Sheriff’s Office Reports

Posted 3/8/22

PIERCE COUNTY Sheriff’s Office Reports The following incidents were reported to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office Feb. 28 through March 6. Monday, Feb. 28 Officers made contact with a vehicle …

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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 Feb. 28 through March 6.

Monday, Feb. 28

Officers made contact with a vehicle and occupants at 12:57 a.m. at N1620 County Road VV, Hager City, for fleeing police two days prior. The occupants were non-compliant and one man fled. Officers pursued the vehicle but terminated the chase in Red Wing, Minn. Dakota County deputies apprehended the vehicle a short time later.

A caller reported suspicious lights in her yard at 3:20 a.m. at W4951 330th Ave., Bay City. Nothing was located.

At 10:25 a.m., a complainant reported UTVs that had been trespassing on her property after fresh snowfalls this winter at W8829 560th Ave., Ellsworth. She didn’t have photos of the people or UTVs and didn’t know who they were. She was told to call back when the people are on her property, if they return.

At 3:36 p.m., police received a complaint about a driver going varying speeds and swerving all over the road at Highway 65 and 740th Street in Beldenville. The driver was later arrested for OWI-first and operating without a license.

A caller reported flashing white and yellow lights at 10:17 p.m. at N4310 710th St., Beldenville. A vehicle was found with its flashers on and it appeared the driver had a medical incident. The driver refused EMS and was brought to Holiday in Ellsworth to meet a friend.

Tuesday, March 1

Police saw a vehicle pull behind a building and park on the sidewalk at 12:37 a.m. at W7375 170th Ave., Hager City. The driver was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, possession of THC and possess drug paraphernalia.

At 4:37 a.m., police responded to a vehicle vs. mailbox crash at W363 850th Ave., Spring Valley. The driver had left the scene.

Officers responded at 7:56 a.m. to N1773 County Road D, Bay City, to assist St. Croix County with a theft investigation.

Police responded at 8:19 a.m. to W6625 690th Ave., Beldenville, for a one-vehicle accident without injury.

Deputies assisted River Falls police at 11:16 a.m. at W9866 795th Ave., River Falls.

Officers talked with a complainant at 1:51 p.m. at W3591 160th Ave., Maiden Rock, about a trespassing issue. The complainant agreed to call back if the people returned.

A deputy performed a security check at 7 p.m. at N7987 870th St., River Falls and walked through the residence with one of the key holders.

At 7:23 p.m., police responded to the area of W10299 Highway 10, River Falls, for a welfare check. The person didn’t want law enforcement contact but was given a courtesy ride.

At 8:33 p.m., a caller reported a drone flying near their home at W6439 690th Ave., Beldenville. The officer wasn’t able to locate the drone.

A domestic was reported at 10:06 p.m. at W7965 390th Ave., Ellsworth.

At 10:27 p.m., officers reported to W9527 410th Ave., Hager City for a verbal argument. Resources were provided to all involved.

Wednesday, March 2

Deputies responded to W5704 170th Ave., Bay City, for a structure fire. They assisted fire department personnel and EMS as needed.

A caller reported at 12:43 p.m. that two dogs had run out from the yard at W11938 497th Ave., Prescott the day before while she was out walking and displayed aggressive behavior. Police left a message at the residence for the owners to control their dogs.

An assault was reported at 1:16 p.m. at N8753 1010th St., River Falls.

Police were called at 3:33 p.m. about a domestic that had occurred the day before at W5350 490th Ave., Ellsworth. A man was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct.

Police came across a vehicle in the ditch at 4:04 p.m. near W9600 710th Ave., River Falls. The driver was waiting for a tow.

A tow truck removed a vehicle from the ditch at 8:53 p.m. at Highway 10 and County Road OO, Hager City.

Deputies responded at 9:16 p.m. to N2227 385th St., Maiden Rock, for an active structure fire. They assisted fire personnel in gathering information.

At 11:20 p.m., police found a man with a flashlight under the High Bridge. He said he was waiting for a ride and heading back to Red Wing, Minn.

Thursday, March 3

At 1:40 a.m., deputies assisted Prescott police with a K9 vehicle search at 1175 Jefferson St. Nothing of note was found.

Police checked on a suspicious vehicle at 1:43 a.m. at N3941 Highway 35, Prescott. An employee was warming up his truck.

Officers were called at 8:39 a.m. to 133 S. Main St., Elmwood, after someone showed up at the house and hit another person there. Statements were gathered.

At 1:06 p.m., police were asked to do a standby at N7987 870th St., River Falls for family who wanted to remove property.

At 4:25 p.m., a deputy saw a vehicle in the ditch at Highway 63 and 370th Avenue, Ellsworth. The driver said he got stuck when trying to turn around. He called for a ride and a tow.

At 10:38 p.m., a complainant reported a stolen firearm from W6678 Maple St., Bay City. The theft occurred sometime in the last month.

Friday, March 4

Deputies were called at 8:25 a.m. back to N2227 385th St., Maiden Rock, for the rekindling of a structure fire. Officers assisted Ellsworth Fire personnel as needed.

At 11:15 a.m., police were given information about a vehicle in the ditch at 550th Avenue and 1090th Street, Prescott. The driver had struck some trees.

At 3:43 p.m., a caller reported barking dogs in the vicinity of 1220th Street and 846th Avenue near River Falls that keep him and his wife up every night. They were informed there is no noise ordinance in the country; police advised him to speak with his neighbor and the town chair.

At 5:52 p.m., officers responded to a two-vehicle crash with minor injuries at Highway 35 and 1050th Street, Prescott. A driver had failed to stop for a turning vehicle in its lane and rear-ended it. The parties declined EMS and the driver of the striking vehicle was cited for inattentive driving.

A caller reported a suspicious vehicle pulling into the driveway at 10:15 p.m. at W4236 County Road G, Elmwood. The vehicle was also seen driving around the area. Police did not locate the vehicle.

At 11:29 p.m., police found a vehicle in the ditch at County Road DD and Highway 10. The driver admitted to being drunk and was arrested for OWI-first.

Saturday, March 5 Deputies assisted Ellsworth police with an intoxicated person at 4:12 a.m. at 463 E. Wall St. The person was arrested for felony bail jumping.

Officers were dispatched at 10:54 a.m. to 104 Cherry Ave., Plum City, for a domestic. Police conducted interviews with multiple people and a man was arrested for domestic disorderly conduct and bail jumping.

A rural Ellsworth resident reported at 3:57 p.m. being scammed out of $150 when he paid for fraudulent home rental application through Cash App.

Police were called at 7:47 p.m. to N8350 County Road Y, Spring Valley, for a man who had walked onto the property then down the road. EMS transported the person to the hospital.

Officers responded at 10:25 p.m. to W4734 770th Ave., Spring Valley, because the complainant saw lights at the end of their driveway. It turned out to be a vehicle that needed a tow after going into the ditch.

At 11:09 p.m., police responded to Highway 65 and County Road W, Beldenville, for a single-vehicle crash in which the driver fled the scene.

Sunday, March 6

Officers assisted River Falls police with a possible car vs. pedestrian crash at 2:28 a.m. at North Main Street and Highway 35.

At 4:06 a.m., police responded to Highway 35 and 1050th Street, Prescott, for a single-vehicle crash.

Deputies were dispatched at 12: 11 p.m. to County Road E and 710th Avenue, River Falls, for a one-vehicle crash with property damage.

At 3:31 p.m., deputies assisted Ellsworth police at 181 E. Main St.

At 6:47 p.m., police responded to W3835 750th Ave., Spring Valley, for an animal complaint. A loose dog was causing issues on a neighbor’s property. Police have received multiple complaints about the dog from the neighborhood. The dog’s owner will be cited.