Portage police notebook for July 12, 2018
Information is taken from the records of the Portage Police Department and does not represent a comprehensive list of police activity. Each individual named in this report is presumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Between 8:51 a.m. Monday and 7:44 a.m., Thursday police responded to 104 calls.
West Cook Street: Police on Monday at 5:06 a.m., while performing a welfare check, encountered Brandon Clay, 28, of Portage, who after reportedly giving a false name was arrested for violation of probation and on suspicion of obstructing an officer and misdemeanor bail jumping.
East Carroll Street: Police on Monday at 9:19 p.m. responded to a complaint in which a man claimed that his wife locked him in a garage during an argument. The 33-year-old Portage man was later arrested on suspicion of domestic disorderly conduct and domestic battery, while a 33-year-old Portage woman was cited for disorderly conduct.
Walmart: Police on Wednesday at 12:40 a.m. responded to a reported theft where a 17-year-old Poynette boy was accused of swapping old shoes for new ones. The boy was issued a city ordinance citation for shoplifting.
New Pinery Road and Hiawatha Avenue: Police on Wednesday at 2:27 a.m. stopped a vehicle for a tail light issue. The driver, Carin Ann Seymour, 38, of Poynette, registered a .11 blood-alcohol level on a preliminary breath test and was arrested on suspicion of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated as a first offense, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Passenger Todd Bailey, 45, of Portage was arrested for violation of probation and cited for possession of an open intoxicant in a vehicle.
West Carroll Street: Police on Wednesday at 4:16 p.m. responded to a report from a woman that her fiancé had sex with her after she had told him no, as well as reporting a separate incident. The 22-year-old Portage man was arrested on suspicion of domestic disorderly conduct and third-degree sexual assault.