Sheriff’s Office Reports

Posted 6/14/22

PIERCE COUNTY Sheriff’s Office Reports The following incidents were reported to the Pierce County Sheriu’s Ovce June 2-11. Thursday, June 2 A delivery truck hit a dog at 10:50 a.m. at W5833 …

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Sheriff’s Office Reports


PIERCE COUNTY Sheriff’s Office Reports

The following incidents were reported to the Pierce County Sheriu’s Ovce June 2-11.

Thursday, June 2

A delivery truck hit a dog at 10:50 a.m. at W5833 County Road N, Beldenville. The caller was advised to call a vet and the delivery company.

A group home resident called police at 3:33 p.m. from N5335 760th St., Ellsworth, to ask police for a ride, but she had nowhere else to go. She agreed to be kinder to staff. She called 911 again at 7:22 p.m. and 8:47 p.m., but staff said there was no need to respond.

At 4:43 p.m., a rural Ellsworth resident reported his brother casting a spell on him that prevents him from sleeping. He asked that police ask his brother to take the spell off. He also reported items he believed to be stolen.

Officers were called for a trespassing complaint at 5:48 p.m. at N8634 County Road Y, River Falls. Police made contact with two people trespass- ing to fish on the river. They were cited for trespassing.

Friday, June 3

Deputies assisted Ellsworth police with a domestic at 3:27 a.m. at 771 W. Cairns St.

At 8:28 a.m., a caller reported a theft or loss of a handgun at W7908 250th Ave., Hager City. No serial number was available.

Officers responded to a one-vehicle crash without injuries at 9:38 a.m. near N5187 170th St., Elmwood. The driver was cited for possession of THC and failure to control vehicle.

Deputies assisted River Falls police with an unwanted person at 2:46 p.m. at 704 N. Main St.

A suspicious minivan was parked at 3:42 p.m. near County Road OO and Highway 35, Hager City. Officers made contact with the occupant.

A caller reported feeling threatened by a lawn maintenance crew at 5:50 p.m. at 310 Pine Ave., Plum City. The caller said he had told the crew they were doing a terrible job. He felt threatened by the crew’s response, who told him he was lucky they were working.

At 6:40 p.m., a caller reported a damaged boat and dock at N1415 830th St., Hager City. The damage was caused by the wake from a passing boat.

Deputies responded at 6:48 p.m. to Highway 10 and Hill Street in Ellsworth for a double- motorcycle crash. One driver was arrested for OWI, the other transported to the hospital. Deputies assisted Ellsworth police and fire at the scene.

A caller told police they found nails in the road at 9:02 p.m. near 400th Street and Highway 10, Ellsworth. It looked like someone had thrown nails in the road intentionally in multiple place leading to an establishment.

Deputies assisted River Falls police in locating a vehicle at 10:06 p.m. near Division and Main streets. An occupant had allegedly pulled a gun on someone. The vehicle was not found.

At 10:13 p.m., police located a bear that had been hit by a semi at 320th Avenue and Highway 35, Hager City. The bear was dispatched and removed from the road.

Saturday, June 4

Deputies performed a welfare check at 4:02 a.m. on a woman at 101 N. Maple St., Ellsworth. The woman’s mom came and gave her a ride home.

Officers were asked to help find a man who had cut his wrists and fled the area at 4:25 a.m. in the 200 block of North Maple Street in Ellsworth. The man came back actively bleeding; EMS took him to the hospital.

At 8:55 a.m., a caller reported that someone had dumped 1 pound of new nails in front of a driveway at W4262 430th Ave., Ellsworth. They were also spread on 400th Street from Highway 10 to 430th Avenue.

Police responded at 2:19 p.m. to N933 133rd St., Plum City, where a tree had fallen on a man. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Suspicious activity was reported at 3:04 p.m. near Main Street and May Avenue in Elmwood.

Officers responded to a car vs. motorcycle crash at 4:43 p.m. at County Road U and 120th Street, Plum City. A man on the motorcycle was airlifted by LifeLink with undetermined injuries. Deputies received a highspeed driving complaint at 5:51 p.m. near highways 10 and 63 West, Ellsworth. Prescott police assisted and stopped the car. Marijuana was located in the vehicle during a search. The driver fled the scene and police pursued the vehicle, but terminated the chase for safety reasons. The vehicle eventually crashed and the driver was arrested.

A caller reported seeing people doing cocaine at 8:02 p.m. at N1620 County Road VV, Hager City. Police didn’t locate anyone actively ingesting drugs.

At 8:08 p.m., police were called to 611 First St., Plum City, for an intoxicated person. The man’s mother provided him a ride to her house.

At 9:53 p.m., a caller reported a suspicious man that hangs around at night near Wabash Street and Lake Pepin Boulevard in Bay City. Police will provide extra patrol.

Officers responded to a driving complaint at 11:31 p.m. at W8941 Highway 10, Ellsworth. Police located the vehicle and gave the driver a courtesy ride to a hotel.

Sunday, June 5

A caller reported kids pounding on the door at 12:54 a.m. at W6466 Oak Hill Road, Bay City, then running away. No one was located.

Officers responded at 2:23 a.m. to W7709 170th Ave., Hager City, for unwanted people. When they arrived, the people had been given a ride back to their own house.

At 3:13 p.m., a resident at W11098 748th Ave., River Falls, said his mailbox had been pried off the post and thrown across the road.

Police spoke to a resident about issues at her home at 5:17 p.m. at N5335 760th St., Ellsworth. Staff are working on a plan to keep her from calling 911 incessantly. The woman called again at 5:33 p.m. and 6:58 p.m. She was told to contact her attorney in regards to a new place to live.

Officers responded at 8:27 p.m. to W6499 710th Ave., Beldenville, to speak with a neighbor regarding kids riding ATV on another neighbor’s property. The homeowner said he’d had a party and the kids didn’t know the trails.

Police responded at 9:11 p.m. to N5378 760th St., Ellsworth, for an unwanted woman. Police brought her back to her facility.

Monday, June 6

Police responded at 8:24 a.m. to W5704 170th Ave., Bay City, for an ATV report theft.

Officers performed a welfare check at 8:32 a.m. near N5335 760th St., Ellsworth, on a woman walking on the side of the road. She walked back to her residence.

At 8:44 a.m., police checked on a suspicious vehicle at N6385 750th St., Beldenville. The complainant later said the people were there to use another vehicle on the property.

Deputies were called at 5:12 p.m. to N4954 Highway 63, Ellsworth, for an unwanted person. Police made contact with the man in the driveway. He was told to leave, but he had to park his vehicle and wait for a valid driver to pick him up.

At 7:06 p.m., police checked on a man walking near County Road V and Highway 63 in Hager City. He told officers he’s been released from jail and was walking to Red Wing.

Officers responded at 10:27 p.m. to W2482 Highway 10, Maiden Rock, for a domestic. A man was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct.

Police were called at 10:54 p.m. to W5184 250th Ave., Bay City, for someone possibly inside a residence. No one was located.

Tuesday, June 7

Police located someone sleeping next to a bonfire at 2:57 a.m. at N1299 825th St., Hager City. The fire was put out and the person advised to keep moving toward Red Wing.

Deputies assisted St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office at 10:20 a.m. at W11409 County Road M, River Falls.

A complainant called at 11:10 a.m. to let police know his dog was barking towards the house at W11409 County Road M, River Falls, and didn’t know if it meant anything to police.

At 11:14 a.m., a woman called police for being locked out of her residence by an ex-boyfriend who owns the property, located at N7488 110th St., Spring Valley. The woman said she stays somewhere else and only comes there every couple of days to use items and take care of her pets. Police told her to try to work it out with her ex as he told her he would be home in the afternoon. Information about a police standby and civil matters was provided.

One person was arrested at 12:38 p.m. at the courthouse (414 W. Main St., Ellsworth) for a Department of Corrections warrant. Another was arrested at 12:59 p.m. for a St. Croix County warrant.

A caller asked police to perform a welfare check on someone walking on 710th Avenue near Spring Valley at 1:18 p.m. Police didn’t locate anyone.

Police assisted Spring Valley police with a domestic at 2:54 p.m. at Highland Campground (N2100 Dugan Road). A woman was arrested and transported to Pierce County Jail.

At 3:33 p.m., police were called to W7097 770th Ave., Beldenville, where a dog bit a utility worker. A quarantine order was issued.

Officers responded to a domestic at 5:05 p.m. at N7488 110th St., Spring Valley. Statements were gathered and the parties separated for the night.

At 6:13 p.m., officers spoke to a woman at N5335 760th St., Ellsworth, who wanted to leave her group home. They provided her a list of resources and reminded her to call the non-emergency line. She called again at 7:19 p.m. and again at 8:59 a.m. June 8.

Deputies assisted at a vehicle fire at 11:13 p.m. at Kwik Trip (1536 Cemetery Road, River Falls).

Officers were called at 11:14 p.m. to N4119 400th St., Ellsworth, for a cat who bit a four-month-old child. Police assisted EMS as needed. A personal vehicle transported the infant to the hospital and the cat owner received quarantine paperwork.

Wednesday, June 8

At 1:34 a.m., police came across a vehicle at 159 W. Main St., Ellsworth, that contained multiple juvenile occupants. Their parents were contacted and Ellsworth police warned them all for curfew violations.

At 10:31 a.m., police were made aware of a stolen vehicle traveling through the county after it failed to stop for St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle again near Highway 35 and Main Street in River Falls and a pursuit began. The vehicle left the road several times before it crashed. The driver fled into a wooded area; the passenger was arrested for a probation hold. The driver was arrested on several charges as well.

At 10:45 a.m., a Red Wing Airport employee reported an employee who left the job-site (W7145 148th Ave., Bay City) angry and made a statement about needing to get out of there before he does something he will regret. The employee’s last day was that upcoming Friday and the caller didn’t know why he was angry. She requested a welfare check on him at his residence in Red Wing, which Red Wing police conducted.

Deputies assisted Ellsworth police with a domestic at 11:14 a.m. at 370 W. Main St.

Officers were called at 5:20 p.m. to N1681 830th St., Hager City, for a possible bond violation. A man there admitted to drinking earlier in the day, but refused a PBT.

Deputies assisted Wisconsin State Patrol at 5:21 p.m. at N8170 Highway 65, River Falls, with a one-vehicle rollover with no injuries.

Police received a complaint from a group home resident at 8:46 p.m. at N5335 760th St., Ellsworth. The information was passed on to the house manager.

Officers responded at 10:27 p.m. to W6324 Highway 35, Bay City, for suspicious activity. The complainant said someone pointed a laser pointer at her while she was driving. No one was located.

Thursday, June 9

At 9:58 a.m., a caller reported neighbor harassment at N7613 1250th St., River Falls. Prior calls show the suspect making the same complaint last year about the complainant, showing it’s an ongoing issue. The woman was advised to stay away from the neighbor and contact the township regarding property line issues.

At 11:57 a.m., police received a call about a neighbor not liking the plants the complainant puts out by his mailbox at N1803 803rd St., Hager City. He was informed it was a civil issue.

A woman called police at 12:55 p.m., because she believes someone is “messing with her horses” at W8110 770th Ave., River Falls.

A complainant called in a snake complaint at 3:23 p.m. at W4230 455th Ave., Ellsworth. It was a fox snake.

Police made contact with a homeless man at 4:12 p.m. near Highway 10 and 560th Avenue West, Prescott. The man said he was throwing out things he didn’t need. He also said he’s trying to get to New Jersey. Police dropped him ou at Speedway in Ellsworth per his request.

At 4:54 p.m., a caller reported brothers becoming confrontational with people at N7987 870th St., River Falls. The men found out they were there legally and the confrontation stopped. The property manager wanted the incident documented.

A suspicious person was reported at 5:49 p.m. at N3761 County Road DD, Ellsworth. The person was one of the contractors for the site.

A driver was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, possession of THC, possess drug paraphernalia, felony bail jumping and a probation hold after a traffic stop for speeding at 11:33 p.m. at Highway 63 and 825th Street North, Hager City.

Friday, June 10

Police were called at 12:11 a.m. to 521 Main St., Plum City, where a man fell and hit his head and was slurring his speech. Police assisted EMS.

A caller hit two deer within a half-mile of each other at 6:31 a.m. near 620th and 650th streets, Bay City.

At 8:50 a.m., police were dispatched to a man found in the ditch at 650th Street and County Road V, Ellsworth. The man appeared uninjured, but requested EMS because he’d been walking a long distance. EMS transported him to the hospital.

Police responded at 10:33 a.m. at W7398 130th Ave., Hager City for a standby/keep the peace while a man gathered his belongings.

Officers responded at 11:10 a.m. to W1022 Highway 72, Elmwood, where goats were on the loose. The complainant wanted the incident documented.

Police were asked to speak to a disgruntled resident at 11:46 a.m. at N5335 760th St., Ellsworth. Staff declined assistance. They also spoke to staff about the caller again at 4:56 p.m.

A person was taken into custody at 12:41 p.m. at W7971 830th Ave., River Falls, related to a River Falls incident.

A man was arrested for OWI-third after a driving complaint at 5:04 p.m. near Highway 10 and 1150th Street, Prescott. The driver was all over the road, went into the ditch and crossed the center line, nearly striking oncoming traffic. An anonymous caller reported people burning tires at 5:51 p.m. at W363 850th Ave., Spring Valley. The people were warned.

A caller reported suspicious people at 6:23 p.m. at W7932 150th Ave., Hager City. The people were the homeowner’s son and friend.

Police observed suspicious activity at 10:31 a.m. near Highway 35 and 410th Avenue, Prescott. The suspect said he’d stopped to go to the bathroom.

Officers were called at 11:15 p.m. to W7876 County Road KK, Ellsworth, where an adult stepson took his father’s vehicle without permission. The vehicle was later returned.

Police responded at 11:42 p.m. to N889 825th St., Hager City, to an ATV crash with injury. An ambulance took a passenger to the hospital while the driver was arrested for operating an ATV while intoxicated.

Saturday, June 11

At 3:03 a.m., a caller reported possible gunshots coming from a residence at 316 S. Scott St., Elmwood. When police arrived, the lights were off and it appeared everyone was sleeping. The woman there said she hadn’t heard anything.

At 10:53 a.m., a caller reported a snapping turtle laying eggs on the road shoulder near County Road CC and 650th Avenue, Elmwood.

A caller reported a suspicious vehicle parked on the road at 11:29 a.m. near Highway 10 and 390th Avenue, Ells- worth. The person was fishing. Deputies assisted Pepin County police in trying to locate a driver at 4:06 p.m. near Highway 35 and County Road AA, Stockholm. The driver had multiple felony warrants and was said to be considered armed and dangerous. The man was found and arrested in Stockholm.

Police assisted EMS with an intoxicated woman at the Pierce County Fairgrounds (364 N. Maple St., Ellsworth) at 5:54 p.m. A juvenile was cited for underage drinking and another man cited for open intoxicants.

An intoxicated person was asked to leave the Pierce County Fairgrounds at 9:56 p.m.

At 11:02 p.m., police responded to a welfare check at W3396 770th Ave., Spring Valley. The complainant said he was lost in the woods after being followed by vehicles and helicopters. Police saw the man come out of the woods into an adjacent field. He denied EMS but was arrested for a Minnesota warrant.