Merrill Police reports
11:17 p.m.- An officer was on foot patrol and observed juveniles in a vehicle smoking. Contact was made with the juveniles and in speaking with them they turned over marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and tobacco products. Referrals were made to Social Services and citations were issued for the violations.
3:25 p.m.- An officer responded to a local business for a shoplifting complaint. The suspect was detained and arrested for theft and numerous bail jumping charges.
9:08 p.m.- An officer responded to a local business for a shoplifting complaint. An employee observed a juvenile female exit the store without paying for a bottle of vodka. The employee positively identified the female. Contact was made with the juvenile suspect and she admitted to stealing and drinking the bottle of vodka. The juvenile was cited for both violations.
11:23 a.m.- An officer responded to a disorderly conduct complaint. The caller stated a male party was at her residence using narcotics and she wanted him removed. Contact was made at the residence with the male party who was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and for a warrant out of Marathon County.