Marshfield Police Blotter: April 9-15, 2019
April 9, 2019
A local scam
On April 9 at 1 p.m. a woman reported that she had been called by a scammer posing as a worker for a local Marshfield technology retailer. The complainant stated that she had been told that she had an account with a balance of $3,415.08 that needed to be settled, however the woman on the phone was unable to answer any further questions. The woman then contacted the retailer directly and discovered that she had no debts that needed settling. She then proceeded to alert the authorities of the attempted scam.
April 10, 2019
On April 10 at 1:03 p.m. a Marshfield male reported that he had received a letter in the mail from the Department of Transportation informing him that a duplicate drivers license request had been submitted in his name. The fraudulent account was frozen.
April 12, 2019
On April 12 at 10:06 a.m. a woman reported that there was profane graffiti written on one of the walls of the pedestrian tunnel near the 100 block of North Oak Avenue in Marshfield.
On April 12 at 12:54 p.m. a Marshfield woman reported that her neighbors had began to swear and yell at her for no reason while she was on her back porch. When the woman’s neighbors were contacted, they stated that they had been shoveling snow off of their porch when the woman had come outside and began yelling at them. Both parties were advised to avoid further contact with each other.
April 14, 2019
Restraining order violation
On April 14 at 2:47 a.m. it was reported that a 32-year-old Marshfield male had contacted a Marshfield male and via cellphone. The complainants stated that they both have a restraining order against the man that prohibits him from contacting them. The man could not be located.