Sheriff’s Office Reports

Posted 5/10/22

PIERCE COUNTY Sheriff’s Office Reports The following incidents were reported to the Pierce County Sheriu's Ovce April 26 through May 8. Tuesday, April 26 Police attempted a travc stop for a …

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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 April 26 through May 8.

Tuesday, April 26

Police attempted a travc stop for a registration violation at 10:49 p.m. near County Road K and 285

th near Hager City. The vehicle fled for unknown reasons, result- ing in a pursuit. Tire deflation devices were used to assist in stopping the vehicle. When the vehicle came to a stop, deputies approached the vehicle and weapon was observed. Negotiations ensued with the driver (who was having mental health issues) over the phone, lasting for several hours. After lengthy negotiations, the driver was released on a mental health safety plan. Charges are under review by the district at- torney's ovce.

Thursday, April 28

A driver was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, possess drug paraphernalia, possession of THC and felony bail jumping after a travc stop for speeding at 1:35 a.m. at N1090 825th St., Hager City. The passenger was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, possession of THC and possess drug paraphernalia.

Deputies assisted RF police with a search warrant at 9:18 a.m. at 206 W. Cascade Ave.

At 6:05 p.m., a K-9 ov cer assisted Child Protective Services with a residence search in the 1000 block of Canton Street, Prescott.

At 9:46 p.m., a driver was arrested for an Eau Claire County warrant and cited for speeding and operate without valid license after a travc stop for speeding near Highway 29 and 1170th Street, Prescott.

Friday, April 29

Police responded to a verbal argument at 1:22 a.m. at W6799 170th Ave., Bay City.

The two were provided numbers and resource options.

Ovcers were called to a garbage dumping complaint at 8:06 a.m. near W7407 Highway 10, Ellsworth. It appeared a small box of pa pers had been dumped or fell from a moving vehicle. They were collected and disposed of.

At 12:08 p.m., a caller reported that on a Wednesday, a box truck had backed into a gate and damaged the yard and some trees at W11835 490th Ave., Prescott. The caller wanted the incident documented.

Deputies responded to a vehicle vs. dog accident at 2:52 p.m. near Highway 65 and County Road O, River Falls. The dog owner’s friend found the dog, but couldn’t identify the make or model of the vehicle who hit the dog. A senior citizen woman was driving the suspect vehicle.

Saturday, April 30

Deputies assisted RF po- lice with a fight in progress at 1:06 a.m. at 101 S. Main St.

At 8:22 a.m., a caller reported a tree had fallen on a power line at W2684 County Road B, Spring Valley. The power company was contacted.

At 11:04 a.m., police received a report about a suspicious man riding in a black SUV with a broken, taped rear window at the Handy Mart (W6396 Highway 35) in Bay City. The vehicle was not located during a search.

Deputies assisted Prescott police with a verbal domestic at 12:28 p.m. at 766 Jeuer son St. Both parties agreed to separate for the day.

At 1:25 p.m., the family of a deceased man asked police to remove suspicious items from the man’s home in the 300 block of Scott Street in Elmwood.

At 7:28 p.m., police responded to the area of W1854 130th Ave., Maiden Rock, for a hit-and-run to a power pole.

A man was arrested for a Department of Corrections warrant after a travc stop for operating left of center at 11:04 p.m. near Highway 35 and 135th Avenue, Bay City.

Sunday, May 1

At 12:44 a.m., deputies checked on a vehicle parked in the middle of the road at County Road W and 770th Avenue. Juveniles were iden- tified and parents contacted. They were told not to park in the middle of a road.

At 7:11 a.m., police received a report about several tires that had been dumped or lost in the ditch/field area near N2170 790th St., Hager City. Police made arrangements with the township to pick up the tires the next day. At 12:58 p.m., police met with a complainant who suspects someone has been coming and going from his property on 130th Avenue near Bay City. The electric bill skyrocketed in September and October, but he hasn’t noticed anything out of the ordinary. He requested extra patrol. At 4:09 p.m., police were asked to standby while a complainant retrieved her horse from N7143 County Road N, Beldenville.

A complainant flagged down police at 6:09 p.m. near Greenwood Valley Drive in River Falls about a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle was searched and the passenger cited for possess drug paraphernalia and possession of THC.

Monday, May 2

At 1:26 a.m., police took down information about a dog bite from Red Wing ER that had occurred at N1535 76th St., Plum City.

Police were dispatched to an active domestic at 1:53 a.m. at N6091 County Road QQ, Prescott. The man left before police arrived, but Prescott police helped locate him. He was arrested for disorderly conduct, strangula- tion and suuocation, felony bail jumping and misdemeanor bail jumping.

Deputies were called at 9:03 a.m. to N3754 150th Ave., Plum City, where a woman was not breathing.

Police checked on a possible disabled vehicle at 10:30 a.m. near Highway 63 and 390th Avenue, Ellsworth. It was photographer monitor- ing fox dens in the area. Deputies assisted Elmwood police with a domestic arrest at 11:56 a.m. near West Winter Avenue and South Scott Street in Elmwood.

Ovcers were requested to stand by during a town board meeting at 6:51 p.m. at W9015 770th Ave., River Falls. No issues arose during the meeting.

Police responded at 10:07 p.m. to Mooney’s Rusty Horse (S211 McKay Ave., Spring Valley) for a man and woman attempting to pass fake $100 bills. The bartender kept the bills and the bar wasn’t out any money.

Tuesday, May 3

Police checked on an occupied vehicle at 12:53 a.m. parked behind 1025 S. Main St. after hours. The parties told police they were just “parking.” Police told them to do those kinds of activities in the privacy of their residence.

At 5:20 a.m., a rural Ellsworth man reported that his brother had put another “sleep spell” on him and tightened the lugnuts on his truck. He asked police to tell his brother to stop.

At 12:40 p.m., a rural Hager City caller reported crimes being committed against their reputation and the sharing of personal videos.

A caller reported a sick raccoon at 5:42 p.m. near Wagon Trail Road and Highway 29 in Spring Valley. The raccoon ran away before police arrived.

A driver was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, possession of THC and possess drug parapherna- lia after a travc stop at 7:55 p.m. for expired registration on Highway 35 in Bay City.

The driver was warned for operating without insurance as well.

Wednesday, May 4

A deputy assisted a female driver who was having chest pains and arm numbness at 5:35 a.m. near N5784 County Road J, Ellsworth. An ambulance transported her to Regions Hospital in St. Paul. Police checked the rock quarry on County Road VV near Highway 35 in Hager City for a suspicious vehicle at 6:36 p.m. The female driver was gone when police arrived.

Deputies responded at 8:06 p.m. to S105 Newman Ave., Spring Valley, for a burglary which ended up being a civil issue. Both parties involved provided information.

Thursday, May 5

Ovcers responded at 7:37 a.m. to W3693 Second St., Maiden Rock, for suspicious activity. The owner returned home to find an open garage door and an open car door.

Nothing appeared to be damaged or missing.

Deputies were called at 10:18 a.m. to the area of N1639 County Road C, Hager City, for a suspicious vehicle driving slowly through a neighborhood. Multiple garage sales were in the area; the vehicle was not found.

A Hager City woman called police to report harassing phone calls at 2:06 p.m. Police made contact with the suspect, who said he in turn was getting harassing phone calls from the complainant’s phone number. The suspect lives in New York and it was determined someone else was using the original complainant’s phone number fraudulently.

A caller reported suspicious activity at 8:48 p.m. near N3247 875th St., Hager City. No one was located.

Friday, May 6

A caller reported at 10:15 that he believes he is being stalked by a gang from Oregon. He was camping at W6490 Lake Pepin Blvd., Bay City, and said a man walked near his campsite. He believed the man to be a stalker, so he packed up his campsite and left. He wanted the incident documented.

A person was arrested for a probation violation at 10:32 a.m. at N735 825th St., Hager City, during a probation home visit.

A camper at W6490 Lake Pepin Blvd., Bay City, called to report that fishermen were harassing him. He left before police arrived. The manager was told to notify police if the man returns.

Plum City and Elmwood fire departments conducted a controlled burn at 4:35 p.m. at W3544 410th Ave., Maiden Rock.

Police were asked to perform a welfare check on a woman at 4:30 p.m. at 137 E. Center St., Elmwood. The woman was fine, but a man there was arrested for several warrants.

Vandalism was reported at 5:39 p.m. at W6543 County Road N, Beldenville. The case is pending.

At 7:26 p.m., a four-wheeler was found in a ditch near 750th Street and 490th Avenue, Ellsworth. It appeared to have hit a tree, but no one was on the scene. The owner said her son had been riding it but had no injuries. There was also no damage to the ATV.

Ovcers responded at 9:24 p.m. to W3527 Highway 35, Maiden Rock, for an intoxi cated person. The person was arrested for a probation warrant and operating vehicle without consent of the owner. The stolen vehicle was recovered.

Saturday, May 7

Police checked on a suspicious man walking at 12:30 a.m. near W3527 Highway 35, Maiden Rock. The man was trying to walk back to Red Wing. Police gave him a courtesy ride.

Deputies assisted Ellsworth police with a domestic incident at 12:40 a.m. at 404 W. High Point Drive. A man was arrested for disorderly conduct.

Ovcers checked on a suspicious vehicle that was idling at 3:49 a.m. near N8875 County Road Y, River Falls. The driver said he’d stopped to take a nap. He was advised to drive home if he felt safe doing so.

Deputies were called at 4:55 a.m. to N6091 County Road QQ, Prescott, to make sure no one was inside waiting for the resident when they returned.

Police assisted with a trac- tor fire in a field at 5:20 a.m. near 330th and 350th streets, Elmwood. No one was injured.

At 10:22 a.m., a caller requested police to respond to 307 S. Main St., Elmwood, because she wanted her fa- ther's ex-wife banned from his memorial service. The ex-wife said she was there for her children, the deceased man’s oldest children. The current wife’s family was preventing her from enter- ing. The ex-wife left will ingly with her children after the pastor told her she wasn’t welcome.

A property owner report- ed a fisherman trespassing on his property at 12:55 p.m. at N7649 Highway 128, Spring Valley. Police left a message for the fisherman. The com plainant didn’t want the man cited, but wanted his rude behavior and snarky attitude to be addressed.

At 4:31 p.m., police attempted to stop two motorcycles for speeding near County Road O and Highway 35, Hager City. Both cycles fled at high rates of speed, passing vehicles in a no-passing zone. The chase was terminated for safety reasons.

A caller reported a missing slot machine and TV at 4:36 p.m. from N6904 County Road F, Prescott.

At 11:18 p.m., a caller told police a vehicle blocked her on 650th Avenue near Elmwood when she tried to chase down a car she’d previously sold. She wanted the suspect arrested, but police told her there was no crime committed. Police could not locate the driver.

Sunday, May 8

Police checked on an occupied vehicle at the boat landing at 1:08 a.m. at N1299 825th St., Hager City. The occupant was waiting for batteries to charge at a nearby storage unit.

Police arrested a driver for operate without valid license (second) and possession of narcotic drugs after a travc stop for cancelled driving status at 1:42 a.m. on 180th Avenue in Hager City. The passenger was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and possess drug paraphernalia.

At 2:38 p.m., a bicyclist reported being struck by a car near Highway 29 and County Road QQ, Prescott.

The bicyclist had no injuries and the bike wasn’t damaged. Wisconsin State Patrol and Prescott police checked the area but didn’t locate the vehicle.