Weekly Police Blotter: Sept. 11-17, 2018
One man’s trash…
At 10:36 a.m., a 59-year-old Marshfield man called police concerned about people rummaging through his personal belongings in the late night and early hours every day. He has a pile of belongings outside next to his camper. Some of the pile is trash while other is stuff he plans to hang on to. Police suggested he sort through this pile quickly so people will not go through his pile as it does appear that he is abandoning the items. The man stated he will work on clearing the pile by the end of the month.
Stolen gift cards
At 7:54 a.m., an employee at a church/school reported that several gift cards had been taken from a safe in the office. Over $1,000 worth of gift cards were missing. No suspects could be provided at the time. One of the stores was provided serial numbers of the missing cards, so they could try to track the missing cards.
“Sketchy” friends steal meds
At 9:04 a.m., a 46-year-old man reported that some time in the last few days his medication had been stolen from his residence. The man admitted he has lots of “sketchy” friends that know his house is unlocked and that he has the medication at his home. The man requested the incident be on file at this time.
Car seat found at park
At 9:07 p.m., a Marshfield woman reported finding a children’s car seat and a pair of little girl’s sandals at a Marshfield park. The area was searched and no one was found. The items were collected by the police for further investigation.
At 7:40 p.m., a 23-year-old Spencer woman reported that while her and some friends were at a Marshfield park, her ex boyfriend kept calling her and driving past the park. The man has a no contact rule as part of his probation. The man was arrested and transported to the Wood County Jail.
Parking lot hit and run
At 4:03 p.m., a Stevens Point woman reported that while parked in a Marshfield lot her car was struck, leaving damage to her car. Her passenger side rear tail light was broken and there was green paint on her vehicle as well. No cameras were in the area and no witnesses to the incident were found.
Taxi ride gone bad
At 7:44 a.m., a Marshfield man came to the police department to report concern after a taxi ride he had taken two days prior. The taxi driver had complained about the company he worked for and began driving erratically with the man in the vehicle. He even crossed the center line a few times. The man did contact the taxi company who stated the driver no longer worked for them.