Weekly Police Blotter: Aug. 14-20, 2018
Dog saves the day
At 12:12 p.m., a 54-year-old Wisconsin Rapids man reported that between 9-9:30 p.m. the night before, someone had broke inside the back entry door of his residence. The man’s dog chased the intruder away. There are no suspects at this time.
Escape plan derailed
At 3:39 p.m., employees at a local hospital reported that a patient in their emergency room had climbed through the ceiling. The woman, an inmate, was eventually taken back into custody.
Bro, where’s my car?
At 11:28 p.m., a 22-year-old Wisconsin Rapids man reported that his vehicle was stolen from his driveway. His brother had gotten home between 9:30-10 p.m. and the vehicle was still in the driveway. Both sets of keys were also in his residence. The officer explained that the vehicle had been repossessed.
Man dumped on side of road
At 3:44 p.m., a 32-year-old male reported that his girlfriend, a 24-year-old woman, had pushed him out of his vehicle and took off. The female does not have a valid driver’s license. Police were able to locate the woman and escorted her to the jail.
At 3:51 p.m., it was reported by an employee of a rent-to-own store that a 32-year-old woman had made a fort out of mattresses outside the store. The employee also thought the woman could be doing drugs out there. Police made contact with the woman sending her on her way with information for the Salvation Army in Stevens Point.
Love on the run
At 12:08 p.m., a 31-year-old man reported that he tried to jump out of a vehicle being driven by a 38-year-old woman. After he exited the vehicle, the driver took off nearly running over the man. Police spoke with both individuals involved and warned them for their behavior.
City mower finds needles
At 1:49 p.m., a City of Wisconsin Rapids employee called to report that while out mowing grass he ran over a bag full of needles. They will attempt to pick up the items and will lay dirt or wood chips over that area.
Take the money and run
At 10:48 a.m., a gas station employee reported that a man had written a check for his purchases and the check declined. Upon hearing his check declined the man took the lottery tickets from the bag he was purchasing and ran out the door.