Merrill Police reports
9:13 a.m.- A female was arrested for a probation violation at the request of the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.
10:25 a.m.- A male was arrested for a probation violation at the request of the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.
12:37 p.m.- A crash was reported on W. Main St. at Foster St. One driver was cited for inattentive driving and violation of GDL restrictions. A crash report was completed.
5:03 p.m.- A caller reported a riding lawn mower was on fire. Officers were able to extinguish the flames prior to the fire dept. arriving. The scene was turned over to the fire dept.
11:35 a.m.- A female reported a scam attempt. She had received a call from a male who told her she had won Publisher’s Clearing House and instructed her to go to Walmart to make a money transfer to claim her prize. She knew better and did not send any money.
3:22 p.m.- A caller reported obtaining her credit report from a website which showed accounts/bills not made by her. It appeared another person was possibly shown on those accounts and had a different middle initial. The validity of the site is unknown and she was instructed to contact the accredited credit bureau(s) to obtain a verified credit report.