LOCAL POLICE REPORTS — Sept. 20
Evart Police Department
Sept. 11 to Sept. 17
• While on patrol, officers stopped a vehicle for an expired plate. The driver was found to have a suspended driver’s license and the vehicle did not have insurance. The vehicle was impounded and the driver was issued an appearance citation.
• Officers were called to a report of a stolen bicycle. The case remains open at this time.
• While on patrol, officers stopped a vehicle that had been travelling at a high rate of speed. The driver was found to not have a valid driver’s license and was currently on probation. The subject was arrested and transported to the Osceola County Jail, where they were lodged on the violation.
• Officers were dispatched to locate a male subject, who appeared to be intoxicated, walking around a local business. Contact was made with the subject and it was determined he was secure and not a threat to themselves or others.
• While on patrol, officers came upon a brawl between two juvenile subjects. The case has been forwarded to the Osceola County Prosecutor for review of charges.
• Officers were called to assist the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office with a property damage accident. During this call, officers made contact with an individual with an outstanding warrant. The individual was placed under arrest and transported to the Osceola County Jail, where they were lodged on the warrant.
Reed City Police Department
Sept. 10 to Sept. 16
If you see any suspicious activity, call 911. For a non-emergency call 832-3255. Email tips to email@example.com.
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. The school liaison officer has returned to duty, patrolling the schools and keeping track of students’ attendance.
• Officers arrested a 25-year-old man on charges of operating while intoxicated. He was transported to the Osceola County Jail, where he was lodged without incident.
• Officers were dispatched to the 77th District Court regarding a probation violation. The 45-year-old man was placed under arrest and transported to the Osceola County Jail, where he was lodged without incident.
• Officers were dispatched to perform a well-being check on an elderly woman. The woman answered her door and stated she was fine.
• Officers were called regarding a possible fraud or identity theft situation. A 40-year-old man was concerned he may have given out his personal information to a fraudulent company or scammers. Officers advised he continue to monitor his finances, and to contact them if there are any unauthorized financial transactions.
• Officers received a larceny report. A 32-year-old woman explained she had made arrangements to sell an item to a man who was trying to make a trade with her. The man tried to flee without paying for the item. Officers spoke with the subject, an 18-year-old man, who had taken the item. The item was confiscated and the subject was found to be violating the terms of his probation by having contact with known felons. A warrant was submitted for larceny, along with the probation violation.
• A 63-year-old woman requested police assistance at her home, regarding flash lights being flashed into her window late at night. The responding officer found no one in the area. The woman stated it had also happened the week before. The matter is under investigation.
• Officers received a complaint of a suspicious situation. A female reported meeting a man on a dating website who sent her a check. Sensing something was not right with the situation and all the information the man was telling her, she brought the check into the police department. Officers investigated and found the check to be fraudulent, along with several other pieces of information that had been given to her.
• Officers were requested to pick up an 18-year-old man at his residence and arrest him for obstructing justice by violating his probation terms of no contact with known felons. He was transported to the Osceola County Jail, where he was lodged without incident.
• Officers were dispatched to a local residence regarding a suspicious situation at a neighbor’s vacant home. Officer found no foul play and advised the woman to call her neighbors in the future to determine if an officer is needed.
• Officers were dispatched to a local business where the employees reported a suspicious situation. There had been a man parked in the parking lot for an hour, never getting out of a red truck. The truck was gone when officers arrived.
• While performing a traffic stop for speeding, officers found the out-of-state driver was driving on a suspended license. The 48-year-old man was then placed under arrest and transported to the Osceola County Jail, where he was lodged without incident.
• Officers received a request from Community Mental Health to perform a well-being check on a 21-year-old woman who was reported to have stated she wanted to harm herself. An officer spoke with the woman in question who stated she was angry when she said that, and was not really intending to harm herself.
• While responding to a noise complaint, officers arrested a 20-year-old man on the charges of minor in possession and felony probation violation. He was transported to the Osceola County Jail, where he was lodged without incident. Charges are being requested for the adult who provided the alcohol.
• Officers were dispatched to a local business regarding an intoxicated customer who broke a sign. When confronted with the damage, the man began to argue with the employee and customers. The 35-year-old man was arrested for disturbing the peace and malicious destruction of property. He was transported to the Osceola County Jail and lodged without incident.
• Officers were dispatched to local residence in the middle of the night regarding a loud music complaint. Officers located the source and issued a citation for nuisance — loud music to the 21-year-old woman.
• Officers received a report of a hit-and-run property damage accident from a local gas station. The responding officer located the vehicle and issued an appearance citation to a 24-year-old woman for driving with no operators license and failing to stop and identify after a property damage accident.
On Sept. 18, the Reed City Police Department received a report of a gray or silver in color minivan in the area of the elementary school. At least one female was seen photographing or video taping the playground area. No contact was made or attempted with children. If you have any information as to this suspicious activity, please contact the Reed City Police Department.