Marshfield Police Blotter: March 12-18, 2020
March 18, 2020
On March 18 at 1:58 p.m. a Marshfield male contacted police to report that his father, another Marshfield resident, had been scammed out of $1,500 in the form of gift cards to a department store. The complainant stated that the victim had granted access to his computer to suspects over the phone so that they could repair a virus. The individuals were also given access to the male’s bank accounts but the bank prevented money from being lost. The gift cards were given to the suspects to pay for their services.
March 14, 2020
On March 14 at 2:20 p.m. the store manager of a Marshfield grocery store reported witnessing a woman lick the door handle of a freezer door within the store. The complainant immediately sanitized the door handle and requested a welfare check on the woman. Contact was made with the suspect, a 53-year-old Marshfield woman, who stated that she licked the door in protest of the coronavirus.
March 12, 2020
On March 12 at 5:05 p.m. a Marshfield female reported that her landlord had removed the door to her residence in addition to turning the gas off. Officers contacted the landlord and informed him to place the door back and turn the gas back on if he did not want to receive a citation. Roughly two hours later, the complainant called to report that the door had been replaced but with only four screws and the gas had been turned back on.