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Ellsworth police: Cow hoof spotted hanging from trailer; Grease dumped in yard

The following incidents were reported to Ellsworth Police June 19-24.

Tripped alarms

• Police assisted Pierce County Sheriff's Office with an alarm at a Highway 63 building at 1:31 a.m. June 19. An open door was found but no one was located in the building.

• The power flashed in town at 7:13 a.m. June 19 and an alarm was tripped at 420 E. Main St. The building was cleared, though a door was found unlocked.

• Police responded to a bank alarm at 7:14 a.m. June 19 at 388 W. Main St. The building appeared to be secured.

• Police responded to an alarm at 6:48 p.m June 19 at 420 E. Main St. The power had gone out prior to the alarm sounding. A person was seated in his car when police arrived; he told police he was meeting someone at the location.

• An alarm sounded at 6:51 p.m. June 19 at 388 W. Main St. The building was secure; the power had gone out prior to the alarm sounding.

Unwanted photo taking

A woman reported a neighbor taking pictures of her child while he is mowing the lawn at 3:10 p.m. June 20 in the 900 block of Hilden Drive. Police spoke to the complainant about options as it was not considered a law enforcement issue.

Fence hit ... again

A truck rolled from the SuperAmerica parking lot into a fence at 154 W. Main St. at 7:14 a.m. June 21. There was no damage to the fence or truck. A vehicle rolled into a fence from SuperAmerica about a month ago.

Suspicious people

• A woman reported at 10:09 a.m. June 21 a green minivan with a cream-colored hood and Minnesota plates parked near an Evergreen Estates location frequently for prolonged periods of time, with a man sitting in the van. The woman was advised to call police again if she sees the man.

• A woman reported hearing rocks hitting her window at 1:18 a.m. June 23 in the 500 block of North Maple Street. She told police she looked out her front window and saw someone standing by her van with a large rock. Police did not find anyone when they checked the area. They did not find any rocks near the van. No activity was observed during extra patrol.

• Police received a call at 7:24 p.m. June 23 about a car speeding with a woman riding on the hood of the vehicle in the 200 block of West Summit Avenue. The driver was eventually located, but denied the incident. A text received by a female involved in another complaint mentioned riding on the hood of a car. All parties involved were warned.

Critter patrol

• A caller reported a cow trailer being towed with a cow hoof hanging out of it and dragging on the road at 7:49 a.m. June 24 in the 100 block of East Main Street. Police made contact with the driver.

• Police were sent to the fairgrounds at 11:39 a.m. June 24 for a report of a woman being kicked in the head by a horse. Upon arrival, it was discovered the woman had been hit in the head by the horse's head, not kicked. Police assisted EMS.

Grease dumped

A man called police at 4:42 p.m. June 24 from a residence in the 200 block of Crosscut Avenue to complain that cooking grease had been dumped in his yard and driveway. He also reported several cigarette butts laying in his yard and driveway. He said it appeared someone had driven through his yard, coming very close to the corner of his house. He requested contact be made with the Chamber about the incident in relation to the Cheese Curd Festival. He reported incidents happened during last year's festival as well. A heavy odor of grease lingered near his home.

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