Police briefs

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The Marshall Police Department responded to the following calls for May 29-May 31, 2018:

Tuesday, May 29:

1:43 a.m. — A female contacted the Marshall Police Department to report an assault at a business where she is an overnight clerk. She told officers that she exited the business to smoke a cigarette and that a male subject approached her and began to rub her arm. She stated she told the male not to touch her, but he ignored her request and began rubbing both arms before attempting to kiss her. Officers came into contact with the male who was intoxicated. He told officers he meant her no harm and that he was just flirting with her. Officers transported the male to the MPD and issued him a trespass notice, advised not to return to the business and given a court date.

12:28 p.m. – A female contacted the Marshall Police Department in regard to items that were stolen from her business. Officers made contact with the female who told them that when she left her place of business on Saturday, May 26, at approximately 2 p.m., she left two hanging plants outside on the west side of the business and when she returned on Tuesday, May 29, at approximately 9 a.m., she observed the plants were missing. She valued the plants at $20 each. She stated she does not have surveillance cameras at her business. She completed a written statement and advised if a suspect was located she would assist with prosecution.

Wednesday, May 30:

3:29 a.m. — While on routine patrol, officers observed a pickup truck’s front vehicle registration to only be attached in the upper right corner causing it to be vertical and the window tint appeared to be in violation of the Missouri’s Window Tint Law of 35 percent. Officers conducted a traffic stop and came into contact with a male driver, and a male and female passenger. A computer inquiry revealed the female had an active warrant out of Higginsville for failure to appear on an original charge of public peace. Officers transported her to the Marshall Police Department where the booking process was completed. She was later transported to the Saline County Sheriff’s Department. The male driver was issued summonses and released.

9:32 a.m. — A female walked into the Marshall Police Department in regard to a stolen wheelbarrow. She told officers she was leaving her residence on Tuesday, May 29, at 10:15 a.m. when she noticed a wooden wheelbarrow was missing from beside her house. She stated she last observed the wheelbarrow at approximately 7 a.m. when she was watering her flowers. Officers responded to her residence and conducted a neighborhood canvass with negative results. An investigation continues.

Thursday, May 31:

8:51 p.m. — The Marshall Police Department received an emergency telephone call from a female subject in regard to being threatened by her neighbor. Officers responded to a residence on East North Street and made contact with the female. The female told officers that a male subject walked out of his residence making barking sounds and leaned over the fence and looked in the direction of her and her siblings, who were sitting in the backyard, and stated he would shoot them. She stated she immediately feared for her safety. She told officers she has had numerous issues with the male subject dating back to August of 2017. Officers located a call for service regarding suspicious behavior on the same male dated Aug. 31, 2017. The female completed a written statement regarding the incident.

Information is provided by Marshall Police Department. Not all reports are listed due to sensitive information and ongoing investigations.