Weekly Blotter: Dec 5-11
Man receives bill for coin he didn’t order
A 68-year-old Marshfield man reported that he had received a past due invoice for a coin which he had not ordered or received. The United States Post Office confirmed that the coin was shipped from the verified address of the American Mint. The American Mint stated that collector coins are mailed out to valued customers to view and decide whether to purchase, and return if not wanted. A form will be sent to the man to fill out stating that he did not receive the coin and a full refund will be issued.
Female shopper fills cart and leaves
A Marshfield department store loss prevention employee reported that at 9 a.m., a female shopper selected multiple items, including Dyson vacuums and expensive toys, and pushed her shopping cart to the exit doors of the store, but did not immediately leave the store. She then exited the store, leaving the items. The same female was reported to have done the same thing at a Stevens Point store. Loss prevention at other department stores were advised of the incident. The female has not been identified, but the woman and her vehicle have been photographed.
Bank unable to pull back unauthorized checking transactions
A 56-year-old Marshfield man reported that on Dec. 1 three unauthorized checking account transactions were made totaling $1,870. The man contacted his bank regarding the fraudulent charges, and the bank was unable to pull back the funds that had been transferred, which would most likely result in the loss of money for the man or the bank. The investigation will continue.
Woman tries to return item taken from store
A Marshfield store owner reported that a female, whom a staff member recognized as a 33-year-old Marshfield female, tried to return a Bluetooth home light system without a receipt. The owner said that the same item had been taken from a shelf, and being that the woman did not have a receipt, he believed the item was stolen. The female left the item and said that she would return with the receipt. She did not return. The investigation will continue.
Man makes threatening remarks to Marshfield police
At 12:31 a.m., a 44-year-old man was arrested for OWI and disorderly conduct following a disturbance. While in custody, the man made numerous threats to harm officers and referenced thoughts of bombing the Marshfield Police Department. The man was on probation and placed on a probation hold. He was transported to Wood County Jail. Charges were requested through the Wood County District Attorney’s Office.