March 2020 Activity and Arrest Summary

A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

On March 1, 2020, at approximately 10:43 pm, Mar-Mac Police executed an arrest warrant at a business on North Street, in Marquette.  Nicholas W. Troendle was arrest for an outstanding Clayton County warrant and transported to the Clayton County Jail.

On March 3, 2020, at approximately 9:01 am, Mar-Mac Police was notified of a scam received by a McGregor resident on 7th Street.  The call came from a 563-873 telephone number and informed the resident their social security number had been “breached” at the Mexico border.  The resident recognized the telephone call as fraudulent and immediately hung up.  If anyone believes they have been a victim of fraudulent activities, please call the Mar-Mac Police Department at (563) 873-2500, or additional information can be found online at www.consumer.ftc.gov.

On March 3, 2020, at approximately 5:13 pm, Mar-Mac Police investigated a transient complaint at a business on Anti-Monopoly Street, in Marquette.  After speaking with the individual, the individual is homeless and was from Wisconsin.  The individual was transported to a homeless shelter in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

On March 8, 2020, at approximately 1:11 pm, Mar-Mac Police investigated a single vehicle accident on West Main Street, in McGregor.  A 2015 Chevrolet Equinox failed to complete a right turn into a private drive and entered the ditch.  The vehicle sustained minor damage and was removed by Bud’s Repair.

On March 9, 2020, at approximately 10:46 am, Mar-Mac Police investigated a theft complaint from a residence on Walton Street, in McGregor.  At the conclusion of the investigation, the theft was determined to be a civil matter.

On March 13, 2020, at approximately 6:07 pm, Mar-Mac Police investigated a single vehicle accident on State Highway 76, north of Marquette.  A 2013 GMC Sierra was traveling south until is collided with a rock falling from the hillside.  The vehicle sustained disabling damage and was removed by a private party.

On March 19, 2020, at approximately 1:44 pm, Mar-Mac Police was notified of a scam received by a McGregor resident on Ann Street.  The resident received a telephone call from a representative claiming to be Publisher’s Clearing House.  After providing the representative their bank account information, the resident recognized the call as fraudulent and immediately hung up.  The resident was notified to contact their financial institution to initiate the fraudulent activity procedure.  If anyone believes they have been a victim of fraudulent activities, please call the Mar-Mac Police Department at (563) 873-2500, or additional information can be found online at www.consumer.ftc.gov.

On March 30, 2020, at approximately 12:52 pm, Mar-Mac Police received a call from a Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin resident accusing a Marquette resident of theft.  While speaking with the victim, it was determined the crime had occurred in Prairie du Chien and the victim was advised to contact their local law enforcement agency.

Robert Millin, Chief of Police
Mar-Mac Police Department

MARCH 2020 STATISTICAL SUMMARY

Accidents – 2
Animal Complaint – 7
Assist Other Agencies – 10
Check Business/Residence – 45
Check Welfare – 2
Citizen Contact – 4
Civil Issues – 2
Death Notification – 1
Disabled Vehicle – 2
Extra Patrol Requests – 1
Fraud/Forgery – 3
Noise Complaint – 1
Property Found/Lost/Returned – 2
Psychiatric/Suicidal Person – 1
Public Intoxication/Consumption – 1
Suspicious Activity – 1
Theft – 3
Traffic Complaint – 1
Traffic Hazard/Debris – 6
Traffic Stops – 34
Transient Complaint – 1
Weather Alert – 1

Arrests – 2
Complaint and Affidavits – 6
Traffic Citations – 8
Traffic Warning/Equipment Repair Orders – 24