Weekly Police Blotter: Dec 11-18, 2017
Man leaves with a beer in reserve
The manager of a Marshfield gas station reported that at an unknown male that entered the property on a bicycle had placed a can of Steel Reserve beer in his coat pocket and selected two other cans. The man then paid for the two cans of beer, but not the one in his pocket. The gas station has video footage of the theft and officers will work on identifying the individual. If identified, the suspect will receive a citation for retail theft.
Woman’s backyard damaged during snow removal
A 56-year-old Marshfield woman reported that between the hours of 7:15-7:45 a.m., a bobcat type vehicle was clearing a neighboring apartment complex and drove onto her property leaving divots and ruts in her backyard, which is directly south of the complex. The apartment complex manager was contacted, who informed officers that snow removal is contracted through a local company. The company was contacted and will make repairs in the spring.
Man uses Facebook to harass individual
A 26-year-old Marshfield man reported that at 12:46 p.m. an 18-year-old Marshfield man sent a threatening Facebook message to him. The 26-year-old wanted the man warned for his comment and told not to have any further contact with him. The 18-year-old was warned that future contact could result in a citation.
Marshfield man’s identity stolen
At 3:56 p.m., a 37-year-old Marshfield man reported that a credit card had been taken out in his name. Upon running his credit report, the man discovered that a loan was also taken out in his name. The matter has been reported to the credit agencies, as well as the company that issued the loan in his name. The man was advised to contact the Social Security Administration. The loan was taken out in the New York area. There are no suspects at this time.
Woman’s vehicle and phone stolen by house guest
A 42-year-old Marshfield woman reported that at 9 p.m. her vehicle and cell phone were taken from her residence at North Cedar Avenue by a Chicago woman who was a guest at her home. The woman said that she had contacted the Chicago woman by phone, and she stated that she would not be returning the vehicle. The vehicle was entered into the police department’s system as stolen.
Inappropriate gesture leads to confrontation
A 21-year-old Marshfield woman reported that at 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 13, an 18-year-old Marshfield female began yelling, cursing, and hitting her. She stated that the 18-year-old had been driving past her residence, and she just “wanted her to leave her alone.” The 18-year-old was contacted, and she stated that she was upset because the other woman had made an inappropriate gesture to her. Both parties agreed not to have any further contact with each other.
Man sneaks booze from convenience store
A Marshfield convenience store manager reported that at 1:37 p.m. a man entered the store and selected a bottle of Barton’s vodka and concealed it under his shirt. He then picked up a four pack of alcohol, which he paid for, but did not pay for the vodka. The man was identified to be approximately 5’10” and 170 lbs, and was wearing a black jacket, blue jeans, a gray scarf, white shoes, and a white stocking hat.
Marshfield woman’s vehicle damaged
A 58-year-old Marshfield woman reported that at 2:05 p.m. an unknown vehicle had struck her Jeep Cherokee at 2001 N. Central Ave. In reviewing surveillance video, a light blue or silver Cadillac SRX was identified as the only vehicle parked near the Jeep during its time at that location. Police were not able to identify the Cadillac’s owner. The damage to the Jeep was very minor.
Dog takes a bite out of Marshfield man
A 25-year-old Marshfield man reported that at 8:40 p.m. he was bitten on the right buttock by a dog, while walking on a sidewalk past a South Maple Avenue residence. The man said that the bite was unprovoked and that the dog was not on a leash. The owner was contacted and the dog was up-to-date on vaccines and will be quarantined. The matter will be forwarded to ordinance control.