Reed City Police Department Dec.\u00a024, 2017\u00a0to\u00a0Dec.\u00a030, 2017 If you see any suspicious activity, call 911. For a non-emergency call 832-3255.\u00a0Email tips to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Reed City Police Department\u00a0is advising\u00a0residents\u00a0not to plow snow across a street or into the street. This is a civil infraction, with fines of between $200\u00a0and\u00a0$500 for those who are not compliant. Winter parking ordinances have begun and will run until April 1. There is no parking on any city streets from 2:30 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. This is a $30 fine. Any and all vehicles in violation will be cited a parking ticket and\/or towed. It is a violation of the law to operate a vehicle on the roadway with the amber warning light flashing. This does not apply to exempt vehicles such as municipal, county, or state plow vehicles or funeral vehicles. Aftermarket flood lights on vehicles are not legal to use on the roadway unless they are Department of Transportation\u00a0approved and mounted in a manner consistent with state law. It also is a violation to be in use of such lighting off of a public street, such as when engaged in snow removal from a business parking lot, if the brightness interferes with traffic. Dec. 24 \u2022 Officers were dispatched to a local gas station to assist EMS with a subject\u00a0who\u00a0had\u00a0fallen in the parking lot. The responding\u00a0officers performed traffic and crowd control at the scene until the subject was loaded into the ambulance and transported to the Reed City Spectrum Health\u00a0Hospital. \u2022 Officers were dispatched to assist the Reed City Fire Department at a garage fire on Church Avenue. The responding\u00a0officers performed traffic and crowd control at the scene until the fire personnel\u00a0were finished. Dec. 25 \u2022 Officers arrested a 34-year-old man who\u00a0had two\u00a0outstanding warrants. He was transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident. Dec. 26 \u2022 Officers were requested to assist an Osceola County\u00a0parole\u00a0officer with a possible parole violation. The matter was unfounded. \u2022 Officers arrested a 36-year-old woman who had a warrant for failure to appear for pretrial. She was transported to the Osceola County Jail, where she was lodged without incident. Dec. 27 \u2022 Two abandoned vehicles covered in snow for three days had been observed in a local driveway.\u00a0An officer made contact with the owner and served the appropriate vehicle abatement paperwork, giving 10 days to rectify the situation. \u2022 Officers were dispatched to the Reed City Spectrum Health Hospital regarding a disorderly mental evaluation patient in the emergency room. Officer arrived, finding the patient had begun to cooperate. Medical staff stated they no longer needed assistance. \u2022 Officers received a report regarding the misuse of an electronic device with cellphone hacking. The matter is under investigation. \u2022 Officers were requested to respond to\u00a0the probation and\u00a0parole\u00a0office at the Osceola County 77th District Court regarding a 33-year-old man\u00a0to be arrested on a probation\u00a0detainer. Upon running the individual through the Law Enforcement Information Network (LEIN) he was found to also have two probation violation warrants out of a neighboring county. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Osceola County Jail, where he was lodged without incident. \u2022 Officers were dispatched to the\u00a0probation and\u00a0parole\u00a0office at the Osceola County 77th District Court for a detainer arrest. The 32-year-old man was placed under arrest and transported to the Osceola County Jail, where he was lodged without incident. Dec. 28 \u2022 Officers were dispatched to perform a well-being check. The 911 caller was slurring her words as she reported someone walking around her home, while she remained in bed. Officers arrived to find a family member in the home. The adult son reported he just arrived home from his\u00a0second\u00a0shift job. He added his mother who made the call had taken a sleeping pill and didn\u2019t realize he was home. The\u00a0officers were\u00a0allowed to search the home and confirm there was no intruder to be found. Dec. 29 \u2022 While on foot patrol late in the evening,\u00a0an officer found an open door to a local business. The building was checked, the officer secured the doors and cleared the scene. Dec. 30 \u2022 While on patrol, officers observed a suspicious situation regarding a man avoiding\u00a0officers by stepping back into the shadows when seen by\u00a0police. The man attempted to flee from the\u00a0officers. Once\u00a0officers caught up with the man,\u00a0he was questioned and released.