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ELLSWORTH Police Department Reports

The following incidents were reported to the Ellsworth Police Department Nov. 1-7.

Monday, Nov. 1 Michael Lyle Girard, 56, Ellsworth, was arrested for battery or threat to judge, prosecutor or law enforcement officer, OWI, felony bail jumping, resisting or obstructing an officer, possession of THC, and possess drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop at 7:04 a.m. near Highway 10 and County Road J. Ellsworth police assisted Pierce County deputies at the scene.

At 11:58 a.m., police found a black Alcatel phone and case in the middle of Main Street near Beebe Street.

A caller reported a missing iPod at 4:30 p.m. The child last had it while trick-or-treating near Plum and Warner streets.

Angela Pomas, 33, Woodville, was cited for operating without proof of insurance after a traffic stop at 8:07 p.m. at Main and Pond streets for a stop sign violation.

Tuesday, Nov. 2

At 7:48 a.m., a caller reported a “creepy person” riding a bike near Cairns Street and Vincent Lane. The person was located at Evergreen Estates.

Wednesday, Nov. 3

A Pierce Pepin employee reported at 8:20 a.m. that a customer had made possible threats to an employee out in the field. They agreed to call back if they anticipate further issues.

At 3:01 p.m., a resident reported that sometime between Oct. 24 and 31, someone had taken the rear plate off a car parked in the driveway at 947 Hilden Drive.

At 5:51 p.m., a complainant reported a man peeking in the old junior high building on Chestnut Street. The man told police he is homeless and was talking to his girlfriend there. They were told to call police if they couldn’t find a place to stay for the night.

At 6:25 p.m., police received a barking dog complaint about 137 N. Maple St.

Police responded to a suspicious activity call at 6:41 p.m. at McDonald’s (157 W. Main St.) where people were sitting outside with multiple bags. They said they’d go to a friend’s house for the evening.

Thursday, Nov. 4

At 1:30 p.m., a resident at 948 Anika Court called police about the neighbor’s dog continuously being in her yard. She provided police with video. Police contacted the neighbor and gave them a final warning.

At 1:33 p.m., a Pierce County deputy requested an officer respond to the courthouse, where an upset couple was leaving court. There were no issues.

At 8:57 p.m., a resident at 137 N. Maple St. was warned to register his Toyota Corolla and clean it up. Another resident was warned to keep his vehicles off the street at night and to clean up the junk around the front patio. He was given until Monday, Nov. 8 to have the junk and vehicles removed before he will be cited.

At 9:48 p.m., a resident at 183 S. Grant St. was told to remove his boat from where it was parked on Church Street.

Police performed a welfare check at a home in the 1200 block of Debra Street at 10:15 p.m. The person was okay and appeared healthy.

Friday, Nov. 5

Police responded to a twovehicle crash at 12:51 p.m. in the parking lot at 412 W. Kinne St. between Kristin Arjes, 25, Ellsworth, and Kimberly Stensland, 43, Hammond. Stensland said was driving through the parking lot when Arjes backed out of a parking stall and struck her right front wheel, causing damage. Arjes, who did not have insurance, was not on the scene when police arrived. Later at the police station, she was issued three citations. The vehicle was also unregistered.

Saturday, Nov. 6

At 1:15 a.m., police saw three people trying to get into 137 N. Maple St. with a lock pick. The resident said he’d locked his keys in his apartment.

Police responded to a disorderly conduct call at 6:33 a.m. at 182 Evergreen Estates St.

Sunday, Nov. 7

Police assisted Ellsworth Fire Department at 1:03 a.m. at 579 Vincent Lane.

At 1:43 a.m., police found smashed pumpkins at Main and Chestnut streets. Staff at Just Ka’s (325 W. Main St.) reported a group of juveniles had smashed them, but didn’t know who they were.

A complainant reported at 9:10 a.m. that he had been raccoon hunting on public land (near County Road FF/1130th Street, River Falls) when his hunting partner’s dog accidentally bit him while holding a raccoon carcass. A quarantine order and rabies pamphlet was issued.

A juvenile called police at 9:28 p.m. from Ellsworth Middle School asking them to intervene so the juvenile could do live with a grandparent in Texas. Police brought the juvenile home. The juvenile’s mother said the juvenile had walked out of the house.

Police responded at 10:44 p.m. to 551 Vincent Lane for a verbal domestic. The male party left and the woman declined to file a report.

November 10, 2021