Sheriff’s Office Reports

Posted 9/22/21

PIERCE COUNTY Sheriff’s Office Reports The following incidents were reported to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office Sept. 13-20. Monday, Sept. 13 At 7:07 a.m., a pilot reported a man shining a …

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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 Sept. 13-20.

Monday, Sept. 13

At 7:07 a.m., a pilot reported a man shining a light towards his aircraft while he was spraying crops near N4498 490th St., Ellsworth. The suspect was warned not to continue that behavior.

At 9:30 a.m., a vehicle was stopped for speeding at highways 29 and 63 near Martell. The driver was arrested for a New Richmond Police Department warrant and custody was transferred at the county line. Police searched the vehicle because it smelled like marijuana. Officers found marijuana and paraphernalia belonging to the passenger. The driver was cited for speeding, while the passenger was cited for possession of THC and possess drug paraphernalia.

At 11:18, an officer responded to County Road J and Highway 65 in Beldenville for a driving complaint. A semi was all over the roadway. When police located and stopped the driver, he said he forgot to take his allergy pill and was having a sneeze attack. He received a warning.

At 1:59 p.m., a complainant at W13021 635th Ave., Prescott, reported that someone had stolen a package from his mailbox.

A driver was arrested on a Ramsey County warrant at 2:51 p.m. after a traffic stop at highways 29 and 63 near Martell.

A suspicious vehicle was reported at 8:28 p.m. near W4138 570th Ave., Ellsworth. Officers could not locate the vehicle.

Deputies assisted River Falls police at 9:50 p.m. in finding a naked man on North Main Street.

Tuesday, Sept. 14

Deputies assisted Prescott police at 1:10 a.m. at 237 N. Court St.

At 4:21 a.m., a caller reported a tree blocking both traffic lanes at County Road B and Golf View Drive in Spring Valley. When officers arrived, most of the tree had been removed.

Deputies assisted at 6:52 a.m. at W12391 570thAve., Prescott, where a dumpster was on fire near a structure.

A complainant reported at 7:34 a.m. a package and mail taken from her residence at N2059 730th St., Hager City.

At 10:24 a.m., officers responded to Tyson Park (W5334 Highway 63, Spring Valley) for abandoned property. Someone had dumped several coils of copper tubing.

At 4:57 p.m., a woman reported that she had made contact with a 16-year-old juvenile around 3:15 p.m. who claimed he had been dropped off on County Road E outside of River Falls. She gave him a ride to River Falls High School.

At 5:26 p.m., a complainant reported losing her Apple watch, which was tracking to N1090 825th St., Hager City.

Wednesday, Sept. 15

Deputies checked on a suspicious vehicle at 5:52 a.m. at 770th Avenue and County Road B near Spring Valley. A man said he had parked to go fishing and fell asleep.

Officers responded at 6:21 a.m. to the area of Highway 10/County Road in Trimbelle for a report of heaving smoke. The deputy found a heavily smoldering Chili Feed bonfire filling the valley with smoke.

Police checked out a shooting complaint at 7:13 a.m. near N1359 747th St., Hager City. A man was hunting in the area.

At 11:48 a.m., a caller reported mail and two small packages taken out of his mailbox at N2240 County Road C, Bay City.

An officer checked on a person walking near W8191 Highway 10, Ellsworth, at 12:11 p.m. The officer gave the person a ride home.

At 3:26 p.m., officers responded to W11940 778th Ave., River Falls, for an unwanted man. The man was turned over to his father. Charges were forwarded for criminal trespass to dwelling, bail jumping and theft.

A caller reported someone throwing nails out the window of a vehicle at 3:30 p.m. near the Mississippi Back Channel. Police made contact with the driver, who was throwing sunflower seeds out the window, not nails.

Officers were called at 8:28 p.m. to 315 E. Race Ave., Elmwood, for a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle was stopped for having a defective head lamp and tail lamp. The driver was cited for possess drug paraphernalia and false registration plates.

A possible underage person fled from the Harbor Bar (N673 825th St., Hager City) as an officer pulled in at 11:22 p.m. No one was located.

Thursday, Sept. 16

A caller reported an abandoned vehicle at 1:34 p.m. in the parking lot of 1003 First St., Plum City. The vehicle’s owner agreed to make arrangements with the business, since it had been three for five days.

At 2:19 p.m., officers responded to 1025th Street and 879th Avenue near River Falls, where a tree had fallen across the road. River Falls Township cut up the tree and opened the road.

At 6:24 p.m., PCSO was called for tree blocking both lanes at County Road OO and Highway 35 near Hager City. A neighbor with a chainsaw helped remove the tree.

Officers observed a vehicle speeding at 9:21 p.m. at the top of the Hager Hill. When a traffic stop was attempted, the vehicle sped up and eventually crashed. The driver was arrested for felony eluding police and cited for operate without valid license, failure to maintain control of a vehicle and speeding.

Friday, Sept. 17

At 5:01 a.m., a caller reported suspicious vehicles parked at the bottom of the hill at 170th Street and County Road G near Elmwood. When police arrived, no vehicles were located.

Officers responded at 6:03 a.m. to 730th Street and County Road C near Bay City, where a tree was blocking the road. The highway department cleared the tree.

At 8:01 a.m., officers responded to 610th Avenue and 650th Street near Ellsworth for a one-vehicle rollover. The driver had left the scene. Police made contact with the driver; Wisconsin State Patrol is handling the investigation.

A caller reported a cut fence at 10:57 a.m. at N2112 County Road K, Hager City. The complainant said his neighbors have been putting grass clippings in his pasture.

At 11:45 a.m., officers arrested a driver at County Road J and Highway 65 in Beldenville for a Pierce County warrant.

At 3:53 p.m., someone reported a person with a long gun strapped to his back riding a motorcycle near W4890 Highway 29, Spring Valley. The motorcycle passed into St. Croix County.

The highway department removed a tree from the roadway at 10:47 p.m. near 125th Avenue and Highway 35 in Bay City.

Saturday, Sept. 18

A caller reported a possibly sick dog at 12:14 p.m. at N7255 690th St., Beldenville. The dogs had food and water and appeared healthy.

A caller reported backed up traffic at 1:30 p.m. near 985th Street and Highway 35 in Hager City. The caller requested extra patrol to keep traffic moving.

A theft was reported at 1:59 p.m. at W7193 450th Ave., Ellsworth.

At 3:59 p.m., an officer found a man sleeping in his vehicle near W4858 Highway 35, Bay City. He had run out of gas and didn’t have a cell phone. The officer took him to Handy Mart.

A caller reported a suspicious vehicle sitting at the top of the hill at 4:59 p.m. at 875th Street and County Road K near Hager City. No one was located.

PCSO received a fireworks complaint at 8:48 p.m. from 754th Avenue in Prescott. No fireworks were located.

At 8:52 p.m., officers responded to the Harbor Bar (N673 825th St., Hager City) where a vehicle had struck the side of the building when pulling into a parking spot. The driver was cited for operating without a license.

Officers were called at 8:58 p.m. to W11149 County Road M, River Falls, for a disorderly person. A man agreed to leave the house and was transported to a hotel.

Deputies assisted Prescott police at 11:08 p.m. with a fight in progress outside of Boat Drinks (117 Broad St.)

Sunday, Sept. 19

Officers received a complaint at 2:32 a.m. about possible shots fired near the Harbor Bar (N673 825th St., Hager City). Individuals at the Harbor Bar and Woodshed said they heard nothing.

Deputies spoke with the parties involved in a domestic at 12:28 p.m. at W6337 Highway 10, Ellsworth.

At 8:18 p.m., a caller reported being assaulted at the Six String Saloon (W3527 Highway 35, Maiden Rock) the night before. The bar owner said the complainant had been drunk and disorderly.

Monday, Sept. 20

Police responded to a possible domestic at 1:15 a.m. at N5167 860th St., Ellsworth. A man was arrested on a warrant.

A Team Oil employee reported at 8:19 a.m. that a customer had dropped a $50 bill in the store the night before. Officers were going to get ahold of the owner to return the money.