POLICE BLOTTER: Man high on meth creates disturbances in Hemlock Park

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

Tuesday

• Officers responded to a stalking complaint at 9:25 a.m. in the 300 block of South Bronson Street. A woman reported she is being continuously contacted by her estranged husband and his family. The report was forwarded to the prosecutor’s office.

• At 11:16 a.m., a larceny of a deposit bag was reported. The bag was not stolen, the owner dropped it outside his car when he went into a store.

• Cash and cigarettes were reported stolen from a vehicle at 1:35 p.m. in the 1200 block of Bjornson Avenue.

• At 1:52 p.m., officers responded to a suspicious activity complaint called in from Newaygo County.

• Officers performed a warrant pick-up at 3:10 p.m. in Muskegon.

• Officers received a call from the hospital at 5:09 p.m. regarding a man who was high on meth and extremely agitated. The officers made contact with the 29-year-old man, and he refused medical help and was not suicidal or homicidal. He had a warrant out of the Grand Rapids Police Department, and after 30 to 40 minutes of waiting for them to respond, the man was released.

• Disorderly behavior was reported at 8:15 p.m. at Hemlock Park. After leaving the hospital, the man from the previous case went to the park to look for his wallet. He accused several people of stealing it from him. The Grand Rapids Police Department still did not want him on their warrants. He was released to his mother, who took him back to her residence for the evening.

• Officers performed a traffic stop at 9:25 p.m. at State and Pere Marquette streets, which led to the male driver being cited for operating a vehicle without insurance.

• At 10:51 p.m., officers were warned to be on the lookout for an erratic and possibly intoxicated driver. The vehicle was located on Maple Street near Bjornson. The male driver was not intoxicated and had a valid license.

Wednesday

• At 1:07 p.m., officers responded to a larceny report in the 600 block of Maple. Four BMX bikes were taken sometime during the evening to the early morning hours.

• A traffic stop at State Street and Perry Avenue led to a 56-year-old man being cited for not having insurance. His vehicle, which is not street safe, was towed from the scene.

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Posted by Taylor Fussman

Taylor is the cops and courts reporter for the Pioneer and Herald Review newspapers. She can be reached at (231) 592-8362 or by email at tfussman@pioneergroup.com.

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