Police Reports: Woman Tracks Stolen Phone to Medford

Marshfield Police Department Reports

8.16.19: Complainant reported a disturbance at her residence with a 38-year-old Marshfield man. Complainant stated the male threw items out of the house which scared her. The male was taken into custody for Disorderly Conduct, which he was able to make bail. After booking procedures he was released. Charges for Disorderly Conduct-Domestic Related will be sent to the DA’s office.

8.15.19 at 2250: A 26-year-old Marshfield man was arrested during a traffic stop at Peach and 14th Streets for OAR-OWI Related and Failure to Install IID. He was arrested and transported to Marshfield PD for booking procedures. He was later released.

8.15.19 at 1201: An Arpin woman received texts from an unknown person claiming to be from “the company” who represented a celebrity and that they needed her to send them money. In addition, she received related messages from a person claiming to be with the FBI who was also advising that she needed to comply. Fearing what might happen, she followed their instructions to purchase Amazon, Walmart and iTunes gift cards, which totaled $4,950.00, and provide them with the numbers on the cards in return for a check that they sent her which turned out to be a false check. She is working with her bank regarding the money loss.

8.15.19 at 0344: Officers were requested by the Taylor County Sheriff’s Department for an agency assist referencing a stolen vehicle incident that occurred in their county. Marshfield PD officers were able to locate the unoccupied stolen vehicle parked on the road near a residence in Marshfield. The vehicle was impounded at Marshfield PD. Shortly after, the suspect, a 22-year-old Hewitt man, was located sleeping in a different vehicle in the parking lot of the same residential. He was arrested for Probation Violation and later admitted to taking the vehicle without permission. He was transported to Marshfield PD for booking procedures and later transported to Wood County Jail.

8.15.19 at 0152: A 21-year-old Marshfield man was arrested on S Maple Ave for three valid Marshfield PD warrants, one valid Wood County warrant, and a PO Hold. He was transported to Marshfield PD for booking procedures and was later transported to Wood County Jail.

8.14.19 at 1458: An employee from a gas station in Marshfield contacted Wood County Dispatch to request a welfare check on a 40-year-old Marshfield man after he had come into the gas station and was acting very strange and at one point, passed out. Police located the man a short distance from the gas station and he was extremely intoxicated and had several minor injuries as he stated he had fallen and struck his head. Marshfield EMS was contacted, and the male was transported to Marshfield Medical Center for treatment. A records check revealed the male was currently out on bond through Marathon County, which included a restriction that he is not to consume alcohol. A request for charges is being forwarded to the Marathon County DA’s office.

8.14.19: A 51-year-old Marshfield female was taken into custody on S Maple Ave for three valid Marshfield PD warrants. The female was transported to Marshfield PD for booking procedures and later transported to Wood County Jail after being unable to post bond.

8.13.19 at 1900: A landlord for a residential building in Marshfield stated that one of his tenants, a woman, is in the hospital and notified police that someone had been staying at her place the last few days/nights. The landlord said he found mail inside her residence that belonged to her grandson. Neither the landlord nor the tenant had given him permission to be staying there. The landlord was advised to change the locks on the house so no one would have access to the house. He was also advised to contact law enforcement for any further assistance.

8.13.19 at 1150 (Reported): A Marshfield man and woman reported that their drill, drill bag, and multiple drill bits had been stolen from the man’s garage a couple months ago. Both subjects stated they believe they recently saw a male neighbor with their drill bits and other items in his possession outside his residence. The complainant confronted the neighbor, who became upset, so the complainant left. The complainant then decided to report the theft to police. Officers attempted to contact the neighbor but were unsuccessful. Attempts to contact him will continue.

8.13.19 at 0745: On the listed date and time a Nekoosa woman contacted police and reported a hit and run at a location in Marshfield. Later in the day, her husband met police at the vehicle, where it was reported that the complainant’s vehicle was parked in a parking stall when a dark colored truck backed into a ‘Reserved Spot’ pole that tipped over and struck the hood of the car, leaving a dent. Witnesses that observed the incident reported the vehicle description to the complainant and told her that the operator of the vehicle was a male that was of tall and slender build with a ponytail. They stated the operator left shortly after the incident in his vehicle, but he did get out and look at the damage. No one recognized the vehicle or operator.

8.12.19 at 1700: A Marshfield woman reported that she had given a 50-year-old Marshfield man a signed check to make a purchase for her, however, the man had not made the purchase and was now refusing to return the check. The woman also indicated that the man had taken three of her medications without her consent. Investigation to continue.

8.12.19 at 1445: On the listed date and time a Marshfield woman came to the Marshfield PD and reported having her mobile phone stolen from her unlocked vehicle while she was inside a laundromat in Marshfield. The woman stated that a family member helped her track the phone’s location, which was discovered to be in the Medford area, but she did not make note of the address. She then deactivated the phone. No video surveillance was available while she was inside the laundromat. The woman will inform the police if she is able to track the phone again.

8.12.19 at 1312 (Reported): An employee at a local trucking company came to Marshfield PD and reported fraudulent checks that were being produced and cashed with his employer’s information on them. At the time of the report, three checks have been attempted to be cashed. One check with a value of $2,400 was not caught in time, and the bank was unable to stop payment. The employer’s bank has since stopped payment on two additional checks. The complainant stated the checks are identical to ones used for holiday bonuses. The complainant stated that no one was given permission to create and use the fraudulent checks.

8.11.19: The complainant reported that a 21-year-old Marshfield male punched one man, and then hit another with a bar stool. The 21-year-old was arrested, booked and then released. Charges of Battery and Substantial Battery are being requested through the Wood County Sheriff’s Department.

8.10.19 at 2109: A 51-year-old Marshfield woman was arrested for a Felony Bail Jumping violation. The violation occurred when she entered a residence that she was ordered by court not to enter. Police met with the 51-year-old woman at the residence. She was then taken into custody.

8.10.19: A 40-year-old Marshfield woman was taken into custody on a valid DOC Warrant. The female was transported to the Marshfield Police Department for booking procedures, and later transported to the Wood County Jail.

8.9.19 at 0330: A Marshfield woman reported a physical altercation with her 16-year-old son. The teen was taken into custody, booked, and later released to a family member. A juvenile referral with charges of Substantial Battery, Battery and Disorderly Conduct will be directed to Wood County Social Services.

8.9.10: A Marshfield woman was arrested during a traffic stop for OAR OWI-related offense. She was brought to Marshfield PD, booked, then released.

8.5.19 at 1200: A grocery store in Marshfield contacted police in reference to a statement an 82-year-old Milladore male made while he was in the store earlier in the month. Contact was made with the male and he was talked to regarding his statement, and cited for Trespassing, per the grocery store’s request.