Reed City police report
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 though out the week. Please be aware the placement of yard waste and leaves into the curbs and gutters is also a violation of the city ordinance. It causes problems with the storm drains and will not be allowed. The Reed City Police
Department is enforcing the ordinance for those who are non-compliant. Additionally all household trash, including those that are set out on Large Pickup Day, must be in the approved blue trash bags available at the City Hall, or it will not be picked up. All trash and cans are required to be removed from the curbside by 7 p.m. on Thursdays.
The Reed City Police Department would like to warn everyone to be aware that phone scammers are calling and claiming to be from Publishers Clearing House. Please do not give out any personal information or send money if you receive any type of phone call asking these questions.
- Officers were dispatched to local apartment complex regarding a civil dispute.
- Officers were dispatched to local business for a well-being check. The caller stated no one was answering the phones. Officers found the business was closed for the day. Case closed.
- Officers received a complaint of larceny of prescription medication.
- Officers were dispatched to the Osceola County Courthouse to assist with the arrest of a 36-year-old female. Her parole officer was holding her for violating a personal protection order out of Mecosta County. The female was transported and lodged in the Osceola County Jail without incident.
- Officers were requested to assist the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office with a female who was out of control and refusing to get out of the patrol car. Officers cleared once she was placed in the Osceola County Jail.
- Officers were called to the Reed City soccer field regarding a malicious destruction of property complaint. The matter is under investigation.
- Officers were alerted to a city ordinance violation regarding a B-B gun being fired inside the city limits. Officers issued a verbal warning to the homeowner who stated she was unaware of the city ordinance and that she would have her teenage son find a place outside the city to target practice. While there, officers found a visitor who had an outstanding arrest warrant out of Osceola County. The 25-year-old male was then arrested, transported and lodged in the Osceola County Jail without incident.
- Officers heard what sounded like gunshots fired; the shots appeared to have come from an apartment complex area. Officers performed area checks but were unable to locate the source.
- Officers were dispatched to local apartment complex regarding a call of shots being fired. Officers performed an area check speaking with residents in the area and the matter was unfounded.
- Officers were dispatched to local business regarding an alarm activation. Officers found the building to be secure. False alarm, case closed.
- Officers issued a verbal warning to a 26-year-old male for driving his side-by-side off road vehicle on the city streets.
- Officers were request by Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital Security to assist with a civil matter regarding a 58-year-old male who was having some paternity questions and requesting an officer. After speaking with the officer the man left the hospital without incident.
- Officers were dispatched to a two-car traffic accident. No injuries were reported.
- Officers were dispatched to a local business in reference to a disorderly person refusing to leave. The matter is under investigation.
- Officers were notified to be on the lookout for a vehicle that was crossing the center lines. Officers located the vehicle and believed the 41-year-old male driver to be operating under the influence of drugs. He was places under arrest. His vehicle was towed as he was transported to the Osceola County Jail with out incident.
- Officers were dispatched to local residence regarding a harassment and intimidation complaint. Officers located the 36-year-old female accused of the harassment and found she was in violation of her parole. She was then arrested and lodged in the Osceola County Jail without incident.
- Officers arrested an 18-year-old man on charges of violating his probation being a minor in possession. He was transported and lodged in the Osceola County Jail without incident.
- Officers were notified by Meceola Central Dispatch to be on the look out for a vehicle that appeared to have an erratic driver. Officers located the vehicle and performed a traffic stop. Officer found the 24-year-old driver to be operating under the influence of alcohol. He was placed under arrest. His vehicle was towed as he was transported and lodged in the Osceola County Jail without incident.
- Officers were requested at the Spectrum Health Big Rapids Hospital regarding a possible abuse complaint. The matter is under investigation.