Merrill Police Department Calls for Service
At 7:30 p.m., an Officer on patrol came across an individual that wanted to report a domestic disturbance. This was found to have occurred as the two parties were driving through town. The male subject was initially not located as he had jumped out of the vehicle. The investigation is ongoing.
At 11:30 a.m., Officers were dispatched to a residence for a report of a domestic disturbance. During the course of the investigation, a male subject was taken into custody for charges of intimidation of a victim, disorderly conduct and bail jumping.
At 4:25 p.m., an Officer on patrol observed a vehicle doing a burn out as it left a business on East Second Street. The vehicle was stopped and the Officer noted the odor of intoxicants. The male subject was placed through filed sobriety tests and based off of those tests, he was arrested for OWI 4 th offense. He was also cited for unnecessary acceleration and booked into the jail on the OWI 4 th offense charge as well as a probation hold.
At 12:40 a.m., an officer on patrol observed a couple of individuals out front of a local establishment that appeared to be arguing. The Officer drove around the block and observed as the two continued with their discussion. Contact was made with the two males and they were advised to leave the area and head home. The one male followed the officer’s directive, but the other male would not leave and argued with officers. He was taken into custody for disorderly conduct.
At 3:50 p.m., an officer was dispatched to the Probation and Parole office. A male was taken into custody for a Probation Violation.
At 4:34 p.m., an officer was dispatched to the Probation and Parole office. A male was taken into custody for a Probation Violation.
At 11:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to a disorderly conduct, in reference to a male who was yelling and throwing items. It was discovered the male had an active warrant for his arrest. The male was taken into custody for the warrant.
At 5:39 a.m., officers responded to a report of branches breaking off a tree and damaging power lines. Officers located the lines off the roadway. The residence was struck by the branches but was not damaged. Wisconsin Public Service was contacted and responded to the residence to address the power outage.
At 2:30 p.m., an officer responded to a report of a male party standing in the roadway taking pictures of cars. When officers arrived on scene the male was no longer present.
At 2:53 a.m., an officer responded to a noise complaint. The caller stated there was a TV being played loudly in the apartment complex. Contact was made at the apartment and the tenant had fallen asleep. The TV was turned down.
At 4:14 p.m., officers responded to a residence as it was reported the house smelled of marijuana. The homeowner allowed officers inside the residence and it did not smell of marijuana. Complaint was unfounded.
At 12:57 p.m., an officer responded to a snowmobile complaint. Contact was made with the driver of the snowmobile who was informed the snowmobile could not be driven on the streets until the snowmobile trails open for the season.
At 7:01 p.m., an officer responded to a damage to property complaint. The caller had part of their front yard lawn torn up by an unknown person with a snow plow. The investigation is ongoing.