Weekly police blotter
Sunday, Jan. 29
Man steals $100 from Central Avenue business
Police received a report of theft from a business on the 1100 block of N. Central Ave. A man came into the business and asked an employee to make change for two $100 bills. The man asked for change in several ways in an attempt to confuse and distract the employee. He ultimately received $200 in $20 bills.
While continuing to distract the employee, the man pulled and concealed five of the $20 bills. He gave the rest to the employee and asked for his original money back. The employee gave him the $100 bills, and the man left the business.
The identity of the man is unknown at this time.
Monday, Feb. 6
Woman taken into custody following disturbance
Police responded at 9:50 p.m. to a report of a physical disturbance at a residence on the 2200 block of S. Maple Ave. A 27-year-old woman was taken into custody, booked, and transported to Wood County Jail. Charges will be referred to the Wood County district attorney’s office for reckless endangerment, battery (domestic), and resisting arrest.
Marshfield man with warrant taken into custody
Police took a 39-year-old Marshfield man into custody for a valid Clark County warrant. He was transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking and later released after posting the required bond of $587.
Tuesday, Feb. 7
Police locate drug paraphernalia
At 11:19 a.m. a Marshfield woman reported that there may have been drug paraphernalia in the upstairs of her residence on the 600 block of W. Arnold St. The woman said her brother comes to the residence one or two times a week and may have hidden drugs.
The woman gave officers permission to search the upper level of the residence to remove any illegal items. Police located multiple items of drug paraphernalia. The items were placed into evidence, and police will contact the brother for further investigation.
Man charged with domestic disorderly conduct, released
A 25-year-old Marshfield man was charged and booked for domestic disorderly conduct. He posted the required bond, signed the proper form, and was released.
Wisconsin Rapids man arrested, jailed
Police arrested a 32-year-old Wisconsin Rapids man on a probation hold. He was taken to the Marshfield Police Department, where he was booked, and then transported to Wood County Jail.
Wednesday, Feb. 8
Woman arrested for probation violation
A probation agent requested at 1:13 p.m. that Marshfield police take a 21-year-old Marshfield woman into custody for violating her probation. During the contact, officers learned that the woman was suspected of tampering with her random urine sample.
The woman was arrested and booked at the Marshfield Police Department and then transported to Wood County Jail. Charges are being requested through the Wood County DA’s office.
Thursday, Feb. 9
Swimsuit stolen, returned
Police responded at 7:01 p.m. to a report of a theft from a store on the 1700 block of N. Central Ave. An 18-year-old Marshfield woman was suspected to have stolen a swimsuit some time between 5:02 p.m. and 5:22 p.m.
Police contacted the woman, and she admitted to taking the swimsuit. She returned the item to the store, and since the item was returned, store management did not believe that a citation was necessary.
However, the woman will not be allowed at any locations of the store for one year. The woman was advised that if she returns to one of the store’s locations, she will be cited or arrested for trespassing. The woman agreed to these terms.
Friday, Feb. 10
Marshfield woman reports identity theft
A Marshfield woman reported at 9:43 p.m. that someone used her Social Security number to file a fraudulent tax return. There are no suspects.
Saturday, Feb. 11
Marshfield police assist Georgia kidnapping investigation
An investigator with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office in Augusta, Georgia, called the Marshfield Police Department at 10:36 p.m. asking for assistance in a kidnapping case. As a result of the investigation, a 52-year-old Marshfield woman was arrested in South Carolina for kidnapping.
Sunday, Feb. 12
Woman taken into custody for warrants
Police responded at 3:26 p.m. to a report of a possible domestic disturbance at a residence on the 800 block of S. Cedar Ave. Information given to officers indicated exigent circumstances.
Forcible entry was made into the residence under a community caretaker. Police contacted people inside the residence and learned that a domestic situation did not occur. A 41-year-old woman was taken into custody for active body only warrants.