Weekly Police Blotter: June 12-18, 2018
Man is victim of IRS scam
At 1:48 p.m., a 47-year-old Baldwin man reported that earlier that morning he was the victim of an IRS scam. The man purchased $1,400 worth of Google Play gift cards. He had given his card information to an unknown person over the phone. The man’s bank is working on a fraud investigation.
Child found in early morning
At 2:46 a.m. a security office at a local medical complex reported that there was a 4-year-old child walking on the sidewalk outside the facility. The child stated she was looking for her father. Further investigation showed the child was staying at her grandmother’s nearby. The grandmother did not realize the child had left the house considering the time of day and had assumed she was sleeping.
Broken glass wake-up call
At 2:51 a.m., a 62-year-old Marshfield man was awoken by the sound of broken glass in his apartment. After an investigation, it was determined that an unknown person threw a chunk of concrete through his apartment window. There are no suspects at this time.
Victim of credit card scam
At 4:12 p.m., a 28-year-old Marshfield woman reported that she had give her credit card information and last four numbers of her social security number to a caller stating they were from Capitol One. The woman then called the credit card company and reported what happened. The woman was given information on how to check credit reports and how to check for suspicious activity.
Hefko Pool vandalized
At 6:46 a.m., a Marshfield Park and Recreation Department employee reported that sometime between 8 p.m. the night before and 6:45 a.m. that morning, someone had vandalized Hefko Pool. It was observed that three lawn chairs and a heavy wooden bench had been thrown into the pool. Other damage includes a broken hose reel and a locker cabinet broken from the wall. There are no suspects at this time.
Back to jail
At 12:21 a.m., a Marshfield woman called police after a 27-year-old Marshfield male broke a door that was locked to prevent him from entering the residence. The man broke conditions of his probation, prohibiting violent contact with the woman as well as complete sobriety. The man was transported to the Wood County Jail.