Weekly Police Blotter: Aug. 28 – Sept. 3, 2018
Neighbors being threatened
At 12:53 p.m., a woman called requesting to speak with officers regarding her parents being threatened by their neighbors. She stated other neighbors also were getting threats to keep quiet about suspicious activities that are happening in the area. When officers tried returning the call they were unable to reach the caller.
Manic episode outside store
At 1:04 p.m., a caller reported a possible overdose in front of a Wisconsin Rapids store. The woman was pulling her own hair out and seemed to be on something. The same caller called back shortly after and stated she seemed to be getting worse and threatened to leave. Police arrived and the woman seemed to have calmed down, she refused assistance from police for a ride home and chose to walk home instead.
Do you want fries with that Wi-Fi?
At 3:52 p.m., an employee of a fast food restaurant called to report a female slumped over the wheel in their parking lot. Police arrived and spoke with the woman who was just leaning forward trying to use their Wi-Fi.
What’s going on?
At 6:30 p.m., a caller stated that there are two cars parked at a neighbor’s house and that the cars did not belong to the people who live there. The caller noticed that random people kept walking up to the cars. Police arrived and several citations were given. The car was left at residence until a valid driver could pick it up.
Son steals from mother
At 7:51 p.m., a Wisconsin Rapids woman called to report that her son came over to her house and took her credit card. He then used that credit card to make several purchases. She had no idea this had happened until her credit card company called her to confirm the recent purchases. Police are forwarding the report to Human Services.
Drunk and hungry
At 9:30 p.m., an employee at a Wisconsin Rapids fast food restaurant called to report a drunken man was pushing on the cash register and also pushing the employee around. Police arrived and arrested the 27-year-old man.
Late night fight
At 12:45 a.m., a 27-year-old woman called to report that her boyfriend had thrown a chair at her. After the fight he walked out of the house, and she was unsure where he went. Police arrived and found the man. He agreed to go stay at his mother’s for the night.