Weekly police blotter
Saturday, Aug. 19
Possible credit card skimming incident under investigation
A member of the Berlin Police Department submitted a complaint regarding a possible credit card skimming incident that occurred at a store on the 2000 block of N. Central Ave. at 12:36 a.m. Offenders are unknown, and the case is pending further investigation.
Sunday, Aug. 27
Items reported stolen from Central Avenue store
Police received a report that an unknown man stole two auto floor mats, a CD interface, stereo connection kit, and backpack from a store on the 2000 block of N. Central Ave. some time between 1:44 a.m. and 3:08 a.m. Further investigation will be completed.
Vehicle’s license plate stolen
A Marshfield man reported that while his vehicle was parked on the 300 block of N. Central Ave., its rear license plate was stolen. There are no known suspects, and the stolen license plate was entered into the National Crime Information Center database.
Tuesday, Aug. 29
Police investigate stalking complaint
A woman came into the Marshfield Police Department at 4:34 p.m. to report a possible stalking incident. The woman stated that a former supervisor had contacted her by phone and left messages that made her uncomfortable.
Officers spoke with the subject, a 52-year-old man, and advised him not to contact the woman.
Man taken into custody for domestic disturbance, probation hold
Police responded at 9:30 p.m. to a report of a domestic disturbance that had occurred between a man and a woman on the 500 block of E. 14th St. The man was taken into custody for the incident, and Probation and Parole placed a hold on him. A request for charges will be filed with the Wood County district attorney’s office.
Loyal woman with warrant taken into custody
Police took a 28-year-old Loyal woman into custody during a traffic stop on the 1700 block of N. Plum Ave. for a valid Rome township warrant. She was taken to the Marshfield Police Department for booking procedures, posted bond, and was released.
Wednesday, Aug. 30
Police assist in possible scam
A Marshfield man reported receiving a call from someone claiming to be with Publisher’s Clearing House who said he won a new vehicle and $2.4 million in cash. The caller said they would go to the man’s bank to get $1,480 in tax money once the vehicle was dropped off.
An officer stayed near the man’s residence, and the caller did not show up at the advised time. When the man received another call from the caller, he turned the phone over to the officer, and the caller disconnected the call.
Police informed the man of different types of frauds.
Cash stolen from Stratford woman’s purse
A Stratford woman reported at 2:19 p.m. that her purse was stolen while she was at a store on the 2000 block of N. Central Ave. The purse and most of its contents were found in the store’s bathroom a short time later by staff. The $120 the woman had in the purse was missing.
Man arrested for OAR
Following a traffic stop on the 700 block of N. Central Ave., police arrested a man for operating after revocation, operating while under the influence (OWI)-related. He was then booked at the Marshfield Police Department and later released.
Thursday, Aug. 31
Marshfield man taken into custody for probation hold
The Wood County Probation and Parole office requested that police take a 33-year-old Marshfield man into custody due to third-party allegations that he was involved in a physical altercation with his girlfriend on Aug. 26. Police transported the man to Wood County Jail for the probation hold. The incident is under investigation.
Man with Clark County warrant posts bond
Police took a 27-year-old Marshfield man into custody for a valid Clark County warrant. The bond of $375.80 was collected, and the man was released after booking procedures were completed.
Friday, Sept. 1
Marshfield man jailed on probation hold
At 8:34 a.m. police arrested a 51-year-old Marshfield man for a probation hold and later transported him to Wood County Jail.
Possible overdose reported on Meadow Lane
Police responded at 11:14 a.m. to a report of a possible overdose on the 400 block of N. Meadow Lane. An 18-year-old Marshfield man was evaluated by EMS on scene before being transported to the Marshfield Medical Center.
The person who reported the incident turned over to police a large quantity of narcotics, which was found in the man’s room.
Man with warrant found possessing THC, paraphernalia
At 11:31 a.m. police made contact with a 33-year-old Marshfield man who had a valid Marshfield Police Department warrant on the 2400 block of E. Hintz St. The man was taken into custody, and he was found to be in possession of THC and drug paraphernalia.
He was transported to Wood County Jail. Charges will be requested through the Wood County DA’s office.
Marshfield woman reports attempted scam
A Marshfield woman came into the Marshfield Police Department at 12:56 p.m. to report that she was being scammed by someone claiming to be with the IRS. An unknown person told the woman she owed several thousand dollars in taxes and that she would be arrested if she did not immediately make a payment.
The woman followed the person’s instructions. She purchased a $200 Walmart gift card and gave the card information to the person over the phone.
Police contacted Walmart, and the gift card transaction was able to be canceled prior to the person receiving the funds. There are no suspects at this time.
Chili woman violates bond condition
Police responded at 7:42 p.m. to a report that a 41-year-old Chili woman was violating a condition of her bond on the 1700 block of W. McMillan Ave. The woman had an open Clark County case. She was taken into custody for misdemeanor bail jumping, posted bond, and was released.
Woman issued THC possession citation
Police responded at 8:55 p.m. to a report that a 24-year-old Marshfield woman had been smoking marijuana. The woman’s husband reported the incident and was concerned she may have smoked marijuana in front of their children.
Officers spoke with the woman at her residence. She admitted to recreational marijuana use when her children were not present and stated she was in possession of a small amount of marijuana.
Police recovered a bag with a green, leafy, plant material that later field tested positive for THC and cited the woman for possession of THC.
Saturday, Sept. 2
Kentucky woman cited for OWI
An officer observed a vehicle traveling at 43 mph in a 30 mph zone near the intersection of Central Avenue and 17th Street at 1:12 a.m. The officer initiated a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, a 27-year-old Elizabethtown, Kentucky, woman.
The officer reported smelling a strong odor of intoxicants coming from inside the vehicle. When asked if she had been drinking, the woman stated she had, had wine.
The woman performed standardized field sobriety tests and failed. A preliminary breath test was administered with a result of 0.11.
The woman was arrested and cited for OWI, first offense, and transported to the Marshfield Medical Center for a legal blood draw. She was then released to a responsible party.
Sunday, Sept. 3
Neighbor cuts woman’s vines on Fourth Street
At 12:06 p.m. a Marshfield woman reported that her neighbor intentionally cut down vine plants from her fence on the 800 block of W. Fourth St. An officer met with the woman and observed the cut vines.
The officer spoke to the neighbor, a 37-year-old woman, who admitted to cutting the vine, stating it was technically on her property. Police advised her to not cause damage to her neighbor’s property in the future and that she should contact police if she felt something needed to be removed. The neighbor was very angry and used vulgar language throughout her contact with the officer.
Woman arrested for OWI, possession of THC, paraphernalia
Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on the 200 block of N. Peach Ave. at 12:18 p.m. K-9 H alerted to the presence of a controlled substance coming from the vehicle, and police located marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
The driver, a 36-year-old Marshfield woman, was arrested for possession of THC; possession of drug paraphernalia; and OWI, first offense. She was booked, cited, and released. Charges were requested through the Wood County DA’s office.
Police respond to reported fight, arrest two
Police responded at 2:48 p.m. to a report of a fight taking place in a parking lot on the 1600 block of N. Central Ave. When officers arrived, the parties were no longer fighting.
During investigation of the incident, police arrested one of the subjects for a Waupaca County warrant and another for possession of drug paraphernalia and a probation violation. Both subjects were booked at the Marshfield Police Department and then transported to Wood County Jail. Charges are being requested through the Wood County DA.
Milwaukee woman taken into custody for OWL
Police took a 21-year-old Milwaukee woman into custody at 9:13 p.m. for operating without a license, second offense. The woman was transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking procedures and then released with multiple citations.
Monday, Sept. 4
Marshfield man cited following disturbance
Police responded at 1:22 a.m. to a report of an ongoing disturbance on the 500 block of N. Central Ave. Contact was made with six individuals, all of whom stated they wished no police involvement regarding the altercation. A 24-year-old Marshfield man was issued a citation for resisting.