Weekly Police Blotter: Jan. 8-14, 2019
Just trying to help a girl out
At 3:08 p.m., an employee of a North Central Avenue department store called to report a theft. The employee reported that he approached a man for stealing a package of feminine products. The man then handed the package over and then ran. Marshfield Police officers were unable to identify the man.
At 4:10 p.m., a woman reported that a package left at her front door had been stolen. She stated that the package had been delivered to her home at 1:09 p.m. and contained almost $200 worth of face creams. Prior to contacting law enforcement, the woman spoke with her neighbors and the apartment manager, but nobody had noticed anything out of the ordinary.
Unclean and Profane
At 5:06 p.m., a motel owner reported that he informed a lodger that she would be evicted if she did not clean her room to a reasonable standard. The woman responded with profanity and profane gestures, but eventually calmed, apologized, and agreed to clean the room.The woman was given a warning for disorderly conduct, and upon inspection the next day, the owner found that the room upheld acceptable standards of cleanliness.
Abercrombie & Snitch
A woman reported that an unknown person had used her debit card to purchase items from popular clothing store Abercrombie & Fitch. The woman stated that she had already contacted the company to inform them that she was not the one who had made the purchase. She also canceled the card and planned on contacting her bank about the fraudulent charge.
At 9:55 a.m., a 19-year-old Marshfield woman reported that while her car was parked at the 2000 block of North Central Avenue the day before, someone had vandalized her car. Damage was done to both doors on the driver’s side of the vehicle. An unknown person had spray painted both doors. Video surveillance was unable to help as her vehicle was not observed from available footage.
Slip ‘n Slide on the go
At 3:54 p.m., a Marshfield man called to report that he had observed a car slide through the intersection of West Laurel Court and West Veterans Parkway. The vehicle knocked down a traffic sign and hit a lit pole. The vehicle then drove off.