Wood County Blotter: Jan. 22-28, 2019
January 21, 2019
Next-Level Car Problems
On Jan. 21 at 8:30 a.m. a woman reported that their was a car on fire. She stated that the car in question was located in a garage attached to the house and that the car was near gas tanks.
On Jan. 21 at 12:39 p.m., a man reported a stolen vehicle. He stated that the car, a red 1982 Riviera Buick, had been parked in the yard of a rental property before it was stolen. The man reported that he had questioned his landlord and the current tenant of the property, but that they did not know where it was or who had taken it.
January 22, 2019
Semi ditched in ditch
On Jan. 22 at 4:11 p.m., a man reported that there was a semi in the ditch. He stated that the semi was in the ditch off of the intersection of County Trunk Highway A and Park Lane in Richfield and that the driver and his son had walked away from the truck.
On Jan. 22 at 4:13 p.m., a woman reported that there was a two car accident at the intersection of County Trunk Highways M and Y in Auburndale. The woman reported that while there were no injuries, but the road was blocked.
On Jan. 22 at 10:27 p.m., a Wood County man reported that he was receiving threats in the form of text messages from his former employer. The man stated that the male subject had threatened to show up at his house.
On Jan. 22 at 7 a.m., a notice went out informing officers of a male subject who had been released from the Hillside County Jail. The notice stated that the man had made Facebook posts on Jan. 22 claiming that he was willing to protect himself from any police officers with his glock and that officers should fear for their lives from here on out. The notice also reported that the man claimed he was willing to “take one for the team.”
January 24, 2019
On Jan. 24 at 1:53 a.m., a Port Edwards man reported that his house had been broken into while he was gone and that his laptop was missing. The man stated that there was no sign of forced entry and did not report anything other than the laptop as stolen. The theft occurred on Letendre Avenue in Port Edwards.
January 28, 2019
On Jan. 28 at 6:17 p.m., an Animal Complaint was filed reporting the abuse of two older dogs and some puppies. It was reported that all of the dogs were left outside for most of the time with only a calf hut for shelter. One of the female puppies was matted, smelled, had eye discharge, was wheezing, and had discharge coming out of her nose.