Evart

Police Report

Feb. 28 to March 6

Feb. 28: An officer was dispatched to assist Osceola County Sheriff’s Department on a call.

An officer took a larceny complaint. The officer spoke to the victim, and searched the surrounding area.  The case is open pending further investigation.

An officer was dispatched to an area check.  The officer searched the area and found it to be secure.

An officer investigated a suspicious situation at a local business.  The officer searched the building, the surrounding area and found everything to be secure.

March 2: While on a traffic stop an officer identified the driver as not having a valid driver’s license, and a citation was issued.

March 4: An officer was dispatched to three harassment complaints.  The officer spoke to the parties involved, and informed the suspects of the unwanted contact requested by the complainants.

March 6: An officer was dispatched to a residence for an aggravated assault complaint.  The officer spoke to the parties involved, who advised they did not wish to seek formal charges.

An officer was dispatched to a local business reference a retail fraud complaint. The suspect was arrested and lodged in the Osceola County Jail.

An officer was dispatched to assist EMS on a medical call.

An officer was dispatched to a traffic complaint.  The officer spoke to the complainant, and was unable to locate the suspect.  If anyone has any information on a burgundy and tan Ford pick-up with a license plate of CBW7368, please contact the Evart Police Department.

An officer identified an individual as having an outstanding warrant. The suspect was arrested, transported to OCSD and lodged on charges.

Reed City

Police Report

Feb. 28 to March 6

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

E-mail tips to RCPD@reedcityhall.org

Feb. 28: Officers investigated a possible fraud complaint.  Through investigation it was discovered that a collections agency was attempting collections on the wrong person.  The matter has been resolved.

Officers responded to the area of E Osceola and S Chestnut St for a complaint of a reckless driver.  The suspect vehicle could not be located.

Officers handled a threatening phone calls complaint.  A report was completed; the complainant did not wish to pursue the matter.

Officers investigated a complaint of a subject having child pornographic material on a laptop computer.  The laptop has been seized and will be sent to the Michigan State Police Computer Crimes Lab to be analyzed.

March 1: Officers responded to the Reed City Motel for an assault/disorderly complaint.  The suspect was intoxicated and assaulted a child.  The suspect had fled the scene.  A report was completed and submitted to the City Attorney seeking an arrest warrant on the suspect.

Officers assisted EMS on a medical run at a residence in the city where a subject had a head injury.

March 3: Officers responded to an alarm at a business in the city.  The building was checked and found to be secure.  The property owner was notified.

Officers handled a hit and run property damage accident.  The incident was captured by the business security camera.  Officers are in the process of identifying the driver of the vehicle that fled the scene.

Officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation.  It was discovered that the driver had an outstanding warrant for Friend of the Court out of Mecosta County.  The driver was arrested and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Officers were dispatched to a breaking and entering complaint at an apartment complex in the city.  A report was completed and the matter is under investigation.

March 4: Officers responded to a property damage accident on US 10.  The driver of the vehicle loss control on the slippery roads and crashed in the ditch.  There were no injuries.

March 5: Officers picked up a subject on an outstanding warrant for assault from Wexford County Officers.  The subject was transported to and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Officers responded to a call of a car being vandalized with eggs.  A report was completed and officers searched the area looking for the suspects.

Officers on patrol located a minor that was in violation of the cities curfew law.  The child was returned home to his parents and cited into court.

Officers responded to an alarm at a factory in the city.  Upon checking the building it was found to be secure.  The property owner was notified.

March 6: Officers responded to an assault complaint.  The complaint was assaulted by his ex-girlfriend.  A report was completed and submitted to the prosecutor for review.

Osceola County

Sheriff’s Report

Feb. 27 to March 5

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. 27: Deputies investigated 1 vehicle crash and 2 vehicle crashes with injuries, which occurred within Middle Branch, Leroy and Hersey Townships.

Feb. 28: Deputies were dispatched to a residence within Osceola Township on the report of an unknown situation.  Upon arrival the deputies secured the scene and discovered that this was a verbal argument between 2 subjects.  Deputies then separated the parties involved and cleared the scene once their assistance was not longer needed.

A deputy assisted a stranded motorist within Lincoln Township, as their vehicle was disabled.  Through further investigation it was determined that the male passenger had a valid warrant out of Oakland County for their arrest.  This subject was then taken into custody and was transported to the Osceola County Jail.

March 1: deputies investigated 2 vehicle crashes which occurred within Burdell Township.

A deputy conducted a traffic stop within Middle Branch Township for an equipment violation.  Through investigation it was discovered that the operator had a valid warrant out of Osceola County.  The operator was then taken into custody and was transported to the Osceola County Jail.

March 2: A deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle within Lincoln Township on the report that the operator was driving on a suspended license.  Through further investigation it was also discovered that the operator was also operating while intoxicated.  The operator was taken into custody for these offences and was transported to the Osceola County Jail.

Deputies investigated 2 vehicle crashes, which occurred within Burdell, Evart and Richmond Townships.

March 3: Deputies were dispatched to a residence within the City of Reed City on the report of 2 subjects verbally arguing.  Upon arrival the deputies secured the scene, and confirmed that this was a verbal argument, and that no assault had taken place.  The deputies then cleared the scene once their assistance was no longer needed.

Deputies investigated three vehicle crashes, which occurred within Lincoln, Orient and Hersey Townships.

A deputy was dispatched to a school within Leroy Township on the report of a student being in possession of suspected marijuana.  Upon arrival the deputy completed his investigation and cleared the scene without incident.  This incident was forwarded to Probate Court for review and charges.

March 4: Deputies investigated 5 vehicle crashes, which occurred within Sylvan, Marion, Richmond, Lincoln and Leroy Townships.

A deputy investigated a malicious destruction of personal property complaint, which occurred at the village office located within the village of Marion.  Upon arrival the deputy discovered that an unknown subject had written graffiti on the men’s bathroom wall.  The deputy completed his investigation and cleared the scene once his assistance was no longer needed.

March 5: Deputies performed a traffic stop on a vehicle within Hersey Township for a speeding infraction.  Through investigation the deputies discovered that the operator was driving his vehicle while intoxicated and was also in possession of suspected marijuana.  The operator was taken into custody and was transported to the Osceola County Jail.

A sergeant was dispatched to a residence within Lincoln Township on the report of a 911 hang-up complaint.  Upon arrival the sergeant discovered that the lone occupant was having phone trouble, and did not need any assistance.  Once his assistance was not longer needed the sergeant cleared the scene without incident.

The Osceola County D.A.R.E. officer continued drug and resistance education training at local schools, where the topic of discussion was the dangers of alcohol and marijuana use.

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.

Michigan State

Police Report

Feb. 28 to March 7

The Michigan State Police Reed City Post weekly calls for service report. Additional information regarding a few significant cases being investigated:

A trooper was dispatched to Holton’s LP in Osceola Twp on Feb. 28 regarding stolen copper tubing.  The suspect(s) had also stolen copper tubing from propane tanks at two nearby residences.  It appears the suspect(s) took the copper to sell as scrap.  The theft occurred sometime on Feb. 7 or 8.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Michigan State Police Reed City Post at (231) 832-2221.

A trooper was dispatched to the Evart High School on Feb. 28 regarding threatening statements made on a social networking site.  A 15-year-old girl posted several threats of bodily harm toward another student, and included that she planned to carry out the assault the next morning at school.  The Evart High School staff became aware of the situation and immediately took steps toward intervention.   The trooper conducted an investigation, which will be sent to the prosecutor for review.

Troopers located and assisted a stranded motorist on US 131 near Reed City on March 1.  The driver’s vehicle had broken down while transporting his 16 year old son to the hospital for stomach pains.  The driver had requested a tow truck through his roadside assistance, but the wait was much longer than expected.  Troopers determined an ambulance was not required, then transported them both the hospital where the young man was treated.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Contact Tpr. Travis House, Community Service Trooper, MSP Reed City Post.  231-832-2221

Sexual Assaults:  2

Assaults/Stalking:  1

Larceny/Fraud:  6

Fugitives/Obstruction of Justice:  3

Sex Offender Violations: 1

Public Peace/Threats: 3

Juvenile Runaway:  1

Traffic Crashes/Hit and Run:  18

Other traffic Incidents:  3

Mental Health/Insanity/Suicide:  1

Civil/Family Disputes:  4

Suspicious Situations:  10

Other/Non-criminal:  8

Total for period:  61