Local Police Reports — April 12, 2017

Evart Police Department

April 3 to April 9

April 3

  • An officer was dispatched to an animal complaint. The owner was contacted and advised of the complaint. The owner was given a verbal warning for the violation, and advised a citation would be issued for any additional violations.

April 5

  • An officer was dispatched to investigate a property damage accident.

April 6

  • An officer was dispatched to a fraud complaint. The complaint remains open at this time.
  • An officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic offense. The officer learned the driver of the vehicle did not have a valid license. The driver was issued an appearance citation for driving without a valid license. The driver allowed a friend to drive the vehicle home.
  • An officer was dispatched to assist the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office with an alarm at a business. The officer arrived on scene and found the business to be secure. The officer stood by until the sheriff’s deputy arrived.

April 7

  • An officer was dispatched to a dog bite complaint. The officer and an Osceola County Animal Control Officer responded to the scene. The case was turned over to the Osceola County Animal Control Officer.

April 8

  • An officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic offense. The officer learned the driver of the vehicle did not have a valid license. The driver was issued an appearance citation for driving without a valid license. The driver allowed the passenger to drive the vehicle home.

REED CITYPOLICE DEPARTMENT

April 3 to April 9

If you see any suspicious activity, call 911. For a non-emergency call 832-3255. Email tips to policereedcity@gmail.com.

April 3

  • Officers were dispatched to local gas station regarding a suspicious situation. The caller reported a female sitting in a vehicle at the gas pump for a long period of time, acting strange. She left prior to an officer’s arrival. The officer continued to be on the look out for her without success.
  • Officers were dispatched to local apartment complex regarding a loud noise complaint. Upon officer’s arrival, the officer observed the mother of the suspected children making the noise was just returning home. Officers issued a verbal warning regarding the noise ordinance and she stated she would be speaking to her children.
  • Officers were dispatched to local residence regarding a possible domestic in process. An officer spoke with the 39-year-old male and the 45-year-old female, who both admitted to having a loud verbal argument but there was no physical contact. Officers advised they stay in separate parts of the house for the evening until things calmed down. Both agreed and officers cleared.
  • Officers were dispatched to East Todd Avenue and South Chestnut Street regarding a two-car accident. Only minor damage and no injuries were reported.

April 4

  • Officers received a complaint of an assault of a female juvenile who was attacked from behind by another female juvenile. The matter is under investigation.
  • Officers were dispatched to local residence regarding a home invasion with an intoxicated male. The caller stated that the man would not leave the house, but finally left the house and drove away. Officers located and arrested the 24-year old male for Operating Under the Influence of Liquor (High Blood Alcohol Content) (OUIL). The home invasion charge was unfounded. He was transported to the Osceola County Jail where he was lodged without incident.

April 5

  • Officers were dispatched to Durham Avenue regarding an injured deer. As the responding officer approached, the animal became spooked and ran off.
  • Officers were dispatched to local apartment complex regarding an unknown disorderly complaint. The 911 caller stated that there were five people beating up a girl on the lawn. As the officers were en route, Meceola Central Dispatch updated the officers the suspects had fled. The incident may be related to an incident earlier in the day in a nearby town. The matter is under investigation.

April 6

  • Officers alerted a local resident that due to the high winds his tent or canopy had blown into the street. Officers assisted the owner with removing it from the road and securing it in the yard to be assembled later.
  • While on patrol, officers came upon a suspicious situation regarding an open gate and a tree that appeared to have blown down due to the high winds. Officers secured the gate and notified the appropriate authorities regarding the down tree.

April 7

  • Officers were notified of juveniles throwing rocks at vehicle on South Chestnut Street. Officers located and spoke with the two juvenile boys who had not been throwing rocks but warned them to stay away from the road.
  • Officers spoke with a local resident about his fence gate swinging open into the alley and blocking the alley.

April 8

  • Officers were dispatched to local apartment complex regarding a civil complaint. The complainant explained that he had loaned an item to his neighbor last fall and wanted it returned. He went on to explain that his phone calls were ignored and wanted to know what he could do. Officer spoke with the neighbor and stood by as the item was returned.
  • Officers observed a suspicious situation of a vehicle parked at the cemetery at night. The Officers spoke with the driver who explained they were participating in a youth group scavenger hunt at the church nearby and would not be there long.

April 9

  • Officers were dispatched to respond to local residence where the 911 caller complained she was having difficulty breathing and would not be able to unlock her door for the EMS to get in to help her. A family member arrived and unlocked the door. Once inside, the officer began assisting with the 81-year-old female in distress and continued to assist as the EMS arrived and took over the scene.
  • Officers were dispatched to assist the Reed City Fire Department on a structure fire. The responding officer assisted with traffic and ground operations until the arrival of additional fire units.

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