Local Police Reports — March 14
March 5 to March 11
• Officers were called to a complaint of vandalism to a vehicle.
• Officers responded to a complaint of a private property damage accident in the parking lot of a business.
• Officers responded to a report of an accident causing damage to a light pole. The case remains open at this time.
• Officers responded to a complaint of a private property damage accident. The case remains open at this time.
• Officers responded to a complaint of a runaway. The subject was located and returned home.
• Officers were called to conduct a well-being check on a student. It was determined that no services were needed, but the parents were informed of the nature of the complaint.
• Officers transported a mental health patient from Spectrum Health Reed City to a psychiatric facility.
• Officers made contact with a subject with a warrant. The subject was arrested and transported to the Osceola County Jail, where they were lodged on their warrant.
• Officers were called to a civil dispute. The complainant was advised of their options and the scene was cleared.
• Officers were dispatched to a well-being check on children. The report was turned over to Child Protective Services for further investigation.
• While conducting a stand-by, officers made contact with a subject operating a motor vehicle without a valid license and no insurance.
Reed City Police Department
March 4 to March 10
If you see any suspicious activity, call 911. For a non-emergency call 832-3255. Email tips to firstname.lastname@example.org
• A local resident called RCPD concerned she had placed an online order for $500 worth of merchandise and had mistakenly entered the wrong house numbers in the shipping address. She reported attempting to contact the owner of the address with no response. The investigating officer found the owners of the delivered address were out of town and a neighbor had placed the packages inside the home. The packages were then retrieved from the residence and given to the correct owners. Case closed.
• Officers located a 24-year-old woman at her place of employment. Knowing she held a warrant for Failure to Appear, she was placed under arrest. She was then transported to the Osceola County Jail and lodged without incident.
• While performing a traffic stop for window tint, officers found the driver had a suspended license. The 39-year-old man stated he thought he had cleared that up and paid the fees online with the Secretary of State Office. The man was issued an appearance citation for driving with a suspended license and cited for the window tint.
• Officers arrested a 25-year-old man for driving on a suspended license, improper registration plate, no vehicle insurance and the possession of marijuana. The man was transported to Osceola County Jail without incident after the vehicle had been towed.
• Officers were dispatched to South Chestnut and Church Avenue to respond to a two-vehicle traffic accident. No injuries were reported.
• Officers were dispatched to Spectrum Health Hospital Reed City campus regarding a disorderly patient in the emergency room. The 51-year-old female patient had been brought in by a neighboring sheriff's department and left for a mental evaluation. It was reported she was yelling and screaming. Once the responding officer arrived, the patient became compliant with the medical staff
• Officers were dispatched to local apartment complex regarding the complaint of a 54-year-old male tenant. The man reported children had been banging on his outside walls. He added he was ill, therefore it was more bothersome than usual. Officers found some of the neighborhood children had been sledding down the hill and some had banged into the outside wall. The children apologized and since it was dusk were finishing up their play time.
• The school liaison officer was requested to perform a well-being check on a family. The family was found to be OK, but having some discipline problems with the children resulting in temper tantrums. The officer issued some advice and cleared.
• While on foot patrol of the downtown area, officers found the front door to a local business unlocked. A search the premises found nothing that appeared out of place. The door was locked and secured and key holder notified.
• Officers received a call to make contact with the parents of a student at G.T. Norman Elementary School. The school reported the parents were not answering their phone calls or messages for several hours. The officer made contact with the parents at their residence and advised both of them of the situation with their child and that they needed to respond to the school and pick up the child. It was also advised that while there, all emergency contact information be updated with the school. Due to past problems with the parents, the school staff requested the officer remain at the school until the child was picked up. Officers cleared once that child left the building with the parents.
• Officers were dispatched to respond to the Probation/Parole Offices and assist in the arrest of a 37-year-old man who was in violation of his probation. The man was then transported to and lodged in the Osceola County Jail without incident.
• Officers were dispatched to an activated burglar alarm. Per Mecosta County Central Dispatch, the alarm company advised motion sensor activation in the rear office. The responding officer performed a perimeter search and found the building to be secure. Once the key holder arrived on-scene, entry was gained and an interior search was conducted with nothing out of the normal found.
• Officers were requested to assist the Osceola County Sheriff's Department with an agitated patient at Community Mental Health. The patient did not appear agitated. He stated he was frustrated because the medications were having adverse effects and no one would listen to him. The patient was transported to Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital campus emergency room for an evaluation.
• Officers were dispatched to respond to the Probation/Parole Offices and assist in the arrest a 46-year-old man who was in violation of his probation. The man was then transported to the Osceola County Jail where he was lodged without incident.
• Osceola County Sheriff's Department requested assistance serving two eight-count felony warrants. The 52-year-old man was taken into custody by the OCSD. The RCPD took the 44-year-old woman into custody and transported her to the Osceola County Jail where she was lodged without incident.
• Officers were dispatched to a two-car private property accident with minor damage and no injuries reported.
• Officers were notified of the location on a 20-year-old woman who was wanted on a misdemeanor warrant for making a false report. Officers were told at the door she was not there. Officers advised if it was found that she was there, they would be charged and arrested for harboring a fugitive. The officers were then let inside and placed the woman under arrest. She was then transported to the Osceola County Jail where she was lodged without incident.
• Officers were notified by Central Dispatch the Lake County Sheriff's Department wanted to meet and turn over custody of a 34-year-old man who was wanted on misdemeanor assault charges. The man was arrested and transported to the Osceola County Jail where he was lodged without incident.
• While performing a traffic stop, officers found the 31-year-old male passenger had a misdemeanor assault warrant. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Osceola County Jail where he was lodged without incident.
• Officers were dispatched to a local parking lot regarding a suspicious situation. The company reported a man walking around the administration parking lot and he appeared to be intoxicated. Officers responded and found no one there.
• The RCPD received a phone call from a man reporting damage to his new car. He believes the damage occurred in a local parking lot within the past week. The next day he called back to report more damage that had happened in the parking lot sometime in the night. The man believes it is a neighbor but has no proof at this time.