L-R: Portage Co. Sheriff Mike Lukas, Sharalee Simkins, a records specialist for the Plover Police Department, and Stevens Point Police Officer Michael Schultz, load up boxes of drugs on April 24 from the spring 2023 Drug Take Back events. (Metro Wire photo)

Police & Sheriff calls, April 22-23

April 22

Suspended: A 69-year-old woman called police to the 700 block of Portage St. at 8 a.m. to complain that a suspicious man had been sitting in a car outside of a known drug house. The man behind the wheel had a suspended license. No further information was included in the blotter.

Needles: A 39-year-old man reported finding needles in the road on the 3200 block of Water St. at 9:13 a.m.

Trespasser: Police were called to Econo Lodge, 5110 Main St., at 11:03 a.m. when a known woman, age 34, was trespassing on the property.

School issues: Police were called to Ben Franklin Jr. High, 2000 Polk St., at 11:48 a.m. for reasons that were redacted from the blotter.

Homeless: Police stopped to conduct a welfare check on a person who was sleeping in a windowsill of the former Stevens Point Journal building, 1200 Third St., at 11:59 a.m.

Thief: Police were called to Enterprise Rent-a-Car at 12:51 p.m. when an employee reported at 12:51 p.m. that a 26-year-old female customer was a week late in returning a vehicle.

Fraud: A 27-year-old man called police at 3:51 p.m. that someone was fraudulently using his daughter’s social security number.

Bad patient: Police were called to Aspirus, 900 Illinois Ave., at 4:27 p.m. when a male patient began threatening staff. No further information was included in the blotter.

Crash: Police responded to a two-vehicle collision at Hwy. 10 East and Brilowski Rd. at 6:50 p.m. No injuries were reported.

Thief: Police were called to Kwik Trip, 3258 Church St., at 7:50 p.m. when a known 34-year-old man stole a bag of candy and a soda from the store. He left on foot when an officer arrived. No further information was included in the blotter.

Hot rod: Police and firefighters responded to 208 Georgia St. at 10:08 p.m. when a caller reported that an old Corvette was on fire in the driveway. The car was a total loss but no one was injured.

Disturbance: Police responded to an apartment building on the 2800 block of Minnesota Ave. at 11:32 p.m. when a caller reported a 35-year-old man was throwing items out the window. No further information was included in the blotter.

April 23

Welfare check: An officer stopped to check on an intoxicated male at First and Portage streets at 1:53 a.m. No further information was included in the blotter.