Marshfield Police Blotter: April 30 – May 6, 2019
April 29, 2019
On April 29 at 4:01 p.m. a Marshfield male reported that an unauthorized use of his debit card had resulted in a theft of $115.59 dollars. The victim stated that the unauthorized charges had come from St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN, specifically from a gas station and a fast food chain restaurant. The male stated that he had already contacted his bank and taken steps to file a claim and change his account information.
On April 29 at 8 p.m. a Marshfield female reported that her fiance, a 29-year-old Marshfield male, had been missing since Monday night, which she stated was very unusual for him. The female stated that she had contacted members of his family but that they had not seen or heard from him since Monday either. One family member stated that they saw him riding in a red SUV but further attempts to contact the family member were unsuccessful.
April 30, 2019
On April 30 at 1:04 p.m. a Marshfield female reported that her phone had been stolen from her but that she had received messages from the phone indicating that whoever had it planned on planting illegal items in her apartment and/or vehicle, even though no one that she knew of had access to those areas. The victim stated that the phone was likely taken from her apartment, but that she had not watched the camera footage yet because it made her husband paranoid. The officer who read the messages did not interpret them the same way and advised her to cancel the phone service.
On April 30th at 5:45 p.m. an employee of a chemical company in Wausau reported a theft and unauthorized credit card activity. The complainant stated that a former employee, a 35-year-old Rib Mountain male, had stolen the property and had used a company credit card for a $700 dollar purchase that was unauthorized by the company.
May 3, 2019
On May 3 at 11 p.m. officers responded to the 200 block of North Ash Avenue in Marshfield regarding reports of an underage party involving alcohol. Upon contact, an 18-year-old Marshfield male was arrested for two warrants and possession of marijuana, while a 28-year-old male was arrested for bail jumping.
On May 3 at 6:32 a.m. the principal of Marshfield High School was made aware of a threatening Instagram post made by a former student that seemed to suggest that something bad would happen at the school and advised students to stay home that day. Extra officers arrived at the school for added protection and police contact was made with the former student, a 21-year-old Marshfield male, along with his mother. The subject stated that the photo was not meant to be a threat and was only a reference to the new Avengers movie. The male stated that he did not understand why the photo was seen as threatening, and was lectured by officers and his mother. The post was removed, no legal action will be taken, and the mother of the subject stated that she would handle punishing her son.