Merrill Police reports
9:58 a.m.- Officers were dispatched to probation and parole in reference of a probation violation. A male was taken into custody for a probation violation and transported to the Lincoln County Jail.
1:17 p.m.- Officers were dispatched to a theft complaint in the 700 block of Eugene Street. Multiple electronics were stolen from the location. A suspect was identified and an ongoing investigation is occurring.
5:22 p.m.- Officers were dispatched to a theft complaint in the 400 block of Cottage Street. No sign of forced entry was present, an ongoing investigation is occurring.
1:23 a.m.- An officer responded to a local business for the report of a retail theft that had occurred. The investigation is ongoing.
1:13 p.m.- An officer responded to a local business for the report of a retail theft. The investigation is ongoing.
9:05 p.m.- Officers were dispatched to a driving complaint in the area of West First Street and Pine Street. The vehicle was described as squealing its tires and leaving the roadway, going over the curb and coming to a rest in a yard. Contact was made with a male subject standing next to the vehicle. He started walking towards the residence and denied that he was driving on the roadway. Markings in the roadway and in the boulevard showed the vehicle’s direction of travel and only one set of foot prints were observed coming from the vehicle, that being the one officers observed standing next to the vehicle. The male displayed signs indicative of impairment and refused to perform any field sobriety tests. The male subject was subsequently arrested for operating while under the influence 4th offense.