Local police reports



Check Well-Being: Officers were asked to conduct a well-being check on a subject. The subject was found to be in need of medical attention and was transported to Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital per their request.


Assault: Officers responded to an assault. The victim was transported by ambulance to Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital. The case remains open at this time.


Hit and Run: Officers responded to a hit-and-run single-vehicle accident. A light post was damaged. The case remains open at this time.

Dog at Large: Officers responded to a dog at large complaint. The complaint was addressed with the dog’s owner.

Reed City


Officers were dispatched to assist the Osceola County Sheriff’s Department with a hit and run accident.

Officers were called to assist the Michigan State Police as backup while they conducted a vehicle search.


Officers were called to local residence regarding a tree branch that the cable company cut and left hanging. Officers advised the home owner call the cable company.

Officers were called to local residence regarding a suspicious situation. The caller was concerned over the neighbor's screen door swinging in the wind. Officers checked the door and found the screen door latch was not working, although the inner door was closed and secure. Case closed.

The School Liaison Officer submitted a warrant request with the Osceola County Prosecutor's Office for the truancy of three children living at the same residences.


Officers were dispatched to assist Osceola County Sheriff’s Department with a traffic stop with warrants. Officers assisted as a second officer for the arrest. The subject was taken into custody without incident.

While performing a traffic stop, officers found the driver had no insurance on the vehicle, failed to display a valid registration plate and had a defective headlight. The 18-year-old male driver was arrested, his vehicle towed and he was transported and lodged in the Osceola County Jail without incident.

The Reed City Police Department received a phone call from a man concerned for the welfare of his brother. The caller claimed his brother had been stabbed and was not answering his phone. The caller did not know the full name of the people he thought his brother was staying with. Officers made numerous attempts to track down and locate the brother. The man was located and said he had not been injured and added he did not have a brother. Case closed.

Officers were dispatched regarding a suspicious situation involving three juvenile boys. One boy called dispatch and reported his friend had just been abducted. Moments later a call came in from a 49-year-old male advising he had just taken a boy home that he'd caught urinating in his yard and wished to speak to an officer. The adult male was advised he could not tell a child or anyone to get in his vehicle and recommended he not ever do it again or he could face charges. He declined having trespass papers served on the boys.


Officers assisted the Ludington Police Department with the investigation of a possible scam involving the repair of a vehicle.

Officers were dispatched to a suspicious vehicle parked on the shoulder of the road. The caller stated it had been seen parked there before. Officers found the vehicle was unoccupied and parked on the shoulder of the road at the end of a driveway. The vehicle did not appear to be broken down. Officers believe it to be visiting the residence. Case closed.

Officers were dispatched to assist the Evart Police Department at the Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital Emergency Room. Dispatch notified the officers that a felonious assault victim was en-route to the ER by Osceola County EMS. Evart Police Department requested assistance in photographing the victim’s injuries while they worked the scene.


Officers received a call of a hit-and-run accident of a parked vehicle with minor vehicle damage. The matter is under investigation.

Officers received call to report a civil matter that also involved harassing text messages between roommates.

Officers were dispatched to perform an area check for a group of juveniles running in and out of the street. When officers responded there were no juveniles around. Officers spoke with juvenile and guardian at the residence who informed the officers there were friends over earlier and they had been throwing snowballs at each other and running around but they didn't go in the street. Parents were spoken to, case closed.


Officers assisted Probation and Parole with a probation check. No violations were found.

Officers were dispatched to local residence regarding two boys that had sneaked out of the house with a friend that was staying over night. Officers went in search for the three juveniles; in the meantime they returned home. Officers returned the visiting child to his home and the other two were left with their mother. Case closed.


Officers were called to local business regarding a littering problem. Officers will be on the look out for any suspicious activity.

Officers conducted a traffic stop believing the registration plate to be expired. It was found to be valid. Vehicle owners are reminded that the registration sticker should be placed on the indentation found in the upper right corner of the plate.