Merrill Police Reports
1:38 p.m.- Officers were requested by the Wisconsin Department of Corrections Probation and Parole to respond to their office and take a male subject into custody. Officers responded and the male was taken into custody and transported to the jail.
8:52 p.m.- Officers responded to a suspicious activity complaint. The caller advised there were numerous vehicles in a parking lot without their headlamps illuminated and they were following people around the parking lot. Contact was made with the described vehicles and all parties denied the behavior. They were advised to move on from the area.
11:12 a.m.- An officer responded to a drug complaint. The caller stated their juvenile son was found to be in possession of synthetic marijuana. The juvenile will be referred for Possession of a Schedule 1 Drug and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
3:57 p.m.- Officers responded to the office of Probation and Parole to take a female party into custody for a probation violation. She was transported to the jail.
6:51 p.m.- Officers responded to a physical domestic incident. A male party had struck his girlfriend in the face causing injury. Both parties were spoken to and the male party was arrested for domestic battery.
8:11 p.m.- An officer responded to a two vehicle crash. A female party had failed to yield the right of way at a stop sign and was struck by another vehicle. The female driver was cited for failure to yield the right of way from a stop sign.
11:05 a.m.- An officer investigated a crash on E. Main St. at Kyes St. involving three vehicles. The offending driver was cited for failure to yield right of way when making left turn. A crash report was completed.
1:44 p.m.- A male was arrested for a probation violation at the request of the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.
4:16 p.m.- A female was arrested for a probation violation at the request of the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.
8:37 p.m.- An officer conducted a traffic stop after finding the registered owner had a suspended driver’s license. It was found there was a passenger in the vehicle the driver is prohibited from having contact with per court order. The driver was arrested for felony bail jumping and cited for operating after suspension.
9:43 p.m.- A caller reported overhearing a conversation among four individuals in a business parking lot about one of them having a gun and shooting somebody. The vehicle was located and a loaded revolver was found concealed in the vehicle. The driver was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon and cited for operating after suspension. A passenger was cited for underage drinking. It was found the comment the caller overheard had been made in jest with another person who had since departed the scene.
1:43 a.m.- A caller reported underage drinking at a residence. When officers arrived one male fled on foot and was apprehended after trying to hide or blend back in next to another officer. He was arrested for resisting an officer. He was found to be in possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. He was additionally charged for those crimes. Two others were cited for underage drinking.
8:03 p.m.- A caller requested a welfare check on a male after receiving concerning text messages from him. The man was found to be on probation and was extremely intoxicated. He was also found to have an open bond prohibiting him from consuming intoxicating beverages. He was arrested for bail jumping and probation violation.
8:48 a.m.- A caller reported someone had struck his mailbox sometime overnight.
9:16 a.m.- Officers and an ambulance were dispatched to a residence after a juvenile was found to have been smoking synthetic “spice” marijuana. The youth will be referred to Social Services for abuse of a hazardous substance.
6:43 p.m.- A caller reported the father of her grandchildren had been at her residence and threatened her and caused a scene. An officer had spoken and warned the man a few days prior for a similar incident involving the children’s babysitter. A request for consideration of charges will be sent to the DA.