POLICE BLOTTER: Officers investigate domestic complaint; issue noise citation

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


• Officers were dispatched to the 800 block of Country Way for a civil complaint in regards to missing keys.

• Police responded to the 300 block of South State for a defrauding an innkeeper complaint. A man’s card was denied. He said he was going to the bank, but never returned. The man currently is on probation. The report was turned over to the city attorney for review.

• Officers responded to civil complaint between a couple on the 600 block of Adams Street. A photo was possibly posted on a dating site. A Facebook account may have been hacked.

• Police were dispatched to the 300 block of South Michigan Avenue for a domestic complaint between a couple. Nobody was lodged. The report was turned over to the city attorney.

• A hit-and-run crash between a truck and a pedestrian took place at State and Perry Avenue. There were no injuries. A license plate number was not taken. No report requested.

• A traffic crash took place at Perry and Water Tower Road. The at-fault driver was cited for failing to yield.

• Officers performed an area check for a possible trespassing on the 300 block of Marion Avenue. A woman reported her boyfriend, whom she had been arguing with, would not leave her residence. He left before officers arrived.

• Police responded to a suspicious situation on the 700 block of Osceola Avenue for strange vehicles in the alley. The area was searched. Police were unable to locate the vehicles.

• Officers were dispatched to a suspicious situation at Spring and Clark streets for possible gun shots. Two “pops” were heard, but nothing more.

• Police served as standby on the 800 block of Country Way for a woman to get things out of her mother’s house.


• Officers assisted firefighters at Parkview Village. A small outlet fire was put out by the homeowner and responding officer.

• A traffic stop led to the arrest of a 25-year-old man for a child support warrant from Mecosta County.

• Police performed an area check for a suspicious vehicle near the 1000 block of Baldwin Street. The vehicle was unoccupied and appeared to have someone living in it.

• Officers responded to a noise complaint on the 200 block of Locust Street for a party. A noise warning was issued to the tenant. Later, officers followed up at the residence for another noise complaint. The party ended and a woman was issued a ticket for having an open intoxicant.

• Police assisted a motorist whose vehicle ran out of gas near Perry and Water Tower. The driver was walking back to the vehicle with gas when the officer arrived.


Posted by Brandon Fountain

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