Local police reports for Feb. 21-28
Feb. 21 to Feb. 27
Feb. 21: An officer was dispatched to a bank reference an armed robbery. The suspect was apprehended at a residence and taken into custody. The case is still open.
An officer took a found property report (winter coat). The property will be kept at the Police Department for 30 days or until claimed by the owner. The coat was found along the Rails to Trails on the south side of town.
An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a 9-1-1 hang up. Upon arrival the officer found all residents to be secure.
Feb. 22: An officer took a MDOP complaint. The officer spoke with the complainant, and photos were taken of the damaged truck. The case is open pending further investigation.
An officer was dispatched to a private property damage accident. There were no injuries.
An officer was dispatched to assist EMS on a medical call.
Feb. 23: An officer was dispatched to a check well being complaint. Upon arrival the officer found the subject to be secure requiring no additional action.
An officer took a harassment complaint. The officer spoke to the complainant and the case is still open.
An officer was dispatched to a traffic complaint that was determined to be uninformed.
An officer was dispatched to a residence for a suspicious situation complaint. Upon arrival the officer spoke to the complainant, and was unable to locate the suspect.
Feb. 24: An officer identified an individual as having an outstanding warrant. The suspect was arrested, transported to OCSD and lodged on charges.
Feb. 27: An officer was dispatched to a local business reference a possible larceny. The case is open pending further investigation.
An officer was dispatched to a residence for a civil dispute. The officer stood by until an agreement was reached by both parties, requiring no further action.
An officer identified an individual as having an outstanding warrant. The suspect was arrested, transported to OCSD and lodged on charges.
Feb. 21 to Feb. 27
If you see any suspicious activity, call 911. For a non-emergency call 832-3255.
E-mail tips to RCPD@reedcityhall.org
Feb. 21: Officers assisted the Osceola County Sheriff’s Department on a property damage accident at the south city limits.
Officers responded to an alarm at a business outside of the city. The business was checked and a company delivery driver accidentally set off the alarm.
Officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. It was discovered that the driver was driving on a suspended license. The driver was arrested and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.
Feb. 22: Officers investigated a complaint of a sex offender failing to change his address. The matter is under investigation.
Officers were dispatched to the hospital for a disorderly complaint. A patient became hostile and threw a cup of urine in the exam room. The report was submitted to the City Attorney requesting an arrest warrant.
Officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. It was discovered that the driver was operating without vehicle insurance. The driver was arrested and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.
Feb. 23: Officers on patrol stopped a vehicle where the driver was known to be suspended. The driver was arrested for operating on a suspended license and disorderly conduct and lodged at the Osceola County Jail.
Officers assisted Consumers Energy with traffic control on E. Church Street at Ann Street while new power lines were ran.
Officers investigated a breaking and entering of a storage shed at a residence in the city. A report was taken and the matter remains under investigation.
Officers assisted EMS on a medial run where a suicidal person punched a mirror and cut herself. The subject was transported to the hospital without incident.
Officers responded to a civil dispute at a residence in the city. The matter was resolved.
Officers doing property checks located an open door at a business in the city. The building was searched and found to be secure. The property owner was contacted.
Feb. 24: The School Liaison Officer investigated a complaint where a student brought a knife to school.
The School Liaison Officer investigated a harassment complaint at the High School. A report was completed and the matter remains under investigation.
Feb. 25: Officers were dispatched to a civil dispute at a residence in the city. The property owner wanted a subject removed that was allowed to live in the residence. The property owner was advised on a course of action.
Officers were called to the hospital for an intoxicated subject. The subject was talked to and warned about his actions.
Officers were dispatched to U.S. 10 for an intoxicated subject walking in the roadway. Officers arrived to find the subject walking on the shoulder of the road and not intoxicated.
Feb. 26: Officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. It was discovered that the driver had an outstanding warrant out of the 49th Circuit Court for Probation Violation. The driver was arrested and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.
Feb. 20 to Feb. 26
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.
Feb. 20: Deputies investigated seven-vehicle crashes and two-vehicle crashes with injuries. The accidents occurred within the City of Evart, Osceola, Richmond, Lincoln, Leroy and Burdell Townships.
Feb. 21: Deputies were dispatched to a residence within Middle Branch Township on the report of a larceny complaint. Upon arrival the deputies discovered that someone had taken some fire wood from the complainant’s barn. Further investigation on this incident revealed that the complaint also had a valid warrant out for their arrest. The deputies then placed this subject in custody and transported them to the Osceola County Jail.
Deputies investigated three vehicle crashes, which occurred within Middle Branch, Rose Lake and Richmond Townships.
Feb. 22: Deputies were dispatched to a residence within Sylvan Township on the report of a possible harassment complaint. Through investigation the deputies discovered that the complainant was being harassed by a subject via face book. The deputies completed their investigation and cleared the scene without incident.
A deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle within the Village of Marion for careless driving. Through investigation the deputy discovered that the registration plate was improper. The deputy issued the driver an appearance citation for this infraction and also impounded the vehicle.
Feb. 23: Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle within Rose Lake Township for an equipment violation. Further investigation revealed that the operator was driving on a suspended license. The operator was then arrested and transported to the Osceola County Jail.
Deputies investigated 4 vehicle crashes, which occurred within Burdell, Marion, Osceola and Highland Townships.
A deputy investigated a criminal sexual conduct complaint, which occurred at a location within Evart Township. This complaint is open pending further investigation.
Feb. 24: Deputies investigated 3 vehicle crashes and 1 vehicle crash with injuries. The accidents occurred within the Village of Marion, Richmond, Highland and Burdell Townships.
Feb. 25: Deputies responded to a residence within Evart Township, and arrested a subject on a valid warrant. The subject was taken into custody and transported to the Osceola County Jail.
Deputies assisted agents from the Michigan Liquor Control Commission with inspections at local establishments. The inspections were completed without incident, and the deputies cleared the scenes once their assistance was no longer needed.
Feb. 26: A deputy was dispatched to a residence within Marion Township on the report of a breaking and entering complaint. Upon arrival the deputy discovered that someone had entered the complaints seasonal cottage, and took several items. The deputy completed his investigation and cleared the scene without incident.
A deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle within Leroy Township for an equipment violation. Further investigation revealed that the operator was driving on a suspended license. The operator was taken into custody and transported to the Osceola County Jail.
The Osceola County D.A.R.E. officer continued drug and resistance education training at local schools, where the topic of discussion was marijuana use and addictions.
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.
Feb. 21 to Feb. 28
Additional information regarding a few significant cases being investigated:
Troopers were dispatched to a Chippewa Twp. residence for an assault complaint. Investigation revealed that a 36 year old Rodney man had assaulted his pregnant wife at a party. During the assault, he reportedly punched the 34-year-old woman in the stomach and the head. The suspect then assaulted a 26 year old female with a baseball bat. Both women received minor injuries, and the suspect was arrested and lodged in the Mecosta County Jail for both domestic assault and felonious assault. Alcohol was involved in the incident.
Troopers received a BOL (Be On the Lookout) for a reckless driver in the Paris area. Troopers located the vehicle traveling north on 220th Ave near Reed City. Radar indicated the suspect was traveling at 100 miles per hour on the rural road. The Troopers caught up to the vehicle and performed a traffic stop. The driver was identified as an 18 year old male Richmond Twp. resident. He had two 16-year-old female passengers in the car. The driver was arrested and lodged in the Osceola County Jail for reckless driving.
A trooper was dispatched to a seasonal property in Highland Twp. on Feb. 26. A care taker had found the out buildings had been broken into, and several sets of tracks leading to and from the residence and the roadway. The suspects forced entry into a garage, a pole building, and one shed. An inventory of the stolen property is being completed. Investigation revealed that this incident occurred on or after Feb. 24 and before the morning hours of Feb. 26. Anyone with further information is encouraged to contact the Michigan State Police Reed City Post at (231) 832-2221.
Contact Tpr. Travis House, Community Service Trooper, MSP Reed City Post. (231) 832-2221
Sexual assaults: 2
Breaking and entering/Alarms: 3
Stolen vehicles: 1
Fugitives/obstruction of Justice: 4
Sex offender violations: 1
Public peace/threats: 1
Juvenile runaway: 1
Traffic crashes/hit and run: 10
Other traffic incidents: 5
Civil/family disputes: 3
Suspicious situations: 4
Total for period: 49