LOCAL POLICE REPORTS - Dec. 6

Evart Police Department

Nov. 24 to Dec. 3

Nov. 24

• Officers took a report of a subject placing trash in a dumpster where they do not reside.

• Officers responded to a car-deer accident.

Nov. 25

• Officers were called to a complaint of a suspicious person in a backyard.

Nov. 28

• Officers responded to two complaints of blight.

• Officers located a vehicle in a park after hours. Attempts were made to locate the owner with no success. The vehicle was towed and impounded.

Dec. 1

• Officers were called to assist the Michigan State Police with a warrant arrest.

• Officers were called to assist the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office with a pursuit. Sheriff’s deputies successfully stopped the vehicle and the vehicle was impounded.

Dec. 2

• Officers located a subject with an outstanding warrant. The subject was arrested and transported to the Osceola County Jail, and lodged on the warrant.

Dec. 3

• Officers were dispatched to a harassment complaint. The case has been forwarded to the prosecutor for review of charges.

• Officers were dispatched to a noise complaint. It was determined the noise was caused by a juvenile subject. The subject was turned over to parents.

• Officers were called to a complaint of harassment. The offender was determined to have a warrant. The subject was arrested and transported to the Osceola County Jail, and lodged on the warrant.

Reed City Police Department

Nov. 26 to Dec. 2

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

Please be aware the winter parking ordinances have begun and will run until April 1. Officers will be enforcing parking violations, in which no vehicle shall be parked on a city street between the hours of 2:30 a.m. and 6 a.m. Any and all vehicles in violation will be cited a parking ticket and/or towed.

Nov. 26

• Officers were dispatched to a local apartment complex regarding malicious destruction of property. The complainant explained it appears someone keyed or scratched her vehicle. It also had a dent in the side. She added this is not the first time this has happened and wanted to make a report on it. The officer noted some of the damage appears to have been caused from a vehicle door opening up into her vehicle. The matter is under investigation.

• Officers were dispatched to a local apartment regarding a medical emergency situation, in which an elderly male was possibly not breathing. The responding officer arrived on the scene before EMS. He assessed the situation and began performing life saving procedures until EMS arrived and took over.

Nov. 27

• Officers were called to the probation and parole office regarding a 20-year-old man who failed his drug screen. The man was placed under arrest and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.

• A 28-year-old man was taken into custody and transported to the Osceola County Jail, where he was lodged on a warrant for failure to appear. He also was issued an appearance citation for driving with a suspended license - second offense and cited for having an expired registration plate.

• Officers were requested to take a complaint regarding the larceny of a Christmas yard ornament. The ornament is described as a dachshund in a Santa suit in a white slay. The matter is under investigation.

Nov. 28

• Officers met up with Lake County Sheriff's Office deputies to receive two subjects who were picked up and found to have outstanding warrants from the 77th District Court. One was a 27-year-old man, who was charged with a misdemeanor for assault. The other, a 36-year-old woman, was charged with a misdemeanor for disturbing the peace. They were both placed under arrest and transported to the Osceola County Jail, where they were lodged without incident.

• Officers received a larceny complaint of a large inflatable Santa from a local resident's front yard. The matter is under investigation.

• In recent weeks, numerous fake $100 bills have been found on the ground in Reed City. They are similar in size and shape to legitimate currency but are of the wrong paper and have pink Chinese markings and no security features. Many have been turned in to the police. Officers were able to locate the person responsible for distributing the fake bills around town and advised him to stop. The teenager responsible stated he was just having fun. The fake bills were confiscated and destroyed.

• Officers arrested a 22-year-old man who held an outstanding warrant for failure to pay. He was transported to the Osceola County Jail where he was lodged without incident.

• Officers were dispatched to check on a suspicious situation. The 911 caller stated several subjects appeared to be arguing while walking down the street at night. The responding officer located the subjects in question and found the 35-year-old father was walking home with his son who was throwing a temper tantrum because he had to go home. Both were issued a verbal warning regarding the noise.

• Officers were requested to a local residence to take a larceny complaint. The woman stated someone had stolen her Christmas decorations from her front yard. The matter is under investigation.

Nov. 30

• Officers were dispatched to a suspicious situation regarding a vacant residence. An officer found the house to be secure. There was a back shed door open and the officer secured the door. Officers made contact with the complainant and recommend calling back if there are more issues on the property.

Dec. 1

• Officers were requested to respond to a local apartment as Child Protective Services performed a well-being check on a child. While there, officers found a 69-year-old man in violation of his probation by being in the company of a felon and for using alcohol. A 29-year-old man was taken into custody for failing to update his address and for residing near a school zone, a violation of his probation. Both were transported to the Osceola County Jail, where they were lodged without incident.

Dec. 2

• Officers received a call regarding an illegal burning situation. When the responding officer arrived, there was a large thick plume of smoke blowing in the wind. The officer observed the fire contained leaves, wood and lumber on the ground. Finding no one was tending to the fire, officers attempted to make contact with the residents of the home. After a few minutes, a women came out of the home and was advised of the city ordinance prohibiting burning and issued an appearance citation. The fire was put out without incident.

• Officers were dispatched to a local apartment complex regarding a possible domestic situation in progress. The two subjects in question invited officers inside and explained that they were indeed having a verbal argument earlier; however, there had been no physical contact. They both stated the argument had ended and they were both ready to go to sleep. Officers noted there were no signs of a struggle or visible injuries, and left.

• Officers were dispatched to take a breaking and entry complaint. The larceny was reported by a juvenile. An officer spoke with the parent of the juvenile, who stated she does not believe her son is being truthful.

• Officers arrested a 42-year-old man on charges of operating while intoxicated. He was transported to the Osceola County Jail, where he was lodged without incident.