POLICE BLOTTER: Two-vehicle accident occurs when driver runs stop sign on Elm Street

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


• Police assisted the probation/parole department with attempting to locate a subject on the 500 block of South Michigan Avenue.

• Officers responded to a personal injury accident on Elm Street near Stewart Avenue. A vehicle ran a stop sign at Elm Street and crashed into a vehicle traveling southbound on Stewart Avenue. The occupants of the second vehicle were transported to the hospital.

• A 57-year-old man reported a 50-year-old woman had threatened to kick him out of his residence.

• Officers assisted Ferris State University DPS with a well-being check on the 600 block of Lilac Avenue.

• A 32-year-old man is being investigated for criminal sexual conduct charges. The matter is under investigation.

• A two-vehicle accident occurred on the 800 block of Division Street.

• Officers stood by during a civil matter on the 300 block of South Fourth Avenue.

• Police responded to a car-deer accident at 8:09 p.m. on Chestnut Street near Ives Avenue. There was no damage to the vehicle. The deer was given to local hunters.

• Officers were called about an abandoned vehicle at 9:15 p.m. on Fuller Avenue near Bailey Drive. A 2000 Volkswagen convertible was parked near the intersection, interfering with traffic. The vehicle was towed. Police were unable to locate a registered owner.


• A traffic stop at 2:36 a.m. on Bellevue Street near State Street resulted in a 29-year-old Dorr woman being arrested and charged with operating while intoxicated third offense and driving with a suspended license second offense. She also had a warrant out of Kent County. The vehicle was turned over to another sober driver.

• Officers assisted the parole department with checking on a parolee at 3:33 a.m. on the 400 block of South Warren Avenue. No violations were found.


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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