Weekly police blotter
Wednesday, Dec. 28
Man steals two bottles of whiskey
Police received a report that an older caucasian male with white hair came into a store on the 600 block of N. Central Ave. on Nov. 25 and Nov. 26 and on both dates stole a bottle of Crown Royal. Employees will be provided images of the suspect and will notify police if he returns to the store.
Scam victim wires over $75,000 overseas
A Marshfield woman reported that on Nov. 26 she began an online only relationship with a person named “Lyn Dawson” on Facebook. During their conversations, Dawson promised to marry the woman and that they would have children together and live in luxury.
Dawson then asked for money to be wired to a location in the United Arab Emirates. Over the next month, the woman wired over $75,000 to what she believed to be her future husband.
The woman’s friends and bank alerted her that she was the victim of a scam. The woman has a new bank account and will be monitoring her credit score. The suspect’s Facebook account has since been deleted.
Wisconsin Rapids woman threatens police, issued citation
At 10:17 a.m. a Marshfield woman reported that she had received dozens of unwanted text messages from a 24-year-old Wisconsin Rapids woman. The Marshfield woman showed officers the text messages and requested that police tell the Wisconsin Rapids woman to cease contact.
Police warned the Wisconsin Rapids woman to stop contacting the Marshfield woman. The Wisconsin Rapids woman replied by telling officers that she would continue to call the Marshfield woman and warned officers never to contact her again or else she would file harassment charges against the Marshfield Police Department.
Minutes later the Wisconsin Rapids woman contacted the Marshfield woman, and police issued her a citation.
Thursday, Dec. 29
Two with warrants taken into custody
While investigating noise complaints, police took a 22-year-old Marshfield man and an 18-year-old Marshfield man into custody after it was learned that they had active warrants.
The 22-year-old had four warrants with a total bond of $1,934. The man was transported to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and then taken to Wood County Jail after not being able to post bond.
The 18-year-old had a warrant out of Marathon County. He was taken to the Marshfield Police Department, where he was booked and later released after posting the $500 bond.
Friday, Dec. 30
Suspicious meat vendor reported
A Marshfield man reported that at 4:15 p.m. on Dec. 29 an unknown male came to his residence on the 600 block of S. Maryknoll Ave. and was attempting to sell meat products. The resident said the seller attempted to explain that he was giving free food but then changed and said he was selling meat.
The seller entered the residence and was very pushy. He eventually left, and the resident was concerned about the seller’s statements, behavior, and aggressiveness. Nothing was missing from the residence, and the resident did not purchase any items.
An extra patrol of the area was requested. The seller drove a black pickup with a freezer unit in the truck bed.
Arpin woman arrested for OAR
Following a traffic stop, police arrested a 28-year-old Arpin woman for operating after revocation, operating while under the influence-related. She was booked and later released.
Saturday, Dec. 31
Intoxicated man with warrant taken into custody
Police responded to a report of an intoxicated man on the 1400 block of W. Veterans Parkway. The man had a warrant through Chippewa County and was taken into custody.
Due to his level of intoxication, he was transported to the Saint Joseph’s Hospital emergency room for medical clearance. He was booked at the Marshfield Police Department and later transported to jail.
Tuesday, Jan. 3
Man taken into custody for probation violation
Police took a 43-year-old Arpin man into custody for a probation violation following a traffic stop on the 100 block of W. 11th St. He was transported to the Marshfield Police Department, booked, and then taken to Wood County Jail.