Weekly police blotter
Wednesday, Dec. 7
Two arrested for valid warrants
Police arrested a 20-year-old Marshfield man on the 100 block of S. Central Ave. for valid warrants. He was booked and then transported to Wood County Jail.
At 4:55 p.m. a 30-year-old Marshfield man was arrested at the Marshfield Police Department for a valid Probation and Parole warrant. He was booked and transported to Wood County Jail.
Thursday, Dec. 8
Woman reports unauthorized account activity
A Stratford woman reported at 10:03 p.m. that there was an unauthorized transaction on her account that took place at a store on the 2000 block of N. Central Ave. The transaction totaled $75.75.
The woman said she would contact her bank and then provide police a detailed transaction report. At that time investigation will continue.
Marshfield man taken into custody for DOC warrant
Police took a 31-year-old Marshfield man into custody for a valid Department of Corrections warrant. He was booked at the Marshfield Police Department and transported to Wood County Jail.
Friday, Dec. 9
Man arrested for drug possession, warrants
During a traffic stop near the intersection of Ives Street and Cedar Avenue at 9:06 p.m., K-9 H indicated to the presence of controlled substances coming from the suspect vehicle. Police arrested a 33-year-old Marshfield man for possession of methamphetamine, heroin, a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia, and valid Marshfield and Wood County warrants.
The man was booked and then transported to Wood County Jail. Charges were requested through the Wood County district attorney’s office.
Saturday, Dec. 10
Man taken into custody for OWI, possession of THC
Police initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle on the 1400 block of Hemlock Avenue at 2:46 a.m. Upon initial contact with the driver, a 25-year-old Marshfield man, an officer detected the odor of intoxicant coming from the driver and observed the driver attempt to hide a plastic bag containing a green plant-like material. The material was later field tested and provided a positive result for THC.
During a search of the vehicle, police located a metal pipe that had a black, tar-like residue inside it. The residue was also field tested and came up positive for THC.
Police took the man into custody and transported him to the Marshfield Police Department, where he performed standardized field sobriety tests poorly. He was then taken to the Saint Joseph’s Hospital emergency room for a legal blood draw, to which he consented. Then after being brought back to the Marshfield Police Department, he was booked and later transported to Wood County Jail.
Rapids man, woman arrested following traffic stop
An officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle that was operating after dark without any headlamps on near the intersection of Veterans Parkway and Eighth Street at 2:48 a.m. K-9 H performed an exterior sniff of the vehicle and alerted to the odor of a controlled substance.
During a search of the vehicle, police located numerous bags of green plant material consistent with the appearance and odor of marijuana along with a metal pipe with burnt residue, which also had the odor of marijuana.
A 22-year-old Wisconsin Rapids man was taken into custody and transported to Wood County Jail. Charges for intent to deliver THC and possession of drug paraphernalia will be requested. A 23-year-old Wisconsin Rapids woman was arrested for a valid Portage County warrant and was released after posting the required $300 bond.
Mailbox damaged on Grant Street
A Marshfield man reported that someone damaged his mailbox on the 200 block of E. Grant St. some time between 7 p.m. on Dec. 9 and 9 a.m. on Dec. 10. The man found parts of either a vehicle’s mirror or bumper in his driveway, which were not there prior to the mailbox being damaged. However, there were no tracks or footprints near the mailbox.
Monday, Dec. 12
Central Avenue business’ door struck by vehicle
The owner of a business on the 1500 block of S. Central Ave. reported that someone damaged the business’ metal door some time between 9:30 p.m on Dec. 10 and 11 a.m. on Dec. 12. The damage was consistent with somebody possibly backing a vehicle into the door. It did not appear to be intentional.
There was no available security footage. There are no suspects at this time.