LOCAL POLICE REPORTS — March 28
Evart Police Department
March 19 to March 25
• Officers were called to the Evart Middle School to investigate a threats complaint. It was investigated and it was determined that there was no threat to anyone’s safety.
• Officers were called to an unlawful disposal of trash complaint. The case remains open at this time.
• A wallet was turned in at the Evart Police Department. Police are attempting to locate the owner.
• Officers took a complaint involving an elementary student assaulting another student. The case remains open at this time.
• Officers were called to a threats complaint involving one high school student make threats toward another. The students agreed to resolve their differences.
• Officers were called to a complaint of a possible suicidal subject. The subject could not be located, but family members advised the substance the subject threatened to take was not missing. The case remains open at this time.
• Officers were called to assist the Department of Natural Resources with a possible poaching situation.
• Officers were called to stand by during a custody exchange.
Reed City Police Department
March 18 to March 24
If you see any suspicious activity, call 911. For a non-emergency call 832-3255. Email tips to firstname.lastname@example.org.
• While performing a traffic stop, officers arrested a 23-year-old woman for operating a vehicle without insurance coverage and possession of marijuana. Her vehicle was towed as she was transported to the Osceola County Jail, where she was lodged without incident.
• Officers issued an appearance citation for improper use of a registration plate and no insurance to a 25-year-old man. His vehicle was impounded pending proof of ownership and he was released.
• Officers responded to two noise complaints in the parking lot of an apartment complex. The officer located the source and issued verbal warnings to both parties.
• Officers were requested to assist a neighboring police department on an arrest. The officers found a 34-year-old man, who had two criminal bench warrants for contempt out of Osceola County's 77th District Court. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Osceola County Jail, where he was lodged without incident.
• Officers were requested to perform a well-being check on a male subject seen in a wheelchair in a back alley. The responding officer located the man and advised him the location he was attempting to get to was closed and he should return the next day when it opened. A family member was following nearby and agreed it was best to head back home.
• Officers were requested to assist Michigan State Police troopers on a traffic stop. The male driver had a warrant with the possibility of narcotics in the vehicle. The officer assisted in searching the vehicle and its passengers for the safety of the trooper.
• Officers were dispatched to respond to an apartment complex regarding young children playing on/in the trash dumpster. The officer made contact with the children and explained the dangers of playing on/in the dumpster. The children explained they were just getting their football that has been thrown in the dumpster.
• Officers were dispatched to respond with the Reed City Fire Department for a flower pot on fire outside an apartment building. It appeared the pot was used for disposing of cigarettes and had unintentionally caught fire. The officer used the fire extinguisher from the patrol car and put the fire out. The fire department was cancelled as there were no further hazards.
• Officers were dispatched to perform an area check regarding a single gunshot fired in town. Officers patrolled the area and heard nothing out of the norm.
• Officers received information regarding two subjects from a gas company going door-to-door. The officers responded to the area, located the two men and spoke with them regarding the city ordinance on peddling, advising they needed to apply for a permit to go door-to-door. The men stated they were unaware of the ordinance, would meet up with their ride and stop at the station to fill out the paperwork.
• Officers were requested to take a report regarding a possible stalking complaint. The matter is under investigation.
• An Osceola County parole officer requested a police officer respond and arrest a 27-year-old woman. She was taken into custody on an outstanding felony warrant for possession of methamphetamine, and was then transported to the Osceola County Jail and lodged without incident.
• Officers were dispatched to local apartment complex regarding loud music from a vehicle in the parking lot. It was also reported the occupants were throwing cigarette butts into the caller's flower bed. The suspects were gone upon the officers arriving.