Police Department Reports

Posted 2/22/22

ELLSWORTH Police Department Reports The following incidents were reported to the Ellsworth Police Department Feb. 14-20. Monday, Feb. 14 A caller reported unwanted people at 5:39 a.m. at 141 …

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ELLSWORTH Police Department Reports

The following incidents were reported to the Ellsworth Police Department Feb. 14-20.

Monday, Feb. 14

A caller reported unwanted people at 5:39 a.m. at 141 Evergreen Estates St.

A caller reported vandalism at 1:46 p.m. at 140 W. Summit Ave. The complainant said she’s been having trouble with her house being toilet-papered, but now eggs were being thrown at the windows and kids have been ringing the doorbell. She requested extra patrol.

Officers assisted Pierce County deputies with a suspicious activity complaint at 9:49 p.m. at W6920 Golf Course Lane.

Tuesday, Feb. 15

At 1:33 p.m., a complainant reported an unwanted woman had been at her residence (321 W. Warner St.) sometime the previous evening between 8:30-11 p.m. and left behind a pop can, a children’s book and half a check with her name on it. She requested extra patrol.

A disruptive woman was reported at 2:04 p.m. at Ellsworth Ford (424 W. Industrial Road). Pepin County Sheriff’s Office had dropped her off there. When police arrived, she was asked to leave. At 3:11 p.m., the woman requested police help her reach a friend at 430 N. Maple St. who had locked her door. She wanted the friend to give her a ride and wanted help in reaching out to her. Officers told her to go to the Department of Human Services to see what options were available to her.

The same woman as the previous calls was reportedly in the Aging & Disability Resource Center (412 W. Kinne St.) being disruptive and demanding rides to places she is not welcome. She refused to listen to options and left when police arrived.

The same woman was reportedly being disorderly at the Clerk of Courts office (414 W. Main St.) at 4:18 p.m. The woman has not been cooperative with police and refused to listen to options for shelter or assistance. She was demanding rides to homes at which she is not welcome. The woman left before police arrived. Police were called at 5:14 p.m. to remove the woman from 161 W. Main St. She wasn’t being disorderly but the caller wanted her to leave. Police helped her make phone calls and reached one person who could possibly pick her up later. She was brought to the sheriff’s office lobby to wait out of the weather.

Wednesday, Feb. 16

Officers assisted Ellsworth Fire at 5:48 p.m. at 1321 Debra St.

Police were called at 10:06 p.m. about a resident in the 100 block of Sunset Circle receiving open-ended threatening texts. Police left a message with the person advising them to stop contact or risk further action being taken. The person texted back that they would stop but refused to identify themselves.

Thursday, Feb. 17 Parker Wright, 18, Ellsworth, was cited for failure to stop at a stop sign after a traffic stop at 8:12 a.m. at Hillcrest and Chestnut streets.

Police responded to a twovehicle crash at 5:24 p.m. at in the 100 block of Evergreen Estates Street between Patricia Jamison, 46, Ellsworth, and Jason Stai, 18, Ellsworth. Jamison said she was heading eastbound in the drive when Stai backed out of Lot 132 into the left rear side of her vehicle. Both vehicles had minor damage.

Friday, Feb. 18

A caller reported online fraud at 10:04 a.m. The woman had put a post on Facebook asking about places to rent. She received a message and photos from someone saying they had a place to rent. She filled out an application and paid what she thought was a $50 filing fee through PayPal. The payment was kicked back and she was asked to provide payment in a different form. She believes she was a victim of identity theft as she discovered the person had no affiliation with the house, which is actually for sale. Police advised her to file a complaint at ic3.gov, which is the Internet Crime Complaint Center.

Police responded to a onevehicle crash at 4:51 p.m. at Main and Plum streets. Danyelle Hovland, 22, Maiden Rock, was traveling west on Main Street when she struck a recycling bin that had blown into the roadway. The recycling bin caused front end damage to the passenger side front quarter panel and the front bumper.

Police assisted EMS at a call at 5:20 p.m. at 236 W. Summit Ave. where a baby was in distress.

Sunday, Feb. 20

Police received an anonymous complaint about underage drinking at 12:01 a.m. at 463 E. Wall St. Camille Littlefield, 18, Ellsworth, was cited for underage consumption of alcohol.

A man reported a stolen vehicle at 12:44 a.m. at 220 N. Vine St. When police arrived, they spoke with another resident who said the complainant had gone to sleep and none of their vehicles were stolen.

Officers performed a “standby and keep the peace” at 9:27 a.m. at 705 S. Maple St. as a property exchange occurred.

At 4:13 p.m., an officer spoke with a resident at 137 N. Maple St. about leaving a dog outside for long periods of time and how the barking could annoy the neighbors. The resident agreed to bring the dog inside.

A deceased man was found inside a residence at 4:33 p.m. at 5101 Northview St.