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Ellsworth police: Suspicious photographer reported

The following incidents were investigated by the Ellsworth Police Department Nov. 20-27.

Suspicious photographer

An Ellsworth woman reported at 8:57 a.m. Nov. 20 a car driving past her home more than once in the 400 block of West Nelson Street, holding a phone out the window taking photos. She wanted the incident documented.

Dumped mattress

An Ellsworth man called police at 2:18 p.m. Nov. 20 about an illegally dumped mattress in his yard. Police informed him they couldn't do anything about it as it was on private property, but did take photos for documentation.

Ride home request

A woman at 429 Wayne St. called police at 10:30 p.m. Nov. 20 requesting a ride home. After speaking to a facility employee, police determined the woman is a client at the facility. No signs of distress were detected.

Phone fun

Ellsworth police assisted the Pierce County Sheriff's Office by responding to a County Road J address at 7:02 a.m. Nov. 21, where several 911 calls came from. Upon investigation, it was discovered a 3-year-old had the phone while mom was asleep.

Not wanted

Police responded to a potential domestic incident at 7:49 p.m. Nov. 21 at a home in the 200 block of Sunset Lane. Both parties were interviewed. The man was told not to allow an ex-girlfriend in the home if he doesn't want her there. Police were called back later in the week for the ex allegedly creeping around the yard. She was not located.


• Amanda Hildebrandt, 34, River Falls, was arrested for a probation violation at 1:19 p.m. Nov. 22 at 310 W. Main St.

• Brandon Johnson, 33, Elmwood, was arrested for a probation violation at 2:57 p.m. Nov. 22 at 310 W. Main St.

Demonstration planned

A caller reported to police at 9:22 p.m. Nov. 22 that a demonstration was planned for 10-11 a.m. Nov. 24 in front of the Pierce County Courthouse.

Where'd that come from?

A woman called police at 2:47 p.m. Nov. 24 to report a lockbox placed on the wall outside her door at a residence in the 400 block of Cairns Street. She was told to speak with her family or removed the box if she wishes.

Glass breaking triggers alarm

Police were dispatched at 1:48 a.m. Nov. 25 to 101 N. Maple St., for a glass breakage alarm. While enroute, police observed a vehicle coming from the Maple/Main streets intersection, stopped it and questioned the driver. The driver said he was not at the location where glass breaking was reported, but was coming from Prescott. Glass damage was observed to one of the front entrance doors of the building.