Merrill Police reports
3:32 p.m.- An officer took a report of a violation of a court order as it pertained to visitation with child. It was found that a male subject had failed to follow the rules set in place by the court. He will be referred to the District Attorney for possible charges.
1:56 a.m.- An officer conducted a traffic stop on East Main Street after the vehicle was observed traveling on East Main Street without any headlamps activated. The operator displayed signs indicative of impairment and was placed through field sobriety tests. Based off of those tests, the male subject was arrested for operating while under the influence 3rd offense.
6:31 p.m.- An officer conducted a traffic stop on an ATV that was traveling on a non-designated route. The operator of the ATV was found to have never completed an ATV safety course. The operator was cited for operation without ATV safety certificate.
9:23 a.m.- An officer responded to a report of a vehicle being vandalized. Investigation is ongoing.
4:44 p.m.- Officers took a report of a possible domestic disturbance that had taken place earlier. Officers investigated and this matter will be referred to the Lincoln County District Attorney for review and possible charges.
9:46 p.m.- Officers took a report of a possible hit and run crash that had occurred at East Main and Nast streets involving a street sign. The suspect vehicle was located and the operator advised that they had fallen asleep. No signs of impairment were noted and he was cited for inattentive driving.
12:15 a.m.- Officers responded to a report of a fight in progress outside of a bar on Grand Avenue. When officers arrived on scene all parties involved had left. Officers made contact with the bartender. The bartender advised that a male party had come into the bar and was causing a problem. He had stood on top of the bar and was walking on the bar crushing the cigarette packs of other patrons that were drinking at the bar. The male party was told to get down and that he would be offered a safe ride and water only while he waited for a ride. The male party went outside and allegedly was involved in an argument with four other unknown males and an unknown female. While speaking with the bartender the male party returned to the bar and officers made contact. He denied any fight occurring but admitted to standing on the bar and causing an unwanted scene. The male party was cited for disorderly conduct.
8:30 a.m.- Officers responded to an address on Matthews Street to attempt to locate an individual who was known to have a warrant through probation and parole. That party was located and taken into custody for that warrant.
9 p.m.- Officers responded to an address on Division Street for a report of a male and female yelling and making banging sound in their apartment. Officers stood outside the residence and could hear the yelling and banging sounds from the street. The parties were identified and stated that no argument was taking place but that the female party was just acting out to be obnoxious and did not realize that she was being that loud. No physical altercation was taking place at the residence.
7:39 p.m.- An officer was attempting to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle when the driver quickly parked and fled from the location. The driver was not located but was able to be identified and contact will be made at later time.
2:11 p.m.- An officer responded to a two vehicle crash. One vehicle had failed to stop at a stop sign and struck another vehicle. That driver was cited for failure to yield right of way from a stop sign causing injury and non-registration of auto.
6:11 p.m.- Officers responded to a domestic disturbance. The caller stated her daughter was out of control at the residence, had pushed her and pulled her hair. Contact was made with the caller who stated she also had a cup thrown at her which grazed her face. The female suspect was located down the street. The female suspect was placed under arrest for domestic disorderly conduct.
8:42 a.m.- An officer responded to a juvenile complaint. The parent, who called, advised their son was smoking salvia. Contact was made with the juvenile who admitted to smoking the product. The juvenile was referred for Possession of a Schedule I drug, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
5:34 p.m.- Officers were out speaking with a female and three small children on E. 6th St. when a vehicle drove by the location at a very high rate of speed. An officer conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and the driver was cited for speed.