Weekly police blotter
Friday, Sept. 23
Alcohol compliance checks conducted
Between 4 p.m. on Sept. 23 and 2 a.m. on Sept. 24, the Marshfield Police Department conducted alcohol compliance checks of licensed alcohol premises within the city of Marshfield by having underage individuals attempt to purchase alcohol.
Fifty-one businesses were checked, and an underage person was served alcohol at 14 of them. Citations for selling alcohol to an underage person were issued to the servers.
Wednesday, Sept. 28
Police receive 10 reports of thefts, one attempted theft
A Marshfield woman reported that someone had entered her vehicle without permission some time between 9 p.m. on Sept. 27 and 9:50 a.m. on Sept. 28 while it was on the 1100 block of Briarwood St. The woman noticed that the center console and glove box were opened and that papers from inside them were now scattered around the vehicle. She also noticed that about $3 in coins from the center console was removed.
The woman believed all but one of the doors of the vehicle were locked, which was how the suspect gained entry. There are no suspects.
A Marshfield man reported that someone entered his vehicle some time between 10 p.m. on Sept. 27 and 8 a.m. on Sept. 28 while it was on the 400 block of S. Hawthorn Ave. and stole an unknown amount of change. The man said his wallet was gone through as his credit cards were moved, but nothing was missing. An extra patrol in the area was requested.
Another Marshfield man reported that a pair of binoculars was stolen from an unlocked vehicle on the 1100 block of Briarwood St. some time between 5 p.m. on Sept. 26 and 10:30 p.m. on Sept. 28. No other items were taken, and there are no suspects.
A third Marshfield man reported that some time between 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 27 and 5 a.m. on Sept. 28 items were stolen from his unlocked vehicle while it was on the 1200 block of E. 28th St. The man said $17 was taken out of his wallet along with $6 or $7 worth of change and a pack and a half of cigarettes.
A fourth Marshfield man reported that some time between Sept. 27 and 12 p.m. on Sept. 28 items were stolen from his unlocked vehicle while it was on the 200 block of S. Hawthorn Ave. Among the items were a folding knife, a flashlight, a tape measure, and approximately $5 in loose change.
The suspect also removed a flagpole with an American flag from the man’s porch. The total value of all items taken was approximately $55.
A second Marshfield woman, also on the 200 block of S. Hawthorn Ave., reported her vehicle was entered some time between 10 p.m. on Sept. 27 and 7 a.m. on Sept. 28 and that a jar filled with about $75 in cash and $150 in change was taken.
A third woman reported that someone entered her vehicle, which was on the 1000 block of Tremmel Court, some time between 10 p.m. on Sept. 27 and 9:05 a.m. on Sept. 28 and took her purse. The woman’s credit and debit cards were inside the purse, but no transactions had been made at the time of the report. There was no evidence available to establish an identity of the suspect.
A fifth Marshfield man reported that someone entered his garage on the 300 block of S. Hawthorn Ave. some time between 10 p.m. on Sept. 27 and 7 a.m. on Sept. 28 and took a gasoline can that contained two gallons of unleaded regular gasoline. Nothing else in the garage was disturbed, including multiple tools and an unlocked vehicle. No evidence could be located on the scene to identify a person involved in the theft.
A sixth Marshfield man reported that a camera and its case were taken from an unlocked vehicle on the 1100 block of Briarwood St. some time between 3 p.m. on Sept. 27 and 12 p.m. on Sept. 28. The man said he did not hear or see anything suspicious at the time, but when he later got into the vehicle, he noticed a camera battery lying on the seat and that the center console was open. The camera and case were typically stored in the console.
A seventh Marshfield man reported that a Leatherman tool and pouch, three CDs, and an empty CD case were taken from his unlocked vehicle on the 200 block of S. Hawthorn Ave. some time between 9 p.m. on Sept. 27 and 7 a.m. on Sept. 28. The man stated he did not hear or see anything at the time and only later became aware of the numerous car entries from his neighbors.
A Marshfield woman reported that an unknown person entered her vehicle some time between 10 p.m. on Sept. 27 and 7 a.m. on Sept. 28 while it was on the 2400 block of W. Fourth St. She said there were ashes from a cigarette in the vehicle but that nothing was missing.
Man with warrant found possessing THC, paraphernalia
Following a traffic stop near the intersection of Becker Road and Peach Avenue at 9:14 a.m., police took a 27-year-old Marshfield man into custody for a valid Clark County warrant. During a search, the man was found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was booked and transported to Wood County Jail.
Sixty-four-year-old taken into custody for disorderly conduct – domestic abuse
At 2:32 p.m. a Marshfield woman reported that her husband, a 64-year-old from Marshfield, made physical contact with her during an argument, which caused her to be fearful. The man was out on bond from another incident.
Officers took the man into custody for disorderly conduct – domestic abuse and transported him to the Marshfield Police Department for booking. The bond was unable to be posted, and the man was transported to Wood County Jail.
Marshfield man arrested for battery – domestic abuse
Police responded at 10:18 p.m. to a report that a 35-year-old Marshfield man elbowed his girlfriend in the back of her head, which caused her pain and to fear for her safety. The man was arrested for battery – domestic abuse.
He was brought to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and then released after he posted the $500 bond. A request for charges of battery – domestic abuse will be sent to the district attorney’s office.
Thursday, Sept. 29
Items stolen from vehicle on Ridge Street
A Marshfield man reported that an unknown person entered a vehicle some time between 9:30 p.m. on Sept. 28 and 7 a.m. on Sept. 29 while it was on the 1200 block of W. Ridge St. and took roughly $8 in coins, three pairs of sunglasses, 16 CDs in a leather case, and four Subway gift cards. There are no suspects, and an extra patrol in the area was requested.
TV theft under investigation
A Marshfield man reported that someone entered his residence on the 2600 block of S. Felker Ave. and removed a 52-inch television without permission some time between 12:30 a.m. and 6 a.m. The man stated that the doors were locked and that there were no signs of forced entry.
The man does keep a spare key hidden outside the residence, which led him to believe that the suspect knew about the key or was possibly a former roommate who still had a key.
Police spoke with several current residents, and they said they heard noises that sounded like someone was in the residence, but they all thought that it was another resident making the noises and did not investigate. There are no suspects at this time, and the incident remains under investigation.
Police arrest man for false imprisonment, disorderly conduct – domestic abuse
At 10 p.m. a Marshfield woman reported a recent incident involving her boyfriend, a 35-year-old from Marshfield. As a result of the incident, police arrested the man for false imprisonment and disorderly conduct – domestic abuse.
He was taken to Wood County Jail after refusing to sign a form and cooperate with booking procedures. Police notified the woman that the man was taken to jail.
Man arrested following disturbance
Police responded at 10:54 p.m. to a report of a disturbance between a woman and a 23-year-old Marshfield man. The man was arrested for disorderly conduct – domestic abuse. Charges will be requested through the Wood County DA’s office.
Friday, Sept. 30
Money removed from vehicles on Adams Avenue
A Marshfield man reported two vehicles had been entered some time between 7 p.m. on Sept. 29 and 7:05 a.m. on Sept. 30. From the two vehicles, $4 in change and $14 in cash were missing.
The vehicles were parked in a driveway on the 400 block of N. Adams Ave. and were unlocked. Both vehicles had items scattered throughout them, but no damage was done.
Chicken breasts, airsoft pistol, more stolen from Cedar Avenue residence
A Marshfield man reported that his residence on the 700 block of N. Cedar Ave. was entered some time between 2 a.m. and 2:25 a.m. A backpack on the side of the residence was believed to belong to the suspect responsible.
Missing from the residence were about $75 in change, $475 in cash, two cellphone chargers, an airsoft pistol, extension cord, $30 worth of chicken breasts, a frying pan, garbage bags, and toilet paper.
Woman victimized by fraudulent loan operation
At 2:59 p.m. a Marshfield woman reported that she had recently applied for a loan online and provided an unknown party with personal information, including her bank account numbers and Social Security number. The unknown party later contacted her and informed her that she was eligible for a loan but that she would have to provide money upfront to prove she could make loan payments.
The woman was directed to purchase iTunes gift cards and provide the party with security codes on the cards. She completed four separate transactions for 23 iTunes gift cards worth $1,115.
Police advised the woman to contact her bank and close her accounts.
Saturday, Oct. 1
Unknown suspect backs into, uproots tree
Police received a report that it appeared someone had backed into a tree on the terrace of the 500 block of E. Ninth St., causing the tree to be uprooted, some time between Sept. 30 and 9 a.m. on Oct. 1. There are no suspects at this time.
Police called in regards to cab ride complaint
A Marshfield man reported at 2:05 p.m. that a woman recently complained to his boss about a cab ride he gave her. The woman said that the man told her that if she gave him a kiss and showed him her breasts, the cab ride would be free. The man said this conversation never took place and that the woman was upset with him because he would not take her through the drive-thru at McDonald’s.
The man wanted the incident documented in case the woman continued to make false complaints against him to his boss.
Sunday, Oct. 2
Man taken into custody for disorderly conduct
Police took a 32-year-old Marshfield man into custody on the 200 block of N. St Joseph Ave. at 1:25 p.m. for disorderly conduct. During a verbal argument with his mother, the man was loud, vulgar, and threatened to cause bodily harm to a witness that tried to intervene.
The man was later released, and a charge for disorderly conduct will be requested through the Wood County DA’s office.
Monday, Oct. 3
Marshfield woman strikes man
Police responded at 12:07 p.m. to a report of a disturbance involving a man and a 35-year-old Marshfield woman on the 600 block of N. St Joseph Ave. During the investigation, police found that the woman struck the man.
The woman was taken into custody, and she was released after posting bond at the Marshfield Police Department. Charges for disorderly conduct will be sent to the DA’s office.
Police issue man stalking letter
A woman called police at 9:04 p.m. to remove a 44-year-old Marshfield man from her property. The man was the woman’s ex-boyfriend, and their relationship ended about a month ago.
The woman felt the man was stalking her. He would come to her place of employment and wait by her vehicle, would come to her residence uninvited, and called and texted her often.
The man was issued a stalking letter. He was cooperative in leaving the woman’s property, stated he understood the letter, and agreed to stay away from the woman.
Tuesday, Oct. 4
Tools reported stolen from vehicle
A Marshfield woman called dispatch on Aug. 19 to report that her vehicle window had been damaged, which was logged at that time. On Oct. 4 the woman reported that she later found that tools had been stolen from her vehicle when the window was damaged.
Various tools in the trunk and five ice scrapers that were in the back seat were taken. The theft occurred on the 1900 block of S. Vine Ave.
Woman violates court order
Police responded at 2:26 p.m. to a report that a woman was lying on the ground in the 200 block of N. Cedar Ave. Officers arrived and found that the woman, a 32-year-old from Marshfield, was intoxicated.
Records indicated that the woman had a court order for absolute sobriety. The woman was arrested, taken to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and then transported to Wood County Jail. Bail jumping charges are being requested through the Wood County DA’s office.