POLICE BLOTTER: Officers respond to multiple traffic crashes

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


• Officers were on morning school details at 8:01 a.m.

• Police found an ID at 9:13 a.m. A message was left for the owner.

• At 10:57 a.m., officers responded to a hit-and-run crash complaint which occurred on Sept. 6 on the 200 block of South Third Avenue.

• Police were dispatched to a traffic crash at 2:03 p.m. at State and Oak streets. The at-fault driver was cited for failing to yield.

• At 2:34, there was a minor traffic crash at State and Elm streets. The at-fault driver was cited for failing to yield.

• Police provided citizen assistance at 2:39 p.m.

• Officers responded to a traffic crash at 2:43 p.m. at State and Elm. There was only minor damage. Both drivers requested no report be filed.

• Police responded to an assault complaint at 3:01 p.m. on the 1100 block of Catherine Street. A man told police he was assaulted by his brother. The brother and other witnesses advised the complainant was the aggressor in the incident. Police will continue to investigate.

• At 3:01 p.m., officers arrested a 19-year-old man on the 1100 block of Catherine for a contempt warrant from Osceola County.

• Officers performed an area check at 5:34 p.m. for a man in a burgundy pickup pulled over and talking to kids on the 600 block of Clark Street. The subject was pulled over and talking to his niece and nephew.

• At 5:45 p.m., a walk-in complainant reported a 2015 criminal sexual conduct. The incident remains under investigation.

• Officers responded to a suspicious situation at 7:08 p.m. on the 500 block of North Michigan Avenue.


• At 1:46 a.m., police responded to a report of people being loud on the 100 block of North Michigan. Officers were unable to locate or the people were gone.

• Officers were dispatched to a noise complaint at 3:41 a.m. on the 500 block of Fuller Avenue. A tenant was issued a verbal warning for the music coming from their apartment.


Posted by Brandon Fountain

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