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Ellsworth police: Teens climbed onto the roof of the creamery

The following incidents were investigated by the Ellsworth Police Department Oct. 31-Nov. 5.

Traffic troubles

• Tanya LaPointe, 38, Baldwin, was cited for expired registration after a traffic stop for speeding at 10:27 p.m. Oct. 30 at highways 10 and 63. The registration expired in September 2016.

• Joseph Quiboloy, 31, Ellsworth, was cited for operating while suspended after a traffic stop for speeding at 11:39 p.m. Oct. 30 at County Road C and Highway 10. He was given a courtesy ride to a residence.

• Scott Reid, 17, Hager City, was cited for failing to stop at a stop sign at 3:09 p.m. Oct. 31 at Elm and Park streets. Police witnessed Reid pass a line of cars on the left side, stopped at the stop sign, in order to make a right turn, crossing into the path of another vehicle that was at the stop sign. He told police he didn't want to wait.

Teen mischief

Police received a report of three teens who had climbed onto the roof of Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery at 6:01 p.m. Oct. 31. Police made contact with the teens, two of which admitted they had been on the roof. Police attempted to contact the teens' parents.

Cow alert

Police were alerted to a cow in the roadway at 7:36 p.m. Oct. 31 near W4579 Highway 10. The cow was found laying in the ditch just east of 490th Street and returned to its pasture.

Winter parking is in effect

A total of 19 winter parking violations was given out between 2:14 a.m. Nov. 1 and 3:33 a.m. Nov. 1.

Stop sign accident

Michael Phernetton, 53, Ellsworth, reported to police at the police station at 4:12 p.m. Nov. 1 that he had been heading eastbound on Main Street, turning onto Plum Street, when he slid on slick roads and struck the stop sign at that intersection. The sign post broke and the truck had a small dent in the bumper. Pierce County Highway Department was notified.

Sticky fingers

• At 1:24 p.m. Nov. 3, an Ellsworth man reported the theft of a Sony Play 4 power supply from a home in the 300 block of Main Street sometime in the last couple of weeks. He said it had been near his TV and now it's not there.

• A student's mother reported a missing/stolen iPad at 7:02 po.m. Nov. 3 from Ellsworth Middle School.

Locked keys in car reveals open containers

William McCusker, 70, Bloomington, Minnesota, was cited for open container after he called police at 3:56 p.m. Nov. 4 from the 100 block of West Main Street, needing assistance after locking his keys in his car. Upon arrival, police realized he was intoxicated and had open containers in the car. He was cited and family was called to pick him up.

Emergency detention

Police placed an emergency detention on a person at 12:51 a.m. Nov. 5 after seeing the person's vehicle at SuperAmerica. Police had been looking for the individual. The subject was taken to Mayo Clinic in Eau Claire.

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