Reed City police reports

Reed City

Police Report


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 winter parking ordinances have begun and will run until April 1. officers will be enforcing the Parking Violations Bureau policy in which no vehicle shall be parked on a city street between the hours of 2:30 to 6 a.m. Any and all vehicles in violation will be cited a parking ticket and or towed.


  • Officers were called to perform a well-being check regarding a possible domestic. The matter was unfounded.
  • Officers were notified of a possible domestic assault in process. Upon Officers arrival the two individuals were seen in a vehicle in the back alley, both denied any assault. officers also reminded the 50-year-old male that he was not allowed on the property per a no trespass request by the landlord.
  • Officers were notified of what the caller thought might be a suspicious situation. The caller stated that his elderly father had people visit his home, who claim to be vacuum salesmen. The caller was concerned that they might be casing the residence and requested an officer speak with his father. officers spoke with the elderly man and advised him of the cities stance on peddlers and transient merchants, which requires them to obtain a licensed to sell door-to-door within the city limits. The man told the officer should he see or hear from the salesmen again he would call the police.
  • Officers were notified of a suspicious situation in which a man was seen standing in front of a house. The caller stated he was standing out there for an hour before deciding to call the police. When Officers arrived the man was gone. Officer searched the area and found no one fitting the description.
  • Officers were dispatched to take a car-deer accident report. No injuries were reported.


  • Officers issued an appearance citation to a 38-year-old male for an expired registration plate and no vehicle insurance. His vehicle was towed and a warrant was request was made.


  • Officers were dispatched to take a car-deer accident report. No injuries were reported.
  • Officers were dispatched to take a car-bicycle accident report. No injuries were reported.
  • Officers were notified of a harassment and intimidation situation. The complainant expressed concern for the welfare of his 81-year-old mother who had been receiving upsetting phone calls from the mother of her grandchildren. The woman was said to be calling constantly. officers advised the woman to stop calling or a warrant would be requested.
  • Officers were requested to take a missing property report at Reed City’s Spectrum Health Rehab and Recovery wing.
  • Officers were requested to perform a well-being check on a 53-year-old female living in a local apartment. officers found her at home having dinner.
  • Officers were notified of a suspicious situation. The caller stated she heard what sounded like gunshots or fireworks near her apartment. officers searched the area and were unable to locate the source.
  • Officers were requested to take a credit card fraud report in which the charges had taken place at local businesses in town. The matter is under investigation.


  • Officers were dispatched to local residence in response to a medical life alert activation. officers arrived as a family member was gaining access inside the home of 87-year-old female, who had fallen and activated her life alert monitor. Once inside, officers found the woman just needed assistance getting up off the floor and stated she didn’t need any medical attention. The emergency response team was canceled and officers cleared.


  • Officers were dispatched to take a personal property damage accident with a parked car. No injuries were reported.


  • Officers were requested to the Lake County Jail to pick up a 39-year-old female who held a criminal bench warrant for contempt of court. She was transported and lodged back to the Osceola County Jail without incident.
  • While on foot patrol, officers came upon a suspicious situation regarding an unlocked business downtown. officers searched the building and found nothing out of the norm. officers made contact with the key holder to come and locked the door.
  • Officers were dispatched to local residence regarding a 33-year-old female who was in need of medical attention. Family members had begun CPR and the patient began breathing. officers stayed with her until EMS and Rescue arrived on the scene and transported her to the hospital.
  • Officers were notified of a possible violation of a controlled substance situation in the parking lot of an apartment complex. Upon the officers’ arrive, the vehicle was empty. officers spoke with a tenant who owned the vehicle in question, who agreed to have her apartment searched. Finding nothing, officers explained the repercussions of finding a control substance and cleared the scene.
  • Officers were dispatched to a road side where it had been reported there was a large item on the side of the road. Officer found nothing on the shoulder of the road in the area. There was no sign of recent accident or impact. The matter was unfounded.