Weekly police blotter
Sunday, June 18
Dog bites Wisconsin Rapids child
Wood County Dispatch received a report that a 2-year-old Wisconsin Rapids boy was bitten by a dog at a park in Marshfield some time between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. on June 17. Marshfield police contacted the child’s father, who said that the child was with his mother and her grandparents when a dog on a leash came up and bit him on the wrist and ankle, breaking the skin on the wrist.
The father could not describe the dog and did not know at which park the incident occurred, just that it had a playground. The parents stated they would take pictures of the injury and email them to police.
Monday, June 19
Warrant, citations issued for gas drive-off suspect
Police received a report that a man pumped $20 worth of gas at a station on the 2400 block of E. Fifth St. at 9:45 a.m. on June 18, said he would come back to pay for it because he did not have his wallet, but never returned.
An officer was available to identify the man based on prior police contacts. The man was on probation and did not have a valid license. Probation and Parole issued an arrest warrant.
Police were not able to make contact with the man. Citations for gas fraud and operating after revocation (OAR) will be mailed to his last known address.
Two arrested following retail theft
Police reported at 8:15 a.m. to a report of a retail theft on the 1600 block of N. Central Ave. A bottle of Absolut vodka was reported stolen.
Officers were able to make contact with the suspects: a man and a woman. The woman was arrested for three counts of bail jumping and was given a citation for retail theft. The man was arrested for OAR due to operating while under the influence.
Both subjects were booked at the Marshfield Police Department. The woman was transported to jail after not being able to post bond, and the man was cited and released.
Police perform two warrant pickups
Police took a 54-year-old Marshfield man into custody for a Clark County warrant following a traffic stop on the 100 block of N. Vine Ave. at 1:49 p.m. The man was transported to Wood County Jail after he was unable to post bond.
Police took a 50-year-old Marshfield man into custody at his residence in reference to an active Department of Corrections probation hold. Upon being taken into custody without incident, the man was transported to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and then transported to Wood County Jail.
Twenty-year-old violates restraining order
At 4:01 p.m. a Marshfield woman reported that a 20-year-old man, against whom she has a restraining order, had attempted to contact her through Facebook. The woman showed police the restraining order, which clearly states that the man was not allowed to contact her.
Police contacted the man, who said he was out of the state and that he would no longer try and contact the woman. A request for charges will be forwarded to the Wood County district attorney’s office.
Wednesday, June 21
Marshfield man arrested for burglary
Police received additional information regarding a theft from June 17 that was under investigation. A 30-year-old Marshfield man reportedly entered an apartment on the 800 block of E. Harrison St. without permission and stole $100.
Officers made contact with the man and placed him under arrest. Following the arrest, he became uncooperative and resistive. He was later transported to the Saint Joseph’s Hospital emergency room for a self-inflicted head injury.
After medical clearance, the man was transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking procedures and was later taken to Wood County Jail. Charges for burglary, resisting/obstructing an officer, and disorderly conduct will be forwarded to the Wood County DA’s office.
Man arrested on probation request
Police arrested a 20-year-old Marshfield man on the 1600 block of N. Chestnut Ave. on a probation apprehension request. He was transported to the Marshfield Police Department after being placed into handcuffs and searched. After processing, he was transported to Wood County Jail.
Friday, June 23
Willow Avenue garage door damaged
A Marshfield man reported that someone attempted to force entry into his detached garage on the 700 block of N. Willow Ave. by forcing a side door open some time between 8:30 p.m. on June 22 and 5:30 p.m. on June 23. The attempt was unsuccessful, and nothing was noticed missing. The door jamb sustained damage, though, with a crack in the wood. There were no marks left on the door.
Neither the man nor his wife heard anything out of the ordinary during the night, and there are no suspects in the incident. Police took photos of the door and the damage.
Auburndale man cited for OWL
Police took a 20-year-old Auburndale man into custody on the 200 block of E. Veterans Parkway for operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license for the second time in less than three years. The man was booked at the Marshfield Police Department and then released after being issued a criminal citation.
Saturday, June 24
Man violates electronic monitoring probation terms
At 3:20 p.m. police took a 22-year-old Marshfield man into custody for a probation violation. The man had violated the terms of his electronic monitoring. He was brought to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and later transported to Wood County Jail.