Marshfield Police Blotter: Feb. 19-25, 2019
February 18, 2019
Grill thief at large
On Feb. 18 at 7 a.m., a Marshfield woman reported that her grill had been taken. The woman stated that local recycle yards had been notified and that the area was photographed. The woman said that she did not know who would have taken it and at this time there are no suspects.
February 19, 2019
Crafty Car Salesman
On Feb. 19 at 1:41 p.m., a Marshfield man reported that he paid money for a vehicle but has not received the vehicle yet. The man stated that he had paid the money to a Wisconsin Rapids male for the private sale and that a civil court case was currently in progress to regain the lost money.
February 22, 2019
On Feb. 22 at 3:33 p.m., two Marshfield males reported that snow had fallen onto their vehicles and caused significant damage. The two men stated that their cars had been parked in the northernmost row of stalls in the municipal parking lot at 109 West Fith Street and that the snow had fallen from the second story roof of the property at 108 West Fourth Street.
February 24, 2019
Cocaine found during tavern check
During a sweep of a Marshfield bar, an officer recognized a male who was drinking alcohol even though he was on probation. The man was taken into custody and three separate baggies of what is suspected to be cocaine was found in his possession. The male later resisted arrest, refused to cooperate with booking, and was transported to the Wood County Jail.
A new form of popping tags
On Feb. 24 at 6:25 p.m., an employee of the Marshfield Walmart reported that a 36-year-old Stevens Point male was suspected of ticket switching when checking out at the self checkout lanes. The employee stated that he had video footage of the male ticket switching. The man has not yet been located but has several other warrants out for his arrest. Charges of retail theft and habitual criminality will be requested.