Weekly police blotter
Wednesday, Oct. 19
Marshfield man attempts to steal throwing knives
Police responded at 6:12 p.m. to a report that a 28-year-old Marshfield man attempted to steal a set of throwing knives at a store on the 1100 block of W. Upham St. He was taken into custody, transported to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and later released. A request for charges of retail theft will be filed with the Wood County district attorney’s office.
Friday, Oct. 21
Legal blood draw unable to be completed
At 6:50 p.m. the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance in obtaining a legal blood draw at the Saint Joseph’s Hospital emergency room. The patient, a 57-year-old Nekoosa man, was in an operating room and unconscious upon a Marshfield officer’s arrival.
Medical staff informed the officer that they would be unable to complete the blood draw. That information was given to a Juneau County sheriff’s deputy.
Saturday, Oct. 22
Gunshots heard in Auburndale
The Wood County Sheriff’s Office requested Marshfield Police Department assistance in investigating gunshots heard on the 5400 block of County Road Y in Auburndale at 12:40 p.m. An Auburndale woman said she was in her residence when she heard what she thought was “birdshot” from a shotgun hitting her metal roof.
The woman stated she then stepped outside with her gun, fired a shot into the air, and saw two people wearing camouflage clothing about 50 yards southwest of her house running southbound. She also stated she heard several more shots coming from northeast of her.
There were no signs of damage to the roof. Police checked the area and could not locate anyone suspicious. The scene was turned over to the Wood County Sheriff’s Office once a deputy arrived.
Monday, Oct. 24
Suspect flees police
An officer observed a vehicle signal right and then make a left-hand turn on the 1000 block of S. Cedar Ave. at 7:48 p.m. The officer initiated a traffic stop, and a pursuit ensued. The pursuit was terminated once the suspect vehicle left the city.
The vehicle’s license plate information did not belong to the suspect vehicle.
Woman with warrant found to possess meth, THC, paraphernalia
Police took a 27-year-old Marshfield woman into custody at her residence due to a valid probation warrant. The woman resisted officers and was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, THC, and drug paraphernalia. She was transported to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and then taken to Wood County Jail.
Tuesday, Oct. 25
Tablet stolen from vehicle on Central Avenue
A Marshfield woman reported that someone had entered her unlocked vehicle some time between 7 and 8 p.m. on Oct. 24 while it was in a parking lot on the 2200 block of N. Central Ave. and removed her tablet, which she had placed under a seat. There was no security footage available, and the woman did not know who would have taken the tablet.
The woman will attempt to obtain the tablet’s serial number and then relay that information to police.
Marshfield man with warrants spotted
An officer observed a 36-year-old Marshfield man that was known to have several outstanding warrants driving near the intersection of Eighth Street and Vine Avenue at 3:54 p.m. The officer turned around to pursue the man, and he drove off at a high rate of speed and failed to stop at stop signs.
A vehicle pursuit ensued but was terminated when the vehicle went out of sight. Investigation will continue.
Granton woman taken into custody
Police took a 25-year-old Granton woman into custody on a valid Eau Claire County felony warrant after she initially fled from officers on foot. She was found to be on felony bond through Eau Claire County and misdemeanor bond through Marathon County.
The woman was transported to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and taken to Wood County Jail. Charges were requested through the Wood County DA’s office.