Weekly Police Blotter
Wednesday, April 6
Two jailed for probation holds
Police took a 31-year-old Marshfield man into custody for a valid probation hold following a traffic stop on the 100 block of N. Maple Ave. at 4:55 p.m. The man was transported to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and then taken to Wood County Jail, where he was released to the jail staff’s care. He was also cited for operating after revocation.
Police arrested a 38-year-old Marshfield man for a probation hold warrant on the 800 block of S. Cedar Ave. He was booked at the Marshfield Police Department and transported to Wood County Jail.
Friday, April 8
Possible identity theft reported
At 9:28 a.m. a Marshfield man and woman reported a possible identity theft. They had received a call on April 7 from an unknown company stating that they had an outstanding loan bill on which they were late.
The man and woman were then told to call a different number to get further information. The number was from outside of the U.S.
The man said the individual he spoke to had his and the woman’s Social Security numbers, dates of birth, and addresses. The individual advised that the man and woman would receive further information in the mail regarding the loan and that they would have to wire money to obtain it.
Police instructed the man to not wire any money or call the alleged company back. He was also told to inform his financial institutions that his identity was being used and to contact the IRS due to the Social Security numbers being given.
At this time no financial loss had been incurred. The man will contact police again if he has further information to provide.
Piece of mail found opened
Police responded at 11:34 a.m. to a report of mail tampering on the 1100 block of E. Fillmore St. A Marshfield man stated that while retrieving his mail from his mailbox, he found an opened piece of mail. The man did not believe anything was taken from the mail but wished to report it to police.
Police contacted neighbors to inform them of the concern. No neighbors had seen anything suspicious in regards to mail. An extra patrol request will be sent out in reference to this incident.
Sunday, April 10
Man taken into custody for criminal trespassing
A Marshfield woman reported that her garage on the 700 block of N. Peach Ave. had been entered and that a motorcycle was taken. In investigating, police concluded that a 44-year-old Marshfield man who possessed the title of the motorcycle entered the garage and repossessed the motorcycle.
The man was taken into custody for criminal trespassing, and booking procedures were completed at the Marshfield Police Department. Charges are being requested through the Wood County district attorney’s office.
Eighteen-year-old with warrant released after posting bond
Police took an 18-year-old Marshfield woman into custody on the 600 block of W. Laurel Ct. for a valid Marshfield warrant. She was transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking and was released after posting bond.
Tuesday, April 12
Marshfield man taken into custody for THC possession
On the 1500 block of S. Cedar Ave. at 10:19 p.m., police performed a traffic stop on a vehicle with an inoperable head lamp. While making contact police smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Police searched the vehicle and located 7.1 grams of marijuana.
A 23-year-old Marshfield man was taken into custody, booked, and released. Charges were requested through the Wood County DA’s office.
Charges of THC, drug paraphernalia possession requested for woman
Following a traffic stop near the intersection of Oak Avenue and Veterans Parkway at 10:55 p.m., police took a 20-year-old Marshfield woman into custody for possession of drug paraphernalia. She was transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking procedures.
While at the police department, she handed over another bag that contained a green, leafy substance, which later tested positive for THC. She was released after passing the misdemeanor bond screening form. A request for charges will be sent to the Wood County DA’s office.