POLICE BLOTTER: Officers investigate squabbling neighbors

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


• Officers assisted a couple from Howard City at 8:15 a.m. on the 100 block of North Michigan Avenue. They had taken a cab from Howard City to Big Rapids. When they arrived, they went to an ATM to get money out, but they did not have enough money for the fare. Arrangements were made for the couple to pay at a later date.

• Police were dispatched to a civil complaint at 9:50 a.m. on the 1100 block of Catherine Street.

• Officers investigated a threats complaint at 12:03 p.m. on the 100 block of North Stewart Street. The caller advised he had been threatened by his neighbor on evening while the two were outside. Both were told to stay off each other’s property and not to have contact with each other.

• At 1:32 p.m., police responded to a civil complaint on the 600 block of North State Street. An ex-employee had went on sick leave in February and never came back to work. The employee still had possession of keys to the business. Officers attempted to contact the employee, but were unable to locate him.

• A breaking-and-entering was reported at 4:46 p.m. on the 200 block of North Third Avenue. The caller advised he left the residence for approximately two hours. When he returned home, the front door was open.

• Officers investigated a suspicious situation at 9:10 p.m. on the 800 block of North Fourth Avenue. The complainants noticed a light on in a residence which has been vacant for about two years. Nothing appeared to be disturbed.


• Police assisted Mecosta County EMS at 2:14 a.m. with a person who attempted suicide.


Posted by Brandon Fountain

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