Weekly Police Blotter: Dog bites mailman
Thursday, May 26
Police investigate identity theft
A Marshfield man reported at 11:37 a.m. that an item was purchased in his name at an address where he never lived. He said Dish Network was ordered at a location on South Washington Avenue and never paid for, and it is in collections under his name.
During the investigation it was found that a 36-year-old Loyal man was living at the residence during the time Dish Network was ordered. Investigation will continue.
Woman taken into custody for disorderly conduct, other offenses
A Marshfield woman reported at 11:56 a.m. that a 26-year-old Marshfield woman came to her location on the 600 block of E. 21st St. and began calling her names and threatening her. The 26-year-old reportedly grabbed the other woman’s phone, and when the other woman said she was going to call police, the 26-year-old threw the phone on the ground, which caused the case to break.
Police took the 26-year-old into custody for disorderly conduct, criminal damage to property, and intimidation of a victim. She was booked and released. Charges are being requested through the Wood County district attorney’s office.
Friday, May 27
Two arrested following disturbance at Central Avenue business
Officers were dispatched at 7:19 p.m. to a business on the 2100 block of N. Central Ave. in response to a disturbance. While en route, officers were given a description of the suspects’ vehicle, located it, and conducted a traffic stop.
Police conducted an investigation and arrested two males for disorderly conduct. Both were booked at the Marshfield Police Department and released after posting bond.
A request for charges will be sent to the Marathon County DA’s office for both subjects. The manager of the business said that the two males are never allowed back.
Husband reportedly strikes wife in face
Police responded at 8:23 p.m. to a report that a Spencer woman was struck in the face by her husband, a 42-year-old. The woman had bruising and injuries to her face.
The man was later taken into custody for domestic battery and transported to Wood County Jail. Charges were requested through the Wood County DA’s office.
Saturday, May 28
Man smashes woman’s windshield with brick
Police responded at 12:44 a.m. to a report that a 21-year-old man used a brick to smash the windshield of a Marshfield woman’s car on the 400 block of N. Walnut Ave. Upon police arrival, the man ran from officers. A short foot pursuit ensued, and the man was taken into custody.
The man was brought to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and then transported to Wood County Jail due to a probation hold. A request for charges of criminal damage to property, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest will be sent to the DA’s office.
Marshfield man arrested after allegedly assaulting ex-girlfriend
A Marshfield woman reported at 2:53 a.m. that she had been physically assaulted by her ex-boyfriend, a 37-year-old from Marshfield. The man was arrested for strangulation, false imprisonment, battery, and criminal damage to property for damaging a door jamb.
Booking procedures were completed at the Marshfield Police Department, and the man was later transported to Wood County Jail. A request for charges will be sent to the Wood County DA’s office.
Dog bites postal worker
A postal worker reported at 9:56 a.m. that a dog bit him while he was delivering mail to an address on the 700 block of N. Maple Ave. The postal worker said he did not require medical treatment.
Police contacted the dog owner. The dog was up to date with its rabies vaccination. Paperwork was left with the owner to fill out and return.
Sunday, May 29
Man, woman arrested for heroin possession
Police arrested a Marshfield man and woman for possession of heroin following a traffic stop near the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Nelson Street at 11:05 a.m. During the traffic stop, K-9 H conducted an exterior sniff of the vehicle and alerted to the odor of a controlled substance.
Officers searched the vehicle and located numerous syringes, several of which were concealed under the front dash. The man also had a valid Clark County warrant for his arrest.
Both the man and the woman were transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking procedures. The man posted the required bond, and both subjects were released. Charges will be requested through the Wood County DA pending test results from the crime lab.
Marshfield man involved in multiple altercations
A Marshfield woman reported at 3:10 p.m. that she had been in an altercation with her brother, a 20-year-old from Marshfield. The woman stated that they were in a verbal altercation and that he pushed her into a cabinet. She also stated that her brother punched her boyfriend in the face.
The brother had left the area prior to police arrival and was believed to be headed toward the Wisconsin Rapids area.
The boyfriend did not wish to have anything done about being punched in the face. All parties refused medical attention. Officers are requesting charges for disorderly conduct – domestic abuse through the Wood County DA.
The brother was later arrested near the Wood-Portage County line by the Grand Rapids Police Department and was taken to Wood County Jail. He posted bond and was released.
Man warned for telephone harassment
Police met with a Marshfield woman at 5:54 p.m. regarding telephone harassment. A Marshfield woman had told a man to leave her alone, and the man had called her approximately 13 times within one half hour.
An officer called the man and informed him that he was not allowed to contact the woman. Otherwise it may result in harassment charges.
Tuesday, May 31
Suspicious camera found
A Marshfield man reported at 10:10 a.m. that there was a trail camera attached to a utility pole on the edge of his property. The camera faced the woods and was not weathered, suggesting that it had not been outside long.
The man did not know why the camera was there, and he had already contacted the DNR and neighbors to see if it was theirs. An officer checked the area to see if there were any other cameras but did not find any.
The camera did not have any batteries or film installed. It was unknown why it was there. Police took the camera and placed it into evidence for a possible owner.
Man arrested for disorderly conduct – domestic abuse
A Marshfield woman reported at 2:59 p.m. that she had been involved in an argument with her husband, a 28-year-old from Marshfield. The argument and her husband’s actions caused the woman to be fearful for her safety.
The man was later arrested, booked, and released after posting bond. A request for charges will be sent to the DA’s office for disorderly conduct – domestic abuse.
Drug use reported on Laurel Street
Police responded at 5:10 p.m. to a report of possible drug use in a garage on the 1000 block of Laurel St. Police made contact with a 57-year-old Marshfield man, who acknowledged to the incident.
A small amount of green plant material was located. The man was counseled and informed that the incident would be documented.
Edgar man, Vesper woman arrested for battery, probation holds
Police responded at 5:58 p.m. to a report of an altercation between a 22-year-old Edgar man and 23-year-old Vesper woman on the 2000 block of N. Central Ave. Upon officer arrival, the woman ran into a building.
The man had been struck several times in the face and head. He stated that he wished to be evaluated by EMS. EMS was requested and assessed the man.
Police contacted the woman later as she was given a ride away from the scene prior to officer contact. She had injuries consistent with being grabbed by the throat.
Due to the circumstances of the altercation, police took both the man and the woman into custody for battery – domestic. Both had open felony cases through Wood County and were on probation. Probation holds were placed on the man and woman, and charges were referred to the Marathon County DA’s office for battery – domestic and felony bail jumping. Both subjects were taken to Marathon County Jail.