Weekly police blotter
Monday, Sept. 11
Vehicle strikes man at Doege and Oak
A Marshfield man reported that on Sept. 9 he was struck by vehicle while walking across the street at the intersection of Doege Street and Oak Avenue. A vehicle made a right turn from West Doege Street onto North Oak Avenue and struck the man on the left side. The man said he was knocked to the ground and that the vehicle slowed but continued driving north on Oak Avenue.
The man stated he did not report the incident at the time because he did not believe he was injured, but he said he had some soreness in his legs and left arm. No visible injuries were observed.
Man reports unauthorized transaction
A Marshfield man came into the Marshfield Police Department at 10:51 a.m. to report that there had been an attempted unauthorized transaction using funds from his bank account. The man had discussed the incident with his bank. Because the man did not have sufficient funds in his account, the transaction was canceled, and none of his money was transferred.
Neither the man nor the bank knew if the transaction was fraudulent or a mistake, but police advised the man to watch his account for other transactions and change his account information.
Nineteen-year-old turns herself in for warrant
At 4:55 p.m. a 19-year-old Marshfield woman turned herself in at the Marshfield Police Department for a valid DNA warrant. The DNA sample was obtained, and the woman was booked for the warrant and then released.
Tuesday, Sept. 12
Marshfield woman stopped for OWL, second offense
At 11:23 a.m. police stopped a vehicle driven by a 29-year-old Marshfield woman for operating without a valid driver’s license. Due to a family emergency, the woman was allowed to come to the Marshfield Police Department later in the day to be booked. She was booked for operating without a license, second offense, and then released.
Money reported missing from wallet
An anonymous person found a wallet in the parking lot of a store on the 2000 block of N. Central Ave. at 2:54 p.m., took it to the store’s service desk, and was instructed to bring it to the Marshfield Police Department. An officer was then able to locate the owner of the wallet and return it to him.
The owner stated $100 appeared to be missing from the wallet. The owner counted $485 in the wallet when it was returned to him, and he believed $585 was in the wallet prior to his going shopping.
Loss prevention at the store reviewed security footage and stated it did not appear the person who found the wallet had gone through the wallet. Police notified the owner of this.
Wednesday, Sept. 13
Trespassing under investigation
A Marshfield woman stated that in the last couple weeks, she had noticed items missing from her residence on the 500 block of N. Broadway Ave. The woman suspected her landlord’s boyfriend may have had access to her residence as there were no signs of forced entry.
Police will contact the suspect, and the woman said she will inform her landlord of the issues and will get her locks changed.
Thursday, Sept. 14
Woman taken into custody for warrant
At 8:56 p.m. police took a 31-year-old Marshfield woman into custody on the 2400 block of Lawraine St. for a valid Wood County warrant. She was brought to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and released after submitting to the required DNA test.
Friday, Sept. 15
Suspicious letter reported
A Marshfield woman reported receiving a letter from an unknown individual containing inappropriate comments regarding her physical appearance. The letter made reference to her breasts and clothing she wears at work.
The letter was sent to her employer’s address but addressed to her. There was a return P.O. Box address on the outside of the envelope.
Police instructed the woman to contact law enforcement again if more letters are received. An officer will attempt to obtain the suspect’s information via the post office, contact the individual, and request the letters stop.
Police assist ambulance on 911 call
An 18-year-old Marshfield man called 911 at 2:59 a.m. requesting an ambulance after he ingested a drug item. The man was located waiting outside his residence on the 1500 block of N. Peach Ave. and was responsive and coherent.
He stated he ingested LSD 12 hours prior and was concerned that he was still feeling effects. The man gave officers permission to search his residence for drug items and assured that there were none. Police did not locate any drug items, and the man was transported to the emergency room per his request.
Gas drive-off reported at McMillan Street station
A staff member at a gas station on the 1500 block of W. McMillan St. reported at 10:38 a.m. that a man pumped $30 worth of gasoline and left without paying for it. Officers’ attempts to contact the registered owner of the vehicle were unsuccessful. A request was sent to the Wausau Police Department to contact the registered owner of the vehicle since he had a Wausau address.
The staff member did not believe the gas drive-off was intentional and stated the station would mail the registered owner of the vehicle a letter requesting payment for the gasoline.
Police perform two warrant pickups
A 29-year-old Marshfield man was taken into custody on North Maple Avenue near East Grant Street for a Department of Corrections warrant. He was transported to the Marshfield Police Department, where booking procedures were completed, and then to Wood County Jail.
At 10:43 p.m. police took a 19-year-old Marshfield man into custody during a traffic stop for a valid Marshfield warrant as well as for operating after revocation. The man was transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking procedures, posted bond, and was released.
Saturday, Sept. 16
Woman, man detained for shoplifting
A 26-year-old Wisconsin Rapids woman and an unknown man were detained at a store on the 2000 block of N. Central Ave. for shoplifting at 2:51 p.m. Both individuals admitted to taking multiple items from the store without paying for them.
The woman was out on bond due to three open felony cases in Wood County, and she had two prior retail theft charges in the past year. She was taken into custody and booked at the Marshfield Police Department for retail theft and three counts of felony bail jumping and then transported to Wood County Jail.
The man was issued a citation and released.