Reed City Police Department

Nov.12 to Nov. 18

If you see any suspicious activity, call 911. For a non-emergency call 832-3255. Email tips to

Please be aware the winter parking ordinances have begun and will run until April 1. Officers will be enforcing parking violations in which no vehicle shall be parked on a city street between 2:30 and 6 a.m. Any and all vehicles in violation will be cited with a parking ticket and/or towed.

Nov. 12

• Officers were dispatched U.S. 10 regarding a car-deer accident. No injuries were reported.

• Officers arrested a 29-year-old man at his residence on charges of larceny from a building. He was transported to and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Nov. 13

• Officers received a report regarding threats and harassment used in text messages. The matter is under investigation.

• Officers arrested a 45-year-old man on an outstanding warrant regarding charges of obstructing justice. He was transported to the Osceola County Jail, were he was lodged without incident.

• Officers received a report regarding possible child abuse. During the investigation, officers learned it was outside of the Reed City Police Department's jurisdiction. The matter has been handed over to Child Protective Services and the proper law enforcement agency.

• Officers arrested a 26-year-old man on a parole violation. He was transported to the Osceola County Jail, where he was lodged with incident.

Nov. 15

• While on foot patrol, officers found both doors to a local business unlocked. Officers searched the property and found nothing out of place.

• Officers received a report regarding a bicycle left on a woman's front lawn. Thinking it may have been stolen and then left behind, she wanted to report it to the department. An officer went and retrieved the bicycle. Anyone missing a bicycle should call the department to identify it.

• Officers received a reckless driving complaint regarding an incident in the Vic’s parking lot. The matter has been investigated and turned over to the prosecuting attorney’s office for review.

• Officers received a couple of calls regarding a possible prowler. The man ran off before officers could locate him.

• Officers were dispatched to local business regarding the activation of an alarm. Officers found the building to be secure. No key holder was available to respond.

Nov. 16

• Officers received a call from another police department regarding a felony warrant and information on the possible location of a 46-year-old man Officers responded to the location and found the man was not there. Later that night, officers received more information leading to the man's location. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Osceola County Jail to await pick-up by the other police department.

• Officers received a call from a local business regarding a report of malicious destruction of property. Another man reported seeing two teenagers on the roof of the building where the damage was located. The matter is under investigation.

• Officers were dispatched to a local business regarding the activation of an alarm. Per the alarm company, a woman answered the business phone, but did not have the correct alarm code. Upon their arrival, officers found the building to be secure and the woman had left. A phone call was made to the owner who explained the office manager had been inside and left, and everything is fine. The case is closed.

• Officers were dispatched to respond to a car-deer property damage accident. No injuries were reported.

Nov. 17

• Officers were requested to take a larceny report from the owner of a local business. The owner stated he suspected the neighborhood kids may have taken an item. Later that day, officers were called back to the business to speak with the neighborhood children who had gathered to play in the area. The officer explained they were not to be on the property and that included the nearby creek area. Contact also was made with the children’s parents to advise them of the situation.

• Officers were dispatched to local residence twice regarding a suspicious situation. Both times the matter was unfounded.

Nov. 18

• Officers were dispatched to an alarm activation at a local business. They found the back door locked, but slightly ajar. The key holder arrived and the building was searched. Finding nothing out of the ordinary, it is suspected the wind came in from the door and activated the alarm.

• While on patrol, an officer found a tree had come down in a yard. The majority was still in the yard, but some small branches were encroaching on the parking section of the road in front of the residence. The officer spoke with the owner, who pulled back the large pieces immediately and then cleaned up the area. She told the officer she would have the problem cleaned up within the week so she would not be in violation of the city ordinance.