Merrill Police reports
An officer was dispatched to a theft complaint in the 400 block of South Park Street. Multiple wood beams were taken from the area. This incident is still under investigation.
2:44 a.m.- Officers responded to a report of a person attempting to break in to the caller’s home. It was found that the suspect had broken a window on the caller’s home and had fled the area prior to the arrival of officers. The caller was able to identify the female suspect as he was familiar with her. The investigation is ongoing.
11:14 p.m.- Officers responded to a report of a verbal argument which resulted in a male leaving an apartment while armed with a gun. Officers were able to locate the male who had returned to the apartment. It was found that the male was on probation with probation rules restricting him from possessing a firearm and consuming alcohol. It was also found that the male had been consuming alcohol. The male was arrested for violating his probation rules and was transported to jail. Officers seized the male’s firearm.
3:11 p.m.- Officers responded to a domestic incident in the 600 Block of Woodbine Avenue. As a result of an investigation, a male party was arrested for domestic related disorderly conduct and strangulation/suffocation and was transported to jail.
3:15 p.m.- Officers responded to a report of a battery in the 800 block of Grand Avenue. As a result of an investigation, a male party was arrested for disorderly conduct, criminal damage to property and battery and was transported to jail.
7:21 p.m.-An officer took a report of a theft of a bow and several arrows. A suspect was identified and the investigation is ongoing.