Reed City

Police Report

Feb. 6 to 12

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

E-mail tips to RCPD@reedcityhall.org

Feb. 6: Officers investigated a larceny complaint at the School. A report has been completed and the matter is under investigation.

Officers assisted with a child that had walked to City Hall from the school and didn’t have a ride home. Officers were able to contact the child’s parents to have him picked up.

Officers assisted the Michigan State Police at a residence on a 911 hang up call. Once the scene was secure the officer resumed patrol duties within the city.

Officers assisted the Evart Police Department on a disorderly call at a residence in Evart. A male subject was out of control and intoxicated. Once the scene was secure the officer resumed patrol duties within the city.

Feb. 7: Officers investigated a weapons offense at the School. A student had brought a knife to school. A report has been completed and submitted to Probate Court for action.

Officers investigated a malicious destruction of property complaint at the High School. A vehicle was keyed in the parking lot. A report was completed and the matter is under investigation.

Officers responded to a possible breaking and entering complaint at a residence in the city. The resident returned home to find her door open. Officers checked the residence and nothing was out of place. It appears that the wind blew the door open or the owner didn’t secure it all the way when she left.

Officers were dispatched to a possible suicidal subject call. Upon arrival it was determined that the subject was not suicidal. No further action was needed.

Officers were requested to assist the Osceola County Sheriff’s Department on a possible homicide at a residence in northern Osceola County. Upon arrival it was discovered that there was not a homicide and that the caller was in an altered mental state. Officers assisted in transporting a subject to the Jail and then resumed patrol duties within the city.

Feb. 8: Officers were dispatched to a property damage accident on E. Church St. The driver of the vehicle had struck a deer in the roadway. There were no injuries and only minor damage.

Officers were called to the school to assist with a disorderly student that was out of control. Officers were able to get the child under control and he was turned over to his parents.

Officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. It was discovered that the driver was operating on a suspended license. The driver was arrested and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Officers received a report of a person going door to door asking for money. Officers checked the area and were not able to locate the subject.

Officers responded to a barking dog complaint. Upon arrival no dogs were heard barking. The complaint was unfounded.

Feb. 9: Officers attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation. Initially the driver failed to stop for officers. The driver eventually pulled over and was taken into custody for driving on a suspended license and having an outstanding warrant out of Kent County for Friend of the Court.

Officers responded to a residence in the city for a possible fraud complaint. It was reported that the complainant was talking to someone on the internet who claimed to be in the military and needed money to get home. It was determined to be a scam and the complainant was advised on a course of action. No money had been sent to the subject.

Officers transported a juvenile subject to Pine Rest in Grand Rapids on a court order. The transport was completed without incident.

Feb. 10: Officers responded to a business in the city for a private property damage accident. There were no injuries and only minor damage. A report was completed.

Officers were dispatched to a domestic in progress call at a residence in the city. The female complainant had been assaulted by her boyfriend. The boyfriend had fled the scene prior to officers arriving, however he was located on Rails to Trails and arrested for Domestic Assault and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Officers located a subject who had an outstanding warrant for failure to appear. The subject was lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Feb. 11: Officers on patrol located a set of keys in Alley 7. The owner of the keys was identified and the keys were returned to the owner.

Officers were called to a bar in the city for a fight in the back parking lot. Officers arrived on scene and separated the subjects. One of the subjects involved was arrested for Disorderly Conduct and was lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Feb. 12: Officers were dispatched to a residence for a report of a dog being neglected. Upon arrival it was found that the dog was not being neglected at the time. Further follow up will be made at a later date.

Osceola County

Sheriff’s Report

Feb. 5 to 11

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. 5: Deputies were dispatched to Leroy Township on the report of a single vehicle crash with injuries. Upon arrival the deputies discovered that an unknown vehicle was passing the complaint, which caused the complaint to loose control and run off the roadway. The deputies completed their investigation and cleared the scene without incident.

Deputies were dispatched to a residence within Hersey Township on the report of a noise complaint. Upon arrival the deputies made contact with the owner of the residence, where the loud music was coming from, and requested they turn the music down to an acceptable level. The owners complied and the deputies cleared the scene without incident.

Feb. 6: Deputies were dispatched to a residence within Highland Township on the report of a possible assault complaint. Upon arrival the deputies secured the scene and determined that an assault did occur, along with locating some narcotics inside the residence. Deputies cleared the scene once their investigation was completed, and submitted their report to the prosecutor’s office for charges.

A deputy arrested a subject within the City of Reed City, on the strength of a valid warrant issued out of Osceola County. The subject was then transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Feb. 7: A deputy conducted a traffic stop within Burdell Township for an equipment violation. Through investigation it was determined that a passenger within said vehicle had a valid warrant issued for their arrest. The passenger was then arrested and transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Deputies investigated two vehicle crashes which occurred within the City of Reed City and Orient Township.

Feb. 8: Deputies were dispatched to a residence within Highland Township on the report of a possible suspicious situation complaint. Upon arrival the deputies secured the scene, and determined that no wrong doing was occurring at said residence. At that time the owner of said residence was arrested on the strength of an outstanding warrant, and the complainant was arrested for disorderly conduct.

Feb. 9: Deputies were dispatched to the City of Evart on the report of a domestic assault complaint, which was in progress. Upon arrival the deputies secured the scene and made entry into the home, as the occupants were refusing to open the door. Through investigation the deputies discovered that an assault did occur, along with locating narcotic within said home. At that time the aggressor was arrested for this incident and was transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Deputies were dispatched to a business within Evart Township on the report of an active burglar alarm. Upon arrival the deputies secured the scene, and discovered two  doors that were unsecured. The interior of the business was then searched and nothing suspicious was located. Said information was passed along to the key holder and the deputies cleared the scene once their assistance was no longer needed.

Feb. 10: A deputy arrested a subject within the City of Reed City, on the strength of a valid warrant, which was issued out of Osceola County. The subject was secured and transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Deputies investigated 9 vehicle crashes. Said incidents occurred within Burdell, Orient, Evart, Richmond, Sherman, Highland, and Leroy Townships.

Feb. 11: Deputies investigated 2 vehicle crashes, which occurred within Richmond and Lincoln Townships.

A deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle within the Village of Marion for several violations. Through investigation it was discovered that said operator was driving their vehicle while intoxicated. The driver was then arrested and transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

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.

Osceola County Sheriff’s Office

325 W. Upton Street

Reed City, MI 49677

Office: (231) 832-2288

Fax: (231) 832-6173