Sheriff’s Office Reports

Posted 4/19/22

PIERCE COUNTY Sheriff’s Office Reports The following incidents were reported to the Pierce County Sheriff's Office April 11-18. Monday, April 11 A deputy provided lights while a downed tree …

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Sheriff’s Office Reports


PIERCE COUNTY Sheriff’s Office Reports

The following incidents were reported to the Pierce County Sheriff's Office April 11-18.

Monday, April 11

A deputy provided lights while a downed tree was removed from the roadway at 5:29 a.m. at county road SS and UU near Plum City.

Deputies responded to reports of a deceased 21-yearold woman at 6:10 a.m. at N8077 650th St., River Falls.

Officers investigated a fraud complaint at 11:21 a.m. at W11386 County Road FF, River Falls. Someone has allegedly been using a deceased person’s card.

Police were asked to contact Pierce County Land Management and Rock Elm Township at 12:15 p.m. about a piece of heavy equipment parked partially in the road right-of-way at N5930 210th St., Elmwood. Police will follow up with the equipment owner.

Deputies responded to a vehicle crash at 12:47 p.m. at Highway 63 and 370th Avenue, Ellsworth. A turning vehicle struck a piece of working highway equipment in the road. Neither the driver nor highway worker were injured.

Officers responded to a possible grass fire at 2:10 p.m. at W12050 559th Ave., Prescott. The complainant cancelled his help request after dousing the fire with a hose. Police made sure the fire was extinguished. Extra patrol was requested along County Road A, Maiden Rock, at 4:18 p.m.

Police pulled over a driver for illegal tinted windows, no valid driver’s license and defective exhaust at 6:11 p.m. near W7145 148th Ave., Bay City. The driver was arrested for possession of THC and cited for operating without a license. The passenger was arrested for possession of THC, misdemeanor bail jumping and felony bail jumping.

Officers responded at 6:21 p.m. to N3172 490th St., Bay City, for a woman who went unresponsive during a medical call. She was pronounced deceased at the scene.

A complainant reported a missing phone at 6:37 p.m. at N7848 535th St., Spring Valley.

At 9:18 p.m., a deputy turned around to make a traffic stop on a vehicle that had no plates at W6536 150th Ave., Bay City. The vehicle darked out and pulled into a residence. The driver was arrested for operate without a license (second) and jail jumping.

Deputies responded to a vehicle vs. propane tank crash at 9:30 p.m. at W8748 Highway 35, Hager City. The driver was arrested for OWI- first and cited for possession of open intoxicants.

Officers were called at 9:53 p.m. for a complaint about two men walking around a residence at N8204 Highway 63, Spring Valley.

Ellsworth police provided mutual aid. Intoxicated people had been dropped off by a friend. The people were given a courtesy ride to River Falls.

Police checked on a suspicious vehicle at 11:40 p.m. parked along Highway 65 and County Road O, River Falls. They were going to move the vehicle in the morning.

Tuesday, April 12

A deputy provided a man a courtesy ride to Hudson from Kwik Trip (1536 Cemetery Road, River Falls) at 12:19 a.m.

Police responded to a one-vehicle crash with injury at 6:47 a.m. near County Road C and 490th Avenue, Ellsworth. The driver may have fallen asleep before leaving the road and entering the ditch. The driver called a parent, who took him to a hospital before police arrived.

Deputies assisted Ells- worth Fire with a camper fire at 6:01 p.m. at N1428 810th St., Hager City.

Deputies responded at 6:23 p.m. to Highway 63/150th Street, Hager City, for a suspicious person complaint. It was related to the camper fire above. Officers responded to a tree fire at 10:23 p.m. at W11094 620th Ave., Prescott.

The fire was extinguished.

Wednesday, April 13

Police were called at 2:13 a.m. to N8140 690th St., River Falls, for a man found not breathing and with no pulse. Lifesaving measures were performed but he was pronounced deceased at the scene.

A man was arrested at 9:15 a.m. at N6524 1250th St., Prescott, for a Department of Corrections warrant after a woman reported him to police for violating a Minnesota protection order.

At 10:42 a.m., a woman reported a stolen vehicle at the sheriff's office. The theft had occurred in Prescott, but she wasn’t happy with the answer she received from Prescott police. She was told she needed to file the report with Prescott police, even if she didn’t like their answer, as it was their jurisdiction.

A man called police at 12:38 p.m. to report two men on his property, trout fishing out of the water, at W3261 County Road AA, Maiden Rock. The fishermen didn't have fishing license or trout stamps. They were fishing the trout stream north of the Highway 35 railroad tracks.

The information was given to the DNR.

A car was reported to have gone over the embankment at 1:55 p.m. at Highway 35 and 1200th Street, Prescott.

Deputies assisted Ellsworth police with an arrest warrant at 7:45 p.m. at 425 E. Wall St.

Thursday, April 14

A caller reported missing Huskies, all new rescues, at 12:06 a.m. at N4854 County Road O, Ellsworth.

Police responded to a medical call at 3:27 a.m. at N5299 1200th St., Prescott.

Lifesaving measures were performed but the man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Officers removed rocks from the road at 10:49 a.m. at 170th Avenue and 670th Street, Bay City. The rocks had rolled down the hill from the spring thaw.

Police responded to an accident with injury at 12:41 p.m. near Highway 65 and 760th Avenue, River Falls.

An officer conducted traf – fic control while a tree was removed from atop a power line at 256 p.m. at 1070th Street and 620th Avenue, River Falls.

At 4:11 p.m., police took a report of well drilling company that allegedly overbilled a client at W12629 850th Ave., River Falls by $11,000. The complainant said the company threatened to come remove all the work that had been done. Both parties were advised to contact a civil attorney and the well drilling company was advised to stay off the property until speaking with an attorney and completing court proceedings.

A juvenile was arrested at a 759th Avenue, River Falls address for domestic disorderly conduct at 5:26 p.m.

Officers responded at 9:02 p.m. to W7270 Highway 65, Beldenville, for a rollover crash without injury. The driver denied EMS and the vehicle was towed due to disabling damage.

Officers responded to a vehicle slide-in at 9:22 p.m. at N6240 Highway 65, Beldenville. The vehicle was able to get out of the ditch.

Police were called to a vehicle slide-in at 10:04 p.m. at Highway 35 and 1180th Street, Prescott. Prescott police provided mutual aid.

There was not enough damage for a report.

Deputies responded to a one-vehicle rollover crash without injury at 10:18 p.m. at N4620 County Road CC, Elmwood. The juvenile occupants were taken home by parents.

Deputies assisted Ellsworth police with a domestic incident at 11:40 p.m. at 463 E. Wall St.

Friday, April 15

Police were asked to perform a welfare check on a woman sleeping in a car at 6:58 a.m. near W6390 Pepin St., Bay City. The woman said she didn’t need any help and refused to say why she was sleeping in the car.

She said she has an ex and two kids in town, but is not homeless. Police still provided her with several resource options.

Police received an anonymous complaint about possible drug activity at 9:17 a.m.

The complainant said people come and go at all hours of the night from a shed on 210th Avenue near Maiden Rock.

At 10:50 a.m., a caller reported a Nissan Altima parked on private property near 849th Avenue and 1251st Street, River Falls. The registered owner told police via phone that her nephew was driving the vehicle and got stuck on the slick road while looking at the marina there.

The nephew arrived to move the vehicle.

A deputy responded to a property damage accident involving a tree branch that fell on a truck at 1:24 p.m. at W5150 480th Ave., Ellsworth.

Officers were notified of a minor two-vehicle crash with minor injuries at 3:28 p.m. at Highway 10 and First Street in Plum City.

Police responded to a three-vehicle crash with road blockage at 6:10 p.m. at Highway 63 and 825th Street, Hager City. Two vehicles were towed from the scene. One male passenger was arrested for a failure to appear warrant and transported to Pierce County Jail. The accident report will be handled by Wisconsin State Patrol.

A complainant reported four dark-colored vehicles that drove slowly by the residence at 7:52 p.m. at W3398 110th Ave., Maiden Rock. The people got out and took photos before leaving. He said he’d call back if they return.

Saturday, April 16

Police arrested a driver for OWI-first, possession of a firearm while intoxicated and cited him for operating left of center after a traffic stop for operating left of center and expired registration at 2:30 a.m. at Highway 63 and 290th Avenue, Hager City.

Officers responded at 4:18 p.m. to N2242 210th St., Maiden Rock, for a suspicious activity complaint. A man was trying to get cell service.

Deputies were called for a vehicle trespassing on property at 4:37 p.m. at N1653 310th St., Maiden Rock. A boat was located hidden in the woods, but the suspect wasn’t located. The boat was impounded.

A caller reported a stolen disabled bike at 6:12 p.m. at W9460 290th Ave., Hager City.

Sunday, April 17

At 3:26 a.m., police found a man looking in vehicles at 424 W. Industrial Road, Ellsworth. The man said he was looking at buying a vehicle.

Police were asked to perform a welfare check on a person slumped over a steering wheel at 7:08 a.m. at 1090th Street and County Road M, River Falls. The driver had pulled over to rest and fallen asleep.

A woman stole a pair of sunglasses at 8:40 a.m. at W2555 Highway 29, Spring Valley.

Deputies responded to a fire call at 6:23 p.m. at N1433 790th St., Hager City. The fire was a controlled bonfire.

Monday, April 18

Police were asked to check on a woman wearing dark clothing and walking on the side of the road at 12:04 a.m. near Highway 10 and County Road OO, Hager City. Police gave her a courtesy ride to Prescott.