LOCAL POLICE REPORTS — April 4
Evart Police Department
March 26 to April 1
• Officers were called to assist the Michigan State Police with K-9 tracking of a runaway juvenile. The juvenile was located by MSP prior to Evart police officers' arrival.
• Officers were called to a threats complaint involving a possible knife or gun. The case remains open at this time.
• Officers were dispatched to a dog bite complaint. The owner was ordered to quarantine the dog for 10 days and given a citation.
• Officers were called to assist a local apartment manager with a K-9 sniff for narcotics. The tenant consented to the search and marijuana was found. The tenant was cited for possession of marijuana.
• Officers were dispatched to a possible trespassing complaint. The location was investigated and no violation was found.
• Officers were called to a threats complaint. The case remains open at this time.
• Officers were called to an alarm at a local business. The premises were found to be secure.
Reed City Police Department
March 25 to March 31
If you see any suspicious activity, call 911. For a non-emergency call 832-3255. Email tips to email@example.com.
• Officers received information regarding a cyber stalking situation involving teenage girls and bullying. The girls were issued advice on the subject and the matter is under investigation.
• Officers were requested to submit no trespass notices to several individuals who continued to enter a burned-out building.
• Officers were dispatched to a local residence regarding a juvenile complaint. Meceola Central Dispatch reported a teenager was out of control, threatening everyone in the house. It was decided the best course of action was to have the boy spend the weekend away with a family member and let things cool down. The paperwork was submitted to the prosecutor's office for assault charges.
• Officers were dispatched to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office to take a complaint regarding a group of juvenile boys. One of the boys was injured by another boy and taken to the Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital emergency room for treatment. A report was submitted to the prosecutor's office for review.
• Officers were dispatched to a local residence regarding a juvenile complaint. Police arrived to find a boy outside with bare feet and no shirt. He told the officer he was running away from his mother and she grabbed his shirt as he slipped out of it. Officers then spoke with the boy’s mother and it was decided the best course of action was for the officer to transport the boy to the emergency room for a mental health evaluation for emotional issues.
• While performing a traffic stop for window tint, officers found the 42-year-old male driver had a warrant for his arrest due to a probation violation. The man was placed under arrest and transported to the Osceola County Jail, where he was lodged without incident.
• Officers were dispatched to the probation/parole department of the district court building regarding a parole violation. A 50-year-old man was taken into custody. He was transported to the Osceola County Jail and lodged without incident.