Weekly Police Blotter
Wednesday, June 1
Three women warned for harassment
Officers had made contact with three Marshfield women several times over the past week in regards to harassment. All of the women were directed to not contact each other and that failure to do so may result in citations or charges for harassment.
Criminal trespass reported
A Marshfield man reported at 7:24 a.m. that an unknown person went into his unlocked vehicle while it was parked on the 700 block of E. Third St. The vehicle was gone through, but nothing was taken. The man put everything back into place prior to police arrival.
A cover for the vehicle’s CD player was removed but not damaged. The man did not know of any suspects nor did he suffer any financial loss.
Woman arrested, cited for OWI
An officer was dispatched to the 400 block of W. Arnold St. at 8:48 p.m. for a report of a vehicle that was parked in the middle of the road with its lights on and keys in the ignition. It was reported that a man and woman had exited the vehicle. The man walked eastbound on West Arnold Street, and the woman walked westbound but later returned to the vehicle and left the area.
The officer observed a vehicle that matched the description traveling eastbound on West Arnold Street but could not get a license plate number. The officer made contact with the person who called in the incident, who stated the vehicle the officer passed was the one in question.
The officer then ran the license plate number and located the vehicle on the 600 block of Laurel Court. The vehicle was in a parking lot running with its headlights on.
Police made contact with the registered owner of the vehicle. The woman stated she had a verbal argument with her boyfriend, which was why she stopped the vehicle in the middle of the roadway.
The woman was unsteady on her feet, spoke very slowly and somewhat slurred, and had an odor of intoxicants coming from her breath. She stated that she last consumed alcohol about half an hour prior to police contact.
The woman performed standardized field sobriety tests poorly, and a preliminary breath test registered 0.137. Police arrested and cited the woman for operating while under the influence, first offense.
Marshfield man with warrant taken into custody
Police took a 30-year-old Marshfield man into custody on the 800 block of E. Blodgett St. for a valid Marshfield warrant. He was taken to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and then transported to Wood County Jail.
Thursday, June 2
Woman’s cellphone stolen
A Marshfield woman reported that some time between 7 and 7:30 a.m. someone took her cellphone while she was at work at a business on the 1700 block of N. Central Ave. She stated that she believed she left the phone in the bathroom, and it was gone when she went back to retrieve it.
The woman reviewed security footage but was unable to determine a suspect. The woman also pinged her phone to find it was in the area of the 2400 block of N. Central Ave., but she was unable to locate it. She notified businesses in the area in case someone turned in the phone.
There are no suspects at this time. The woman will contact police if someone turns in her phone.
Multiple charges requested for 53-year-old
At 4:06 p.m. police performed a traffic stop on a vehicle near the intersection of Peach Avenue and Upham Street after it was observed to not make a complete stop. During the stop, police observed the front passenger making furtive movements. A cold, half-full beer was located under the passenger seat.
Police contacted the 53-year-old Marshfield man’s probation agent, who chose to place a hold on the man for the municipal violation. In searching the man, police located a marijuana smoking device that later tested positive to the presence of THC.
Due to a prior drug deliver conviction, charges for second and subsequent drug possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, and felony criminal habituality will be directed to the Wood County district attorney’s office.
Friday, June 3
Bottle of oxycodone pills goes missing
A Stratford woman reported that she lost a bottle of prescription oxycodone pills while at a business on the 2000 block of N. Central Ave. on June 2. She stated that the bottle, which she believed contained 12 pills, was in her purse and may have fallen out at some point.
An officer called the business and asked that video surveillance be looked at to see if the bottle could be observed falling out of the purse. Loss prevention reviewed the video, but it was inconclusive.
Hennessy, other items stolen from Central Avenue business
A loss prevention officer with a business on the 2000 block of N. Central Ave. stated that while reviewing security footage, he noticed four unknown individuals at 2:10 a.m. take numerous items from the business and did not pay for them. A bottle of Hennessy was the only item that could be positively identified.
Follow-up to identify all parties involved will continue.
Saturday, June 4
Marshfield man arrested following physical altercation
Police responded at 10:57 p.m. to a report that a Marshfield woman and 21-year-old Marshfield man were involved in a physical altercation on the 2000 block of N. Central Ave. Police took the man into custody for domestic battery and a probation hold.
The man was booked and later transported to Marathon County Jail. Charges will be forwarded to the Marathon County DA.
Woman with three Rapids warrants taken into custody
Police took a 44-year-old Marshfield woman into custody on the 800 block of S. Cedar Ave. for three Wisconsin Rapids Police Department warrants. She was taken to the Marshfield Police Department, where booking procedures were completed; posted bond; and was released.
Sunday, June 5
Probation hold placed on woman due to altercation
A Marshfield woman came into the Marshfield Police Department at 3:04 p.m. to report a physical altercation between herself and a 28-year-old Marshfield woman over a property exchange. Following up, police arrested the 28-year-old for violating a condition of her bond. Probation and Parole was contacted and placed a hold on her. She was taken to Wood County Jail.
Officers were not able to substantiate any physical act that happened during the dispute between the two women due to varying stories from the parties involved and witnesses.
Cellphone stolen from unlocked vehicle
A Marshfield woman reported that she had left her cellphone in her unlocked vehicle on the 2000 block of N. Central Ave. between 5:10 and 5:30 p.m., and when she returned, the phone was missing.
Police checked video surveillance with a manager of the business. No discernible suspects could be located. The phone was listed as stolen through Wood County Dispatch.
Monday, June 6
Police to investigate battery
At 2:27 a.m. a Marshfield man reported that he had been assaulted and struck in the face several times by two unknown males, resulting in lacerations to his face and a nasal bone fracture. The victim was transported by ambulance to the Saint Joseph’s Hospital emergency room and was released. Investigation will continue.
Woman cited for operating after revocation
Police took a 49-year-old Marshfield woman into custody for operating after revocation following a traffic stop near the intersection of Peach Avenue and 17th Street at 3:29 p.m. The woman was transported to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, cited, and released.
Marshfield man resists arrest
Police responded at 11:43 p.m. to a report of a fight in progress on the 1800 block of S. Central Ave. Officers arrived and made contact with a 26-year-old Marshfield man, who was later taken into custody. While being handcuffed, the man became resistive to officers and was decentralized to the ground.
Man taken into custody for operating without valid driver’s license
Police took a 21-year-old Marshfield man into custody on the 200 block of N. Spruce Ave. for operating without a valid driver’s license. He was transported to the Marshfield Police Department, where he was booked and then released.
Tuesday, June 7
Woman arrested for battery, disorderly conduct, criminal damage to property
Police arrested a 25-year-old Marshfield woman for battery, disorderly conduct – domestic abuse-related, and criminal damage to property at 10:35 p.m. She was transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking, was unable to post bond, and then was taken to Wood County Jail.