Wednesday, March 16
Tax-related identity theft No. 1
A Marshfield man reported that when he attempted to file his taxes using TurboTax on March 12, he discovered that taxes had already been filed under his name and Social Security number. He is in the process of resolving the matter through the IRS.
Thursday, March 17
Woman reports telephone abuse
At 8:23 p.m. a Marshfield woman reported that she had received unwanted text messages from her husband, a 27-year-old from Marshfield. The man was on probation and was to have no contact with the woman.
Police contacted Probation and Parole, and a hold was not placed on the man. A voicemail was left with the man to contact the Marshfield Police Department.
Police arrest man for domestic disorderly conduct
At 10:32 p.m. a Marshfield woman reported a physical argument between her and her husband, a 33-year-old from Marshfield. The man yelled and swore at the woman and grabbed her hair, causing her to fear for her safety. The woman enforced the 72-hour no contact provision.
The man was arrested, booked at the Marshfield Police Department, and then transported to Wood County Jail. Charges are being requested through the Wood County district attorney’s office.
Friday, March 18
Man taken into custody for OWI, THC possession
An officer conducted a traffic stop at 12:01 a.m. near the intersection of Central Avenue and Third Street and took a 23-year-old Marshfield man into custody for operating while under the influence (OWI), first offense. During a search incident to the arrest, police found a glass pipe with burnt residue inside and a black container holding a green, leafy substance that later tested positive for the presence of THC.
The man completed the legal blood draw and was transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking. When booking was completed, he was released to a sober adult.
Student punches out window
At 8:30 a.m. a teacher at Marshfield High School requested assistance with an 18-year-old male student that had punched out a glass window. When officers arrived, he was still actively breaking the window with his fist. He was decentralized and restrained for his safety.
Marshfield EMS arrived on scene and transported the man to Saint Joseph’s Hospital for lacerations on his hands. A request for charges of criminal damage to property was completed.
Tax-related identity theft No. 2
A Marshfield man and woman reported at 12:22 p.m. that someone had filed fraudulent tax returns using their personal information in January. The man stated that he had spoken with the IRS, which is aware of the situation and currently investigating.
The man stated he needed a police report completed at the request of the IRS as the IRS believed the man and woman’s personal information was stolen during the most recent IRS web hack. Police gave the man the proper forms, but he had documentation showing that he had already filed the paperwork with the IRS.
THC, drug paraphernalia possession charges requested for man
Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with a burnt out headlight on the 1600 block of S. Maple Ave. at 10:46 p.m. The operator of the vehicle, a 22-year-old Marshfield man, had a revoked driver’s license from a previous OWI.
K-9 H alerted to the presence of a controlled substance. Police searched the vehicle and located marijuana and a pipe with burnt residue. Due to a prior drug conviction, charges for possession of THC, second offense and subsequent, and possession of drug paraphernalia will be sent to the Wood County DA’s office.
Saturday, March 19
Eighteen-year-old arrested for OWI, THC possession
Officers stopped a vehicle with a broken taillight on the 700 block of N. Palmetto Ave. at 1:14 a.m. When they made contact with the driver, an 18-year-old Marshfield woman, she displayed very sporadic behavior, leading officers to believe that she was under the influence.
The woman performed standardized field sobriety tests poorly. She was arrested for OWI, and officers searched her vehicle and located marijuana.
The woman consented to a legal blood draw and was transported to the Saint Joseph’s Hospital emergency room. Once the blood draw was completed, she was taken to the Marshfield Police Department for booking procedures. She posted the necessary bond and was released to a sober adult.
Charges of THC possession are being requested through the Wood County DA.
Marshfield man, woman taken into custody following traffic stop
Police arrested a 36-year-old Marshfield man during a traffic stop on the 100 block of N. Spruce Ave. at 2:36 a.m. He was arrested for OWI, second offense; operating after revocation; and three counts of misdemeanor bail jumping.
After being taken to the ER for a legal blood draw, the man was transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking. He was unable to post bond and was transported to the Wood County Jail.
The vehicle’s passenger, a 33-year-old Marshfield woman, was also taken into custody as she had a valid Wood County warrant. She was booked and then released after posting bond.
Woman with Wood County warrant posts bond
At 2:54 a.m. police took a 33-year-old Marshfield woman into custody on the 100 block of N. Spruce Ave. for a valid Wood County warrant. She was able to post the required bond and was released.
Two taken into custody for disorderly conduct
Police took two 27-year-olds, a man and a woman, into custody on the 1000 block of Laurel St. for disorderly conduct – domestic abuse following a verbal and physical altercation outside their apartment building at 1:09 p.m. During the initial investigation, police found the man to be in possession of THC.
Both subjects were booked at the Marshfield Police Department. The woman posted bond and was released, and the man was transported to Wood County Jail due to the possession of THC, subsequent offense.
Man arrested for valid DOC warrant
Police arrested a 34-year-old Marshfield man on the 2100 block of S. Maple Ave. for a valid Department of Corrections warrant. He was transported to the Marshfield Police Department, where booking procedures were performed, and then to Wood County Jail.
Sunday, March 20
Rapids woman with warrant arrested
Police arrested a 31-year-old Wisconsin Rapids woman on the 1700 block of Sawyer Drive for a valid warrant. She was transported to the Marshfield Police Department to be booked. After she was unable to post the necessary bond, the woman was transported to Wood County Jail.
Monday, March 21
Marshfield police assist Michigan state trooper
A trooper with the Michigan State Police requested assistance with recovering a firearm from a Marshfield man, the victim in a 2002 case the trooper was investigating. Marshfield police recovered the firearm, documented it in their evidence system, and then packed and shipped it to Michigan State Police Post 86.
Tax-related identity theft No. 3
At 11:16 a.m. a Marshfield man reported receiving a letter from the IRS stating that his federal and state taxes had been filed without his knowledge or permission. The man is in the process of resolving the matter through the IRS.
Police assist ambulance in overdose situation
A woman called 911 at 3:06 p.m. when she found her daughter’s boyfriend, a 21-year-old from Marshfield, unconscious and not breathing. She then started CPR.
Marshfield paramedics were at the scene when police arrived and were performing life-saving measures, including administering Narcan. The man regained consciousness and began breathing on his own.
He admitted to using heroin but at a different location, and he then agreed to be transported to the Saint Joseph’s Hospital ER by ambulance.
Marshfield man taken into custody for disorderly conduct, probation hold
Police responded at 7:21 p.m. to a report of an ongoing disturbance regarding the actions of a 37-year-old Marshfield man on the 1600 block of N. Jean Ave. The man was impaired due to alcohol consumption and was causing a disturbance at a residence.
The man was taken into custody, medically cleared at Saint Joseph’s Hospital, and transported to Wood County Jail on a probation hold. A charge of disorderly conduct is being requested through the Wood County DA’s office.
An investigation continues related to evidence indicating a possible retail theft violation.
Two arrested for operating while revoked
Police arrested a 31-year-old Granton woman near the intersection of 11th Street and Chestnut Avenue and a 24-year-old Marshfield woman on the 100 block of N. Central Ave. for operating a vehicle with a revoked driving status.
Both women were transported to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and later released.
Tuesday, March 22
Police check welfare of Marshfield woman, daughter
At 8:22 a.m. a 21-year-old Marshfield man reported concern for the welfare of his 19-year-old live-in girlfriend and their 5-month-old daughter. After a verbal argument at their residence, the man left to allow some time to cool off.
The woman then sent him a text message stating that when he returned home, she would not be there and that she would not take the child with her. The man was concerned that the child would be left home alone.
Police made contact with the woman at the residence, and she stated she made the comment out of frustration because she felt the man does not help with raising the child. The woman said she had no intention of leaving the child unattended at the home.
The woman was given resources for future placement if she so chooses. Human Services will be contacted in regards to the situation.