LOCAL POLICE REPORTS – July 19, 2017

EVART

July 3 to July 16

 

July 3

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

• An Officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic offense. The officer learned the driver did not have a valid license. The driver was issued an appearance citation for the license violation.

July 4

• An Officer assisted the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office with attempting to locate a possible suicidal subject.

July 6

• An officer was dispatched to a fail to pay complaint. The complaint remains open at this time.

• An officer was dispatched to a larceny complaint. The complaint remains open at this time.

July 7

• An officer was dispatched to a well-being check. The officer made contact with the subject who was found to be OK.

• An officer was dispatched to a suspicious person. The officer made contact with the person, and learned that person had warrants for their arrest. The officer advised the person of the warrants and took them into custody.

• An officer was dispatched to a peddler complaint. The officer made contact with the person and advised the person of the local ordinance which requires them to obtain a permit before attempting to sell anything.

• An officer was dispatched to a harassment complaint. The complaint remains open at this time.

• An officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic offense. The officer learned the driver did not have a valid license. The driver was issued an appearance citation and the vehicle was towed from the scene.

July 8

• An officer was dispatched to a larceny complaint. The complaint remains open at this time.

• An officer was dispatched to a civil dispute. The officer advised both subjects to contact the court if they could not resolve the dispute civilly.

July 9

• An officer was dispatched to assist the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office with a domestic assault complaint.

• An officer was dispatched to assist the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office with a disorderly complaint.

• An officer was dispatched to a larceny complaint. The complaint remains open at this time.

July 10

• Officers were dispatched to a two-car accident. One minor injury was reported.

• Officers were dispatched to a trespassing complaint. The offender agreed to leave the premises.

July 11

• Meceola Central Dispatch issued a “be on the lookout” for a vehicle heading toward the City of Evart that was swerving while going down the road. Officers spotted the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. The driver was determined to be impaired. The driver was arrested and transported to Osceola County Jail and lodged on charges.

July 12

• Officers responded to a complaint of misplaced trash.

• While on patrol, officers observed a motorcycle travelling above the posted speed limit. When an attempt was made to conduct a traffic stop, the driver ignored signals from officers and lost control of the vehicle which resulted in a crash. The driver was transported to Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital and later transported to Grand Rapids, where they were treated for their injuries.

July 13

• Officers were called to a report of a domestic dispute. One of the parties had already left the scene by the time officers arrived.

July 15

• While on patrol, officers conducted a traffic stop. The driver was found to be impaired and driving on a suspended license. The driver was arrested and transported to the Osceola County Jail, where they were lodged on charges.

• Officers were called to a report of a disorderly subject. The subject was arrested and transported to the Osceola County Jail, where he was lodged on an outstanding warrant.

• Officers were called to a complaint of failure to pay at a local business. The case remains open at this time.

REED CITY

July 2 to July 16

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

July 2

• Officers observed a vehicle broke down at the intersection of U.S. 10 and N. Chestnut Avenue. Officers guided traffic around the vehicle until it was removed from the road a short time later.

• Officers observed two young men walking down the street after midnight. Officers stopped and questioned the two males and found they both were over 18 years of age and not breaking any curfew laws.

• While out on foot patrol, officers observed the furnace door of the local laundromat open. Officers checked the area and found no damage and secured the door. The key holder was notified and stated they would look into it the next day.

• Officers were requested to check on the well being of a 25-year-old female. Her ex-boyfriend was concerned as she was not answering her phone and had posted on social media how depressed she was. Officers located the woman and found her to be fine. She stated she didn’t want to speak with her ex.

• Officers were dispatched to a local residence regarding a verbal dispute between a mother and her 20-year-old daughter. Officers advised they separate for the night.

• Officers were dispatched to a local residence regarding a vehicle with a broken back window. The owner stated she did not know when or how it had happened as she had been mowing the lawn and had not heard any thing.

• Officers were dispatched to a local residence regarding a noise complaint and fireworks. Officers spoke to the 32-year-old man responsible for shooting the fireworks off in the alley. He stated he would keep it to the three-day window around the Fourth of July.

• Officers were dispatched to the Dairy Depot regarding a noise complaint. Officers spoke with the 23-year-old male, who told the responding officer that they were done firing off the fireworks and cleaned up. Officers cleared.

• Officers were dispatched to a local residence regarding the use of fireworks and the noise. The 36-year-old male agreed to wait until the three-day window around the Fourth of July. Officers cleared.

• Officers were dispatched to a local business regarding the larceny of a bottle of alcohol. The owner was able to provide video footage of the man slipping the bottle into his pocket. The matter is under investigation.

• An appearance citation was issued to a 41-year-old female for driving on an expired operator’s license and an expired registration along with no proof of insurance in the vehicle.

July 3

• Officers were dispatched to a local apartment complex regarding a disorderly intoxicated subject. Officers were told the 57-year-old female was upset and broke a coffee table. It was discovered the matter was over a disagreement between the woman and the 62-year-old boyfriend. They agreed to separate for the night and calm down. No assault occurred.

• Officers found a small child’s bike left at the front door of the department. There was no registration or identifying numbers on the bike. The bike was placed in storage with the other found bicycles.

• Officers arrested a 33-year-old man for driving while license suspended (second offense) and violating the terms of his probation regarding a personal protection order.

July 4

• Officers were dispatched to local residence once again regarding a dispute between a 42-year-old female and her 20-year-old daughter. Both women refused medical treat and information for assistance from the WISE program. Both women were placed under arrest for domestic assault. They were transported and lodged in the Osceola County Jail.

• Officers were dispatched to local residence regarding a noise complaint. The 87-year-old man told the responding officer that somewhere nearby, someone was shooting a gun or lighting fireworks. He went on to explain that he is a war veteran and the sounds are really bothering him. The officer assured him that the noise was indeed fireworks and that they were legal. Being that it was the Fourth of July there was not much that could be done about it. The officer attempted to locate the source, however, was unable to. Fireworks may be fired off the day before, the day of and the day after a federal holiday within the city limits.

July 5

• Officers were dispatched to the probation offices at 77th District Court regarding a probation violation of a 27-year-old male. Officers placed him under arrest and transported him to the Osceola County Jail where he was lodged without incident.

• A 56-year-old man called the Reed City Police Department requesting an officer stop at his apartment to discuss an incident. The Officers confirmed the man had a valid warrant for bond violation out of Osceola County’s 77th District Court before he arrived to the apartment complex. After discussing the incident, the man was informed of the warrant and was under arrest for violating his bond release conditions. He was then transported to Osceola County Jail where he was lodged without further incident.

July 6

• Officers responded to assist the Michigan State Police with a possible domestic in progress. Upon their arrival, the situation had calmed down and the couple had decided to separate for the evening.

July 7

• Officers were dispatched to G.T. Norman Elementary School regarding a broken window. The janitor explained he heard the window break and ran outside to see two boys running away. Officers located the two boys who admitted they were playing ball and accidentally hit the ball into the window, breaking it. They stated that they were scared and ran off.

• Officers received a call asking about a situation regarding the sale of a fifth-wheel camper. The man explained that he sold the fifth-wheel with only partial payment, with agreements to receive the rest at a later date. The man went on to explain that the other party has blocked him from making any contact in order to collect the remainder of the balance. Officers explained since a civil agreement was entered into he would need to take the buyer to court on the matter.

• Officer arrested a 21-year-old male who had a criminal bench warrant for probation violation. He was then transported and lodged in the Osceola County Jail without incident.

• While on foot patrol of the downtown area, officers found the front doors of a local retail store locked but unsecured. Officers searched the property and secured the doors.

• Officer responded to an alarm trip at a local retail business. They were assisted on scene by the Michigan State Police. All doors and gates were found secure and no signs of foul play or forced entry.

July 8

• Officers were requested to assist the Michigan State Police with a 911 hang-up call. Per Meceola Central Dispatch, the caller contacted 911 stating her granddaughter was injured, she then called the dispatcher names and then hung up. The responding Reed City Officer assisted on scene while the Troopers investigated the matter.

July 9

• Officers were requested to assist with an intervention. The 38-year-old wife stated her husband had left intoxicated but returned shortly after she called for assistance. The responding officer spoke with the 38-year-old male, who agreed to get some medical help for his problem. The next day the woman called again upset that she hadn’t heard from her husband all day and he missed his doctor’s appointment. Officers investigated and learned he had been arrested and was in jail in another jurisdiction.

• Officers arrested a 42-year-old female on charges of no insurance, no valid license, improper use of a registration plate and felony altering of a plate. She was transported and lodged in the Osceola County Jail and vehicle towed.

• Officers were called to local residence regarding a personal protection order. The complainant was seeking advice on what to do about the female that had the PPO against him. He stated that she continues to come to his window and tries to get him to talk to her along with calling him from other phone numbers. Officers explained the proper course of action to take using the court system.

July 13

• Officers issued a citation to a 42-year-old Illinois man for running a stop sign at a four-way intersection along with not having a vehicle registration in the truck. The truck driver paid the fine and continued on.

July 14

• Officers were requested to assist the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office on 200th Avenue and Meceola Road, an area known as “Ghost Road.” Dispatch reported a large group of teenagers with several in a vehicle out there. No injuries were reported. Parents were contacted to pick up the minors involved.

• Two juvenile females brought in a bank card they had found on the sidewalk. Officers knew the person named on the card and returned it. The bank card owner said she lost it while out walking and it had only been 20 minutes.

• Officers were dispatched to assist in locating an officer that was not responding to dispatches efforts to reach him. The responding officer located him and found him to be secure and in no need of assistance.

July 15

• While on patrol after midnight, officers observed a male walking on the White Pine Trail. Officers questioned the young man and found he was walking home from working a second shift job.

• Officers were dispatched to assist the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office with a domestic in progress. Upon their arrival, officers found the intoxicated male subject had left when he was told a 911 call was placed. Officers advised the family to stay with relatives for the evening.

 

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