POLICE BLOTTER: Bikes found in the Muskegon River

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


  • Police received a report of property found at Hemlock Park. The caller found two bikes in the river. After retrieving them, the bikes were turned in to DPS.
  • Officers received a traffic complaint on the 100 block of South State Street. A truck drove through the yard to avoid a possible accident. No damage was done to yard. The truck continued on and did not stop.
  • Officers received a report of a property damage accident on the 100 block of North Michigan Avenue. An 89-year-old man was backing out of a parking spot. He did not know he bumped the car behind him leaving. Contact was made with the driver. He will follow up with police.
  • A green GMC minivan was stopped for having no plates at 8:29 p.m. on the 400 block of Bjornson Street. The driver was cited for driving an unregistered vehicle and no insurance.

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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