POLICE BLOTTER: Woman reports espresso machine fraudulently purchased with her credit card

BIG RAPIDS — Big Rapids Department of Public Safety officers responded to the following calls on Monday. All calls might not be reported.

Monday

  • A vehicle accident occurred at 9:20 a.m. on Oak Street near Stewart Avenue.
  • Officers received a complaint involving telephone harassment at 11:23 a.m.
  • A vehicle accident occurred at 12:26 p.m. on State Street near Fuller Avenue.
  • Officers assisted Child Protective Services at 2:31 p.m.
  • Police received a fraud complaint at 4:02 p.m. An espresso machine was bought online with a business credit card through Homedepot.com and sent to the business’s address. The credit card holder stated she did not purchase the item. The incident is under investigation.
  • Police received a noise complaint at 5:42 p.m. The complainant was bothered by a crying child and music. No further information was provided.
  • Officers were called at 6:10 p.m. about a suspicious situation on the 100 block of Bellevue Street. An abandoned house is falling apart. Code enforcement was notified.
  • Police received a threats complaint at 7:41 p.m. on the 800 block of Country Way. Officers found the matter involved a civil argument and hurt feelings, but no threats were made.
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Posted by Emily Grove

Emily is the Pioneer and Herald Review crime and court reporter, covering crime in both Mecosta and Osceola counties. She can be reached by e-mail at emily@pioneergroup.com or by phone at (231) 592-8362.

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