Weekly Police Blotter
Tuesday, Dec. 16
- Police received a report at 4:10 p.m. of threats being made at a store on the 2000 block of N. Central Ave. A female ex-employee came into the store and made specific threats about two other employees that she claimed were talking about her behind her back. Police contacted the ex-employee on Dec. 19, and she was cooperative. The store requested that the ex-employee be no longer allowed on the property, and she stated that she would comply with the trespass order and that she would not act on any threats.
Wednesday, Dec. 17
- Police were dispatched to the 1500 block of N. Hinman Ave. at 4:08 p.m. to investigate an anonymous complaint of child neglect. An officer made contact with the owner of the residence, a 22-year-old Marshfield male, and was allowed inside the residence to substantiate the complaint. Social Services will be contacted, and further investigation will be needed.
- At 8:07 p.m. an 18-year-old Marshfield male reported that his fog machine and laser light, worth $75 each, had been stolen. The remotes for the two items, which were stored in a separate area, were also taken. The man was out of town with two of his roommates between Dec. 13 and Dec. 17, and when he returned home he noticed the items were missing. The man and his three roommates usually leave the door unlocked, and numerous people have frequented the residence for parties. Police contacted the one suspect the man provided, who denied all allegations.
Thursday, Dec. 18
- A store manager reported that the till was short $80 on Dec. 11 and was short again on Dec. 16. The manager reviewed video surveillance and saw an employee, a 19-year-old Marshfield woman, stealing money from the cash register. The manager showed police the footage. The 19-year-old came to the Marshfield Police Department at 2:43 p.m. to resolve the case. She admitted to taking the money and said that she would return it. Police issued the woman a citation. She also said that problems with her ex-boyfriend caused her to steal the money and that she no longer wished to have contact with him. Police contacted the ex-boyfriend and informed him that he is not allowed to contact the woman.
Friday, Dec. 19
- Police responded at 3:30 p.m. to a child custody dispute. A 24-year-old Marshfield man reported that a 23-year-old Marshfield woman would not adhere to the court order visitation. Police contacted the woman, who advised that she is not going to give placement to the man. The man provided court paperwork that indicated that he would get placement four days a week. The man also presented text messages that showed the woman’s intent to withhold the child. Police took photographs of the text messages and informed the man that this incident will be documented and that he should re-contact the woman in 12 hours as there is no safety concern. Police advised the man to contact the family court commissioner and told him that charges could be pursued if the woman’s behavior continues.
- At 3:45 p.m. a 27-year-old Marshfield woman reported that a FedEx-delivered package to her residence on the 1500 block of Shawano Drive had gone missing. The woman verified with FedEx that the package had been dropped off at her residence, but when she looked for it, it was not there. Officers will follow up by canvassing the area as well as going door to door to inform residents of possible thefts.
- A 56-year-old Marshfield woman came into the Marshfield Police Department at 12:21 p.m. to report a possible theft. The woman’s cell phone went missing between Dec. 11 and Dec. 19. The woman was unsure if the phone was stolen or misplaced. The woman had contacted the phone company and disconnected phone service. The phone company would not replace her phone. The woman made references to having the phone taken while at a computer lab in Spencer, and police instructed her to report the theft to Marathon County, but she did not wish to pursue their services. Because of the woman’s uncertainty if she misplaced the phone and no signs of forced entry to her locked car or residence, police informed the woman the case would be listed as possible theft.
Saturday, Dec. 20
- At 9:34 a.m. a 32-year-old Marshfield woman reported that she had been a victim of fraud. In September a California company called the woman and stated that she had an outstanding bill from her wedding rings that she purchased 10 years prior. The woman was also told that if she did not settle the debt, the company would press charges. The woman felt pressured to pay the debt and agreed to a payment plan. The woman faxed her debit card information to the company. Since then the company has withdrawn more than the agreed amount of money. The woman cannot obtain any contact information from the company to investigate further.
Sunday, Dec. 21
- A 24-year-old Marshfield woman came into the Marshfield Police Department at 11:27 a.m. to report telephone harassment from a 53-year-old Vesper woman. The Marshfield woman had gone to the Vesper woman’s home and walked in without permission, which upset the Vesper woman and led to a foul text conversation between both parties. Police warned both women to cease contact via phone or text, or they would be issued citations. Police informed the Marshfield woman to not go into a residence without permission. The entire situation regards child custody visitation and pending charges. Police also informed the Marshfield woman on directions to take for future visitation requests.
- During a traffic stop at 1:47 a.m. on the 1400 block of N. Peach Ave., a K9 conducted an exterior sniff of the vehicle and indicated to the presence of narcotics. Following a search of the vehicle, police took an 18-year-old Mosinee male and two 16-year-old Stevens Point males into custody for possession of THC and drug paraphernalia. Officers transported the males to the Marshfield Police Department for booking and then released them. Police requested charges and juvenile referrals for Possession of THC and Drug Paraphernalia.
Monday, Dec. 22
- Police responded at 8:17 a.m. to a report of theft on the 1400 block of E. Becker Road. The light, light fixture, and the wiring that fed the light had been taken off a utility pole that had been involved in an accident. Video footage is being reviewed. There are no suspects at this time.