LOCAL POLICE REPORTS — Feb. 28
Evart Police Department
Feb. 19 to Feb. 25
• Officers responded to a harassment complaint. The offender had left the scene prior to officers arriving.
• Officers were called to investigate a missing person complaint. The subject was located and returned home.
• Officers were dispatched to conduct a natural death investigation.
• Officers were called to investigate an identity theft complaint. The case remains open at this time.
• A set of keys were turned in at the Evart Police Department. After posting the report on social media, the owner of the keys was located.
• Officers were called to a noise complaint. The noise subsided prior to officers arriving. No ordinance citation was issued.
• Officers were called to a complaint of a possible intoxicated driver. It was determined the subject was intoxicated and driving on a suspended license. The subject was arrested and transported to the Osceola County Jail, where they were lodged on charges.
Reed City Police Department
Feb. 18 to Feb. 24
If you see any suspicious activity, call 911. For a non-emergency call 832-3255. Email tips to firstname.lastname@example.org.
• A 33-year-old woman notified officers she was aware she had a warrant regarding the truancy of her child. She told the officer she wished to turn herself in and pay her bond. The officers met with the woman, she paid her bond and was released. The woman had many questions regarding her situation, in which the officer offered explanations and advice.
• Officers received a report of malicious destruction of personal property. The matter is under investigation.
• Officers received information regarding the welfare of a 27-year-old man who had an argument with his spouse and was now threatening suicide. Officers spoke with the man, who stated he was not suicidal and realized his comments had scared his wife. The man was out on a walk and accepted the officer's offer for a ride back to his residence, where he was left in the care of his wife.
• Officers were dispatched to respond with fire/rescue personnel, along with EMS, to the residence of an 83-year-old man who was found unresponsive. The man’s wife reported a history of seizures as the officer noted the man’s breathing was improving. The man’s care was turned over to fire/rescue once they arrived.
• Officers were requested to stand by at a child custody exchange in a local parking lot. No problems were reported.
• Officers received a report of an angry parent at a local daycare. The father was making demands regarding the court-ordered custody arrangements of his child. He was advised to take the matter up with the courts and left on his own accord.
• Officers were dispatched to perform an area check. The caller reported an odor of burning wood inside her residence. Officers were unable to locate the smell inside her home, but noted smoke coming out of the neighbor’s chimney. The officer reassured the woman and advised her to call if the smell of burning wood returned.
• Officers issued an appearance citation to a 29-year-old woman for driving with an expired registration plate and no insurance. The vehicle was towed.
• Officers were dispatched to a local apartment complex regarding a 911 hang-up. Meceola Central Dispatch stated it appeared to be children playing with a phone. Officers checked the apartments in the area, finding several children living in the area. Officers found no problems.
• Officers were requested to assist the Osceola County Sheriff's Office with a traffic stop. The officer stood by and observed, with body camera footage, as the deputy performed sobriety testing on a 32-year-old woman.
• Officers were dispatched to the local parole office and requested to arrest a 41-year-old man on a parole violation. The man was then transported to the Osceola County Jail, where he was lodged without incident.
• Officers received a report regarding rude texting and accusations of a crime between two adult females. The officer gave advice to both of them to discontinue contact.
• Officers arrested a 58-year-old man on charges of stalking. The man was transported to the Osceola County Jail, where he was lodged without incident.
• Officers received a report from a 78-year-old woman regarding a neighbor who gets intoxicated and becomes verbally abusive. The officer spoke with the 63-year-old man in question and issued a warning to have no further contact with the woman.
• Officers were requested to respond to a local apartment complex regarding the disorderly conduct of a 27-year-old woman. Officers served no trespass papers to the woman and advised her to leave immediately.
• Officers received a report regarding a divorcing couple and harassing text messages, including threats. The matter has been turned over to the prosecutor's office for review.
• Officers were dispatched to the Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital regarding a run-away patient. The medical staff reported a 33-year-old male patient had left the hospital without notice. The staff stated the man left with his two IVs in and they were concerned about the effects of the medication in him as he was seen driving away. Officers had Meceola Central Dispatch put out a "be on the lookout" for the man and his vehicle. A short time later, a neighboring sheriff's office notified dispatch the man was located at his residence.
• Officers were requested to respond to an activated residential alarm. Per the alarm company, it was a gun room door alarm. Officers found the residence secure from the outside. The owner arrived several minutes later and entered the residence. Finding nothing out of the norm, the owner stated that he had not pulled the door to the gun room all the way closed. Officers cleared the scene.
• Officers were requested to assist the Lake County Sheriff's Office at the emergency room. A patient was en route to the hospital with a drug overdose and it was explained the patient’s boyfriend was under the influence as well. There was a concern he was likely to show up at the hospital and cause trouble. Officers remained at the hospital until they received word that the man in question had returned home. Officers left, giving instructions to call should the man show up at the hospital.
• While performing a traffic stop for speeding, the officer issued an appearance citation to a 37-year-old woman for operating a vehicle with no insurance and an expired registration plate. She also was issued a verbal warning for speeding. Her vehicle was towed from the scene and impounded.