Merrill Police Department Reports
At 8:33 a.m, officers were dispatched to a report of a burglary at the TB Scott Mansion. It was discovered that damage was caused to a window and entry was gained to the building. The investigation is still ongoing.
At 10:18 a.m, officers were dispatched to an address for a male party that was at a residence and in violation of a bail bond. Officers located the male party and confirmed that he was prohibited from contact with a person at the residence and was not allowed at the residence.The male party was taken into custody.
At 3:43 p.m, an officer observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on East Main St and weaving in and out of its lane recklessly. The driver was stopped and arrested for operating while intoxicated and issued a citation for speeding.
At 4:51 p.m, officers were called to an address for a report of a male party breaking the door to an apartment building of his neighbor. Officers located the suspect and it was determined that a neighbor dispute occurred between the upstairs and downstairs neighbors at the residence. The downstairs neighbor kicked the door open of the upstairs neighbor causing damage. The suspect was arrested for criminal damage to property.
At 5 p.m, officers were called to a report of a female party that requested a tow truck but was now causing problems for the tow truck driver. Officers made contact with all parties involved. The female party continued to cause a disturbance and was taken into custody for disorderly conduct after repeatedly swearing, yelling and chasing the tow truck driver.
At 5:12 a.m, an officer responded to a vandalism complaint. A name had been spray painted onto a building. The investigation is ongoing.
At 8:29 a.m, officers responded to the office of probation and parole to take a male party into custody on a probation violation. The male was transported to the jail.
At 8:31 a.m, an Officer took a complaint of a stolen cow skull from a yard. The investigation is ongoing.
At 8:44 p.m an Officer responded to a gas drive off where a male party had pumped gasoline in to his vehicle then drove away without paying. The investigation is ongoing.
At 10:52 a.m. Officers were dispatched to a property damage complaint where it was reported that a vehicle had driven away from a gas pump and ripped the hose off of the pump. The vehicle returned and placed the broken nozzle and hose back on the pump then left. The investigation is ongoing.
At 10:14 p.m Officers were dispatched to a residence for a male party that was refusing to leave the property. Officers arrived on scene and met with the male party who was heavily intoxicated. The male party was advised to leave the property but refused to do so. Officers removed the male party from the property and transported him back to his residence.