Marshfield Police Blotter: Nov. 12-19, 2018
Found cell phone
At 4:56 p.m., a 47-year-old Marshfield woman called to report that she found a cell phone in her backyard. Police were able to use the phone to determine that the owner of the phone must have left a bar and cut through the woman’s yard on his way home. Police contacted a family member from the phone contacts and was able to verify who the owner was. Phone is in safekeeping until the owner of the phone returns.
Mailbox hit and run
At 10:20 p.m., a 22-year-old Marshfield woman reported that a vehicle had hit her mailbox and post about 20 minutes earlier. A police officer was able to find and question an 18-year-old Hewitt woman who admitted to hitting the mailbox but kept driving because she was scared. The woman was booked and taken to Wood County Jail for hit and run, under age alcohol consumption, as well as open intoxicants in her vehicle.
Facebook messages uncalled for
At 1:32 p.m., a 22-year-old Marshfield man called to report that he received a Facebook post from a 21-year-old Marshfield man that he felt was threatening. Police made contact with the 21-year-old man who stated he only contacted the other man because he thought he had information about some money that was stolen from him. The older man stated he knew nothing about the theft. The 21-year-old man did not wish to report the stolen money and was warned not to post any more negative things about the caller.
At 8:57 p.m., an employee at a medical facility called to report that there was a 37-year-old Milwaukee man being seen for substantial facial wounds. The man stated he had been in a fight with another man earlier that night. Police arrived and after an investigation, found that the man had given them false information regarding his injuries. The man was arrested and taken to Wood County Jail after being medically cleared.
Unwanted text messages
At 5:30 a.m., a 32-year-old Marshfield woman called to report that she was receiving unwanted messages from her estranged husband. She believes he was upset with her and also intoxicated while messaging her. Police left a message for the man advising him not to contact her until she contacts him.