Weekly Police Blotter
Wednesday, June 29
Stoughton man makes threats
Police received a report that on June 28 a Stoughton man made threats to harm two people from Marshfield. The man was upset with overdue city taxes and apparent financial losses with a Marshfield business.
The Dane County Sheriff’s Office contacted the man and warned him for his statements. He was advised to avoid future contact with all parties unless through an attorney.
Man taken into custody for probation hold
Police took a 41-year-old Marshfield man into custody on the 700 block of E. Second St. at 10:51 a.m. due to a probation hold. He was transported to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and then was taken to the Wood County Jail and released to the jail staff’s care.
Two 19-year-olds arrested, released
Police responded at 5:01 p.m. to a report that a woman had forcibly entered an apartment on the 600 block of Laurel Court. Police arrived and learned that a 19-year-old Marshfield woman had punched and kicked through the front door of the apartment during a confrontation with a 19-year-old Marshfield man, damaging the door jamb.
The woman was arrested for criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct, and the man was arrested for bail jumping as he was on bond for a prior offense, a condition of which was to not have contact with the woman.
Both were booked and then released. Charges will be requested through the Wood County district attorney’s office.
Thursday, June 30
Bicycle removed from Arnold Street residence
A Milladore man reported that someone taken his bicycle without permission some time between 9 p.m. on June 29 and 11 a.m. on June 30. The man had left the bicycle unlocked overnight in front of a residence on the 100 block of W. Arnold St. where he was temporarily staying.
The man stated that his roommate may have taken the bicycle. He did not know of any other suspects.
The man will contact police if the roommate has the bicycle. No further action was taken.
Police to investigate potential assault
Police responded at 5:36 p.m. to a report that an intoxicated man had been brought to the Saint Joseph’s Hospital emergency room and claimed to have been assaulted. The man, a 35-year-old from Marshfield, indicated that he could not remember anything and was unable to provide any accurate or helpful information.
The man did not see anyone attack him but believed that was what happened due to him blacking out and being injured. The investigation is ongoing.
Marshfield woman arrested for child abuse
A Marshfield woman reported at 5:51 p.m. that her daughter, a 20-year-old from Marshfield, had been abusive toward her 2-year-old son. The 20-year-old was ultimately arrested for child abuse. She was interviewed and confessed that her actions were excessive.
The 20-year-old was booked at the Marshfield Police Department and transported to Wood County Jail. Charges of child abuse and misdemeanor bail jumping will be requested through the Wood County DA’s office.
Human Services was contacted and instructed officers to leave the child in the care of the 20-year-old’s mother for the evening.
The mother called police again in the evening and reported finding drug paraphernalia in the 20-year-old’s purse. Officers went to the residence, removed the items, and packaged them into evidence.
Man taken into custody for DOC warrant
Police took a 39-year-old Marshfield man into custody on the 300 block of S. Peach Ave. for a Department of Corrections warrant. He was taken to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and transported to Wood County Jail.
Friday, July 1
Three Marshfield residents report thefts
A Marshfield woman reported that some time between 3 p.m. on June 17 and 1 p.m. on June 18 an unknown subject went onto her property on the 400 block of W. Kalsched St. and without her permission removed a brown clay pot with flowers and the red flag from the side of her mailbox. There are no suspects at this time.
A Marshfield man reported that a trailer was taken without permission from its permanent location near his residence on the 200 block of W. 11th St. some time between June 18 and June 30. The man had contacted all parties who would have had access to remove the trailer. There is no further information at this time.
A Marshfield woman reported that about three weeks ago she realized that she was missing a laptop computer and a bag of tobacco, which she suspected were taken without her permission from her residence on the 200 block of N. Vine Ave. by a 31-year-old Marshfield woman. Police are attempting to contact the 31-year-old for questioning.
Food stamp fraud reported
Police received an anonymous report that a 24-year-old woman was possibly trying to sell her food stamp card. The woman had a post on social media that read, “I have a food card that has 170 on it for 90 bucks if anybody wants to buy it.”
Police contacted the person who reported seeing the post and took a screenshot of it, and that person said the post had been removed.
It is unknown where the woman is currently living. An officer contacted the Wisconsin Department of Health Services fraud hotline to report the incident.
Saturday, July 2
Police called to assist with chipmunk removal
A Marshfield man reported at 12:33 a.m. that there was a chipmunk inside his residence. Officers searched the residence but were unable to locate the chipmunk. Five live traps were set within the residence to attempt to catch the chipmunk.
Marshfield man taken into custody due to probation hold
At 1:19 a.m. police took a 32-year-old Marshfield man into custody for a probation hold on the 2100 block of W. Veterans Parkway. The man stated he was intoxicated and high, and he submitted to a preliminary breath test, which gave a reading of 0.048. As a result a hold was placed on him by the Department of Corrections.
After medical clearance, the man was booked at the Marshfield Police Department and then transported to Wood County Jail.
Milladore man cited for operating without a driver’s license
Police arrested an 18-year-old Milladore man for operating without a driver’s license, second offense, after stopping him for a moving violation on the 400 block of N. Central Ave. at 2:40 a.m. He was cited, booked, and released.
Sunday, July 3
Prescription medication reported stolen
A Marshfield woman reported that some time between June 28 and July 1 her prescription medication went missing. She stated she received the medication on June 28 and had been keeping it in her purse.
The only time her purse was unattended was while she was on the 500 block of E. 17th St. at 9:30 p.m.on June 30, and she believed that was when the medication was stolen. There are no leads as to who might have removed the medication.
Items removed from wallet found on Central Avenue
A Marshfield man reported finding a wallet and checkbook on the 1600 block of S. Central Ave. The items were taken for safekeeping. After they were returned to the owner, a Greenwood woman, she reported that her driver’s license, two debit cards, and a credit card had been removed from the wallet.
The woman notified the credit card company to cancel the card and learned that someone charged $1 on the card after she had last used it. She is planning to cancel her debit cards.
Marshfield police, Wood County deputies apprehend man
At 12:17 p.m. Marshfield officers were requested to go along with a Wood County deputy to a residence on the 1600 block of S. Maple Ave. A Wood County deputy arrived on the scene first and made contact with a man who was sitting in a vehicle in the driveway.
During contact, the man exited the vehicle and dropped what appeared to be contraband on the ground. The man picked up the item and fled.
Deputies and police officers followed the man to a wooded area on the 800 block of W. 14th St. A perimeter was established, and a Marshfield K-9 unit was used. The K-9 indicated where the man was hiding, and he exited the wooded area, surrendered, and was taken into custody by a Wood County deputy. The K-9 performed an area search for the suspected contraband but was unable to locate anything.
Man with DOC warrant taken into custody
Police took a 34-year-old Marshfield man into custody on the 300 block of N. Central Ave. for a Department of Corrections warrant. Booking procedures were completed at the Marshfield Police Department, and the man was transported to Wood County Jail.
Monday, July 4
Two-year-old child unattended
Police responded at 10:42 a.m. to a report of an unattended child on the 600 block of E. 21st St. Police arrived and learned that a 2-year-old was outside for up to 40 minutes without supervision.
As officers were arriving, the child’s mother brought the child inside a residence. The mother was uncooperative with officers while making contact. A charge of child neglect will be requested through the Wood County DA’s office.
Marshfield woman arrested following disturbance
Police arrested a 34-year-old Marshfield woman at 6:11 p.m. after she had created a disturbance with her ex-husband on the 1700 block of E. Upham St. She was transported to the Marshfield Police Department, where she refused to cooperate with booking procedures as well as paperwork involved in transporting to jail and domestic abuse.
The woman was later transported and released to Wood County Jail. Charges for disorderly conduct – domestic abuse, battery, criminal trespassing, and resisting or obstructing an officer will be sought through the Wood County DA’s office.
Woman warned for harassment
A Marshfield woman reported at 11:03 p.m. that her boss’ wife, a 30-year-old from Marshfield, had been contacting her and accusing her of sleeping with her husband. The woman said these accusations have happened in person and over the phone, and she wished for officers to contact the 30-year-old and warn her to have no further contact.
Police contacted the 30-year-old and warned her to have no contact with the woman.
Tuesday, July 5
Two thefts from vehicles reported
A Hewitt woman reported that some time between 8 p.m. and 10:40 p.m. on July 4 someone entered her unlocked vehicle while it was parked on the 800 block of E. 18th St. and removed her wallet without her permission. The wallet had her driver’s license, some credit cards, and $20 cash.
The woman did not know of any suspects. She will contact police if the wallet is returned to her.
A Marshfield man reported that his backpack was stolen from his vehicle some time between 12 a.m. and 8 a.m. while it was parked on the 200 block of W. Doege St. The vehicle was left unlocked, and nothing else was taken from the vehicle. There are no suspects at this time.
Police investigate gas drive-off
A reported gas drive-off took place at 11:10 p.m. on July 4 at a station on the 100 block of N. Central Ave. Police were unable to determine the license plate information from surveillance photos, but the vehicle was a silver Chevrolet sedan being driven by a woman with dark hair wearing dark clothing.
The person who reported the incident stated the woman never attempted to pay for the $20.14 worth of gas. Video footage will be downloaded at a later date for review. Investigation will continue.
Man taken into custody on probation hold
Police took a 34-year-old Marshfield man into custody at 4:01 p.m. on the 200 block of N. Vine Ave. for a valid probation hold. The man was transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking and then to Wood County Jail, where he was released to the jail staff’s care.
Greenwood man arrested for OWI, being armed while intoxicated
At 6:38 p.m. police arrested a 41-year-old Greenwood man near the intersection of Central Avenue and Fourth Street for operating while under the influence, third offense, and being armed while intoxicated. The man consented to a legal blood draw.
After being taken to Saint Joseph’s Hospital for the blood draw, the man was transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking and then was released to a responsible party. Charges are being requested through the Wood County DA.
Marshfield man violates bond conditions
Police arrested a 26-year-old Marshfield man at 10:10 p.m. on the 100 block of S. Cherry Ave. for violating his bond conditions. The man was transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking. After he was unable to post bond, police took the man to Wood County Jail.
Due to the bond conditions of absolute sobriety on three open cases, three counts of misdemeanor bail jumping will be requested through the Wood County DA’s office.