Wood County Blotter: June 1 – 6, 2019
June 1, 2019
Rowdy teens terrorize streets
On June 1 at 12:17 a.m. a Saratoga male reported that there was a group of about 12 teenagers who were walking around and knocking over garbage cans and banging on doors.
The complainant stated that he had last seen the teenagers headed towards 15th Street in Saratoga. Contact was made with six males with ages ranging from 12 to 56.
June 2, 2019
On June 2 at 10:22 p.m. a 27-year-old female reportedly smashed the windshield of the car of her ex-boyfriend, a Wisconsin Rapids male. Two dents were also left on the hood of the car, and the woman left in a red 2004 Ford freestar heading towards Nekoosa.
June 3, 2019
On June 3 at 1:01 a.m. a Saratoga female complained that she was being followed by a truck in Portage County. When asked where exactly she was, the woman hung up. She did not answer callbacks and had no voicemail set up.
June 4, 2019
On June 4 at 3:13 p.m. it was reported that a fight had broken out between two females at the Wisconsin Rapids courthouse. The two were separated and one expressed interest in pressing charges.
On June 4 at 3:35 p.m. it was reported that the upper windows of a house in Port Edwards had been broken. Employees from a nearby nursery stated that the prior supervisor had lived there but that the house was now vacant. They also reported that the house had been previously broken into last year and requested extra patrol.
June 5, 2019
On June 5 at 12:05 p.m. a Lincoln resident reported that her neighbor, who had plowed her driveway all winter, was now attempting to collect payment for the good deed, which she had thought was just a neighborly thing. The complainant stated that she had given no verbal or written consent to paying the man for plowing her driveway, but that he had resorted to threatening the caller’s kids.
June 6, 2019
On June 6 at 2:53 a.m. a Milladore male reported that he had seen a big ball of fire in the distance southwest of his residence. At 2:57 a.m. another male Milladore resident reported that a fire had fully engulfed a structure and that although there were no vehicles around, trees were starting to go up in flames.