Local Police Reports: July 11-17

Reed City Police Report — July 11 to 17

If you see any suspicious activity, call 911. For a non-emergency call 832-3255. E-mail tips to RCPD@reedcityhall.org

July 11: Officers responded to a malicious destruction of property complaint. The complainant reported that while he was gone someone came into his yard and vandalized his yard ornaments. A suspect has been identified and the matter is under investigation.

Officers on patrol observed three kids that appeared to be in violation of the city curfew. Upon seeing the patrol car one of the subjects fled on foot. Officers talked to the other two subjects who were not in violation. The third subject who fled was under age and has been identified. The matter is under investigation.

July 12: Officers were dispatched to a private property damage accident that occurred in the parking lot of a business in the city. The driver’s foot accidentally slipped off of the brake and hit the gas pedal causing the vehicle to crash into a pole. There was damage to the vehicle causing it to be removed from the scene by tow truck. There were no injuries and a report has been completed.

Officers met Deputies from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office who had located a subject that was wanted on a Reed City warrant for assault. The Reed City Officers took custody of the subject and she was transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Officers on patrol located three teens on Rails to Trails who were in violation of the city curfew. All three subjects were cited into Probate Court and transported home where they were turned over to their parents. It was discovered that all three kids had left without their parent’s permission.

July 13: Officers were dispatched to E Church St for a report of gunshots or fireworks being set off. Officers checked the area and were not able to locate anything.

July 14: Officers handled a found property complaint. A business in the city turned over property that had been left there and the owners never returned to claim it.

July 15: Officers responded to a civil dispute at a residence in the city. The argument was verbal only and no assault had occurred. The parties were advised on a course of action and there were no further problems.

Officers were dispatched to a gas station in the city. A subject had pumped gas and their credit card was declined. Arrangements were made for the subject to return with cash. The matter was resolved.

Officers responded to a loud music complaint at an apartment complex in the city. The subject had left earlier in the day and left the radio on. The subject was cited for having loud music.

Officers doing property checks heard loud music coming from a neighboring apartment complex. The tenant was located and given a warning.

Officers responded to an apartment complex for an out of control party. The tenant was heavily intoxicated, had been providing beer to minors and trying to make sexual passes on female party goers. One of the people at the party was scared for her friend and left to call the police. Officers arrived on scene and arrested the tenant for disorderly conduct and furnishing alcohol to a minor. Other subjects at the apartment were cited for minor in possession of alcohol.

July 16: Officers were dispatched to a domestic call. It was determined that it was a verbal argument only. The parties agreed to separate for the night. There were no further problems.

July 17: Officers assisted the Michigan State Police with a personal injury accident that occurred at the intersection of W Upton Ave and State St.

Officers were dispatched to a found property complaint. The complainant stated she woke up and found a bike in her yard. The bike was logged into the property room at the Police Department.

Officers responded to an alarm at a business in the city. The building was checked and found to be secure; the alarm was determined to be false. The property owner was notified.

Evart Police Report — July 11 to 17

July 11: An officer investigated a suspicious situation complaint. A business reported that someone was sitting behind the business in the alley way. The officer searched the area to find two individuals who were just trying to get out of the sun. The individuals left the area.

July 12: An officer took a complaint of a run-a-away. The matter was forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a stolen motorcycle. The officer searched the area, and processed the scene for evidence. The case is open pending further investigation.

An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a verbal domestic. The officer spoke to the parties who were advised to resolve their differences in a civilized manner.

While on patrol an officer identified an individual as having an outstanding warrant. The suspect was arrested, transported to OCSD and lodged on charges.

July 13: An officer was dispatched to assist the Osceola County Sheriff’s Department on two calls.

An officer assisted a business with four complaints of Failing to Return Rental Property. The cases are open pending further investigation.

An officer was dispatched to a traffic complaint. The officer made contact with the suspect and a citation was issued for operating a motor vehicle without a valid license.

July 14: An officer was dispatched to a traffic complaint. The officer made contact with the complainant, but was unable to locate the suspect vehicle.

Several blight violations were observed by the Evart Police Officers. The officers sent out notification letters to the property owners. The property owners / tenants have 10 days to correct the violations to avoid being cited.

An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a complaint of unlawful entry. The officer spoke to the parties involved and the case is open pending further investigation.

July 15: An officer is investigating a complaint of Criminal Sexual Conduct.

July 16: An officer investigated a Sex Offender Registry violation. An individual was found to be within 1000 feet of a school zone. The individual was escorted away from the school and instructed to make contact with their parole agent.

An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a civil matter. The officer stood by until the parties reached a mutual agreement.

Osceola County Sheriff Police Report — July 11 to 17

The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office investigated several complaints for the above week. The following is a brief summery for some of that activity which occurred.

On July 10 a deputy was dispatched to Hartwick Township on the report of a single vehicle accident involving a fatality. Upon arrival the deputy conducted his investigation along with assistance from the Michigan State Police. Once the investigation as completed all units cleared the scene without incident.

On July 10 a sergeant investigated a threats complaint which occurred within Leroy Township. Upon arrival the sergeant discovered that the complainant was receiving threats from another person. The sergeant then made contact with the suspect, who advised they did make the threats, but would never carry through on what was said. The sergeant then advised the complainant on the outcome of the interview, and cleared the scene, as the complainant did not wish to pursue criminal charges on this incident.

On July 11 a sergeant was dispatched to Lincoln Township on the report of a single vehicle accident. Through investigation the sergeant discovered that the driver was operating their vehicle while intoxicated at the time of said accident. The sergeant then placed the operator in custody for this offence and transported them to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

On July 11 deputies were dispatched to a residence within Lincoln Township on the report of a domestic assault, which was in progress. Upon arrival the deputies secured the scene, and discovered that an assault had occurred between 2 subjects who reside in the same household. The deputies then placed the aggressor in custody for this incident, and transported them to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

On July 12 a deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle within Marion Township for operating without headlights. Through investigation the deputy discovered that the operator was operating their vehicle with a suspended driver’s license, no insurance and was in possession of suspected marijuana. The operator was then placed in custody and was transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

On July 12 deputies investigated 2 vehicle crashes and 1 vehicle crash with injuries. All incidents occurred within the City of Evart, Sherman and Lincoln Townships.

On July 13 a deputy responded to the Mason County Jail and picked up a subject on a valid Osceola County warrant. The subject was then transported back to Osceola County without incident.

On July 13 a sergeant was dispatched to Evart Township on the report of a vehicle driving recklessly and damaging a county roadway. Through investigation the vehicle’s plate and drivers information was obtained. The sergeant then responded to the suspects address, however was unable to make contact with anyone. This case is open pending contact with the suspect.

On July 14 deputies responded to a residence within Lincoln Township and arrested a subject on a valid felony warrant out of Wexford County. The subject was taken into custody and was turned over to Wexford County deputies without incident.

On July 14 a deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle within Lincoln Township for defective equipment. Through this investigation the deputy discovered that the driver was operating their vehicle while their license was suspended. The driver was then placed in custody and was transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

On July 15 a deputy conducted a traffic stop with the Village of Hersey for a vehicle disregarding a stop sign. Through investigation it was discovered that the operator was driving their vehicle with a suspended license. The operator was taken into custody and was transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

On July 15 a deputy conducted a motorist assist on a vehicle within Richmond Township. Through investigation the deputy discovered that the operator’s vehicle had overheated and became disabled. Further investigation revealed that the operator was driving on a suspended license, had a valid warrant out of Osceola County and did not have insurance on their vehicle. The driver was then taken into custody and was transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident. The operator was also issued a citation for expired plates.

The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind citizens to report any and all suspicious activity that is observed within their neighborhoods, and to contact the sheriff’s office if you have any information pertaining to the above complaints.