Weekly Police Blotter
Saturday, Sept. 6
- At 9:42 a.m. a manager from a store on the 100 block of N. Central Ave. reported an ongoing retail theft. A 27-year-old Marshfield man was viewed on two separate occasions taking food items and leaving the store without paying for them. Police and staff identified the man, and police will cite him for retail theft and inform him he can no longer return to the store.
Sunday, Sept. 7
- A 27-year-old Marshfield woman and a 43-year-old Marshfield man reported being harassed on the 1900 block of S. Peach Ave. at 4:18 p.m. Two males and one female got out of their vehicle and yelled and swore at the woman and man and called the woman names. Police were unable to contact the suspects but will continue trying to find them.
Wednesday, Sept. 10
- Police took into custody a 28-year-old Marshfield woman on a Marshfield Probation warrant on the 600 block of E. 21st St. Police transported her to the Marshfield Police Department for booking and then to Wood County Jail.
- A gas station on the 600 block of N. Central Ave. reported a fuel theft that occurred at 8:22 a.m. An unknown male filled the vehicle with $42 of gasoline and left the station without paying. Police identified the vehicle and requested the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department make contact with the vehicle’s owner.
- A 34-year-old Marshfield female reported at 9:55 p.m. that she was being harassed by telephone by a 27-year-old Marshfield female and a 43-year-old Marshfield male. Police warned all parties involved not to have any further contact with each other.
Thursday, Sept. 11
- A 58-year-old Marshfield man reported at 8:01 a.m. that he had been the victim of a scam. On Aug. 28, a 37-year-old Marshfield man took a check for $6,208 from the 58-year-old, cashed it, and promised the 58-year-old Green Bay Packers season tickets. The 58-year-old had not received the tickets or gotten his money back. Officers looked further into the matter and found several other potential victims. The Marshfield Detective Bureau is continuing to investigate.
- Police assisted St. Joseph’s Hospital Security at 4:10 p.m. by ticketing a vehicle in one of the Hospital parking lots. The vehicle was listed as stolen through the Stevens Point Police Department. The vehicle was taken to the Marshfield Police Department Impound.
- Police took into custody a 30-year-old Marshfield man for retail theft from a store on the 1100 block of W. Upham St. The man admitted he stole property from the store on four different occasions. The four counts of retail theft are being requested through the Wood County District Attorney’s Office as well as a charge of Bail Jumping since he is on bond through Clark County.
- Police cited a 31-year-old Marshfield man for retail theft from a store on the 1600 block of N. Central Ave. A loss prevention officer apprehended the man after he concealed items on his person and passed the last point of sale without paying for them. The man returned the items and said he would not do it again. Police issued the man a citation and then released him.
- Police served a citation to Canadian National Railroad after they received complaints of a train blocking Galvin Ave. on Wednesday, Sept. 10. When police contacted the railroad, they stated it would be at least an hour and a half longer.
Friday, Sept. 12
- Wood County Dispatch notified Marshfield officers of a report of two people on top of box cars on a moving train. A Marshfield officer saw the two people while at S. Central Ave. and W. Veterans Parkway and followed the train while Canadian National was contacted. The train stopped approximately four miles outside of Marshfield in Marathon County. The two people fled when the train stopped, but police found them, a 25-year-old Stevens Point female and 33-year-old Oregon male, and issued them citations.
Saturday, Sept. 13
- Police responded at 1:33 a.m. to a report of a disturbance on the 2200 block of S. Maple Ave. A 35-year-old male was yelling with two females, a 37-year-old and a 17-year-old, and pounded on windows. Although witnesses said the male was not using threatening words and did not commit any aggressive physical contact with any person, police found the male to have two warrants, and took him into custody. Police transported the man to Wood County Jail. Charges for Disorderly Conduct will also be sent to the Wood County District Attorney’s Office.
Sunday, Sept. 14
- Police took into custody a 24-year-old Wisconsin Rapids man on the 1000 block of W. 5th St. for OWI second offense, OAR, Possession of THC, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia subsequent to a traffic stop. The man submitted to a chemical test of his blood and was booked and taken to the Wood County Jail on a probation hold. Police cited the man for traffic violations, and charges are being requested through the Wood County District Attorney’s Office.
- A 26-year-old Marshfield woman reported that a 29-year-old Wisconsin Rapids man, against whom she has a restraining order, came to her residence on the 300 block of W. 3rd St. and physically assaulted a 30-year-old Marshfield man. The 29-year-old man forced entry into the residence and punched the 30-year-old man twice while armed with a knife. The 30-year-old man pushed the 29-year-old man outside the residence where he entered a vehicle and left the scene. Based on the restraining order violation, Wisconsin Rapids police officers took the 29-year-old man into custody at his residence in Wisconsin Rapids. Charges will be pursued with the Wood County District Attorney’s Office. A probation hold was placed on the 29-year-old man.
Monday, Sept. 15
- Police met with a 55-year-old man to investigate a possible check fraud. The man said there were fraudulent checks being made out to people from out of state. There are no suspects at this time. Follow-up will continue.
- An 18-year-old Marshfield man reported that a 22-year-old Marshfield man had harassed him at work on several occasions in the last few weeks. Police were unable to contact the 22-year-old, but follow-up will continue.
Tuesday, Sept. 16
- Police responded at 8:58 p.m. to a report of an attempted suicide on the 1800 block of S. Maple Ave. A 26-year-old Marshfield male had taken numerous prescription medications. The male was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital where he was medically cleared. Police contacted Wood County Crisis and placed a Chapter 51.15 hold on the male. The male was later transported to a mental health facility.