Merrill Police reports
3:09 a.m.- A caller reported that a male entered her house without her permission and fled the residence upon being detected. Officers located the male suspect and placed him under arrest for Criminal Trespass to a Dwelling.
9:09 a.m.- A business reported that a soda machine had been broken into and money had been taken out of it. The investigation is ongoing.
12:14 p.m.- A caller reported the theft of a set of license plates.
5:19 p.m.- A local business reported that a soda machine had been broken into and some money had been taken out of it. The investigation is ongoing.
7:29 p.m.- An officer conducted a traffic stop after finding out the registered owner of the vehicle had a revoked license and had a warrant out for his arrest. The registered owner was the operator of the vehicle. The male was taken into custody for the warrant as well as charges of bail jumping.
3:40 p.m.- An officer made phone contact with a male party who wanted to report a theft from early April. The male party had rented out a building with personal property inside and numerous items have gone missing. Investigation is ongoing.
3:54 p.m.- An officer responded to an animal at large complaint. The caller was outside with a picnic basket when the neighbor dog came across the street into the yard and took a pound of ham lunch meat from the basket and ran off with it. The officer attempted contact with the dog owner who would not answer the door. The dog owner is being cited for animal at large.