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Traffic troubles • Deputies assisted a driver whose alternator had gone out at 4:32 p.m. Dec. 21 at highways 35 and 63 in Hager City. • Police responded to a hit and run at 12:10 a.m. Den. 1 at W6390 Highway 35 in Bay City, in a parking lot. The suspect vehicle had fled the area and was not located. • Police responded to a car vs. pedestrian accident at 7:27 p.m. Jan. 3 on 975th Street near River Falls. The pedestrian was taken to the hospital.
Four people were hospitalized Friday after a two-vehicle crash in rural Ellsworth. The Pierce County Sheriff's Office identified the injured people as Ellsworth residents Christopher Iehl, 42; James Bigott, 26; Melvern Janish, 87; and Marvin E. Janish, 87. All four people were taken by ambulance to River Falls Area Hospital with undisclosed injuries.
A Maiden Rock man insisted his device was hacked in the face of FBI allegations he recorded the molestation of a child and posted the image to an online service. The Pierce County District Attorney's Office charged Eric L. Kurrelmeyer, 31, with two counts of first-degree sexual assault, two counts of child pornography possession and two counts of sexploitation of a child, among others. He made his first court appearance Thursday, Jan. 3, in Pierce County Circuit Court, where he was ordered to post $50,000 cash bond. He posted bond Friday, according to court records.
The former Pierce County Historical Association headquarters at 423 W. Main St. in Ellsworth was torn down Monday, Nov. 26. The space once housed the Lawrence Photography studio and included a hodgepodge of several additions onto the original structure, which was granted to the PCHA in 2010.
A person was warned for spotlighting deer and houses at 7:40 p.m. Nov. 8 at 1090th Street and 566th Avenue in Prescott. Domestics • Police responded to a domestic incident between roommates at 8:51 p.m. Nov. 6 at N1075 825th St. in Hager City. Officers collected statements from the roommates, according to a blotter report.
Playground damaged A person drove into a playground at 9:34 a.m. Oct. 31 at 621 Main St. in Plum City. The driver is unknown, but there is a possible witness, according to a police blotter report. Hunters caught trespassing A raccoon hunter was caught trespassing on private property at 8:28 p.m. Nov. 1 at W7384 250th Ave. in Bay City. The property owners were told to let the arresting officer know if they want to pursue a citation for the hunter. Domestic
Car crimes • Jamie L. Torning, 32, Hudson, was reported for doing "donuts" with his vehicle in front of an establishment at 5:39 p.m. Oct. 22 at County Road J and Highway 10 in Ellsworth. Police were unable to locate him at the business, but later located Torning and cited him for unreasonable and imprudent speed, expired registration and shock issues.
Business warned, again A Hager City business at N1090 825th St. was warned for having customers inside after business hours for the third time this year at 2:35 a.m. Oct. 21. The business was warned a subsequent violation would result in a citation, according to a blotter report. Domestic incidents
Dogs kill wayward goats Dogs killed several goats who had been seen on the road, but later went into a field and could not be seen at 1:44 a.m. Oct. 12 at W5398 Highway 29 in River Falls. The complainant and the owner of the dogs decided to settle the issue without law enforcement action. Twelve goats are still missing, according to a blotter report. Trespassing
Deer shining A caller alerted police to a man shining three deer at W7182 290th Ave. in Ellsworth at 10:07 p.m. Sept. 27. The caller told police he saw the man with a gun, but the caller yelled at the man and scared him away. Officers could not find the man, according to a police blotter report. Amphetamine paranoia