Pierce County sheriff's blotter: traveling salesmen, tipped over semi
• A dog attack was reported Sept. 6 at N8611 690th St. in the town of River Falls.
• Deputies responded Sept. 6 to 135th Avenue in Hager City for a welfare check. A woman was in a cornfield trying to coax out her dog that had been running loose since Aug. 20. The dog, a 1-year-old liver/white springer spaniel named Ollie, was described as very skittish.
• Deputies responded Sept. 7 to 410th Avenue and Highway 63 in Ellsworth for a dog in the roadway. A deputy found the dog and returned it to its owner.
• An injured hawk was found Sept. 8 at W12799 Highway 10 in Prescott. A deputy responded and found someone had placed the bird in a box. A game warden was notified of the incident, along with the raptor center in Wabasha, Minn.
• A dog bite was reported Sept. 10 at W3523 850th Ave. in Spring Valley. A deputy was unable to find the dogs believed involved in the incident.
Traveling salesmen complaint
Deputies responded at 8:51 p.m. Sept. 6 to Main Street in Elmwood for a complaint about door-to-door salesmen. The deputy learned the men were selling vacuum cleaners. They were advised to seek permits and to choose better times to conduct sales.
A deputy on patrol Sept. 4 checked on a group of motorcycles waving him down on Highway 35 in Hager City. There was no problem. They just wanted to say hi.
Threats? 'Forget it'
Officers took a threats complaint Sept. 5 at N1090 825th St. in Hager City. Upon meeting with a deputy, the complainant, who sounded intoxicated to the officer, said "forget it," suggesting there was no longer a problem.
• A deputy on patrol Sept. 4 stopped a semi-trailer at highways 35 and 63 in Hager City. The driver of the semi, suspected in a Red Wing hit and run, was ticketed for multiple offenses.
• A dump truck tipped over at 2:49 p.m. Sept. 7 at 90th Street and County Road U in Plum City. The truck, which was loaded with gravel, sustained minor damage to its box.
• A deputy stopped a speeder at 12:56 a.m. at Highway 63 and County Road VV in Hager City. The driver was arrested on suspicion of OWI. A passenger was arrested for a suspected probation violation.
• A deputy responded to a driving complaint at 2:59 a.m. at Third Street and Cascade Avenue in River Falls. The driver was found and was later arrested on suspicion of OWI.
• Deputies assisted with traffic control at 1:27 p.m. Sept. 10 on North Broad Street in Prescott while the lift bridge was experiencing problems.
• A deputy checked on Sept. 10 on a report of a man drinking and driving with children in Elmwood. The deputy spoke with the man on the phone after the children were dropped off. The man was uncooperative and hung up.
• Deputies responded at 2:41 a.m. Sept. 9 to W8945 Highway 10 in Ellsworth for an unwanted person. Deputies learned the person had a St. Croix County warrant and was arrested.
• Deputies responded Sept. 10 to W9898 290th Ave. in Hager City for a disorderly person. A woman there was later arrested on suspicion of domestic disorderly conduct and obstructing an officer.
Fights in Ellsworth, River Falls
• Deputies were sent at 10:49 p.m. Sept. 9 to W8945 Highway 10 in Ellsworth for a fight. No one there wished to provide statements. One man was given a courtesy ride home.
• Deputies assisted River Falls police with a fight at 2:19 a.m. at 128 N. Main St.
• Deputies responded at 6:51 p.m. Sept. 4 to 621 Main St. in Plum City for a juvenile complaint. A father was attempting to get his child to come out from under a bridge. The deputy helped address "several issues."
• Property damage was reported Sept. 8 at N1027 530th St. in Bay City.
• A deputy assisted River Falls police and EMS crews Sept. 8 at N7130 810th St. for an unresponsive male. The deputy reported seeing suspected narcotics and drug paraphernalia in plain view.
• Vehicle driven by Bernard H. Fredrickson Jr., 55, Plum City, struck vehicle driven by Joan A. Nabbefeld, 62, Plum City, while she was backing out into traffic at 9:22 a.m. Aug. 29 on First Street in Plum City. No injuries or citations.
• Vehicles driven by Steven J. Parson, 66, Hammond, and Sharon A. Zielke, 73, Glidden, Wis., collided at 11:42 p.m. Aug. 30 at Highway 10 and 610th Street in the town of Ellsworth. Zielke, who was transported with minor injuries, admitted to pulling out in front of Parson's vehicle, a semi. The semi was transporting hydrogen peroxide, but no hazardous material was released as a result of the crash.
• Vehicle driven by Lisa K. Olson, 55, Ellsworth, struck a horse in traffic at 4:30 a.m. Sept. 5 on Highway 10 in the town of Oak Grove. Olson was not injured. The horse was later found uninjured.