Merrill Police Reports
10:40 a.m.- Officers responded to the Probation and Parole office to take a female into custody for a probation violation. She was transported to the jail.
6:55 a.m.- Officers were dispatched to a stolen vehicle complaint, the owner had left the vehicle unlocked with the keys inside. The vehicle was located earlier in the day in the county and the driver had been arrested for different charges. The owner of the vehicle advised they did not know the individual who took the vehicle nor gave them consent to take it in the first place. The male was charged with operating a motor vehicle without owner’s consent.
1:58 p.m.- An officer investigated the theft of a propane tank. The investigation is ongoing.
5:51 p.m.- Officers responded to a local business for a report of a male who was at the business after he had been previously asked to not return there. When officers made contact with the male, he was found to have warrants for his arrest. The male was taken into custody and transported to jail.
7:25 p.m.- After an officer had placed a male under arrest for an unrelated matter, the male was found to be in possession of a government issued check. The name on the check did not match the male’s name. Officers made contact with the person whose name was on the check and that person indicated that they had not given anyone permission to take the check. The male was charged with possession of stolen property and may face forgery charges as well.