Weekly Police Blotter: June 26 – July 2, 2018
No room for waiting
At 10:58 a.m., it was reported that a 61-year-old man was upset with a health care facility and made threatening comments such as: “watch the news” and “it’s no wonder people go on rampages”. After police located the man, he stated he has no intentions to cause any harm and was just frustrated that he wasn’t being seen by the heath care provider.
At 1:58 p.m., a Wisconsin Rapids man requested a welfare check on a 67-year-old man who had possible squatters staying at his house. The individuals who were staying there allegedly were littering all over his property and have been there for at least a week. Police spoke with the 67-year-old man who stated these individuals, two men and a woman, had followed him home from Walmart one night and never left. With police assistance, the unwanted individuals gathered their belongings and left the property.
At 11:08 a.m., a 59-year-old Wisconsin Rapids called police to report that a neighbor who mows the lawn at the apartment complex they reside in is damaging her plants and lawn ornaments. This has occurred on several occasions.
Confused in the heat
At 12:14 p.m., a Wisconsin Rapids man called asking for a welfare check on a 71-year-old man who was confused and throwing things over the fence. The caller was unable to get any information from the gentleman and brought him inside his home to get out of the heat. Police came and requested the ambulance and the 71-year-old was taken to the local hospital.
At 2:07 p.m., an employee of a fast food restaurant on Eighth Street S., called to report a woman had entered the bathroom and threw a purse in the garbage. It appeared that everything was still in the purse. The woman then left on foot.
At 8:42 a.m., a Wisconsin Rapids woman reported that a female and two males were screaming and arguing very loudly. An officer went to the scene and after an investigation determined the fight to be in regards to the NBA draft.
At 1:22 p.m., an employee at a neighboring business reported a man and woman who appeared to be living at a storage unit building. They stated it appeared they were going from one unit to another checking to see if the units were unlocked or open.
Yard décor taken
At 1:29 p.m., a 64-year-old woman reported that sometime in the last night or two her yard decorations were taken. She reported that the items taken were large sun and moon sculptures and a huge metal flower. There are no suspects at this time