Weekly Police Blotter: Aug. 26 – Sept. 3, 2018
Proactive harassment complaint
At 2:56 p.m., an employee of a Marshfield trucking company called police seeking a proactive solution to harassment, or even possible personal harm issue, another employee reported could happen. The Wood County Sheriff’s Department assisted and gave the man a verbal warning to avoid the property.
Kids left in car while mom shops
At 8:35 p.m., Marathon County deputies contacted Marshfield Police Department about a report they had gotten about a mother who had left two young children in her vehicle for around 30 minutes, while she was in a department store shopping. The woman was identified as a 22-year-old Abbotsford woman. Marshfield Police forwarded the information to the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department. A deputy spoke with the woman.
Angry woman calls wrong number
At 11:19 a.m., a 54-year-old Marshfield woman called to report that a female had called her and accused her of calling her first. The caller then proceeded to use profane language and still accused her of things after the Marshfield woman told her she did not contact her. Police contacted the phone number and a male answered. He stated he had no idea what the officer was talking about but agreed not to call the Marshfield woman’s phone again.
At 11:30 p.m., a 41-year-old Marshfield woman contacted police concerning out of country friends she had made on Facebook sending her odd codes and number phrases on Facebook Messenger. The woman admitted to previously sending money to these friends and had even given her bank account information to them. Marshfield Police advised her to not add unknown individuals to her Facebook and also not to give personal banking information to them. She was also advised to contact her bank to place an alert on her bank account.
A mysterious broken window
At 4:46 p.m., a 26-year-old Marshfield woman reported that the back window of her vehicle was broken. She had no suspects in mind and thought it was possible that a rock could have been flung up from a lawn mower and broken it, as her purse was sitting on the front seat in plain view and was not taken or gone through.