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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 7:25 a.m. Thursday and 6 a.m. Monday, police responded to 127 calls.

Walmart: Police on Friday at 4:08 a.m. responded to a reported theft in which Deborah Hudnell, 28, of Packwaukee, was accused of using a personal check that was not her own to purchase roughly $1,000 of merchandise. Hudnell was arrested on suspicion of identity theft.

West Wisconsin Street: Police on Friday at 9:14 a.m. responded to a report of an illegal entry to a building where Todd Reinke, 50, of Winnebago, had reportedly cut a screen and entered a vacant apartment. Reinke was arrested on a Department of Corrections hold, and on suspicion of trespassing and criminal damage to property.

New Pinery Road and County Highway CX: Police on Friday at 5:54 p.m. stopped Allan Brodhagen Jr., 70, of Grand Marsh, for driving without lit headlights, and he was cited for operating a vehicle after revocation of a license and failure to install an ignition interlock device.

Mooreland Circle: Police on Saturday at 1:33 a.m. responded to a disturbance where Trystin Reichoff, 21, of Wisconsin Dells, was arrested for violation of probation and on suspicion of battery and disorderly conduct. Samantha Smith, 18, of Portage, was issued a misdemeanor citation for disorderly conduct and battery as a party to a crime, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Warren Street: Police on Saturday at 10:57 a.m. stopped Jacob Enger, 51, of Poynette, who was cited for operating a vehicle after revocation of a license as a first offense.

DeWitt Street: Police on Saturday at 7:34 p.m. responded to a reported theft of $42, whereupon Jennifer Johnson, 38, of Portage was arrested on suspicion of theft by misrepresentation, vagrancy, obstructing and officer and four counts of misdemeanor bail jumping.

New Pinery Road: Police on Sunday at 2:21 a.m. responded to a reported theft in which Duane Savage, 48, of Portage, allegedly refused to pay a cab fare. Following interaction with officers, Savage was arrested for violation of probation and cited for resisting an officer and battery to a law enforcement officer.

East Cook Street: Police on Sunday at 3:12 a.m. responded to a domestic disturbance where two men were fighting. Cameron Achtung, 26, of Portage, was arrested on suspicion of disorderly conduct, bail jumping, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Mason Nellis, 27, of Columbus, was arrested on suspicion of disorderly conduct. Destinee Hayes, 18, of Portage, was cited for possession of marijuana and underage alcohol consumption as a first offense.

Kwik Trip South: Police on Monday at 11:54 a.m. responded to a report of an individual sleeping in a car. Neal Agnew, 37, of Madison, was arrested on suspicion of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated as a third offense, possession of a Schedule III drug, and possession of a prescription drug without a prescription.

Highway 16 and Boeck Road: Police on Tuesday at 12:25 a.m. stopped Justin Fox, 31, of Beaver Dam, who was cited for operating a vehicle after revocation of a license as a fourth offense and driving without proof of insurance.