MERRILL POLICE REPORTS

04-17-2023
At 2:36 p.m. the Wisconsin Department of Corrections Probation and Parole requested officers take an individual into custody for a probation violation. The subject was taken into custody and taken to the jail.
At 8:56 p.m. an officer conducted a traffic stop in the 1200 block of N. Sales St. The operator was cited for disorderly conduct with a motor vehicle after it was observed doing a brake stand and spinning its tires.

04-18-2023
At 10:10 a.m. an officer was dispatched to the 1100 block of E. First St. in regard to items of drug paraphernalia. As a result of the investigation, a female subject was referred to the District Attorney for charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and bail jumping.
At 3:00 p.m. officers were requested by the Wisconsin Department of Corrections Probation and Parole to take an individual into custody for a probation violation. The subject was taken into custody and taken to the jail.

04-19-23
At 9:19 a.m. hotel staff reported locating drug evidence after moving a refrigerator in a room.
At 9:26 a.m. a male was reported to be belligerent while at a health facility, cursing at others present, and that he punched a wall. He was arrested for disorderly conduct and several counts of bail jumping.
At 6:51 p.m. a caller reported her wallet and cell phone were stolen from her unlocked vehicle while at a store. Investigation is ongoing.
At 11:21 p.m. a caller reported someone entered his garage and stole money from a toolbox. Investigation is ongoing.

04-20-23
At 8:01 a.m. a caller reported she had left a gaming device at a hotel. When she contacted the hotel, she was informed someone had already picked it up. She is unsure of who that would have been. Investigation is ongoing.
At 2:07 p.m. a caller reported a domestic disturbance had taken place at a residence and the victim was now at the hospital. It was found the involved male had become upset, as the female wished to seek medical attention for head pain. The male took a door knob and struck the female in the head with the knob. The man then had placed his hands/arms around the female’s neck, causing her difficulty breathing. A search warrant was drafted and executed at the residence, and the man was found hiding in a closet. He was arrested for domestic battery, strangulation/suffocation, disorderly conduct, probation violation, and warrants he had for his arrest.
At 10:26 p.m. a caller reported his girlfriend was intoxicated and passed out in the front yard. He was requesting assistance getting her inside. An officer was able to assist in getting the woman inside and requested an ambulance assess the woman to ensure she was medically stable.

04-22-23
At approximately 11:15 a.m. officers were dispatched to a residence for an argument which occurred. One individual involved in the argument was found to have “huffed” gas with the intention of intoxication. The individual was arrested for abuse of a hazardous substance and three misdemeanor counts of bail jumping.
At approximately 1:20 p.m. officers were dispatched to a residence for a missing person. The individual was a two-year-old child who had wandered from the residence on a bike. The child was found several blocks away. Officers waited with the child until the parents arrived on scene to retrieve the child.
At approximately 11:48 p.m. officers were notified by dispatch of a person in need of assistance. The person told dispatch they were “high,” “drugged,” and did not know who or where they were. The individual proceeded to provide dispatch with several locations where he believed himself to be. Officers spent an hour searching for the individual and eventually located him at his residence after he was identified. The individual was intoxicated, not drugged or high, and not in need of police assistance. The individual was cited for misuse of 911 service.

04-23-23
At approximately 9:09 p.m. officers were dispatched to a domestic altercation. Officers arrived on scene and separated the parties. After completion of our investigation, one individual was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct.

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