Merrill Police Department reports
At 8:26 a.m, an officer took a report of a stolen generator. The investigation is ongoing.
At 3:52 p.m, an officer observed a female who had an active warrant for her arrest. The officer arrested the female and transported her to jail.
At 7:35 p.m, an officer took a report from a female who fell victim to an internet scam. The investigation is ongoing.
At 3:06 p.m, an officer responded to a vandalism complaint. The caller stated an unknown person put something in their gas tank. The investigation is ongoing.
At 3:51 p.m, an officer responded to a vandalism complaint. The caller had a political sign taken down in their yard and solar lights thrown into their pool. The caller had the incident on video. A juvenile was observed on the video and the juvenile was later located and spoken to. The caller did not want anything done other than having the juvenile spoken to.
At 8:52 a.m, an officer responded to a gas skip complaint. The gas station was calling in an unintentional gas skip that had occurred the day prior. The registered owner of the vehicle was contacted and they returned to pay for the fuel.
At 9:05 a.m, officers were dispatched to a welfare check complaint. The vehicle was located that was involved and a traffic stop was conducted. Contact was made with the driver, who displayed signs of impairment. The female driver was arrested for operating while under the influence.
At approximately 3:11 p.m an officer was dispatched to a theft complaint where a laptop and charging cord were stolen. The investigation is still ongoing.
At 10:03 p.m Officers were dispatched to a residence for a report of a wanted person being inside. The person was located inside the residence and taken in to custody for the warrant.
At 12:28 a.m Officers were dispatched to a disorderly conduct complaint. As a result of the investigation one party was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct and strangulation/suffocation.
At 5:42 p.m. Officers were dispatched to a driving complaint where the vehicle was reported to be weaving all over the roadway and nearly struck a curb. The officers located the vehicle and stopped the driver. The driver was arrested for OWI.
At 2:07 a.m. Officers were dispatched to a vehicle that was reported to be ramming in to a sign near a bar. The driver was located and had admitted to have been drinking. The driver was put though field sobriety tests and then arrested for OWI.