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Investigative Division

The Wood County Sheriff’s Department Investigative Division assists the citizens of Wood County by conducting professional, objective and complete criminal investigations centered on solving crimes and holding perpetrators accountable. About the Investigative Division:

Responsible for the investigation of felonies, misdemeanors, and all violent crimes. Staff includes six full time Investigators. The Investigative division is headed by a Lieutenant, who oversees the activities of each Investigator and also oversees the reports and follow-ups that are done by patrol officers.

Primary Duties:

  • Initiates or follows up on complaints of criminal activity
  • Conducts complete and objective investigations
  • Collects and preserves evidence
  • Submits cases for criminal prosecution
  • Networks with other agencies for joint investigations
  • Holds partnerships in the community to enhance investigative resources and success

If you have information about someone who has committed a crime or the whereabouts of some stolen property, please contact the Sheriff's Department about this information.

Operations Captain
Quentin A. Ellis
Investigative Lieutenant
(Vacant)
General Investigations
Investigator Sergeant Scott Goldberg (Marshfield Office)
Investigator Sergeant Kyle Pleet
Investigator Sergeant Scott Machotka
Juvenile/Sensitive Crimes
Investigator Sergeant Sara McCormick
Computer Crimes
Investigator Sergeant Jeremy Keith