Reed City police reports


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

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


  • Officers were requested to perform a well-being check at a local residence. Once there, the 51-year-old female appeared to be gone. She was later located walking outside of town by the Michigan State Police and found to be OK.
  • Officers were dispatched to local apartment complex regarding a suspicious situation. The callers stated they heard a loud bang sound from outside. Once outdoors they found one of the screens to a back bedroom window was off the track. Officers searched the surrounding area, finding nothing out of the norm.


  • Officers were requested to assist with a delinquent minor who needed transportation to a caregiver until her guardians could take her home.
  • Officers were requested to perform a well-being check on a family living in a local apartment complex. The caller stated she the last time she spoke with the family there had been a suspicious situation that occurred and she hadn’t heard from them since. The officer spoke with the family, who stated they were fine and that they had made contact with the concerned caller.
  • While on patrol, officers were approached by an upset male. The man said that while he was driving he was cutoff and nearly collided with the passing vehicle. Officers located the vehicle in question, in which the driver admitted to passing the man. Officers issued a verbal warning for not leaving enough room to pass. Case closed.
  • Officers assisted with a 40-year-old female who left her vehicle parked on S. Chestnut Street with the hazard lights on. She told the officer she thought she hit a dog that had run out into the street. She added that the dog ran off around the corner and she was trying to locate it along with the dog’s owner. The dog was not able to be located. Case closed.


  • Officers were called to the 77th District Courthouse regarding a 26-year-old male who was known to have an outstanding criminal bench warrant for contempt of court. Officers located the individual, placed him under arrest and transported him to the Osceola County Jail without incident.
  • Officers were dispatched to local residence to take a larceny/theft from a building complaint. The owner later discovered his son had borrowed the tools.


  • Officers were dispatched to local motel to assist the Osceola County EMS while on a medical call.
  • Officers were requested to assist the Osceola County Corrections Officers after he found the 49th Circuit Court building door open. The officers searched the building, finding nothing out of place the doors were secured.
  • Officers were dispatched to be on the look out for a tractor trailer rig hauling a large piece of equipment with a cracked frame on the truck making it unsafe to tow the trailer. Upon locating the truck the frame was found to be cracked and several other violations that would render it not safe to be on the road were discovered. The matter was turned over to the Michigan State Police Motor Carrier division.


  • Officers were notified of a suspicious situation at a local parking lot. Officers spoke to the two men in question and found nothing illegal taking place.
  • Officers arrested a 23-year-old male who held a warrant out of Mecosta County. He was transported and turned over to Mecosta County deputies without incident.
  • Officers received a complaint regarding a 21-year-old male driving recklessly and intentionally striking another vehicle. The young man was located and the matter is under investigation.


  • Officers responded to a fire that may have been intentionally set in a dumpster. The matter is under investigation.
  • Officers were present at the Reed City High School football playoff game for security. The Reed City Police Department congratulates the RCHS football team on a great season.


  • Officers were notified of an abandoned vehicle that was partially blocking an alley way. Officers investigated the situation and had the vehicle towed.
  • While performing a traffic stop for speeding, Officers issued a citation for speeding and no proof of insurance. In addition, the 31-year-old male driver was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor (OUIL). He was transported and lodged in the Osceola County Jail without incident.