Local police reports

Reed City


Officers received a call to assist Child Protective Services at a local apartment complex. The 36-year-old father had become very irrational and upset and believed to be unsafe for the children to be with him during that time. Officers were able to calm his down and the children were sent to be with their mother.


The liaison officer assisted in two separate situations, going to the homes and taking students back to school regarding truancy issues.


Officers were called to assist the Osceola County Sheriff;s Department with a car/deer accident. No injuries were reported.

After observing an open door at a local residence, officers performed a property inspection and found nothing out of the normal. Door was secured, case closed.

Officers were dispatched to assist the Osceola County Sheriff’s Department with an intoxicated driver.

Officers were dispatched to locate a semi truck that was driving on the expressway and appeared to be on fire. Officers located and stopped the semi truck finding no fire. Case closed.

Officers were dispatched to a local business regarding a domestic verbal dispute. A verbal warning was issued by the responding officer.

Officers were dispatched to local parking lot regarding a suspicious situation. The caller claimed that there was a man sitting in his car in the parking lot mixing his own drinks and suspected he may be intoxicated. The matter was unfounded.

Officers were called regarding a girl in the cemetery at night. The matter was unfounded. The cemetery closes from dusk to dawn.


Officers were called to local residence regarding a possible runaway juvenile. The missing child was found to have walked across the street to a relative after having a dispute in the home. Further investigation resulted in the arrest of a 25-year-old male for Domestic Assault. He was transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Officers were dispatched to local residence to assist the Emergency Medical Service with a combative woman in need of medical attention. The 50-year-old female was transported to the Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital without incident.


Officers were dispatched to local residence regarding domestic abuse between a brother and sister. The 23-year-old male was arrested and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident for Domestic Assault and Possession of an Unregistered Pistol.


Officers were dispatched to local business regarding theft from a coin operated devise. The matter is under investigation.

Officers arrested a 21-year-old male who has a criminal bench for failure to appear out of the 77th District Court Reed City. He was transported and lodged in the Osceola County Jail without incident.



Harassment — An officer handled a harassment complaint and spoke with the parties involved.


Breaking and Entering — An officer handled a breaking and entering complaint at a residence. The case remains open at this time.

Civil — An officer handled a civil complaint.


Found Property — A firearm was surrendered to the Evart Police Department for safe keeping.

Civil/Assist — An officer assisted the Department of Human Services on a child custody dispute.


Traffic Offense — An officer handled a traffic offense.

Failure to Pay — An officer handled a fail to pay complaint at a local business.

Assist — An officer assisted the Michigan State Police with a traffic stop.

Assist — An officer assisted the Osceola County Sheriff’s Department with a traffic stop.