LOCAL POLICE REPORTS — March 21
Evart Police Department
March 12 to March 18
• Officers were called to a two-vehicle accident. No injuries were reported.
• Officers were called to a civil dispute over residency. The homeowner was advised they would have to peruse this issue through the courts.
• Officers were called to a local gas station on a fail to pay complaint. The case remains open at this time.
• Officers were called to investigate a threat of a mass shooting at a local business. The threat was found to be unsubstantiated.
• Officers were dispatched to conduct a well-being check on an individual. The subject was determined to not be in need of any services.
• Officers were called to assist the juvenile probation department with a reported violation. The subject was arrested and transported to the Muskegon River Youth Home.
• Officers were called to a complaint of an unruly student. Officers stood by while the situation was diffused.
• Officers were called to conduct a well-being check on an individual. The subject was determined to not be in need of any services.
• Officers were called to assist a citizen with filing a complaint with Child Protective Services.
• Officers were called to a complaint of a personal protection order violation. It was determined a violation did occur and a report was forwarded to the court.
• Officers were called to assist with a runaway from the Muskegon River Youth Home. The subject was located and returned to the facility.
• Officers were called to investigate a child abuse complaint. The case remains open at this time.
Reed City Police Department
March 11 to March 17
If you see any suspicious activity, call 911. For a non-emergency call 832-3255. Email tips to email@example.com.
• Officers were requested to respond to the probation and parole offices and arrest a 50-year-old woman on a parole violation. The woman also had a valid warrant out of Gratiot County. She was taken into custody and lodged at the Osceola County Jail to await pickup.
• Police received a report of harassment and threats through text messages. The investigating officer submitted a warrant request to the prosecuting attorney’s office for charges of assault by threats and intimidation sent through text messages.
• Officers were dispatched to a local apartment complex at the request of a 28-year-old woman who was concerned there might be a troubling situation, and thought it best that an officer be there. She reported her ex-husband was in route to her apartment and she had the father of another child there watching the children. While the officer was there, the woman received a message from the ex that he would not be arriving. The officer left.
• The school liaison officer submitted a petition request for assault on a juvenile female against another female.
• Officers arrested a 31-year-old man who held a valid warrant out of two other counties. During the arrest, the officers located marijuana and prescription medication in the vehicle. In addition, officers found the man had 14 current suspensions on his driver’s license and five prior convictions for driving with a suspended license. He was taken into custody and transported to the Osceola County Jail.
• Officers received a harassment complaint from a 26-year-old man. He reported his landlord and former employer were harassing him and calling his probation officer making false accusations. The investigating officers issued advice on following the rules of his probation and avoiding contact with those reported to be harassing him.
• Officers were dispatched to assist the Michigan State Police with a possible operating while intoxicated traffic stop. The responding officer performed on-scene back up while the trooper completed his investigation.
• Officers were dispatched to a local apartment complex regarding a noise compliant. The caller explained the noise has become an ongoing problem, with children running around upstairs at all hours of the night. The officer spoke with the tenants above and issued a verbal warning for the noise.
• Officers were dispatched to assist EMS/rescue on a medical response call. Meceola Central Dispatch stated an elderly female called with severe difficulty breathing. Dispatchers had lost contact with the woman and the phone line was still open. Officers assisted on scene with gaining entry into the residence and loading the unresponsive patient into the EMS vehicle to be transported to the Reed City Spectrum Health Hospital.
• Officers were dispatched to respond to a noise complaint with a possible domestic assault in progress. The officers found the resident of the home, a 37-year-old man, alone. Police searched the home and found no one else there nor any signs of a disturbance. The man stated that he had the television up loud and perhaps that is what the neighbors heard.