LOCAL POLICE REPORTS — Oct. 25
Evart Police Department
Oct. 16 to Oct. 22
• Officers made contact with a subject who had a probation violation warrant. The subject was arrested and transported to the Osceola County Jail, where they were lodged on their warrant.
• Officers responded to a call for a juvenile who was refusing to attend school. The subject went to school willingly prior to the officer’s arrival.
• Officers responded to a complaint of an animal attack. Contact was made with the dog owner and the complainant. The case has been turned over to Osceola County Animal Control.
• Officers were called to a complaint of an assault. The case remains open at this time.
• Officers responded to a complaint of a dispute between two juveniles.
• Officers responded to a complaint of a student making threats against school staff. The case remains open at this time.
• Officers were called to conduct a well-being check. The subject was found to be in need of medical services and was transported by ambulance to Reed City Hospital.
• Officers were called to a loose dog complaint. The animal was captured and turned over to Animal Control.
• Officers were called to a suspicious situation complaint. The scene was found to be secure and no services were required.
• Officers responded to a car-deer accident.
• Officers were called to a retail fraud complaint. The case remains open at this time.
Reed City Police Department
Oct. 15 to Oct. 21
If you see any suspicious activity, call 911. For a non-emergency call 832-3255. Email tips to firstname.lastname@example.org
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 through out the week.
• Officers received a phone call regarding a larceny from a building. The complainant requested an officer stop over and take a report on a missing rifle from his home. The matter is under investigation.
• Officers performed scene security as a vehicle was repossessed and towed away.
• Officers were dispatched to an apartment regarding a malicious destruction of property complaint. The tenant reported flat tires on her son's bicycle. It appears the damage was intentional. The matter is under investigation.
• The school liaison officer was called to the bus garage regarding a student who had taken his and his brother's prescription medication to school. The mother was contacted and reminded of the school policy regarding student’s medication. The matter has been turned over to the school for further action.
• Officers were dispatched to take a second report on punctured bicycle tires at the same apartment building as reported earlier the same day.
• Officers issued a 32-year-old man an appearance citation on charges of driving with no insurance and improper use of a registration plate. In addition, he was found to have an outstanding warrant out of Mecosta County. He was then placed under arrest and lodged at the Osceola County Jail pending pickup by Mecosta County Sheriff's Office deputies.
• Officers were advised to be on the lookout for a vehicle being driven by a man who was reported to have pulled a knife on a 61-year-old man in the parking lot the Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital. Officers searched the area with no luck and went to the hospital to get a report. Officers then went to the residence and interviewed the man accused of brandishing a knife. The knife was confiscated and a warrant for felonious assault was submitted to the prosecutor's office.
• Officers stopped two peddlers walking down the street working for a power and gas company. Both subjects admitted to not having a peddlers permit. Officers then advised them they needed to have a permit to be going door-to-door in Reed City. They were informed of the city ordinance and told they could stop or they could go to jail. They stated they would stop and inform their manager.
• Officers were dispatched along with medical units to a local residence regarding a possible heart attack with an elderly female not breathing. While the EMS transported the patient to the hospital, the officer assisted the elderly man with contacting his family and transported him to the hospital to be with his wife.
• Officers received a call in the morning from the Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital requesting a well-being check on an elderly man who had stated the night before he was not feeling well and requested a ride home. He was not answering his phone. An officer went to the man’s home and found him to be fine. He explained he did not hear the phone.
• Officers received a report regarding harassment through text messages. The officer advised the complainant to block the number and not to have any contact with the subject. He also was told to call 911 if the man showed up at his home and the no trespass paperwork could be served.
• Officers were dispatched to respond to a noise complaint. The caller stated she thought there was a domestic in progress at a neighboring apartment. Officers found a group of teenagers at the apartment in question and one of the females was upset. The teenagers reported she was having a panic attack after having a Halloween prank pulled on all of them by the father or one of the boys. Officers confirmed all members present in the home were safe. The girl settled down and stated she was fine, and did not need any medical attention.
• Officers were dispatched to assist the Osceola County Sheriff's Office in responding to a panic alarm. It was found to have been set off by a new employee exploring her desk. Officers cleared the scene.