Reed City police reports
If you see any suspicious activity, call 911. For a non-emergency call 832-3255. Email tips to email@example.com.
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 received a report of a felonious assault that took place the week before. The matter has been turned over to the prosecutor’s office for review.
- Officers were notified of gunshot fire being heard in the area of an apartment complex. An officer located the source outside of city limits. Officers inspected the target practice area and found the downrange to be clear and a safe setup to prevent ricocheting. Case closed.
- While on foot patrol, officers found the door of a local business was unlocked. Officers searched the building and found nothing suspicious. Officers secured the building and left a message with the key holder. Case closed.
- Officers received a non-aggravated assault complaint between two juvenile males that had taken place the week before. The matter has been handed over to the city prosecutor’s office.
- Officers were dispatched to local apartment complex regarding a 23-year-old female who was attempting to move her belongings out of an apartment where she was having problems doing so from her boyfriend. Officers explained it was civil matter and performed a standby while she collected her items. Case closed.
- A 35 year old male was arrested for driving while license suspended (second offense), having no insurance and improper use of a registration plate, as well as an additional charge for possession of marijuana and the improper transport of it. The man was transported to the Osceola County Jail and lodged by without incident.
- Officers attempted to locate a 38-year-old female who has an outstanding warrant. An officer found she no longer lives at the house and left no forwarding address.
- While performing a traffic stop for an unreadable registration plate, the 28-year-old driver admitted the plate was not registered to the vehicle nor was there any insurance on the vehicle. He was issued an appearance citation for improper use of a registration plate and no insurance. The vehicle was towed and the improper plate was seized. The 25-year-old female passenger was found to have a misdemeanor warrant for embezzlement out of another jurisdiction. She was arrested and transported to the Osceola County Jail to await pickup.
- Officers were called to a local residence regarding what sounded like gunshots. Officers searched the area and found a local business conducting some maintenance that resulted in a loud noise that may have been mistaken as gunshot fire. Case closed.
- Officers received a stolen vehicle complaint from a local apartment parking lot. After investigating the situation, officers found the vehicle had been towed at the request of the apartment management.
- Officers were called to assist in locating a possibly suicidal subject. The individual was located approximately 10 miles from Reed City by the Osceola County Sheriff Department.
- Officers received a cyber bulling complaint and have turned the matter into the prosecutor’s office for review.
- Officers were dispatched to the Spectrum Health Reed City Hospial regarding a domestic assault victim. The matter is under investigation.
- Officers issued a verbal warning to a 45-year-old male for distracted driving.
- Officers were dispatched to local residence regarding a breaking and entering complaint. The caller told the responding officer that her ex-boyfriend admitted that while she was gone he entered the residence through a bedroom window and took some of his items.
- Officers arrested a 39-year-old female for driving while license suspended and no vehicle insurance. In addition, she was issued a citation for an expired license plate. She was transported to the Osceola County Jail where she was lodged without incident.
- Officers were dispatched to an apartment complex regarding a trespass order violation. The matter was unfounded. Case closed.
- While performing a traffic stop, an officer found the driver had an adult probation order, for four prior convictions for driving while license suspended. The 30-year-old male was then placed under arrest for driving while license suspended and no vehicle insurance, in addition to a citation for an expired license plate. He was transported to, and lodged in the Osceola County Jail without incident.
- Officers received a request for additional patrol in residential area. The caller was concerned after finding Halloween decorations that had been tossed over his backyard fence.
- Officers were notified of a broken entrance door to a local bank. Officers contacted the bank manger and assisted with securing the building until the door could be fixed.
- Officers received a larceny from a vehicle complaint regarding two vehicles in an apartment parking lot. The matter is under investigation.
- Officers were dispatched to local business regarding an accidental alarm activation. The employee had spoken with the security company on the phone but had the wrong code. Officers advised she get a current code and notify other employees that need to know. Case closed.
- Officers received a property damage complaint regarding a vacant home. A family member checked in on the home and found several types of damage on the outside. The matter is under investigation.
- Officers were dispatched to local business regarding a suspicious situation. The caller observed a man crawling in and out of the windows of a vehicle and reaching inside thru the window, then opening the hood. Officers were told the man then went inside and called a wrecker for a tow, but was nowhere around.