LOCAL POLICE REPORTS — Feb. 7
Evart Police Department
Jan. 29 to Feb. 4
• Officers responded to a report of a truant student. The student was located and transported to the elementary school.
• Officers were requested to stand by during a Child Protective Services home visit.
• Officers were called to investigate a criminal sexual conduct complaint. The case remains open at this time.
• Officers were called to investigate an online harassment complaint. The case remains open at this time.
Reed City Police Department
Jan. 28 to Feb. 3
If you see any suspicious activity, call 911. For a non-emergency call 832-3255. Email tips to firstname.lastname@example.org.
• A 62-year-old man was arrested for operating while under the influence of alcohol. He was transported to the Osceola County Jail, where he was lodged without incident.
• While on foot patrol in the downtown area, an officer found an unlocked door. The business was searched by the officer; nothing was found to be out of the norm. Contact was made with the key holder to respond and secure the door.
• Officers were notified a 26-year-old man was being held at the Kent County Jail and the subject held a warrant submitted by the Reed City Police Department. The man was released into Reed City officers' custody and transported to the Osceola County Jail, where he was lodged without incident.
• The school liaison officer submitted a warrant request to the Osceola County Prosecutor's Office regarding the truancy of an elementary school student.
• Officers responded to a vehicle fire and assisted the an Osceola County Sheriff's Office deputy at scene. Police worked to extinguish the fire until the fire department could respond.
• Officers were dispatched to a two-vehicle personal property damage accident with minor damage. No injuries were reported.
• Officers observed a large black dog running loose in the yard. Officers stopped and located the dog around the back of the home. Contact was made with the owner, and found that the dog was licensed and up to date with his shots. The owner was issued a verbal warning and told repeated infractions of a dog being loose was in violation of the city ordinances and could get him cited.
• Officers observed a suspicious situation involving a vehicle parked at the City Hall after hours. Contact was made with the 33-year-old female driver, who reported she was playing Pokemon Go.
• Officers were dispatched to respond to a personal property accident. The 55-year-old driver stated she was used to driving a heavier vehicle and lost control as she drove around the curve, jumping the curb, striking a tree and sliding down a small hill, coming to rest against the fence of the football field. Reed City Towing was called to extract the vehicle and she was able to drive it home. No injuries were reported.
• Officers responded to the Reed City Spectrum Health Hospital regarding harassing communications over the phone. The hospital staff reported the caller identified himself and was slurring his speech. The officers went to the 57-year-old man's house and questioned him. The man appeared to be intoxicated and admitted to calling the hospital, but declined needing any medical assistance. The man was issued a verbal warning not to be calling the hospital and making threats.
• While on foot patrol officers found the back door of a downtown business offices unlocked. The building was searched and nothing out of the norm was found. The key holder was contacted and responded to secure the door.
• Osceola County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested multiple subjects and requested Reed City officers assist with the transportation of a male probation violator to the Osceola County Jail, where he was lodged without incident.
• While on patrol an officer found the sewage box red light flashing and the audible alarm going off at an apartment complex. Contact was made with the after-hours maintenance worker who stated he would respond to the problem the next day. The officer reset the alarm and left.
• Officers were dispatched to assist EMS and Reed City Rescue with a 58-year-old woman who was having a seizure. Central dispatch was aware of the woman’s history of combative behavior. The responding officer found the woman to be compliant until the ambulance was in route to the hospital. Officers met up with EMS at the Reed City Spectrum Health emergency room and assisted the medical staff with restraining the patient.