Local police reports

Evart

4/20

An officer was dispatched to a civil complaint. The officer spoke to both parties and the issue was resolved.

An officer was dispatched to a civil complaint. The complainants were advised they could contact the local court if the issue could not be resolved civilly.

4/21

An officer located a suspicious vehicle while on patrol. The officer made contact with the occupants and found one of them was in possession of a controlled substance. The officer issued an appearance citation and the report was forwarded to the City Attorney.

4/22

An officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic offense. The officer learned the driver of the vehicle had a suspended license. The driver was arrested and the vehicle was impounded. The report was forwarded to the City Attorney.

4/23

An officer was dispatched to a suicidal subject. The officer assisted the subject with contacting a social worker.

An officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic offense. The officer learned the driver of the vehicle had a warrant. The driver was arrested and the vehicle was turned over to the passenger.

Reed City

4/18

Officers received a complaint of illegal dumping. The matter is under investigation.

Officers received a complaint of a suspicious Facebook posting. The matter is under investigation.

Officers received a complaint regarding horses that are riding on the Rails to Trails East and West. The complaint was in reference to the horse droppings left behind. The city has an ordinance [606.02 (g) Removal of Animal Waste] animal owners are required to pick up animal waste regardless of the species. Those failing to comply could receive a citation and have to pay a fine.

4/19

Michigan State Police requested officer assistance for safety while taking a subject into custody.

Officers received two separate complaints regarding the illegal dumping of trash at a local apartment complexes. The matters are under investigation. When caught the individuals could face misdemeanor charges.

Officers were dispatched regarding the safety of three young girls who were seen crossing the street nearly getting hit by cars more then once. Upon locating the girls and their parents, they were given a warning and counseled on traffic safety.

Officers received a complaint from a local resident regarding Facebook harassment. The matter is under investigation.

Officers received a report of a suspicious situation that took place the night before. The person reported someone outside his residence in the middle of the night. The subject fled after the resident made his presence known. Case closed.

Officers were dispatched to a hit-and-run vehicle accident. No injuries were reported.

4/20

Officers were dispatched to assist the security officer at the Spectrum Health Emergency Room with a disorderly patient who was refusing treatment. Once the individual was informed the police were on their way, he began to cooperate fully and stated that there would be no further problems. Case closed.

The Liaison Officer was notified by Child Protective Services (CPS) of the truancy of an elementary student. The parents have been notified that a warrant request will be submitted if the child should miss any more school.

Officers were dispatched to a juvenile mischief call. The juvenile was putting a substance on vehicle exhaust pipes that caused the pipe to smoke when a vehicles exhaust pipe heated up under normal conditions.

Officer were dispatched to speak with a female caller about harassing text messages from her estranged boyfriend. The matter is under investigation.

4/21

Officers responded to fire alarm activation, no visible signs of fire upon arrival. The key holder and maintenance arrived along with Reed City Fire Department. It was found to be an alarm malfunction. The alarm was canceled and reset.

Officers arrested a 54-year-old male who was found to be driving while license suspended (DWLS). The vehicle was towed and the individual was lodged in the Osceola County Jail without incident. He also was issued a citation for unauthorized use of a handicap space and no valid proof of insurance.

Officers received a complaint regarding a non-aggravated assault between two juvenile males. The case is open, pending medical records and prosecutor review.

Officers received a lost credit/debit bank card. The rightful owner was identified and the card was returned.

4/22

Officers were dispatched to local apartment complex regarding juvenile mischief and a minor assault. The case will be turned over the prosecutor for review.

Officers were dispatched to local residence regarding a juvenile assault. The matter is under investigation.

Officers were dispatched to local apartment complex regarding a possible suicidal subject. The individual stated they were not well and agreed to be seen in the emergency room for a voluntary mental health evaluation. Officer provided transportation to the hospital. Case closed.

Officers were dispatched to local business regarding an intoxicated patron outside pounding on the door after closing for the night, making it so the employees were unable to leave for the night. Officers arrested a 32-year-old male for disorderly person, trespassing and resisting arrest. He was transported to the Osceola County Jail where he continued to resist officers and corrections staff.

4/23

Officers were dispatched to local business regarding a juvenile runaway who was upset he was disciplined. Officers made contact with the boy’s mother and arrangements were made for him to stay with his father until he calmed down. Officers notified Child Protective Services of the situation. Case closed.

4/24

Officers were requested to assist the Osceola County Sheriff's Department in locating a large party where it was suspected to have several minors in possession of alcohol. The party was found to have been vacated earlier in the evening.