Local police reports

Reed City


Officers received a report of Identity theft. The matter is under investigation.


Officers were dispatched to local residence after Mecosta County Central Dispatch received a 911 call that had been disconnected before getting any information. While in route, MCCD cancelled the call after find out a child had been playing with a phone.

Officers were dispatched to respond to a noise complaint at a local trailer park. The officers found the residence to be in violation of City of Reed City ordinance No. 652.04(o). A ticket for amplified music from a residence was issued.

Officers responded to an alarm activation at a local business. It was found to be a false alarm, the building was found to be secure.


Officers responded once again to an alarm activation at a local business. It was found to be a false alarm. The keyholder was requested to respond to the scene and assist with investigating the cause. The problem was located and the keyholder will pass the information on to corporate to have the matter resolved.

Officers were called to local residence regarding neighborhood children harassing the neighbors by pounding and knocking on windows and doors. The officer spoke with the parents of the delinquent minors and found they were having problems with disciplining the children in the home. The officer suggested the parents call the police for help when their children are non-compliant and added that they would not be sanctioned by law enforcement for disciplining the children.

Officers were called to assist Child Protective Services at a local residence.

Officers were dispatched to respond to a car/deer accident. No injuries were reported.

Officers received a call regarding door-to-door sales man. Officers were unable to locate the man to see if he had the required permit to sell door to door within the city limits.

While on patrol, officers observed a vehicle in the parking lot of an apartment complex that was in violation of City of Reed City ordinance No. 1284.13. An abatement notice will be served.


Officers were called to the Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital parking lot regarding the welfare of a mother and her children. Family members were called to assist the young mother with her children.


Officers were requested to assist the Osceola County Sheriff’s Department. Due to the known felony’s record, Reed City Police Department was asked to performing a stand-by for the officers' safety.

Officers were requested to assist the Osceola County Sheriff’s Department with a well-being check on a possible suicidal female.

Officers were requested to perform a well-being check on a young child. The out-of-town father called expressing concern after hearing another child in the home had been injured.


Officers were dispatched to local apartment complex where a female's voice could be heard calling for help. The 74-year-old female was located with no immediate life threatening injuries. A Mobile Intensive Care Unit was dispatched to the scene, along with Reed City Fire personal to unlock the door.

Officers served an arrest warrant for stalking on a 32-year-old male who was already lodged at the Osceola Count Jail.


While performing a traffic stop, officers found the 31-year-old driver to be driving with an expired registration, expired and no operator’s license, along with no proof of insurance. He was issued an appearance ticket for the misdemeanor and released to have his wife who had a valid driver’s license to drive home.