Merrill Police Department reports
At 10:13 a.m, an officer responded a vandalism complaint. The caller stated they had gone out to their vehicle and found the window smashed. The investigation is ongoing.
At 11:25 a.m, an officer responded to a disorderly conduct complaint. The caller advised they were being harassed by a male party. The officer made contact with the male suspect and he was found to have a warrant for his arrest. The male party fled from the officer and was later located. The male party resisted officers and an electronic control device was deployed. The male was arrested for the warrant, disorderly conduct, and resisting an officer.
At 4:27 p.m, officers were dispatched to a disorderly conduct complaint. The juvenile caller advised she had been attacked by her brother. Officers had contact with both parties as well as an adult at the residence. It was determined the female juvenile started the altercation and struck her brother first. The female was referred to Social Services for disorderly conduct.
At 3:21 a.m, officers were dispatched to a disorderly conduct complaint. The caller advised her uncle had arrived at the residence, was intoxicated, and was yelling and throwing things around. Contact was made with the male suspect and during the contact; the male became agitated and was refusing to obey officers’ orders. The male resisted officers while attempting to take him into custody. The male was arrested for disorderly conduct and one count resisting an officer.
At 5:50 p.m, officers were dispatched to a juvenile who was out of control and was striking his sister. Officers made contact with the mother and juveniles involved and the male suspect refused to speak with officers. The male juvenile was referred to social services for disorderly conduct.
At 11:14 a.m, a caller reported someone had damaged two vehicles in his garage. Investigation is ongoing.
At 5:03 p.m, an officer on patrol observed a vehicle squeal its tires from a stop sign and accelerate rapidly away from the stop sign. The driver explained he was having a bad day. He was cited for disorderly conduct with a motor vehicle.
At 7:51 pm, a caller reported a male came to his residence making threats toward him. The caller explained the male making the threats was accusing him of threatening his brother. The caller had no idea who the man was or what he was talking about. The area was checked and nobody was located.
At 2:52 a.m, an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle and the driver was found to have a warrant for his arrest. The male was taken into custody and was transported to the jail.
At 8:24 a.m, an officer responded to a disorderly conduct complaint. The caller’s vehicle was egged overnight. The suspect has been identified and the investigation is ongoing.
At 12:51 pm, an officer responded to a criminal damage to property complaint. The caller advised all four of their tires on their vehicle were slashed during the night. The investigation is ongoing.
At 9:14 p.m, an officer responded to a theft complaint. The caller advised they had a political sign stolen from their yard.
At 2:01 a.m, an officer had contact with two occupants in a vehicle parked at a park past curfew hours. The odor of marijuana was detected coming from the vehicle and one occupant admitted to being in possession of the marijuana. The female was cited for possession of THC and possession of drug paraphernalia.
At 1:59 p.m, an officer responded to a vandalism complaint. The caller stated someone had cut the wiring to his Halloween lights and inflatable decorations. No suspects at this time.
At 3:08 p.m, an officer responded to a damage to property complaint. The caller advised someone had caused damage to their retaining wall and siding on the building. No known suspect at this time.