Evart Police Department

April 9 to April 15

April 9

• Officers were dispatched to the Evart Middle School for a threats complaint. It was determined the threat was not valid. The school requested the case be reviewed by the prosecutor.

• Officers were dispatched to a breaking and entering complaint. It was determined no crime was committed.

• While making a traffic stop, officers made contact with a subject who had a warrant for their arrest. The subject was turned over to the Osceola County Sheriff’s Officer for transport to the Osceola County Jail to be lodged.

• Officers were called to serve a no trespass order. The subject signed the order and accepted it without incident.

April 11

• While on patrol, officers made contact with a minor in possession of tobacco products. The case remains open at this time.

• Officers were called to complaint of a malicious use of a telecommunication device. The case remains open at time.

• A mail scam was reported to the Evart Police Department. The case is being turned over to the United States Post Office fraud department.

• Officers were dispatched to a suspicious situation at a local business.

• Officers were dispatched to a threats complaint. The suspect remains at large and the case remains open at this time.

April 13

• Officers were called to assist the Michigan State Police with a runaway from the Muskegon River Youth Home. The subject was located and returned to the facility.

• Officers were dispatched to a civil complaint. The subjects resolved their differences.

• Officers were called to a failure to pay complaint at a local gas station. The case remains open at this time.

Reed City Police Department

April 8 to April 14, 2018

If you see any suspicious activity, call 911. For a non-emergency call 832-3255. Email tips to policereedcity@gmail.com.

April 8

• Officers were dispatched to respond to a suspicious situation. A person was seen with a flashlight on the front porch and also inside a house. Officers responded and found there was no one around and there was no one living in the home. A search of the home and property turned up nothing. There were no signs of forced entry.

April 9

• Police received further information in connection with a man arrested the week before for disorderly behavior. The male was seen roaming around in a commercial parking lot and entering vacant out buildings. The matter is under investigation.

• Officers were requested to respond to a personal property damage accident. A 20-year-old man had backed his vehicle into a fence. No injuries were reported. The only damage was done to the chain link fence and rear bumper.

• Officers were requested to respond to a family residence where the father had located a small quantity of marijuana in a juvenile’s room. The matter has been turned over to probate court for review.

• Officers were dispatched to local apartment complex for a complaint involving a juvenile. The mother told the responding officer her son has begun to run out the door and away from her when she is disciplining him. She explained she has other younger children in the home and can not run after him. The officer spoke with the boy and counseled him on the situation.

• Officers were dispatched to respond and assist the fire department and EMS with an elderly female having severe difficulty breathing. The officer arrived first and worked on calming her down. The officer stayed with her until rescue and EMS arrived.

April 10

• Officers were dispatched to respond to the parking lot of an apartment complex regarding a hit-and-run accident. The caller reported to dispatch someone had hit her truck and then left the scene. The woman explained to the officer the other vehicle got too close and struck her passenger side mirror with his driver side mirror. She said the man pulled over at first, but then left the scene. The man made contact with officers stating he had gone around the block to return and speak with the other driver, but the other vehicle was gone. A report was completed.

• Officers were dispatched to a local business in reference to traffic barricades being repeatedly moved by a man on a stand up scooter. Officers are looking for the individual to advise him of the proper behavior when it comes to private property when he is not a customer.

• Officers arrested a 50-year-old man for a probation violation. He was transported to the Osceola County Jail, where he was lodged without incident.

April 11

• Officers were requested to respond to a family residence where the father had located a small quality of marijuana in a juvenile’s room. The matter has been turned over to probate court for review.

• Officers were dispatched to local apartment regarding a noise disturbance. The caller complained of heavy foot falls, running and jumping in the apartment above. The officer explained sound tends to travel in apartment complexes and the noise was not excessive. The caller was referred to the landlord.

• Officers arrested a 50-year-old man on charges of a probation violation. He was transported to the Osceola County Jail, where he was lodged without incident.

• Officers were dispatched to the front parking lot of the Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital for a single car accident with a sign. The driver stated the brakes failed and he was unable to stop. The vehicle struck a handicap sign. He was issued a citation for failing to maintain equipment.

• Officers were requested to check on a boy, approximately 10 years old, walking on the Rails to Trails. The caller was a passerby and thought the child should be checked on. Officers responded to check on the child, but he could not be located.

April 12

• Officers were dispatched to Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital regarding four subjects who had been in an altercation in Big Rapids. The Mecosta County Sheriff's Office deputies were requesting the subjects be detained for them since they were persons of interest in an investigation. Officers found one of the suspects had been driven to the emergency room seeking treatment. The individuals were detained until the Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office deputies could respond to the hospital. The individuals were turned over to Mecosta County Sheriff's Office for further investigation.

• Officers were dispatched to a local apartment complex for a larceny complaint. The caller reported being assaulted. The investigation is ongoing

• Officers were dispatched to an apartment complex regarding the odor of marijuana coming from another apartment. Officers were unable to smell any marijuana and were unable to get anyone to answer the door of the suspected apartment. Management was notified.

• Officers arrested a 50-year-old man on charges of a probation violation. He was transported to the Osceola County Jail, where he was lodged without incident.

April 13

• Officers assisted the Michigan State Police and Michigan Department of Corrections with a traffic stop. The driver was taken into custody on suspicion of operating while impaired. The female passenger became upset and had to be calmed. One of the other involved individuals, who arrived at the scene on foot, was on parole and was questioned by his parole officer on the matter before being released.

• Officers took a report from a local business owner who stated they had been contacted by email asking to submit a quote for service to a person who was moving to the area. The quote was provided and a check was mailed before any agreement was reached. The suspect then stated he had accidentally included the money for the moving company and asked the business owner to cash the check and send the over payment back. The check was counterfeit and no money was lost due to caution used on the part of the business owner. Due to numerous methods of disguising the origination of the email, the suspect’s location was not able to be obtained.

• Officers took a report of a two-vehicle accident. There was only minor damage and no injuries.

• Officers took a complaint of threats made over the phone to a local doctor’s office. The caller was upset and threatened to punch the doctor. Staff just wished the threat be documented and did not expect any problems.

April 14

• Officers responded to a civil dispute over an automobile between a dating couple. The situation was resolved with the voluntary return of the vehicle. The future of the relationship, however, was questionable.

• Officers assisted the Osceola County Sheriff's Office while a 30-year-old man was taken into custody on outstanding warrants.