Merrill Police reports
8:56 a.m.- Officers were requested in the 1000 block of East First Street to take a female subject into custody for a probation violation. The female was taken into custody and transported to the jail.
5:08 p.m.- An off-duty police officer was behind a vehicle that had crossed the center line numerous times. A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle by an officer and the officer detected the odor of intoxicants coming from the vehicle. The driver was patted down prior to field sobriety tests and drug paraphernalia was located on the male. The male passed field sobriety tests. The male was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and a probation hold.
2 p.m.- Officers responded to the Probation and Parole office to take a male party into custody for a probation violation. The male party was arrested and transported to the jail.
12 p.m.- Officers were dispatched to a domestic disturbance. A male was taken into custody for the incident.
8:05 p.m.- Officers were dispatched to a complaint of a male entering someone’s residence without the owner’s permission. The male left before officers arrived on scene. An ongoing investigation is occurring.
3:06 a.m.- Officers responded to an address for a report of a domestic incident. Officers found that a suspect had fled prior to their arrival. Officers were able to track the male suspect’s footprints through the snow and located him hiding in a garage. Officers placed the male under arrest and transported him to jail where he was booked in on three counts of domestic battery, one count of criminal damage to property, one count of domestic disorderly conduct, one count of felony intimidation of a victim and a probation violation.
3 a.m.- Officers were dispatched to a Domestic disturbance complaint. Upon arrival officers were advised the male involved had three warrants through Marathon County. Officers were allowed into the residence and the male was taken into custody for the three warrants along with a charge for domestic disorderly conduct.
8:17 p.m.- An officer was dispatched to a theft from a motor vehicle complaint. An ongoing investigation is occurring.
10:52 p.m.- An officer was dispatched to a battery complaint. A male suspect was identified and an ongoing investigation is occurring.