POLICE BLOTTER: Man eats cops’ sandwich

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

• At 10:20 a.m., officers responded to the 200 block of North Michigan Avenue to check for two suspicious men wanting to hook up to a wireless router to speed it up.

• Officers assisted Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office deputies at 12:48 p.m. with the bank robbery.

• Police responded to a civil complaint at 1:02 p.m. in the 100 block of South Bronson Avenue.

• At 2:48 p.m., officers took a walk-in complaint. A 24-year-old man came into the office demanding to speak with an officer. He would not speak to the secretary. He walked into the training room and started helping himself to a sandwich from the food for a training session. He did not see the problem. He began recording the contact with department staff. He wished to file a complaint about people coming into his apartment from two months ago. When asked why he waited so long, he said he wanted the attention.

• Officers responded to a disorderly person complaint at 3:05 p.m. in the 500 block of South State Street, where they dealt with an upset customer.

• At 3:09 p.m., officers responded to a disorderly complaint/assist to the Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office on West Avenue. A patient became upset and was swinging at staff and his wife. EMS transported him to the emergency room for an evaluation.


Posted by Candy Allan

Candy is the Pioneer's associate editor. She also coordinates the Family & Friends, Religion and Parenting pages. She can be reached by phone at (231) 592-8386 or by e-mail at callan@pioneergroup.com.

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