Local police reports for Aug. 7 to 14

Evart

Police Report

Aug. 8 to 14

Aug. 8: An officer was dispatched to assist the Osceola County Sheriff’s Department on a call.

An officer was dispatched to a hit and run accident. There were no injuries.

An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a civil matter. The officer advised the parties to take the matter to civil court.

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.

Aug. 9: An officer was dispatched to a complaint of a suspicious person. Upon arrival the officer observed an individual consuming alcohol on public property. The officer seized the alcohol and advised the individual of the City ordinance and cleared the scene.

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.

An officer was dispatched to an animal complaint. The officer made contact with the dog owner and a citation was issued for dog at large.

An officer was dispatched to assist the Osceola County Sheriff’s Department on a call.

Aug. 10: While on patrol an officer identified an individual as being out after curfew. The officer made contact with the individual and a citation was issued for a curfew violation.

An officer was dispatched to a private property damage accident. There were no injuries.

Aug. 11: An officer completed a transport to Grand Rapids.

Aug. 13: An officer was dispatched to assist the Osceola County Sheriff’s Department on a breaking and entering complaint.

An officer was dispatched to assist the Osceola County Sheriff’s Department on a traffic complaint.

An officer was dispatched to a residence reference minors on an ATV without helmets. The case was forwarded to the Department of Human Services .

Aug. 14: An officer was dispatched to a loud vehicle complaint. Upon arrival the officer identified the individual in the vehicle to be intoxicated. The individual was issued a citation for Open Intox, and turned over to a family member.

An officer was dispatched to a domestic violence complaint. The officer spoke to all the parties involved. The case has been turned over to the Osceola County Prosecuting Attorney for review.

An officer took a found property report (a bank debit card). The property will be kept at the Police Department for 30 days or until the owner has been contacted.

Reed City

Police Report

Aug. 8 to 14

If you see any suspicious activity, call 911. For a non-emergency call 832-3255.

E-mail tips to RCPD@reedcityhall.org.

Aug. 8: Officers were called to an apartment complex for a possible trespassing complaint. A subject who had been trespassed from the property was seen in an apartment. Officers checked the building and the subject was not there.

Officers handled a complaint where a subject may have had unauthorized purchases on his checking account. It was discovered that all the charges were correct.

Officers located subjects selling door to door in the city. Both subjects were identified and advised on the proper procedure to obtaining a peddling permit in the city.

Officers responded to a parking lot at a business for a property damage accident. Upon inspecting the vehicles there was no damage.

Officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. It was discovered that one of the occupants in the vehicle had a warrant out of Mackinaw County. Mackinaw County was not able to pick the subject up from Reed City, so she was released after being advised of the warrant.

Aug. 9: Officers stopped two vehicles on E. Church St for a traffic violation. One of the vehicles fled the traffic stop and was not able to be located. When the officer returned to deal with the other vehicle, it too had left. Officers responded to the address where the registered owner of the second vehicle lived. While en route they observed the vehicle and it disregarded a stop sign, almost colliding with the patrol car. The suspect then accelerated to a high rate of speed. Officers started pursing the suspect; however a short time later the suspect crashed into a telephone poll and rolled the vehicle. The suspect, who was intoxicated was taken to the hospital and then lodged. Officers were assisted at the scene by the Osceola County Sheriff’s Department. Additional charges are pending.

Aug. 10: Officers investigated a trash complaint. A subject moved out of a house and set trash out next to the road in black bags. The trash had sat there was days and was torn apart by animals. Officers contacted the landlord and the matter has been resolved.

Officers investigated a trash/grass abatement issue at an unoccupied house in the city. Officers are in the process of identifying the owner to serve them the notice.

Aug. 11: Officers attended a police funeral in Midland Michigan for fallen Rapid City South Dakota Officer Ryan McCandless.

Officers responded to a dog at large complaint. The dogs were captured and returned to their owner. The owner of the dogs was cited for allowing them to run at large.

Officers were dispatched to a hit and run private property damage accident. The driver of the vehicle that left the scene was located and interviewed. The driver did not realize that the crash had occurred. There was minor damage to both vehicles. A report was completed.

Officers on patrol located two minors drinking alcohol at the Depot Pavilion. Both subjects were given appearance citations and released.

Officers on patrol located an open door at an area business. The business was searched and secured.

Aug. 12: Officers were called to an area factory for a suspicious person walking around the building and parking lot. The subject had left prior to the officer arriving on scene.

Officers were dispatched to a domestic between two sisters at an apartment complex. The officer arrived on scene and no one was home. Dispatch called the complainant back and she no longer wished to make a report.

Officers were requested to do a well being check on an elderly female. Officers arrived on scene to find that she was OK and that she was having phone problems.

Officers were on patrol at Westerburg Park for the Crossroads festival. Officers escorted two subjects off the property for failing to comply.

Officers located a subject at her residence that had an outstanding Osceola County warrant for Friend of the Court. The subject was taken into custody and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Officers at Westerburg Park stopped a vehicle due to someone riding on the hood of the car while it was moving. It was discovered that the driver was intoxicated and one of the passengers had an outstanding warrant out of Newaygo County Sheriff’s Department for malicious destruction of property. Both subjects were taken into custody and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Aug. 13: Officers on patrol observed a subject sitting in his yard that had an outstanding warrant for contempt of court. The subject was arrested and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Officers were on patrol at Westerburg Park for the Pet and Bike Parade, Softball Games and Beverage Tent.

Aug. 14: Officers checked the area for a suspicious vehicle that was seen near construction equipment. The vehicle had left the area.

Osceola County

Sheriff’s Report

Aug. 7 to 13

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.

Aug. 7: A sergeant was on patrol within Marion Township when he observed a occupied vehicle parked on the side of a roadway. Through investigation the sergeant determined that the driver was operating their vehicle while intoxicated and was in possession of open intoxicants. The driver was then taken into custody and was transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Deputies were dispatched to a residence within Sylvan Township on the report of a domestic assault complaint. Upon arrival the deputies secured the scene and through investigation determined that an assault did occur between a couple involved in a marital relationship. The aggressor was then taken into custody and was transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Aug. 8: Deputies investigated an assault and battery complaint which occurred within Marion Township. Upon arrival the deputies discovered that an Osceola County Road Commission worker was assaulted by an unknown subject during an argument. The deputies spoke with witnesses and patrolled the area, however were unable to locate the suspect.

Deputies investigated a breaking and entering complaint, which occurred at a residence within the Village of Marion. Upon arrival the deputies determined that an unknown subject entered the complainant’s residence and took a computer and digital camera. The deputies completed their investigation and cleared the scene. This complaint is open pending further investigation.

Aug. 9: Deputies were dispatched to a residence within Rose Lake Township on the report of a disorderly subject complaint. Upon arrival the deputies secured the scene and discovered that the disorderly person was intoxicated and was under age. Since the scene was secure the deputies issued a citation to the underage subject, and released them into the care of their parents.

Deputies were dispatched to Evart Township on the report that someone had taken the complainant’s trail camera. Upon arrival the deputies began their investigation, and while working in conjunction with the complaint a suspect was identified. This case is open pending further investigation.

Aug. 10: A sergeant was dispatched to Orient Township on the report of a threats complaint. Upon arrival the sergeant discovered that the complainant was receiving threats from a tenant whom he had just served eviction papers on. The sergeant spoke with the suspect in this matter and documented this incident as per the complainant’s request.

A sergeant investigated a damage to vehicle complaint, which occurred within Evart Township. Through investigation it was determined that someone had intentionally cut a cluster of wires on the complainant’s car, while the car was parked in the complaint’s yard. The sergeant completed his investigation and cleared the scene once his assistance was no longer needed.

Aug. 11: Deputies were dispatched to a residence within the City of Evart on the report of a noise complaint. Upon arrival the deputies made contact with the suspects and asked them to turn their loud music down. During this investigation it was determined that one occupant of the residence had a valid warrant issued for their arrest, which was out of Newaygo County. This subject was then taken into custody and was transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

A deputy arrested a subject within the City of Reed City on a valid warrant issued out of Osceola County. The subject was taken into custody and was transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Aug. 12: A sergeant conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle within Richmond Township for not havening working taillights. Through investigation the sergeant discovered that the driver was operating their vehicle without insurance. At that time the driver was issued a citation and the vehicle was impounded.

A deputy arrested a subject within the City of Reed City on a valid warrant issued out of Osceola County. The subject was taken into custody and was transported to the Osceola County Jail.

Aug. 13: A sergeant was dispatched to a business within Richmond Township on the report of a suspicious person complaint. Upon arrival the sergeant discovered that the subject in question was highly intoxicated, and had been sleeping behind a dumpster, which was outside during a rain storm. At that time the subject was arrested for disorderly person and was transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Deputies investigated 4 vehicle crashes which occurred within Burdell, Richmond and Leroy Townships.

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.