.
Friday, Dec. 25
Intoxicated man flees officers, jailed on probation hold
Police were attempting to locate a male subject that had reportedly been thrown out of a vehicle and at 12:41 a.m. found him on the 800 block of N. Central Ave. As an officer neared, the subject fled, and he was captured after a short foot pursuit.
The detained subject was intoxicated and on probation. Probation and Parole placed a hold on him. He was transported to the Marshfield Police Department and booked and was then taken to Wood County Jail.
Saturday, Dec. 26
Nineteen-year-old cited for underage drinking
Police responded at 10:11 p.m. to a report of underage drinking on the 900 block of S. Central Ave. An officer arrived, looked through the front door, and saw three young adults in a living room area. Two of the individuals were holding cans of Bud Light.
The officer was given permission to enter the residence. A 19-year-old Marshfield woman had identified herself with a Wisconsin driver’s license during a traffic stop about an hour prior that same night. She was holding a can of Bud Light and said that she had only had a couple sips.
The officer administered a preliminary breath test, which gave a reading of 0.10. The woman was issued a citation for underage drinking.
Sunday, Dec. 27
Marshfield man arrested for obstructing, THC possession, valid warrant
At 2:28 a.m. an officer conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Third Street and Cherry Avenue. The passenger, a 24-year-old Marshfield man, gave a false name. He was arrested for obstructing, possession of marijuana, and a valid body only Clark County warrant.
The man was transported to the Clark County line and turned over to a Clark County Sheriff’s Office deputy. Charges will be referred to the Wood County district attorney’s office.
Monday, Dec. 28
Police to follow-up on harassment complaint
A married Marshfield man and woman reported that on Dec. 24 they came in contact with a 44-year-old Marshfield man with whom the woman had, had past relations. After a brief verbal argument, the 44-year-old made threats to harm both the woman and the other man.
Since the Dec. 24 altercation, the 44-year-old has also been seen at the woman’s place of work and outside the couple’s residence. Follow-up will continue.
Tuesday, Dec. 29
Man, woman slap each other in the face
Police responded at 2:52 a.m. to a report of a verbal and physical altercation on the 500 block of N. Maple Ave. Both persons involved, a 24-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man, claimed to have been slapped in the face by the other.
The woman was taken into custody for disorderly conduct as the predominant aggressor. The man was also charged with disorderly conduct – domestic but not taken into custody. Charges will be forwarded to the Wood County DA.
Marshfield man arrested for disorderly conduct, bail jumping
A Marshfield woman was involved in a disturbance with her live-in boyfriend on Frey Court at 3:12 p.m. Both parties verbally and physically fought with each other, but the man was determined the aggressor and was arrested for domestic-related disorderly conduct.
The man also had two open cases, one in Wood County and one in Taylor county, both misdemeanors. Charges are being filed through the Marathon County DA’s office for domestic disorderly conduct and two counts of bail jumping. The man was then transported to Marathon County Jail.
Woman causes disturbance at bar
Police responded at 10:27 p.m. to a report that a 34-year-old Marshfield woman had created a disturbance at a bar on the 300 block of N. Central Ave. The woman had thrown a bar stool and physically struck two male patrons.
The woman was asked to leave the bar several times, and once outside the bar, she was uncooperative with officers. She refused to identify herself, shouted profanities, and attempted to walk away from officers.
She was arrested and transported to Wood County Jail. Charges are being requested through the Wood County DA’s office.
Wednesday, Dec. 30
Eighteen-year-old arrested for THC possession
A traffic stop was conducted near the intersection of 29th Street and Central Avenue at 2:32 a.m. A probable cause search was conducted, and an 18-year-old Marshfield woman was arrested for possession of THC.
The woman was brought to the Marshfield Police Department for booking procedures and was later released after meeting the requirements of the misdemeanor bond screening form.