Weekly police blotter
Monday, Sept. 25
Marshfield man violates probation
At 9:53 a.m. police took a 29-year-old Marshfield man into custody for a violation of his probation. The man was brought to the Marshfield Police Department for booking procedures and later to Wood County Jail.
Bail jumping charges requested following no-contact violation
Police responded at 11:37 a.m. to a report of a no-contact violation. A 58-year-old Marshfield man had texted a woman he was not supposed to contact.
Police arrested the man at his residence and then transported him to the Marshfield Police Department for booking. After posting the required bond, he was released. A request for charges will be completed for misdemeanor bail jumping.
Rhinelander man with warrant arrested
Police responded at 6:39 p.m. to a report of a disturbance at the Marshfield Medical Center pediatric unit. A 24-year-old Rhinelander man was arrested for a valid Forest County warrant. A probation hold was also placed on the man for being under the influence.
The man was transported to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and brought to Wood County Jail.
Armed, intoxicated man involved in motorcycle crash
A one-vehicle motorcycle crash occurred near the intersection of Veterans Parkway and St Joseph Avenue at 6:59 p.m. During the investigation it was discovered the driver was impaired, and he was subsequently cited for operating while under the influence, first offense. Charges will also be directed to the Wood County district attorney’s office for felony bail jumping, carrying a concealed weapon, and armed while intoxicated.
Tuesday, Sept. 26
Man arrested for bail jumping
Police arrested a man on the 1500 block of S. Locust Ave. for misdemeanor bail jumping. He was transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking, posted the required $1,000 bond, and was released.
Friday, Sept. 29
Police called to assist with fire
Police and fire department staff were dispatched to a reported fire in a patient’s room at the Golden Living Center – Three Oaks at 2 a.m. Upon arrival, staff members had put out the fire using a fire extinguisher.
Patients were moved to a safer area due to the smoke, and the Marshfield Fire & Rescue Department took over the scene. The fire was determined to be caused by a malfunction with a light fixture and was not deemed suspicious. No further action was taken.
Saturday, Sept. 30
Loose horse with cart contained
Police were called to the area of Wildwood Park & Zoo at 1 p.m. for a loose horse and cart. The horse was finally restrained in the parking lot of Jack Hackman Field. The horse and cart hit multiple signs and a police squad vehicle.
Theft suspects lead police on foot pursuit
Police responded at 2:43 p.m. to a report of multiple people committing retail theft at a store on the 2000 block of N. Central Ave. Officers located the individuals, and a foot pursuit ensued.
The fleeing suspects were all taken into custody. A male suspect was on probation, and a probation hold was confirmed.
A pregnant female who was involved requested an ambulance due to stomach pain and was later released from the emergency room. An officer was injured during the foot pursuit and sought medical attention at the ER.
Backpack, cash stolen from vehicle
A Crescent Springs, Kentucky, man reported that some time between 8 p.m. and 10:05 p.m. someone had entered his vehicle, which was on the 500 block of E. 17th St., and stole a backpack along with $1,000 in U.S. currency. Police searched the area and made contact with event staff. There are no suspects at this time.
Suspect taken into custody for felony fleeing
Police responded at 8:40 p.m. to a report of a possibly intoxicated driver almost striking another vehicle on the 100 block of N. Central Ave. Given license plate information by the person who reported the incident, officers located the suspect vehicle and attempted to perform a traffic stop, but the suspect fled.
The suspect was later taken into custody and transported to Wood County Jail. Felony fleeing charges will be filed with the Wood County DA’s office.
Two picked up for warrants
Police took into custody a 36-year-old Marshfield man for a valid Marathon County warrant and a 29-year-old Marshfield woman for a valid Clark County warrant on the 1600 block of N. Central Ave. Both were transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking. The man posted bond and was released. The woman was unable to post bond and was taken to Clark County Jail.
Sunday, Oct. 1
Mailbox damaged in hit-and-run on Becker Road
Two people reported hearing a loud crash some time between midnight and 12:30 a.m. and in the morning found that a mailbox was struck and damaged on the 1700 block of Becker Road. Mirror parts were left on the scene, and the suspect vehicle was thought to have a missing left passenger mirror. There are no suspects at this time.