May 26th City of Neenah
A motorist at the intersection of Breezewood Lane and U.S. 41 asked police to check on a turtle that was in the middle of a roundabout. A car ran over the turtle before an officer arrived. The officer disposed of the body after a short memorial service.
May 31st City of Franklin
A 34-year-old man was arrested for shoplifting a Motorola Bluetooth earpiece at Wal-Mart. The man stole the earpiece by wrapping it in toilet paper and sticking it inside his rectum.
May 24th City of Horicon
A caller notified police of seeing people riding on top of a mattress on top of a car. The driver, a 19-year-old woman, told police two men were sitting on the windows of the car holding the mattress on the top to move it.
June 5th City of Waupun
A caller on Hillyer Street told police there was a large snapping turtle in the road and some children were trying to play with it and he was concerned with their safety. Police told the children to leave the turtle alone.
May 31st City of Oak Creek
A 41-year-old man called police after employees at a restaurant refused to give him a refund for a rib dinner he was unsatisfied with.
June 5th City of Beaver Dam
A woman on DeClark Street called police to report someone had been throwing gnomes at her political signs.
June 1st City of Portage
Police investigated a report of an intoxicated man who was out of control and broke a rosary.
May 31st Town of Leopolis
A caller reported seeing two people walking on the snowmobile and believed they were suspicious because one was wearing all black while the other was wearing all black except for a white hat. They told police they thought the two might be up to no good or perhaps they’re just taking a walk.
June 5th City of Shawano
Police received a report of a potential scam. The caller reported receiving a call from someone identifying themselves as working for the Shriner’s Circus. When they agreed to make a $20 donation, they were instructed to write a check and leave it under their doormat. The caller thought this seemed suspicious.
May 23rd City of Glendale
A 15-year-old girl was arrested for disorderly conduct for spitting at the driver of a county bus. The girl was angry when she and other juveniles boarded the bus with expired transfers and were told they had to pay or exit. A large amount of spit was found on a window next to the driver. The girl denied spitting but admitted sneezing saying the spit might have come out accidentally when she sneezed.
May 23rd City of Bayside
A 23-year-old woman was arrested for drunken driving after she ran from the car into a lot, telling police she had to pee. She also said she was driving because her friend was too drunk to drive. At first, she refused to take a breath test but changed her mind because she was just curious to see what her blood alcohol content was. Turns out it was 0.15, almost twice the legal limit.
June 6th City of Wisconsin Rapids
An employee at Rapids Rental and Supply called police to report an irrational customer had threatened to cut the store displays in half with a chain saw.
May 15th City of Green Bay
An 18-year-old man was cited by police after he took a needle from a $1.99 six-pack of needles at Mill’s Fleet Farm West. The man said it was a stupid decision but he was just going to use the needle to pierce his ears.
May 3rd City of Wisconsin Rapids
A woman called police to report a man would not return her Season 1, Disc 1, of The Dukes of Hazard.
May 3rd Village of Biron
A man called police an deported someone took the newspaper out of his mailbox in. An investigating officer learned the man didn’t subscribe to the paper and when the route driver realized she had inadvertently put it in his box, she took it back.