Merrill Police Department Reports
At 3:00 p.m., a caller reported her employer received notification about her unemployment benefits expiring although she had not filed for unemployment. At this time, it is believed the letter is not legitimately from the Department of Workforce Development. The officer will continue to investigate.
At 4:07 p.m., a gas station reported a gas skip. The officer was able to view surveillance video and obtained a description of the vehicle. The officer will attempt to determine who the driver is.
At 2:37 a.m., officers responded to a report of a party outside a residence knocking on the door, ringing the door bell, and attempting to gain entry to the residence by trying to turn the door knob. The male party was located outside the residence. The party was intoxicated and thought the residence was his residence. Officers escorted him to the correct residence where he was turned over to his mother. The male was cited for disorderly conduct.
At 12:12 a.m., officers responded to a suspicious vehicle complaint where a vehicle had pulled in to a driveway that did not reside at that residence. It was discovered that the female driver of the vehicle had a warrant. The female was arrested on the warrant and transported to jail.
At 1:18 a.m., officers arrested a male party after he had thrown a male and female party from a vehicle, battered the female party in the roadway, and led officers on a pursuit. The male was taken to the Lincoln County Jail on multiple charges.
At 8:50 p.m., officers responded to a domestic incident where it was reported a female party had come home intoxicated and threw a plant. Officers arrived and the female was uncooperative with their investigation and began to resist officers. The female was arrested and taken to Jail.
At 10:19 p.m. officers responded to a local retail store for a shoplifting complaint. The female suspect was located shortly after in a vehicle at a nearby gas station. The stolen items were located in the female’s possession, and she was arrested on retail theft charges and bail jumping charges.