LOCAL POLICE REPORTS — May 17, 2017

Evart

May 8 to May 14

May 8

  • An officer was dispatched to a civil dispute. The complainant was advised to contact 77thDistrict Court to proceed with a small claims suit.

May 9

  • An officer was dispatched to a malicious destruction of property complaint. The officer investigated the scene, and the complaint remains open at this time.

May 10

  • An officer was dispatched to a disorderly person complaint. The subject was arrested for a probation violation.
  • An officer was dispatched to the hospital for a domestic assault that occurred the night prior. The officer followed up with the suspect and witness, and the report has been submitted to the Osceola County Prosecutor’s Office for review.
  • An officer came across two dogs running on Main Street. The officer caught the dogs and held them at the Evart Police Department. The dogs were turned over to the Osceola County Animal Control.
  • An officer was dispatched to a suspicious vehicle complaint. The officer investigated the complaint and located the owner at their place of work.
  • An officer was dispatched to a larceny of a bicycle complaint. The victim located the bicycle at a residence later that evening. The victim decided not to press charges after receiving the property back.

May 11

  • An officer was dispatched to a perform a well-being check. The officer was advised by a neighbor that the person moved out approximately two week ago. The information was passed to the complainant.
  • An officer was dispatched to an animal cruelty complaint. The officer arrived on scene and located a pot-bellied pig in the vehicle. The Osceola County Animal Control was contacted and seized the pig. The complaint remains open at this time.

May 12

  • An officer assisted the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office with a disorderly juvenile complaint.
  • An officer was dispatched to a suspicious person complaint. The officer checked the area for the suspicious person, but was unable to locate the individual.
  • An officer was dispatched to a barking dog complaint. The officer was advised the dogs had been barking throughout the afternoon. The officer witnessed the barking as well, and the owner was issued a citation for the Municipal Ordinance violation.
  • An officer was dispatched to assist the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office with an area check for cows on the road. The officer arrived in the area, but was unable to locate any cows in the area.

May 13

  • An officer was dispatched to a suspicious person complaint. The officer located the person and determined they were not doing any illegal activities.
  • An officer observed a vehicle hit the building of a locate business. The accident was investigated, and the vehicle was towed from the scene.
  • An officer was dispatched to a neighbor dispute complaint. The officer spoke with both parties, and advised them to leave each other alone unless they can interact civilly.
  • An officer was dispatched to a barking dog complaint. The officer located the dog, but did not observe a violation. The officer spoke to the owner of the dog regarding the complaint, and the Municipal Ordinance regarding animals.
  • While performing a traffic stop, an officer had contact with an intoxicated subject who was on probation. The subject was arrested for the probation violation.

May 14

  • An officer was dispatched to a malicious destruction of property complaint. The officer investigated the scene, and the complaint remains open at this time.
  • An officer was dispatched to a civil complaint. The officer spoke with both parties and advised them to avoid further contact unless they can resolve their issues peacefully.

REED CITY

May 8 to May 14

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

Please be aware that it is a Reed City ordinance violation if leave your grass clippings in the street after mowing the lawn. Please be sure to clean the debris out of the street — violators will be subject to an ordinance citation. Officers continue to perform property inspections and serve the appropriate abatement paperwork for those in violation of the Reed City Ordinances for tall grass, trash and vehicles throughout the week. The School Liaison Officer has been diligently keeping track of several at-risk students regarding their attendance. Keeping in contact with school staff and the parents and submitting petitions for truancy request as required.

May 8

  • Officers were dispatched to a parking lot to take a complainant regarding property damage to a vehicle. The vehicle owner stated someone had intentionally threw debris, including food, on her vehicle causing damage. The matter is under investigation.
  • Officers were requested to make a property damage report regarding vehicle that was damaged over the weekend.
  • Officers had been notified of a situation at the Westerberg Memorial Park where vehicles were driving over the septic system in order to park near the bathrooms. All vehicles involved moved off without further incidents.

May 9

  • Officers performed a traffic stop on a vehicle that had been observed crossing over the center line and then over the fog line continuing on almost striking the guard rail. The 19-year-old female driver cooperated with the officer and passed sobriety tests. She then told officers that she was nervous when she saw the police car behind her while looking in her review mirror. She was issued a warning and released.
  • While performing a traffic stop for a damaged windshield, officers arrested the 25-year-old female driver on a truancy warrant. She was issued a verbal warning on the windshield and transported to the Osceola County Jail, where she was lodged without incident.
  • Officers were dispatched to a possible domestic situation in process. The 36-year-old male was placed under arrest and transported to the Osceola County Jail, where he was lodged without incident. A report has been submitted to the Osceola County Prosecutor’s Office.

May 10

  • Officers received information to be on the look out for a vehicle seen driving recklessly through town. Officers located the vehicle and spoke with the driver. The matter was unfounded.

May 11

  • Officers were dispatched to a local parking lot take a report regarding a two-car property damage accident. No injuries were reported.
  • Officers received information on the location of a 48-year-old male who was wanted on a valid misdemeanor warrant. Officer located the man in question at a local bar. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Osceola County Jail, where he was lodged without incident.
  • Officers were dispatched to local residence regarding an unexplained broken window. While investigating the scene, officers found a rock inside the house that may have been what came through the window. The homeowner stated he is unaware of anyone that would want to cause trouble for him. The matter is under investigation.

May 12

  • Officers were dispatched to the Rambadt Park regarding a man that appeared to have been camping there without paying the fee. Officers spoke with the man, who became upset and confrontational. It was determined he was not camping in the parking lot at night. Officers informed him that he could continue to use the park during the daytime hours.
  • Officers were requested to assist the Evart Police Department with a possible breaking and entering and suspicious person. Dispatch said the caller reported watching a male trying to break into the apartment offices. Officers assisted with interviewing of the complainant, investigating the scene and searching the woods near the complex. The suspect
    was no where to be found.

May 13

  • Officers were dispatched to local apartment complex regarding a malicious destruction of property complaint. Someone had purposely thrown an object into the windshield of a vehicle. The matter is under investigation.

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