Merrill Police Department
Report of stereo, satellite radio receiver & sunglasses stolen from vehicle parked overnight at Superior St. residence.
Car entered, change stolen & center console damaged while parked overnight at W. 4th St. residence.
Report of stereo & GPS unit stolen from vehicle parked overnight on Superior St.
Reported theft of battlefield cross from soldier’s grave at Merrill Memorial Park, cross was returned to the cemetery on Sept. 5, appeared undamaged, returned to soldier’s mother.
Tire found slashed on vehicle parked overnight at E. 7th St. residence.
5:39 p.m.- Semi truck struck & knocked down stoplight at E. Main St. & Pine Ridge Ave. while turning, DOT notified.
9:59 a.m.- Male driver cited for unsafe backing after he backed into another vehicle at Cleveland & 4th sts.
11:49 a.m.- Two vehicles collided in uncontrolled intersection at 8th & Cedar sts, male driver cited for failing to yield the right of way.
Reported theft of amp, subwoofer & golf disks from a vehicle parked at an E. 1st St. residence.
6:40 p.m.- Man arrested for retail theft, disorderly conduct & bail jumping after stealing two bags of shrimp & a bottle of alcohol from Drew’s Piggly Wiggly, a store manager chased the suspect down & held him until police arrived.
Numerous items reported stolen from a vehicle parked at a Cottage St. residence.
GPS united reported stolen from vehicle parked on Cedar St.
5:20 p.m.- Police went to an E. 2nd St. apartment looking for a wanted man, as they were approaching the apartment they heard him tell his girlfriend to say he wasn’t there, which she did. The man was found hiding in a closet & arrested at taser point. The girlfriend was cited for obstructing an officer.
12:33 a.m.- Man arrested on probation violation for drinking. He had reportedly been at a Wisconsin St. residence, harassing another man who called police when he’d had enough.