Wisconsin Rapids Police Blotter: Oct. 15-20, 2019
October 15, 2019
On Oct. 15 at 9:51 a.m. it was reported that there was an abandoned vehicle on Grand Avenue in Wisconsin Rapids that still had the keys in it. The complainant stated that the vehicle’s front end was smashed and that they had found some backpacks behind the building where the car was parked on West Grand Avenue.
October 16, 2019
Crossing arm malfunction
On Oct. 16 at 5:05 a.m. it was reported that the train crossing arms on North Fourth Avenue and High Street in Wisconsin Rapids were down and the lights were flashing. It was reported that a technician would be there in 10 minutes to take care of the problem.
Fuel siphoner on the prowl
On Oct. 16 at 4:47 p.m. a Wisconsin Rapids female reported that someone was siphoning the fuel out of her vehicle. The complainant stated that it had started a couple of weeks ago despite a lock she had on the car. The siphoning took place while the car was parked on Huntington Avenue in Wisconsin Rapids, and the woman reported seeing a suspicious looking male in a hoodie near the car.
October 17, 2019
Threats of violence
On Oct. 17 at 4:22 p.m. a Wisconsin Rapids female reported that her 14-year-old son was threatening to hit her with a crowbar. The complainant stated that she had taken the weapon from him and that he had left the Thousand Oak Road residence wearing a black nike shirt and camo pants. Later, at 5:48 p.m., the same female reported that he had punched a hole in the wall and was destroying her property. The woman stated that he would not leave.
October 20, 2019
On Oct. 20 at 2:53 p.m. it was reported that there were two small children repeatedly prank calling 911 and hanging up from a residence on North 25th Street in Wisconsin Rapids.
On Oct. 20 at 10:48 p.m. an employee of a convenience store on West Grand Avenue in Wisconsin Rapids reported that a short, skinny male subject had stolen three bottles of alcohol. The complainant stated that the male was wearing a black and white hoodie and blue jeans and was last seen running.