Wednesday, Oct. 28
Marshfield man suspects scam
At 3:38 p.m. a Marshfield man reported that a person called him, claimed to represent Wood County Circuit Court, provided a phone number to a collection company called United Mediation Group, and informed him of an outstanding debt, saying that legal action would be taken if the debt was not paid. The man then set up an automatic payment with the group.
As the man searched for more information on the company, he believed he was being scammed. He said that no withdrawals had occurred, and he had not lost any money.
An officer informed the man to contact his bank and cancel his credit card and to report the situation at ic3.gov. The officer also told the man to recontact law enforcement if any money was taken later.
Alabama man reports fraud
At 7:53 p.m. an Alabama man reported that he had responded to a Craigslist ad about purchasing a car. The man had transferred $7,500 to an account at a Marshfield bank. The man had not received the car, and the money had been removed from the bank account.
A 38-year-old Marshfield man and 35-year-old Marshfield woman are suspects.
Police respond to child custody dispute involving telephone harassment
A 24-year-old Marshfield woman called dispatch at 8:27 p.m. to report an ongoing phone harassment issue from her ex-boyfriend, a 22-year-old Withee man. The man calls often regarding their 8-month-old child and visitation issues.
Due to court orders, the man has to call for advance visitation agreement. During the calls the man makes unnecessary comments, court threats, and demands.
The woman was explained her rights and understanding of her court-ordered custody guidelines.
Police called and left a message with the man, warning him of his unnecessary comments and told him thatif he wishes, he can alter visitation through court. The woman was told that if the calls continued, she should contact police again.
Thursday, Oct. 29
Transient merchants warned
Police made contact with two Fenwood women, a 32- and a 27-year-old, who posted on Facebook about selling items out of their car at a business on the 2100 block of N. Central Ave. The women had permission to conduct sales at the business.
The women explained they made arrangements with individual buyers and would sell remaining items to the general public. Police warned the women that any general sales to the public required a license through the city of Marshfield. They were provided contact information for the city clerk and told that any future violations would result in law enforcement action.
Friday, Oct. 30
Spencer man with warrant charged for resisting an officer
Officers received information that a 26-year-old Spencer man with a valid probation warrant was staying at a residence on the 1400 block of S. Washington Ave. at 10:04 a.m. Upon contact, the man fled on foot from the back of the residence. After a short foot pursuit, the man was taken into custody.
The man was transported to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and taken to Wood County Jail. Charges are being requested through the Wood County district attorney’s office.
Man arrested on Wood County child support warrant
Police arrested a 31-year-old Marshfield man on a valid Wood County child support warrant while at the Marshfield Police Department. He was unable to post the necessary bond and was transported to Wood County Jail.
Saturday, Oct. 31
Vehicle left unattended on train tracks
Police responded at 5:51 a.m. to a report of a vehicle on the train tracks at the intersection of Vine Avenue and Veterans Parkway. When officers arrived, they found the vehicle unattended. A towing company removed the vehicle from the tracks.
The suspect was later located and admitted to driving the vehicle onto the tracks and getting it stuck. The suspect was cited and released. Canadian National was notified of the incident.
Intoxicated woman taken into custody for bail jumping
Police responded at 2:51 p.m. to a report of a 28-year-old woman who was intoxicated and in violation of her bond conditions. The woman was taken into custody, booked, and transported to the Saint Joseph’s Hospital emergency room for medical clearance due to her high intoxication level.
After being medically cleared, the woman was transported to Wood County Jail. Charges were requested through the Wood County DA’s office.
Marshfield man violates probation
Police took a 45-year-old Marshfield man into custody on the 200 block of W. Depot St. for probation violations. The man was transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking procedures and subsequently transported to Wood County Jail.
Sunday, Nov. 1
Thirty-eight-year-old taken into custody for Clark County warrants
Following a traffic stop at 3:35 p.m., police took a 38-year-old Marshfield woman into custody for two outstanding Clark County warrants. The woman was brought to the Marshfield Police Department for booking procedures and released after posting the required $464 bond.
Monday, Nov. 2
Fifth Street home damaged
A Marshfield woman stated that she noticed some damage to the front of her house on the 300 block of E. Fifth St., which included a quarter-sized hole in her vinyl siding and weather stripping from her front screen door removed. The damage occurred some time between Oct. 31 and 9:23 a.m. on Nov. 2.
The woman had no leads as to who might have caused the damage but requested extra patrol in her neighborhood.
K9 alerts to presence of controlled substance, man taken into custody
During a traffic stop near the intersection of Peach Avenue and Becker Road at 12:22 a.m., K9 H alerted to the presence of a controlled substance. Police searched the passenger of the car, a 33-year-old Marshfield man. Illegal substances were located, and the man was taken into custody.
Charges are being requested through the Wood County DA’s office for possession of a schedule II narcotic, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of methamphetamine, and habitual criminality.
Powdered methamphetamine found in gas station parking lot
At 6:13 a.m. a clerk at a gas station on the 1300 block of S. Central Ave. stated that an unknown customer located a clear plastic Ziploc baggie with a white powder substance in the parking lot. The item was collected and placed into evidence. At the Marshfield Police Department, the powder field tested positive for methamphetamine.
The item’s owner was unknown. Surveillance footage was unavailable for further follow-up.
Four charged for involvement in fight
Police responded at 11:37 p.m. to a report that a 26-year-old Marshfield man was at an apartment on the 300 block of N. Central Ave. and was bleeding from being cut by a knife. Investigation revealed that several people were involved in a fight.
The man was treated for his wounds and then transported to the Wood County Sheriff’s Office jail. He will be charged with battery and disorderly conduct.
A 20-year-old man was arrested and later transported to the Wood County Sheriff’s Office jail. He will be charged with recklessly endangering safety and battery.
A 20-year-old woman will be charged with disorderly conduct, and a 22-year-old Marshfield woman will be charged with carrying a concealed weapon and battery.
Tuesday, Nov. 3
CFO reports computer fraud
The CFO of a Marshfield company stated that at 12:05 p.m. on Oct. 16 she received a request from her boss’ email for a money transfer of $13,503. It was found out after the money had been transferred that the boss never sent the email.
Investigation revealed the source of the money transfer was initiated from someone posting as the boss. The email was traced to an account from Europe. The CFO wished to have a formal police report documented for insurance purposes.
Son steals mother’s car
A Marshfield woman reported that she she gave her son permission to borrow her vehicle for a short time on Nov. 1, and he had not returned it by 2:05 p.m. on Nov. 3. The woman indicated that she communicated via text messages with her son and told him that she wanted the car returned. The vehicle was entered as stolen.
30-year-old Marshfield man pilfers candy bar
A man was observed concealing a candy bar and leaving a store on the 600 block of S. Central Ave. without paying for it at 8:55 a.m. In reviewing video surveillance, the man was identified as a 30-year-old from Marshfield. The stolen item was a king size package of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.
Police were initially unable to contact the man. When contact is made, a citation or charges will follow.
Wednesday, Nov. 4
Traffic stop results in multiple arrests
Police conducted a traffic stop on a 65-year-old Marshfield man at 1:58 a.m. on the 1700 block of S. Central Ave. As a result of the stop and investigation, the man was arrested for operating while under the influence, first offense. He was released to his wife after a blood draw was completed.
During the stop a 40-year-old Marshfield man was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia. He was brought to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and then released. A request for charges will be sent to the DA’s office.
Also during the stop a 45-year-old Marshfield man was arrested on a valid warrant. He was brought to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and then transported to the Wood County Sheriff’s Office jail after he was unable to post bond.