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Police notebook for May 1, 2019

May 1, 2019

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 8:02 a.m. on April 23 and 7:57 a.m. on April 30, police responded to 262 calls, including the following:

East Conant Street: Police at 10:38 p.m. on April 23 arrested Marjorie L. Crossman, 57, of Portage on a Department of Corrections warrant and bail jumping. Crossman was free on bond conditions of no drinking. A preliminary breath test indicated a blood alcohol level of 0.327.

Adams Street and East Howard Street: Police at 2:10 p.m. on April 24 deployed a K-9 team and arrested Ryan F. Mountford, 37, of Portage on charges of a sixth offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, possession of a concealed weapon, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Police also arrested Torin J. McGuane, 21, of Rhinelander for violation of parole and on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and methamphetamine.

East Wisconsin Street: Police at 1:53 a.m. on April 25 issued citations to three teens for violating curfew ordinances and possession of tobacco products. All three were released to their responsible adults.

West Burns Street: Police at 4:26 p.m. on April 26 arrested a 31-year-old Portage male on charges of criminal damage to property and domestic disorderly conduct. A no-contact order was enforced.

East Cook Street: Police at 10:39 p.m. on April 26 arrested Jeromey J. Dorn, 25, of Portage after officer conducted a consent search and found a white powdery substance that tested positive for cocaine.

Minnehaha Avenue: Police at 9:12 a.m. on April 27 responded to a fraud complaint after a person reported she paid $2,500 in gift cards to more quickly receive a refund for a prior transaction with a caller the person believed was from Microsoft.

West Wisconsin Street: Police at 3:27 p.m. on April 27 arrested a 29-year-old Portage man on charges of domestic disorderly conduct and bail jumping.

West Edgewater Street: Police at 6:32 p.m. on April 27 responded to a report of a child left unattended and arrested a 22-year-old Portage woman on charges of obstructing an officer, domestic disorderly conduct and domestic battery.

West Emmett Street: Police at 5:51 p.m. on April 28 cited Deonte J. LeFlore, 19, of Milwaukee and Zachery W. Shields, 45, of Portage for domestic disorderly conduct.

Eastridge Drive: Police at 11:54 a.m. on April 29 arrested Jason A. Craig, 32, of Portage on a probation hold and issued citations for shoplifting.

Airport Road: Police at 11:58 a.m. on April 29 arrested a 31-year-old Wisconsin Dells man on a charge of domestic disorderly conduct.