POLICE BLOTTER: Officers investigate minor in possession complaints

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


• Officers performed a well-being check on the 800 block of North Fourth Avenue. A man didn’t show up for work. Police found he had quit the job, but didn’t tell anyone.

• A two-vehicle accident occurred on Spring Street near State Street. The at-fault driver was cited.

• Police received a complaint of unemployment fraud.

• An officer was dispatched at 11:54 p.m. to the 100 block of South Michigan Avenue for a possible minor in possession. Police checked the ID and found the woman was of age.


• An officer was dispatched at 12:22 a.m. to the 100 block of South Michigan Avenue for a report of a minor drinking in the bar. Investigation led to a 20-year-old man being cited for MIP and a 25-year-old man being cited for furnishing the alcohol.

• After finishing the above complaint, officers were advised of another minor possibly drinking in the bar. The minor was located but she had not been drinking.


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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