Weekly Police Blotter
Wednesday, May 4
TV stolen from Vine Avenue residence
A Wisconsin Dells man reported that some time between 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on May 3 a television was stolen from a residence on the 600 block of S. Vine Ave. where the man was temporarily storing his property while moving.
The television was entered into the National Crime Information Center database. Investigation will continue.
Police called in husband-wife dispute
At 12:51 p.m. a Marshfield woman reported that her husband had contacted her by telephone and threatened to call Human Services. The woman stated that as a condition of a court-ordered bond, her husband is to have no contact with her.
Police spoke to everyone involved, and a bond violation was not able to be confirmed. This incident will be documented in case there are future reports.
Two cited for criminal trespassing
A Marshfield woman informed police at 2:29 p.m. that her estranged husband went on her property, which is against their court agreement, without her permission. A friend of the husband, who had been warned to stay off the woman’s property, also was on the property.
Police informed both men that they would receive citations for criminal trespassing and warned them that future violations would likely result in criminal charges.
Thursday, May 5
Woman with multiple warrants taken into custody
At 12:04 p.m. police took a 29-year-old Marshfield woman into custody for two valid Wood County warrants. She was transported to the Marshfield Police Department, where she was booked, and was unable to post bond. She was then transported to Wood County Jail.
Mother, daughter arrested for battery
Police responded at 10:39 p.m. to a verbal argument between a mother and her 20-year-old daughter on the 2200 block of S. Maple Ave. During the investigation police discovered that they had a physical altercation earlier in the day, and both women were arrested for battery.
Booking procedures were completed, and after further investigation both women were released after being able to post bond. The mother did not waive her right to the 72-hour no-contact period. The daughter did waive hers.
Marshfield man reportedly assaults girlfriend
A woman reported at 10:12 p.m. that her boyfriend, a 34-year-old from Marshfield, assaulted her on the 200 block of E. Second St.
Police made contact with the man, took him into custody for battery, and transported him to Wood County Jail on a probation hold. A request for charges of battery will be sent to the Wood County district attorney’s office.
Friday, May 6
Landlord, tenant dispute over work done
A 78-year-old Marshfield man came into the Marshfield Police Department at 10:20 a.m. to a report a dispute with one of his tenants, a 55-year-old Marshfield man. The 55-year-old had written down a bill to have the 78-year-old pay for services done at the property, and the two men had a brief argument about this. No specific threats were stated.
The 78-year-old alleged that the 55-year-old flipped the top of his moped helmet down and walked away. The 55-year-old stated that he did not touch the 78-year-old and that the helmet fell down on its own, which happened a few times during the argument.
Police told both men to handle the bill through civil court and to refrain from discussing the matter if they cannot do so calmly. No further action was taken.
One arrested, one cited following hit-and-run
Police were dispatched to the intersection of Central Avenue and Doege Street at 12:53 p.m. in response to a hit-and-run crash. As a result of investigation, police arrested a 24-year-old Spencer man for hit-and-run, causing injury, and operating without a valid driver’s license, causing injury. A 73-year-old Spencer woman was cited for obstructing.
Police check welfare of intoxicated man
At 7:50 p.m. police performed a welfare check on a man who was reported as appearing to be intoxicated on the 1000 block of N. Peach Ave. The man was stumbling, fell to the ground, and was not moving.
Police arrived and identified the man from previous contacts as a 55-year-old from Marshfield. He was extremely intoxicated and unresponsive, and he was transported by ambulance to Saint Joseph’s Hospital for medical treatment.
Hospital staff advised that they would contact law enforcement once the man was medically cleared if they felt he could not care for himself.
Marshfield man allegedly threatened for eating at Burger King
At 11:06 p.m. a Marshfield man and Stratford woman reported that a 28-year-old Marshfield woman made threats to have the man incarcerated. The Marshfield woman was allegedly upset that the man ate at Burger King rather than buy her son new shoes.
The man and Stratford woman requested a civil standby be done by day shift police. Day shift police will also warn the Marshfield woman about the threatening contact.
Man sleeping in vehicle taken into custody for warrants
Police responded to a report of a suspicious male in a vehicle on the 1400 block of E. Fourth St. Officers approached the vehicle and found an unresponsive 34-year-old Neillsville man inside.
Officers attempted to wake the man from outside the vehicle. Due to the man’s body position and his not waking up despite officers yelling, police opened the vehicle door with a tool.
The man awoke upon being shaken, and an ambulance was called to check his welfare. The man explained he was very tired and did not hear the officers.
The man had a Wood County and a probation warrant, was taken into custody, transported to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and taken to Wood County Jail.
Saturday, May 7
Fairgrounds concession stand vandalized
A Marshfield man reported that someone had entered a permanent concession stand at the Central Wisconsin State Fairgrounds some time between April 24 and May 7 and caused damage, including spray paint and a broken pipe.
Police took photographs and removed two items as evidence. At this time there are no suspects.
Officer witnesses one-vehicle crash
An officer witnessed a one-vehicle crash on the 300 block of N. Maple Ave. at 2:31 a.m. The driver, a 26-year-old Spencer man, was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, causing injury.
Marshfield police assist Oneida County Sheriff’s Office
At 4:21 a.m. a deputy with the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office requested Marshfield police assistance in collecting evidence from a sexual assault nurse examiner at Saint Joseph’s Hospital. The evidence was collected, transported to the Marshfield Police Department, and secured pending the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office arranging a pickup of the items.
Sunday, May 8
Woman reports receives harassing Facebook message from brother
A Marshfield woman, who reported that she is estranged from her family, stated at 3:32 p.m. that her brother, an 18-year-old from Milladore, sent her a Facebook message that was derogatory in nature and threatening to her boyfriend. The woman wanted her brother warned to have no contact with her.
An officer spoke with the Milladore man on the phone and advised him to have no contact with the woman.
Suspicious activity under investigation
At 7:30 p.m. police received a report of suspicious activity at a residence on the 200 block of E. Grant St. A woman saw five people standing by a vehicle in the driveway, and they fled when she approached.
The man who lives at the residence had no idea who the five people may be. He did report that he had found nails in his driveway multiple times recently. It was unknown if the two incidents are related. Investigation will continue.
Abbotsford man arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia
Police responded at 8:13 p.m. to a report of drug activity in a parking lot on the 2000 block of N. Central Ave. Officers arrived and made contact with four adults. During contact police observed a marijuana pipe in a vehicle and collected it.
A 20-year-old Abbotsford man was arrested, taken to the Marshfield Police Department for booking, and then released. Charges of possession of drug paraphernalia are being requested through the Marathon County DA’s office.
Monday, May 9
Man turns himself in for warrants
At 9:56 a.m. a 37-year-old Marshfield man called Wood County Dispatch to have officers come to his residence so he could turn himself in for two Wood County warrants. The man was taken into custody and transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking. He was unable to post bond and was transported to Wood County Jail.
Marshfield woman warned for threat she allegedly made
A woman reported at 1:58 p.m. that a 34-year-old Marshfield woman had made a threat against her on Facebook. The victim stated she has not had contact with the 34-year-old in years and was not sure why she was contacted.
An officer attempted to call the 34-year-old twice but had to leave a voice message each time. She was warned not to have any contact with the victim, or she will be cited or arrested.
Sister reports brother for stealing, pawning her property
A Marshfield woman contacted police at 2:08 p.m. to report that she believed her brother stole items from her residence. The woman said she gave her brother permission to stay at her residence while she was out of town, and when she returned, she noticed that a PlayStation 3 controller, four PlayStation 3 games, and two DVDs were missing.
Officers’ initial attempts to contact the brother were unsuccessful. A short time later the woman reported that her brother contacted her and admitted that he took the items and sold them at a Marshfield pawn shop.
Officers went to the pawn shop and were able to retrieve some of the items, which were returned to the woman. Charges and restitution will be requested through the Wood County DA.
Tuesday, May 10
Marshfield man arrested following physical altercation
Officers were dispatched to the 500 block of E. 21st St. at 3:59 p.m. for a physical altercation involving a Neillsville man and a 32-year-old Marshfield man. While en route, officers were advised that the Marshfield man left the area in a vehicle with his mother. Police located the vehicle and made contact with the Marshfield man.
Other officers made contact with the Neillsville man, who stated that the Marshfield man and his mother came to the residence to collect some property, and there was a disagreement over ownership. The Neillsville man stated that when he attempted to stop the Marshfield man’s mother from taking his daughter’s computer, the Marshfield man pushed him into a wall, causing minor injuries.
Police arrested the Marshfield man for disorderly conduct and valid Wood County warrants. He was taken to the Marshfield Police Department for booking procedures and was then transported to Wood County Jail. His mother was issued a citation for disorderly conduct.
The Neillsville man refused medical attention.
Police respond to report of drug activity
Police responded at 10:34 p.m. to a report of drug activity at a residence on the 500 block of S. Central Ave. Officers made contact with the tenant and discovered drug paraphernalia, numerous prescription pills, and THC inside the residence.
A 26-year-old woman and 25-year-old man were taken into custody, transported to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and then released. Charges will be forwarded to the DA’s office.