LOCAL POLICE REPORTS — June 14, 2017
May 29 to June 11
- Officers responded to a complaint of a verbal argument. The involved parties were able to resolve the conflict peacefully.
- Officers responded to a complaint of criminal sexual conduct. The case remains open at this time.
- Officers responded to a malicious destruction of property complaint. The case remains open at this time.
- Officers were called to conduct a well-being check. The subject was found to be secure and declined the offer of any additional services.
- Officers were called to assist the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office for a probation violation. The subject was arrested and transported the Osceola County Jail.
- Officers responded to a complaint of a dog at large. A verbal warning was given to the owner.
- Officers responded to an identity theft report. The case remains open at this time.
- Officers responded to a civil complaint between a separated husband and wife. The wife agreed to leave and not come back.
- While conducting a traffic stop for defective equipment, officers discovered a violation of the controlled substance act. The subject was issued a court appearance date.
- Officers arrested a subject on an outstanding warrant. The subject was transported to the Osceola County Jail, where they were lodged on their warrant.
- Officers were called to a complaint of malicious destruction of property at a business. The case remains open at this time.
- While on patrol, officers conducted a traffic stop and the driver was found to have a suspended license.
- Officers were called to a complaint of a barking dog. The owner was given an ordinance violation warning.
- While on patrol, officers discovered an open door at a business. Officers secured the area before leaving the scene.
- Officers were called to a complaint of loose dogs. The animals were secured and transported to the Osceola County Animal Shelter where they were later claimed by their owners.
- Officers were called to a complaint of domestic violence. The female subject was arrested and transported to the Osceola County Jail where she was lodged on charges.
- Officers were called to a complaint of harassment. The case remains open at this time.
- While on patrol, officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle hauling a trailer with no signal lights. The driver was found to have a suspended license. The vehicle and trailer were impounded and the driver was issued an appearance citation.
- While on patrol, officers conducted a traffic stop for a speeding violation. The driver was found to not have a valid driver’s license. The vehicle was towed to the owner’s home and they were issued a citation.
- Officers were dispatched to a civil dispute. A no trespass order was issued to one of the subjects involved who was discovered to have an outstanding warrant. The individual was transported to the Osceola County Jail, where they were lodged on the warrant.
- Officers were dispatched to assist the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office with an assault complaint.
- Officers handled two separate personal property damage accidents.
- Officers arrested a subject on an outstanding warrant for a probation violation. The subject was transported to the Osceola County Jail, where they were lodged on the warrant.
- Officers were dispatched to a complaint of an unoccupied vehicle. The vehicle was towed and impounded at the property owner’s request.
May 29 to June 11
If you see any suspicious activity, call 911. For a non-emergency call 832-3255. Email tips to email@example.com.
Please be aware that it is a Reed City Ordinance Violation to leave your grass clippings in the street after mowing the lawn. Please be sure to clean the debris out of the street, violators will be subject to an ordinance citation. Officers continue to perform property inspections and serve the appropriate abatement paperwork for those in violation of the Reed City Ordinances for tall grass, trash and vehicles though out the week. The School Liaison Officer has been diligently keeping track of several at risk students regarding their attendance. Keeping in contact with school staff and the parents and submitting petitions for truancy request as required as the school year comes to an end.
- Meceola Central Dispatch received two calls, one of a man walking barefoot northbound on U.S. 131, and another call of two teenagers walking northbound on U.S. 131. Officers checked the area but were not able to locate anyone on foot.
- Officers were dispatched to local apartment complex regarding the noise from the above apartment. The complainant told officers it was an ongoing problem with the children running and stomping on the floor above her. She added that when she spoke to the mother the matter ended in a conflict. Officers explained it was a civil matter unless it was to continue into the evening hours and become a noise violation.
- Officers were dispatched to local residence regarding a suspicious situation. The 911 caller stated she saw a small dog loose outside the house and so she picked the dog up to place back inside the house. The door was open and three other Yorkies were inside barking, but no one appeared to be home. She told dispatch she placed the dog inside but was concerned that the dogs would push out the open door and get out again. She thought there was something odd that they were left like that and so she called for an officer. The responding officer arrived and looked through the house and found no one home. The door was locked and the officer cleared.
- Officers were informed of a 19-year-old male who was making threats and intimidating an 18-year-old male he was to stay away from. The officers located the man and placed him under arrest for violating his parole. He was transported and lodged in the Osceola County Jail and served with no trespassing papers.
- Officers were received a complaint regarding a suspicious situation, in which a man came into the doorway of a local business and was trying to get another man to step outside and fight him. The man said he had a bad day and needed to take it out on someone. The man inside did not know who the other man was and refused to fight him. Officers were unable to locate the man, although they suspect they may know who he is based on the description.
- Officers were dispatched to local residence regarding a problem with a father arranging to pick up his child for his weekend visitation. The homeowner and grandfather of the child thought that the child’s father would be violation a personal protection order if he came to the home and picked up the child. Officers explained the PPO was against the child’s mother and she was not there. Therefore, he was not in violation.
- Officers receive a report of a larceny of a tree chipper and had been parked in the old Plumbs parking lot. The matter is under investigation.
- Officers observed a vehicle parked in the handicap parking stop of a location business. Officers noted the vehicle had no handicap registration plate or placard. Officer then observed a known 56-year-old male subject get in the passenger side of the vehicle in question. When officers performed traffic stop on the vehicle, it was noted that that a handicap placard was in the window. Officers found the passenger to be in violation of his parole for possession of alcohol and place him under arrest. He was then transported to and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.
- Officers issued a citation to a 34-year-old female operating a vehicle with out her operator’s license on person. She also was issued a warning for window tint violation.
- Officers arrested a 27-year-old male was issued a citation for disregarding flashing red signal light. He also was placed under arrest for driving while license suspended. He was transported to and lodged in the Osceola County Jail without incident.
- Officers were dispatched to a back parking lot regarding a fight in progress. Officers arrived and arrested a 21-year-old female on charges of disturbing the peace. A warrant request has been submitted to the Osceola County Prosecutor's Office regarding injuries of those involved.
- Officers were dispatched downtown to a back parking lot regarding a fight in process. Officers arrested a 21-year-old female on charges of disturbing the peace. An ambulance was called to transport a male to the hospital for a head injury. The man had tried to separate the fight and was injured in the process. A warrant request on the 21-year-old female was sent to the Osceola County Prosecutor's Office for review.
- Officers were dispatched to local residence regarding a suspicious situation late in the evening. The caller stated there was a vehicle in her driveway when she returned home for the evening. She took down the license plate as the vehicle left. Officers ran the license plate and found there was no record of it. Officers continued to patrol the area throughout the night with no further incidents.
- Officers were dispatched to a report of a fawn running loose in the city. The responding officer observed the fawn and followed it advising the community not to try to catch it. Once it laid down in a flower patch, officers cleared the scene. If you see a fawn do not pick it up or try to catch it. The mother leaves it alone for its safety.
- Officers were dispatched to local residence regarding a vehicle that had swerved toward the caller’s daughter while she was riding her bike. Upon officers' arrival, the father who had made the 911 call said the driver returned to apologize and ask if the girl was OK. Officers cleared and patrolled town to locate the described vehicle.
- Officers were requested to respond and run a vehicle identification number on a newly purchased used vehicle. The new owner expressed some concerns over the title paper work authenticity. The officer found no record for the vehicle and advised the man to find out if the vehicle had been titled in a different state.
- Officers were dispatched to local business to respond to a hold-up alarm. Upon their arrival, the manager told the officer an employee had bent down to get something and leaned against the hold up alarm button by mistake.
- Officers were dispatched to local retail business regarding an upset customer who felt she and her grandson were treated poorly by the store manager. The officer spoke with the manager and the employees and found the situation was not criminal but rather a civil matter. Neither party wanted to take the matter any further nor press any charges. Officers cleared.
- Officers were dispatched to Spectrum Health’s Reed City campus hospital regarding a combative Community Mental Health patient. The 53-year-old female went to the emergency room for a mental health evaluation and began fighting with the nurses, yelling and throwing the syringes at them. Officers assisted with getting her settled down and cleared.
- Officers were dispatched to assist the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office at a personal injury traffic accident.
- Officers were dispatched to assist with a Community Mental Health patient who had been threatening suicide. The individual was taken to the hospital for treatment, where she become disorderly and left Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital's emergency room on foot, wearing only the hospital gown. The responding officer was able to talk with her and she agreed to be transported back to the emergency room for treatment.
- Officers were notified of a man staggering down the road. Officers located the 39-year-old man and found he was on probation and had violated the conditions of his bond release. He was arrested and transported to and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.
- Officers were notified of fraudulent activity that had taken place on a person’s bank account. The man reported using his credit card at one of the local gas station pumps and suspected there may have been a skimmer that took his card information. Officers inspected the pumps and found nothing on them.
- Officers were dispatched to the Community Mental Health Center regarding a mother struggling with her 10-year-old son. The boy wanted to leave, resulting in the struggle until he saw the officer arrive at which time he cooperated. The officer advised he behave. The boy agreed to cooperate with authorities.
- While performing a traffic stop, officers found the 31-year-old female was operating while under the influence of liquor. In addition to failing the field sobriety test, officers found she was in possession of marijuana and oxycodone. Her vehicle was towed as she was placed under arrest at the scene. Officers transported and lodged her at the Osceola County Jail.
- Officers were requested to assist with a civil matter regarding the ownership of a registration plate on a vehicle. The 36-year-old male told officers he had signed a vehicle over to his now ex-girlfriend. He expressed concern as she still has his registration plates on the vehicle. Officers went to the 33-year-old females’ residence and requested she hand the license plate over. She did so without incident. Officers handed the plate over to the owner.
- Officers were received a call regarding a suspicious situation. The caller state he saw a man working in the cable box on his property and stated he did not have cable. He added that he called the cable company and they told him there was no work order in that area. Officers located an employee for the cable company who explained the man was going around to all the cable boxes and preparing the system with updated technology to be used in the future regardless if they use cable at the current time or not. Officers informed the caller and dispatch should they get any calls of the same matter.
- Officers located an individual smoking marijuana on the White Pine Trail. The individual was taken into custody and the matter is under investigation.
- Officers took a report of a stolen lawn cart. The owner had left it in her yard and when she returned home, it was gone. The matter is under investigation.