LOCAL POLICE REPORTS — Feb. 1, 2017
Evart Police Department
Jan. 23 to Jan. 29
Officers were called to assist the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office with a traffic complaint. The complaint involved a vehicle traveling southbound in the north
bound lane of U.S. 131.
- Officers were called to a car/deer accident. No injuries were reported.
- Officers were called to a complaint of postal theft. The case remains open at this time.
- Officers were called to a threats complaint between two middle school students. The subjects resolved the matter among themselves.
- Officers were called to a complaint of two vehicles passing a school bus using the sidewalk. The case remains open at this
- Officers responded to a residential alarm. The premises were found to be secure.
- Officers responded to a complaint of a stolen cellphone. The phone was later located.
- Officers were called to assist the Osceola County sheriff's Office with a property damage accident involving one vehicle. No injuries were reported.
REED CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT
Jan. 23 to Jan. 29
If you see any suspicious activity, call 911. For a non-emergency call 832-3255. Email tips to email@example.com.
The Reed City Police Department has received reports that individuals are calling claiming to be representatives of Consumers Energy stating if you do not pay immediately your electric service will be cut off. They give a call back number that is answered as “Customer Service.” It has been confirmed by Consumers that this is a scam. If you believe you have received a scam call contact Consumers Energy directly to verify the validity of the phone call.
- Officers were dispatched to local business parking lot regarding a vehicle that ran into the building causing minor damage to the vehicle only. No injuries were reported.
- Officers were dispatched to local building, where there was a possible fire in progress. Officers performed traffic control to clear the roadway to allow room for the fire department to arrive and investigate. No fire was reported to have been found.
- Officers were dispatched to a local residence regarding a 911 open line call with small children in the back ground. Officers spoke with the 31-year-old male at the home who stated that he and his children were playing with the phone and one of the kids must have bumped the emergency call button. Officers cleared.
- Officers were dispatched to respond to a local residence regarding a possible suicidal female. Family members met the officers at the residence and supplied the key to gain entry. Once inside officers found the woman sleeping in her bedroom and she denied wanting to hurt herself. She stated she was perfectly fine and did not need to go to the hospital. Officers advised the family to check in on her and call if they need any further assistance. Officers cleared.
- While on patrol, officers observed a person walking on the shoulder of U.S. 10. The 39-year-old female told the officer she had an argument at home in Hersey and was walking to a friend's house in Idlewild. Officers gave her a lift to the Crossroads Wesco station where she could rest and wait for her friends to pick her up.
- Officers were dispatched to local apartment complex regarding a possible domestic situation. Officers spoke with the 30-year-old male 911 caller and he stated he was having a verbal argument with his girlfriend and there had been no physical contact. He requested an officer be present as he packed up some of his belongings and left the apartment on foot without incident. Officers cleared.
- The school liaison officer submitted a warrant request for a 28-year-old female regarding the truancy of her children.
- Officers were requested at a local residence regarding a married couple in the process of divorce and eviction where there was dispute over mutually owned property. Officers explained it the situation was a civil matter. Case closed.
- Officers were requested to respond to a local residence regarding a suspicious situation. The caller told the officer that there were fresh tracks in the snow leading from his passenger door and believed someone may have stolen something from his vehicle, although he could find nothing missing. Officers followed the tracks and spoke with a 20 year old male who told him that he saw the passenger door open during the night and closed it for them. Case closed.
- While performing a traffic stop for speeding, officers found the 24-year-old male driver to be operating without a license. Officers also found he had four outstanding warrants. He was issued an appearance citation for speeding and operating without a license. Officers placed him under arrest and his vehicle was towed. He was then transported and lodged in the Osceola County Jail without incident.
- Officers received a report of obscene conduct committed by juveniles. The matter is under investigation.
- Officers were dispatched to local restaurant regarding a larceny from a vehicle complaint. The woman stated that when she returned home from the restaurant she discovered someone had stolen items from her vehicle including a credit card. The woman and her family later spread the word out on social media for help, and received a notification that some of the items were found including the credit card abandoned in a snowbank. The matter is under investigation.
- Officers were requested to assist the Michigan State Police with several horses in the roadway. Officers were unable to locate the owner of the horses and eventually requested the assistance of a local farmer to help round up the horses. The farmer took the horses to his farm until the owners could be located.
- Officers were dispatched to a local bar regarding a disorderly person and assault complaint. The caller stated that the 32-year-old male in question had already assaulted several subjects in the bar. The matter is under investigation and assault charges are expected to be requested.
- Officers were called to respond to a local business regarding a suspicious situation. The caller was concerned with the safety of an employee who was in the parking lot speaking with a male subject who was in earlier with a fabricated story as to why he needed to speak with her. Officers spoke with the woman who told them she was fine and in no need of any assistance. Case closed.
- Officers were dispatched to local residence regarding a larceny complaint. The caller stated that someone had damaged and stolen some of his property. The matter is under investigation.
- Officers were dispatched to a location on U.S. 10 regarding a person walking in the road. The 32-year-old male told officers he was not walking in the roadway. Officers issued a verbal warning and explained that he should walk a little further up on the shoulder. Case closed.