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PIERCE COUNTY Sheriff’s Office Reports

The following incidents were reported to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office Oct. 25 through Nov. 1.

Monday, Oct. 25

A complainant reported finding a German shepherd at 7:09 a.m. at N6902 County Road E, River Falls.

The Highway Department removed a tree from the roadway at 8:13 a.m. at W5878 Highway 35, Bay City.

Officers responded to a gas leak at 9:40 a.m. at 1004 First St., Plum City.

Police responded to a gas leak at 1:11 p.m. at Highway 29 and County Road F.

Officers responded to a trespassing complaint at 3:32 p.m. at N8202 950th St., River Falls. The complainant said kids are riding bikes along her property. The officer said the place the kids ride is actually a public access.

At 6:06 p.m., officers responded to W7475 145th Ave., Hager City, where two people were fighting over property and living accommodations.

Police responded at 11:04 p.m. to a home on 1090th Street near Prescott for a suicidal male. Northwest Connections set up a safety plan to help the man.

Tuesday, Oct. 26

Deputies assisted Ellsworth police with a disorderly conduct complaint at 9:11 a.m. at 195 W. Grove St.

The township removed a tree from across the roadway at 4:48 p.m. at W6951 610thAve., Ellsworth.

A caller on 890th Avenue near Spring Valley reported a suspicious vehicle parked along the road at 5:46 p.m. It turned out to be the caller’s neighbor.

Police responded at 7:42 p.m. to W8075 170th Ave., Hager City, where a woman was locked in her apartment. It ended up being a broken deadbolt, which the officer opened.

Wednesday, Oct. 27

Officers responded at 5:05 a.m. to 2328 Aurora Circle, River Falls, because someone was heard yelling for help. They located a dementia patient and found staff to care for her.

At 5:54 a.m., police responded to N8166 Highway 65, River Falls, for a disabled vehicle with heavy front-end damage with deer hair attached. The vehicle was unoccupied; police left a voicemail for the registered owner.

At 7:10 a.m., officers responded to 290th Street and 650th Avenue, Spring Valley, where a large amount of slippery manure was almost causing accidents. The owner said he’d clean it up after chores. A Highway Department truck laid down some salt sand.

Deputies transported an inmate from St. Croix County Jail to Pierce County for court at 1:06 p.m. The inmate was disorderly at the court hearing and during transport.

A woman continues to call police from N8202 950th St., River Falls, about teenagers trespassing on her property. The last call came at 3:31 p.m. Police say since it is a public easement that abuts her property to the south, no trespassing is occurring.

Officers responded to a shooting complaint at 5:03 p.m. at W8751 340th Ave., Hager City. The shooting came from a field near the address. The vehicle was gone when police arrived. The caller said the shooter is from Red Wing.

At 5:49 p.m., police responded to W4044 120th Ave., Maiden Rock, for a possible trespassing complaint. The neighbor’s son was identified as the person walking on the land. Police spoke to him about staying on his own property.

Police received a complaint at 6 p.m. from W9093 Highway 29, River Falls, about BBs that hit the caller’s shed. The BBs came from nearby public hunting land. Police spoke with the hunters about target acquisition.

Deputies assisted at a compost fire that got bigger than expected at 6:22 p.m. at W12000 620th Ave., Prescott.

A caller reported fresh skid marks going into a picked field at 8:23 p.m. near County Road J and Highway 65 in Beldenville. No vehicles were in the area.

At 8:35 p.m., police responded to W9126 290th Ave., Hager City, for a complaint about deer shiners and possible gunshot. After patrolling the area, only one legal shiner was located.

Thursday, Oct. 28

A vehicle was abandoned near the railroad tracks and found at 2:20 a.m. near 150th Avenue and 790th Street in Hager City. The vehicle appeared to have gone off the road and gotten stuck near the tracks. Police placed a hold on the vehicle.

Police responded at 4:31 a.m. to W7827 135th Ave., Hager City for a suspicious person knocking on the caller’s door. The person was not located.

At 7:29 a.m., police responded to N3941 Highway 35, Prescott, for an unwanted person and threats report (not in progress). After collecting evidence and statements, a suspect was interviewed and arrested for harassment, disorderly conduct, trespassing and three misdemeanor bail jumping charges.

At 8:31 a.m., police were informed of an unwanted person situation at N4726 Highway 63, Ellsworth. When police arrived, the man had left. They provided the caller with restraining order information.

At 9:34 a.m., a caller reported a vehicle theft that had occurred weeks ago at W7193 450th Ave., Ellsworth. The caller also reported receiving threats from the person who took the vehicle. Police located the vehicle in Lincoln County.

A burglary was reported at 2:40 p.m. at W7823 135thAve., Hager City. A soft-sided cooler and a large number of miscellaneous coins were stolen.

At 9:07 p.m., police checked on a vehicle sitting in a parking lot at W2555 Highway 29, Spring Valley. The driver said he was waiting for his girlfriend. Police searched the vehicle due to a marijuana smell.

Deputies assisted Ellsworth police at 10:55 p.m. at 137 N. Maple St.

Friday, Oct. 29

A deputy took a burglary report at 7:25 a.m. at W7598 Highway 10, Ellsworth.

An officer checked on a suspicious vehicle parked at 7:35 a.m. at W3525 Park St., Maiden Rock. The truck was unoccupied and had hunting gear inside.

At 1:27 p.m., police took a complaint about a suspicious duct cleaning service a person hired through Facebook at N1714 County Road CC, Maiden Rock. Police gave the caller information about safeguarding a checking account.

Officers removed several hay bales from the roadway at 2:10 p.m. at Highway 63 and 220th Avenue, Hager City.

Extra patrol was requested in Maiden Rock at 3:40 p.m. while BNSF repaired a train.

A complainant received a letter claiming to be from the State of Illinois trying to collect on toll violations. The caller reported the alleged fraud at 4:08 p.m. at N5389 County Road E, Prescott. Police gave the caller the Illinois Tollway phone number to verify.

A caller requested documentation of a trespassing complaint at 4:24 p.m. at W5813 130th Ave., Bay City.

At 5:16 p.m., a caller requested a welfare check on a bicyclist who had been in the area for 45 minutes, near county roads F and FF, River Falls. The bicyclist was going up and down the hill for exercise.

At 7:47 p.m. a caller claimed someone was shooting deer from the roadway near County Road A and 385th Street, Maiden Rock. No one was located.

Officers responded at 8:31 p.m. to Main Street/Highway 10 in Plum City for suspicious activity. A caller said she saw someone walking along the road and was concerned for their safety. The walker was located and given a courtesy ride to an Ellsworth business.

Police responded at 8:44 p.m. to W1153 Whitetail Run, Spring Valley, where a vehicle backed out of a driveway and struck a parked car.

Saturday, Oct. 30

A deputy performed a traffic stop for speeding at 12:51 a.m. at Highway 63 and 350th Avenue in Hager City. While speaking to the juvenile driver, police smelled marijuana, searched the vehicle and confiscated contraband. Police cited the driver and notified his parents.

A deputy investigated a suspicious parked vehicle at 1:58 a.m. at 270 N. Maple St. The people said they were talking; police warned them for violating curfew.

Officers responded at 3:30 a.m. at N1833 785th St., Hager City, for suspicious activity. The owner said people were repairing the bar area.

A deputy was called at 11:58 a.m. to N7465 110th ST., Spring Valley, for a trespassing complaint. The suspect said another property owner had given him permission to be there, but the property was leased to someone else for hunting. He moved to a different location.

Police spoke with a caller at length at 2:29 p.m. about possible trespassing complaints at N4726 Highway 63, Ellsworth. The caller was worried about her family’s safety.

Officers were notified of a skid steer on fire at 4:18 p.m. at W9163 690th Ave., River Falls. The caller was able to put it out before police arrived.

A caller reported suspicious activity at 6:53 p.m. near 1170th Street and Highway 10, Prescott. Several vehicles were “blacked out” and parked on a back road. They were waiting for the northern lights to appear.

An officer responded to a vehicle vs.mailbox crash at 6:58 p.m. at W8102 570th Ave., Ellsworth.

At 8:40 p.m., a woman called police and said she was following a vehicle that had driven by her rural Prescott residence multiple times. The caller believed it was someone stalking her granddaughter. Police told her stop following the vehicle; they attempted to follow up with no success.

Sunday, Oct. 31

An officer responded at 12:28 a.m. to N1090 825th St., Hager City, where a vehicle backed into another vehicle.

A deputy assisted Ellsworth police with a disorderly person at 1:18 a.m. at 325 W. Main St.

At 2:42 a.m., police responded to N673 825th St., Hager City, for a medical call. When they arrived, they discovered a man had been assaulted by three unknown people. One of them may have had a gun.

Police saw several people outside at 3:36 a.m. at N1090 825th St., Hager City, after hours. They were told to leave and cooperated.

At 8:10 a.m., a deputy checked on an Ellsworth police officer who was on a call at 641 Railroad Ave.

Officers responded at 1:57 p.m. to a warden assist at W3104 190th Ave., Maiden Rock. Police made contact with a man who stays on the property in a camper. He said he doesn’t hunt and that three deer shot were likely harvested by the house’s occupants.

At 4:22 p.m., deputies responded to W3971 Highway 10, Ellsworth, where the complainant reported finding a tracking device. Police didn’t think it was a tracking device, but will work on identifying the object.

Police responded at 6:56 p.m. to W2770 20th Ave., Stockholm for a trespassing complaint. The suspects were located, questioned and issued warnings.

Police checked on a man walking along the road in dark clothing at 8:35 p.m. near W9341 830thAve., River Falls. The man was walking to work.

Deputies responded at 9:10 p.m. to N2042 County Road VV, Hager City, where a man said his girlfriend had been picking rocks and located bones. The bones belonged to small game animals.

Deputies assisted Ellsworth police at 11:27 p.m. at 210 S. Chestnut St. with a domestic incident. They gave a man a ride to Red Wing.

Monday, Nov. 1

Deputies were requested at 1:17 a.m. to responded to N1090 825th St., Hager City, where an “odd male” had been asked to leave the business. He was not located.

A vehicle theft was reported at 8:12 a.m. at W7598 Highway 10, Ellsworth.

November 3, 2021