Weekly Police Blotter: Possible break-in attempt reported
Wednesday, June 8
Vehicle left unattended for five weeks removed
Police responded at 10:12 a.m. to a report that a vehicle had been parked in front of a residence on the 300 block of E. Fourth St. for the past five weeks. Police attempted to contact the registered owner of the vehicle but were unsuccessful.
The registration was expired as of May 31, and it is suspended due to unpaid parking tickets. A towing company removed and took custody of the vehicle.
Marshfield man, Merrill woman warned following littering incident
A 43-year-old Marshfield man called police at 5:16 p.m. to a report a littering concern regarding a 45-year-old Merrill woman on the 1700 block of N. Central Ave. The man had confronted the woman, and subsequently her husband, in a passionate manner regarding his concern.
Both men had left the scene prior to officer arrival. Police warned the woman for littering and the Marshfield man for creating a disturbance.
Friday, June 10
Nine-year-old runs to police station
A barefoot 9-year-old boy ran to the Marshfield Police Department at 9:41 p.m. after hearing an argument between his parents. The parents stated that nothing had happened and did not notice their child was missing.
This was the second occurrence in one day and third of the week where the boy had been unsupervised and left the house for extended periods of time. A report will directed to Social Services.
Saturday, June 11
Babcock man arrested following disturbance
Police arrested a 38-year-old Babcock man at 10:57 p.m. after he had created a disturbance on the 1000 block of S. Central Ave. He was transported to the Marshfield Police Department, where he would not cooperate with booking procedures, and was later taken to Wood County Jail. Charges of disorderly conduct will be requested through the Wood County district attorney’s office.
Marshfield man arrested for disorderly conduct – domestic abuse
At 11:08 p.m. a 25-year-old Marshfield man reported that a dispute had taken place between him and his ex-fiancee. Police contacted the woman and would later arrest the man for disorderly conduct – domestic abuse.
The man posted the necessary bond and was released. A request for charges will be filed with the Wood County DA’s office.
Sunday, June 12
Woman bitten by dog
A Marshfield woman reported at 10:35 a.m. that a dog bit her while she was in an alley on the 900 block of Peach Ave. The woman was walking three dogs, and another dog left its property and attacked her dogs.
The attacking dog picked up one of the woman’s dogs in its mouth, and when she was trying to get it to release her dog, it bit her, leaving a puncture wound on one of her fingers. The dog that was attacked received multiple lacerations and puncture wounds.
The woman was able to maintain control of the loose dog until a friend of the owner could come to assist.
Police contacted the owner of the dog, and he was cited and ordered to quarantine his dog and take it to a veterinarian to have a rabies report completed.
The woman did not require medical attention for her injury. She did take her dog to a veterinarian for the injuries it received.
Tuesday, June 14
Possible break-in attempt reported
A Marshfield woman called dispatch at 12:15 a.m. to report finding a broken window screen at her residence on the 600 block of N. Hume Ave. The woman had heard three or four rings from the doorbell around 11:05 p.m. on June 13, but she did not see anyone at the door when she went to check.
She then called a Marshfield man, who came to the residence roughly 30 minutes later, checked outside, and noticed the damage. There were no other signs of evidence nor anything taken from the yard or out of place.
There are no suspects at this time. Police patrolled neighborhood extensively for an hour after leaving the residence and did not observe any suspicious activity.
Marshfield woman receives obscene text message
At 7:02 a.m. a Marshfield woman reported receiving an obscene text message. The woman said the message called her “monica,” and she did not know the sender’s phone number’s owner.
Police called the number, and the man who answered said that he would not have texted anyone and that he did not know a Monica or the Marshfield woman.
There is no information at this time showing the real identity of the sender, and it is possible the message was not meant for the Marshfield woman. The messages have stopped since the woman reported the incident, and no further action is needed.
Man taken into custody for disorderly conduct, bail jumping
Police responded at 11:15 a.m. to a report of yelling and loud thuds coming from a residence on the 100 block of N. Purdy Ave. When police arrived, they could hear the yelling and thuds.
Contact was eventually made with a 25-year-old Marshfield man and 24-year-old Marshfield woman. Based on statements from the woman, the criteria were not met for a domestic abuse incident.
The man was found to be in violation of his bond and was taken into custody for disorderly conduct and bail jumping. He was transported to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and released after bond was posted. Charges will be requested through the DA’s office.
Bicycle stolen on 11th Street
A bicycle was stolen some time between 5:05 and 5:18 p.m. from a bicycle rack on the 100 block of E. 11th St. There are no suspects at this time.
Arpin man taken into custody for probation warrant
Police took a 29-year-old Arpin man into custody on the 100 block of S. Chestnut Ave. for a probation warrant. He was taken to the Marshfield Police Department, where booking procedures were completed, and then to Wood County Jail.