Marshfield (OnFocus) On 3/28/19 at approximately 924 pm Marshfield officers attempted to stop a vehicle for failing to stop for a red light at Doege St and N Central Ave. Upon initiating the traffic stop, the suspect vehicle accelerated at a high rate of speed turning North on N Walnut Ave, failing to stop for an additional stop sign at W Ives St and N Walnut Ave, and failed to stop at the T-intersection at W Upham and N Walnut. The vehicle hit an embankment and crashed, rolling onto its roof.
The driver fled on foot and the passenger was taken into custody after refusing medical treatment. The passenger was later released with no charges. The driver, Brandon S Shaw (9/21/88), turned himself in to Marshfield Police at 10am on 3/29/19 and was later transported to Wood County Jail. Charges were requested on Shaw through Wood County DA for Felony Eluding an Officer and Misdemeanor Resisting Arrest.
10:55 PM – Officers have moved their search north, near Upham Ave and Sawyer Dr.
10:32 PM – Marshfield Police Department advises residents in the North Hills Neighborhood of a suspect on foot, possibly barefoot.
9:54 PM – Marshfield Fire and Rescue provides thermal imaging camera for search efforts.
9:42 PM – Subject taken into custody denies medical attention.
On 03/28/19 at 9:24pm, Marshfield Police attempted to stop a vehicle which had run a red light at Doege St and N Central Ave.
The vehicle drove at a high rate of speed and turned north on N Walnut Ave until it crashed and rolled into a fence at Grant Elementary School.
A 28 year-old Marshfield male was apprehended at the scene of the crash. A second male fled the scene on foot and has yet to be apprehended. The police have not been able to located the individual.
The police search went north on Upham Ave. and the last sighting of the suspect was near Sawyer Drive. The Marshfield Police Department is asking the public for any tips that could bring in the suspect.
The department will be working with an organization to raise funds for a drone with thermal imaging, a tool which would be useful during this type of investigation.