Rapids Police Blotter: Nov 6-12, 2018
Man just wants his food
At 2:33 p.m., an employee of a Wisconsin Rapids fast food restaurant called to report that a man was refusing to leave the drive thru. He was waiting for his food that wasn’t quite ready yet and the employee had asked the man to pull ahead while he waited. The man refused. The man had gotten his food and left before police arrived.
Let me in!
At 10:30 a.m., a 35-year-old Wisconsin Rapids woman called police to report that an unknown woman was beating on her window and wouldn’t leave. Police arrived and told the woman not to come back to the residence or she would be given a citation.
Not a bar
At 6:30 p.m., employees of a gas station in Wisconsin Rapids called to report that a 28-year-old man was in the store drinking a can of beer. He was asked to leave but refused as he stated he had nowhere to go and had several bags of his belongings with him. Police arrived and escorted him to a local motel for the night.
Tired of waiting at train tracks
At 2:16 a.m., a Wisconsin Rapids man reported that a car was stopped in the lane of traffic. The car was stopped at a railroad crossing, and he could see the man inside was slumped over. He tried honking and the man didn’t respond. Police arrived, and he was taken to the hospital and given a blood test that showed he was over the legal limit. He was then taken to the police department and eventually released to a responsible party.
Party all night
At 1:36 a.m., an employee of an adult establishment in Wisconsin Rapids called to report that there was a customer who was refusing to leave. The 23-year-old man began trying to start physical fights when asked to leave. The man was finally outside, in front of the building, when police arrived.
Theft from store
At 3:34 a.m., an employee of a pharmacy called to report that a female had shoplifted. The woman had gone into the bathroom after putting items in her pockets. The employee found the wrappers of the items; however, the actual items were missing. There may be video surveillance. The matter is under investigation.