Merrill Police reports
6:10 a.m.- Officers responded to a domestic complaint. The caller stated she was battered by her boyfriend. The male suspect was not at the residence. Officers made phone contact with the male who claimed to be not in the area. The investigation is ongoing.
7:27 a.m.- An officer took a report of damage to property in an individual’s front yard. No known suspects at this time.
3:50 p.m.- Officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of East First Street to take a male subject into custody for a probation violation. The male subject was taken into custody and transported to the jail.
3:28 p.m.- An officer responded to a theft complaint. The caller advised she had set her cell phone down in a store while she was moving an item and a male party stole it. Video footage was reviewed and the male party is observed taking the cell phone. Investigation is ongoing.
5:52 p.m.- Officers responded to a fight in progress. The caller stated a truck was driving around with the passenger door open and a female was screaming from inside the vehicle. The vehicle pulled over, the two got out and continued to argue. The female left on foot and the truck was following her through lawns, etc. The truck was stopped and after an investigation, the male driver was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct.