Weekly police blotter
Saturday, Sept. 30
Man warned for harassment
A Marshfield woman contacted police after receiving harassing text messages from a Marshfield man. The woman showed police a lengthy Facebook Messenger conversation in which the man made threatening comments.
Police contacted the man, and he admitted to the inappropriate messages. He was warned for his behavior and informed that he would be cited if he had any further contact with the woman. The woman was advised to stop replying to the man’s messages.
Monday, Oct. 2
Counterfeit bill reported
An employee at a gas station on the 600 block of N. Central Ave. reported at 10:03 p.m. that a customer attempted to pass a counterfeit $5 bill. Police spoke with the customer, who said she was a waitress and received the bill as a tip earlier in the day. She had no idea who would have given her the bill.
The counterfeit bill was placed into evidence.
Tuesday, Oct. 3
Cellphone reported as stolen
A Marshfield woman reported that she forgot her cellphone in a bathroom on the UW-Marshfield/Wood County campus some time between 9:10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. and that when she returned, the phone was gone.
The woman checked with several people in the area and campus staff, but the phone had not been turned in. She also attempted to call the phone and use the “find my phone” feature, but the phone appeared to be shut off.
There are no suspects at this time. The woman was told to contact police again if her phone is turned in or if she receives information on where it is.
Wednesday, Oct. 4
Three Marshfield women picked up for warrants
A 43-year-old Marshfield woman was arrested on the 100 block of S. Cherry Ave. for a valid Marshfield warrant. She was transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking and then was taken to Wood County Jail.
A 30-year-old Marshfield woman was taken into custody on the 100 block of W. First St. on a valid Clark County warrant. She was booked at the Marshfield Police Department, posted bond, and was released.
At 12:15 p.m. police arrested a 31-year-old Marshfield woman with a valid Marshfield and two Wood County warrants. She was booked and processed at the Marshfield Police Department and then transported to Wood County Jail.
Two taken into custody for bail jumping
At 7:49 p.m. police took a 33-year-old Marshfield woman into custody on the 400 block of W. Blodgett St. for a valid Wood County warrant. The woman also had an open case through Jackson County with a condition of no alcohol consumption. Because she registered a 0.24 on a preliminary breath test (PBT), charges of misdemeanor bail jumping will be sent to the Wood County district attorney’s office.
The woman was booked and then transported to Wood County Jail.
A 32-year-old Marshfield man was taken into custody on the 100 block of W. First St. for misdemeanor bail jumping at 9:01 p.m. The man had an open Jackson County case with a condition of no alcohol, and he registered a 0.28 on a PBT.
He was booked and transported to Wood County Jail. Charges of misdemeanor bail jumping will be forwarded to the Wood County DA’s office.
Thursday, Oct. 5
Following disturbance, man cited for public urination, disorderly conduct
Police responded at 12:13 a.m. to a report of a disturbance involving a man and a woman on the 100 block of E. Fifth St. It was determined that the incident did not meet the criteria for a mandatory domestic arrest. Both parties were separated, and the man was issued citations for public urination and disorderly conduct.
Man hunting on city property warned
Police responded at 5:57 p.m. to a report of a hunter illegally hunting on city property on the 1600 block of N. Hume Ave. Officers made contact with the suspect and recognized him as he had been warned in the past for the same violation.
The man denied any wrongdoing and claimed that he was hunting on private property. Police warned the man, and officers will monitor the area in the future.
Friday, Oct. 6
Nineteen-year-old arrested for domestic disorderly conduct
Police arrested a 19-year-old Marshfield man at 7:32 a.m. for two counts of domestic disorderly conduct. He was transported to the Marshfield Police Department, processed, and released after singing the conditional release contact prohibition agreement forms and posting the $300 bond. A request for charges is being forwarded to the Wood County DA’s office.
Police assist in death investigation
A staff member of an apartment complex on the 300 block of W. Kalsched St. requested police perform a welfare check on a 64-year-old Marshfield man that lived at the complex. The man had not been seen in a few days, and the staff member was worried about him.
Officers met with the staff member, who provided access to the man’s apartment. The man was found lying on his bed and was determined to be deceased. The coroner was contacted, and Rembs Funeral Home staff removed the body.
Marshfield man arrested for retail theft
At 5:55 p.m. a 27-year-old Marshfield man was arrested at a store on the 1300 block of N. Central Ave. for attempting to steal batteries. The man was brought to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and then released. A request for retail theft charges will be sent to the DA’s office.
Saturday, Oct. 7
Delivered package reported stolen
A Marshfield man reported a package containing two water filters was stolen from his front steps on the 400 block of N. Vine Ave. It was confirmed with the U.S. Postal Service that the package had been delivered at the residence at 11:42 a.m. on Oct. 6. There are no known suspects at the time.
Man taken into custody for disorderly conduct
Police responded at 12:06 a.m. to a report of a disturbance involving a 33-year-old Marshfield man on the 1400 block of S. Locust Ave. The man was taken into custody, booked at the Marshfield Police Department, posted the required bond, and was released. Charges of disorderly conduct will be sent to the DA’s office.
Patient damages Norwood property
At 7:23 p.m. an employee from Norwood Health Center reported criminal damage to property done by a 19-year-old La Crosse woman who is a patient. These were the fourth and fifth incidents of the same type of damage the suspect had done.
Charges will be referred to the Wood County DA’s office. The woman will remain in secure detention per her doctor’s order.
Man ends up in jail after venison argument
Police responded at 8:27 p.m. to a report of a verbal dispute on the 300 block of N. Pine Ave. Upon officers’ arrival, an argument between two Marshfield men about cooking venison had ended.
It was found that one of the men, a 52-year-old, had violated his probation, and he was taken into custody, booked, and transported to Wood County Jail for a probation hold.
Sunday, Oct. 8
Marshfield woman, man warned for trespassing
An employee of a store on the 2000 block of N. Central Ave. reported at 3:18 a.m. that a 31-year-old Marshfield woman and a 33-year-old Marshfield man who had been observed in the past stealing from the store were behaving in ways consistent with trying to steal again. Police contacted the individuals and advised them they are no longer allowed on the store’s property.
Rib Lake man taken into custody for probation hold, warrants
At 10:10 p.m. police took a 29-year-old Rib Lake man into custody on the 200 block of S. Palmetto Ave. for a valid probation hold and numerous warrants through Clark and Marathon Counties. The man was then turned over to a Wood County Sheriff’s Office deputy, who assisted by transporting the man to Wood County Jail.
Police perform two warrant pickups
Police took a 39-year-old woman into custody for a child support warrant. After booking and posting bond, the woman was released.
A 20-year-old Wisconsin Rapids woman was taken into custody on a body-only warrant for Wood County and a Wisconsin Rapids warrant. Once booking was completed, the woman was transferred to Wood County Jail.