Wood County Blotter: July 23-29, 2019
July 25, 2019
Call and collect
On July 25 at 11:06 a.m. an employee of a Saratoga gas station reported that a male individual had pumped gas that morning around 7:30 a.m. but had not been able to pay for it at the time. The employee stated that the suspect had said he would go to Neillsville to get the money but that he had not yet returned. The complainant was advised to give the suspect until 1 p.m. that day to return before calling back.
July 26, 2019
Small child, big threats
On July 26 at 7:34 p.m. a Saratoga male requested that an officer come talk to a small child who was threatening to cause damage to his car. The child, a 9-year-old male, had threatened to slash his tires and smash his windows.
On July 26 at 10:19 p.m. an employee of a Grand Rapids resort reported that suspicious activity was going on in one of the rooms. The employee stated that the outside light of a room that was supposed to be empty had been turned on and then turned off after roughly a minute.
July 27, 2019
On July 27 at 12:56 p.m. a female reported that there was a male individual who was taking pictures of various women and children at a lakeside beach in Wisconsin Rapids. The complainant stated that the suspect had been wearing green swimming shorts and had black hair that was shaved on one side.
On July 27 at 11:30 p.m. an employee of a Wisconsin Rapids bar reported that there was a male subject with dreadlocks who was refusing to leave the premises. The complainant alleged that the male was armed with a knife.
July 28, 2019
Three Little Pigs
On July 28 at 9:10 a.m. a female reported that there were three little pigs who were in the middle of the road. The complainant stated that the incident had happened on County Highway F in Sherry, and that the pigs had since moved off of the road and into a nearby yard.
July 29, 2019
Missing grandchild and car
On July 29 at 6:33 p.m. a Cranmoor resident reported that their grandchild and their car had both gone missing. The complainant stated that they suspected that their son, a 38-year-old male, had stolen both the car, a red Nissan Altima, and the grandchild, a 14-year-old female.