POLICE BLOTTER: Unknown man seen stealing kegs from behind a restaurant on Perry Avenue

BIG RAPIDS — Big Rapids Department of Public Safety officers responded to the following calls from Friday, July 19, to Monday, July 22. All calls might not be reported.

Friday

• A 32-year-old woman allegedly walked into a 35-year-old woman’s bedroom at a residence in the 400 block of Woodward Avenue, punched her in the eye and then left. The case is under investigation.

• Officers responded to a report of suspicious activity in the 700 block of Perry Avenue.

• Officers received calls regarding the storm.

Saturday

• Officers responded to a civil dispute in the 400 block of Marion Avenue. The 911 call came in as a possible domestic dispute in progress, and when officers arrived they found a man and woman arguing inside a residence. The woman also locked the man out of the building for a brief time. Both denied anything physical happened.

• Officers responded to a larceny in the 1200 block of Perry. An unknown white man in his 30s wearing a dark sweatshirt was seen loading empty kegs from the keg cage behind a restaurant. The suspect reportedly drove off in a dark-colored minivan or “Pacifica-type” vehicle, but no license plate was obtained.

Sunday

• At 9:14 a.m., a business in the 500 block of South State Street reported they were receiving threats over the phone. Officers are investigating the case.

• At 10:04 a.m., officers responded to the 1100 block of Fuller Avenue for a possible domestic dispute. A neighbor reported they heard a door slamming and a woman sobbing, but it was a 21-year-old man, who was upset because he was not allowed to go for a car ride. The man was lodged for false information, probation violation and two warrants out of the district court in Montcalm County.

Monday

• Officers responded to a failure to pay report at 12:48 a.m. in the 700 block of South State involving a white Equinox. The case is under investigation.

• At 12:57 a.m., officers responded to a civil dispute in the 300 block of Gilbertson Avenue. A verbal argument was taking place between a mother and son, but the son left prior to officers arriving on scene.

• Officers responded to a civil dispute at 2:02 a.m. in the 300 block of Elm Street. During an area check for people yelling, the officers found a man and woman having a verbal argument.

• At 4:06 a.m., officers assisted with a residential burglary alarm in the 12000 block of 130th Avenue. The residence was secure.

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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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