Marshfield Weekly Police Blotter: Oct. 2-8, 2018
Man forges documents in divorce hearings
At 1:10 p.m., a 37-year-old Chili woman reported that her ex-husband, a 60-year-old Chili man, was to sell a diamond ring and the monies from the sale was to be split evenly between the two. The ring was appraised at $2,500. The man forged a document regarding the ring and value and submitted it to the court. After a police investigation, charges of forgery were forwarded to the Wood County District Attorney.
Running on empty
At 2:16 p.m., a manager of a Marshfield gas station reported that a woman was seen fueling her vehicle three times in the month of September and then leaving without paying. This happened at multiple locations of this business. The license plate provided appeared to be altered or fake. The vehicle and the suspect, a 46-year-old Auburndale woman, were found. Charges have been sent to Wood County District Attorney’s office.
Trailer break in
At 3:17 p.m., the manager of a mobile home park in Marshfield reported that an unknown individual had forcefully entered a vacant home on the lot. There was damage from the break-in. There are no suspects at this time; however, there will be added security measures put in place to prevent further attempts.
Social media clash
At 4:17 p.m., a 31-year-old Marshfield man called to report unwanted Facebook messages from a 29-year-old Marshfield male. After police spoke with the 31-year-old man, it was discovered that he had initiated contact by writing slanderous comments on the younger male’s Facebook wall that lead to both men messaging each other in a very heated exchange. The older man issued an apology to the younger man, then blocked him so there will be no further contact.
Erratic driver taken to hospital
Shortly after 12 p.m., two separate callers phoned police to report a vehicle being driven erratically in Marshfield. Police were able to locate the vehicle and found the driver, a 67-year-old Owen man, who was in need of medical attention. The man transported to the local medical complex. His vehicle showed fresh damage and police were uncertain when or where the damage took place. The man was also issued several citations for his driving.
At 7:59 p.m., a 54-year-old Marshfield man reported that while giving a 27-year-old woman a ride home she struck him with her cane. The man stated that she had become upset with him after he told her that she was taking financial advantage of his daughter. The woman reported that she did hit the man with her cane after he started calling her names and refused to pull over to let her out.