Weekly police blotter
Saturday, June 17
Cherry Avenue property’s door reported damaged
The manager of a property on the 600 block of S. Cherry Ave. reported that its side door was damaged some time between May 1 and May 14.
The manager stated that once he found out the two tenants had moved out of the property without providing the required notice, he had the locks changed. Shortly after changing the locks, he noticed the side door was damaged. He believed the previous tenants had forced the door open to retrieve food they had left in the refrigerator.
Police contacted the tenants, who denied entering or damaging the property in any way after they left in early May. No further action was taken.
Thursday, June 22
Thefts by fraud reported
The owner of a hotel reported that he believed numerous customers between May 12 and June 13 knowingly skipped out of paying their room bills. The owner asked for advice and direction on how to prevent future incidents. Follow-up will continue.
Monday, June 26
Man arrested for probation violation
During a retail theft investigation at 8:24 a.m., police arrested a 27-year-old Marshfield man for a probation violation. He was transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking procedures and later to Wood County Jail.
Officers will determine if the man should be issued a citation or if a request for charges should be completed due to the initial retail theft complaint in March.
Police investigate sexual offense
At 4:05 p.m. a Marshfield juvenile reported that she received an inappropriate image, sexual in nature, on her phone. The suspect was a 19-year-old Marshfield man. Investigation will continue.
Marshfield woman stabs man with keys, arrested for battery
A Neillsville man reported at 5:46 p.m. that his ex-girlfriend, a 21-year-old from Marshfield, stabbed him in the back of the head with her keys while they were exchanging personal items on the 1800 block of S. Roddis Ave. The man sustained minor lacerations and was treated at the Memorial Medical Center in Neillsville prior to meeting with officers.
Police arrested the woman on June 27 and charged her with battery.
Woman taken into custody on Wisconsin Rapids warrant
Police took a 23-year-old Marshfield woman into custody on the 1600 block of N. Chestnut Ave. for a valid Wisconsin Rapids warrant. She was booked at the Marshfield Police Department, unable to post bond, and transported to Wood County Jail.
Wednesday, June 28
Man slaps mother, cited for disorderly conduct
Police received a report that at 10 a.m. a 55-year-old Marshfield man slapped his mother when he found out she was leaving Marshfield. The woman said the slap did not hurt her, and she did not fear for her safety.
The man’s location was unknown. A citation will be issued to the man for disorderly conduct.
Thursday, June 29
Police perform warrant pickup
At 3:29 p.m. police took an individual into custody on an active Marshfield Police Department warrant. After being taken to the Marshfield Police Department for booking, the defendant was transported to Wood County Jail.
Friday, June 30
Welfare check requested for intoxicated man
A welfare check was requested on a man stumbling, falling, and lying in the Vine/Ash alley between Eighth and Seventh Streets at 7:45 p.m. Police found the man, a 27-year-old from Marshfield, who was very intoxicated and thought he was in Ashland.
Initial attempts to contact friends or family were unsuccessful. An ambulance responded and transported the man to the emergency room.
While at the ER, an officer was able to contact the man’s uncle, who agreed to assume responsibility for the man. Once cleared, the 27-year-old was turned over to his uncle.
Woman warned for harassment
At 11:28 p.m. a Marshfield woman reported receiving harassing phone calls, texts, and Facebook messages from her 26-year-old sister. Police spoke to the sister and warned her to discontinue contact, which she agreed to do, as future contact could result in legal consequences.
Marshfield man jailed following probation violation
Police arrested a 27-year-old Marshfield man for a probation hold due to a violation of a no-drink order. He was then transported to Wood County Jail.
Saturday, July 1
Window damaged at Central Avenue bar
A bartender at an establishment on the 300 block of N. Central Ave. reported that at 2:09 a.m. a 30-year-old Marshfield man was involved in a verbal argument with a woman inside the bar. The bartender asked him to leave, and the man became upset.
After the man exited the bar, the bartender heard a loud crashing sound and turned to see that a large front window to the bar had been broken from the outside. The bartender and several other patrons believed the man had broken the window.
Police are attempting to locate the man for questioning. A damage estimate is pending.
Possible child abuse investigated
Police responded at 3:45 a.m. to a report of possible child abuse. A child had been brought to the ER, and hospital staff requested officers to speak to the two individuals who brought in the child. Police spoke to the individuals as well as the child’s grandfather, who had been babysitting. Wood County Social Services was contacted.
Intoxicated man reported rolling around in backyard
A woman reported at 10:45 a.m. that a 27-year-old Marshfield man was rolling around in her residence’s backyard on the 800 block of S. Cherry Ave. and trying to get into the back door. Officers made contact with the man, who was intoxicated and not showing good judgment.
The man was briefly detained and later turned over to the care of his uncle. The woman did not wish to pursue charges.
Woman arrested for disorderly conduct, domestic related
Police responded at 5:58 p.m. to a report of a physical altercation between a boyfriend and girlfriend on the 1400 block of S. Maple Ave. Through investigation, officers found the woman to be the predominant aggressor. She was arrested for disorderly conduct, domestic related, and then released on bond.
Sunday, July 2
Marshfield man reports threatening conversation
At 8:47 p.m. a Marshfield man reported being threatened by his daughter’s step-brother, a 25-year-old from Marshfield. Officers spoke with the 25-year-old and advised him to not contact the complainant.
Both men were advised to not get involved in a physical altercation with one another, to which they had both expressed a willingness. No further action was taken.
Monday, July 3
Eighteen-year-old with warrant taken into custody
Police took an 18-year-old Marshfield man into custody for a valid Clark County warrant. The man was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for a traffic violation. The warrant was for $168.50 plus a $35 warrant fee.
He was transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking and later released after bond was posted.