Weekly Police Blotter: Nov. 29 – Dec. 5, 2017
Delivery packages removed from front porch
At 1 p.m., a 26-year-old Marshfield woman reported that two separate delivery packages were taken from her front porch. The woman called to confirm that the packages were delivered. She was advised to have her packages delivered when she is home or have them held at the post office for pick up. A neighborhood canvas will be conducted. There are no suspects at this time.
Man throws chair through window
At 4:43 a.m., officers were called to a Marshfield health center to assist in detaining a 44-year-old male who was out of control. There staff members advised that the male had thrown a chair, shattering a glass window. When officers arrived the man was calm. The center’s director originally stated that she did not want to file charges, but subsequent contact resulted in a formal request to have the matter prosecuted. Charges are being requested through the Wood County District Attorney’s office.
Wallet found and returned to owner
At 12:15 p.m., a 41-year-old Marshfield woman turned over a blue wallet, along with various cards she had found in front of her residence. Officers were able to determine the owner’s address by the contents and returned them to the owner’s mother, who informed them that nothing appeared to be missing.
Marshfield woman has fraudulent change of address
At 11:02 a.m., a 54-year-old Marshfield woman reported that sometime between Nov. 25 and Dec. 2, some unknown individual filed a change of address request through the United States Postal Service, causing her mail and some online orders to be forwarded to an address in Georgia. The woman’s address has been corrected, and she will monitor her credit report. Law enforcement at the Georgia address was contacted and will monitor the location.
Woman reports secret shopper scam
A 44-year-old Marshfield woman reported that she had received a possible scam letter. The woman stated that a Fed-Ex letter had been sent to her inviting her to complete a secret shopper task. The letter requested her to cash a check and send a portion of the money to another individual through Money Gram. The check was from a business in Arizona. Based on other reports, the letter was determined to be a scam and was placed into evidence, along with the check.
Angry man causes second dent in own vehicle
At 12:35 p.m., a 56-year-old Ohio man reported that a 49-year-old North Fond du Lac man opened the rear passenger door of his vehicle and struck his vehicle, at a Marshfield location. The Ohio man attempted to show how the North Fond du Lac man opened his door and caused another small dent in his own vehicle. Both dents were caused by accident, one by each individual. The Ohio used vulgar words toward the other individual and was warned for disorderly conduct.
Spencer man arrested for possession following traffic stop
At 6:49 p.m., Marshfield officers initiated a traffic stop on South Central Avenue. A vehicle sniff was conducted with K9 Steffi, who indicated the odor of a controlled substance. A search of the vehicle and its occupants was performed. A 20-year-old Spencer man was arrested for possession of THC and drug paraphernalia. The man was booked and released. Charges are being requested though the Wood County District Attorney’s office.
Marshfield man’s laundry taken
A 30-year-old Marshfield man reported that at 2 p.m. he went to a Marshfield Laundromat and placed seven pairs of jeans and 30 black and blue t-shirts in a washer and left. He returned at about 2:30 p.m. and moved the clothes to a dryer and left again. He returned at 4:45 p.m. and could not find his clothes. He spoke with someone who said that he saw a male take clothes out of all the top dryers and leave in a truck. A note was left for the manager of the facilities to review surveillance video and contact the police department.
Boyfriend runs off with money
A 42-year-old Marshfield woman reported that at 5:35 a.m. her live-in boyfriend, a 51-year-old Marshfield man, had pushed her to the ground and took $620 cash without her permission. She stated that his actions had caused her to fear for her safety. The boyfriend had left the area prior to the officers’ arrival, and they were unable to locate him. Charges are being requested through the Wood County District Attorney’s office.