Local police reports for June 24 to 30

Evart

Police Report

June 25 to 30

June 25

  • An officer was dispatched to two domestic disputes.  The officer made contact with the parties involved and stood by until a mutual agreement was reached by all parties.
  • An officer was dispatched to a one car property damage accident, there were no injuries.

June 26

  • An officer was dispatched to a civil dispute.  The officer made contact with the parties involved and stood by until a mutual agreement was reached by all parties.
  • An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a breaking and entering complaint.  The case is open pending further investigation.
  • An officer was dispatched to two welfare checks.  The individuals were all found to be secure.

June 27

  • An officer was dispatched to a larceny complaint.  The case remains open pending further investigation.
  • Several blight violations were observed by the Evart Police Officers. The officers sent out notification letters to the property owners. The property owners have 10 days to correct the violations to avoid being cited.
  • An officer was dispatched to an area check, reference individuals throwing balls across the roadway.  The officer made contact with the individuals and advised them of the City’s ordinance.
  • An officer was dispatched to a traffic complaint.  An individual was speeding down the street on a motorcycle.  The officer made contact with the complainant but was unable to locate the suspect.
  • An officer was dispatched to a local business reference a complaint of retail fraud.  The case remains open pending further investigation.
  • An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a larceny from auto complaint.  The case is open pending further investigation.

June 28

  • An officer was dispatched to a business reference an alarm.  The officer searched the building, the surrounding area and found everything to be secure.
  • An officer was dispatched to assist the Department of Human Services on a call.
  • While on a home visit with the Department of Human Services, an officer observed a minor in possession of tobacco.  The minor was issued a citation and the case will be turned over to the Osceola County Prosecuting Attorney.

June 30

  • An officer was dispatched to a business reference a welfare check.  The individual was transported to Reed City Hospital for medical attention.

Reed City

Police Report

June 25 to 30

June 25

  • Officers were called to the parking lot of a business for a suspicious vehicle that has been parked in the parking lot for some time.  The vehicle was checked and impounded at the property owner’s request.
  • Officers were dispatched to a residence for a suspicious situation.  The caller stated that she heard someone walking around her apartment.  Officers arrived on scene and investigated the matter.  It is believed that the noises were being caused from a handy man working in the apartment below.
  • Officers responded to a property damage accident on N Chestnut St involving one vehicle.  The driver stated he hit a pot hole and the front tire flew off his vehicle.  It is believed that the tire was not secured properly after receiving vehicle maintenance to the vehicle earlier in the day.
  • Officers issued a warning notice to a resident whose pool fence was not in compliance with city ordinance.  The owner has the allotted time to correct the violation or a citation will be issued.
  • Officers responded to the Hospital to assist with a combative prisoner that was in their custody.  Officers assisted in getting the subject restrained.
  • Officers were called to an apartment complex for a male yelling obscenities in the parking lot.  Officers arrived on scene and the subject had left the area.  Statements were taken from numerous witnesses and the suspect has been identified.  The report was submitted to the City Attorney’s Office seeking an arrest warrant on the suspect.
  • Officers located three individuals on GT Norman Elementary School property after hours.  One of the subjects was identified as being on the No Trespass List for the property and was cited at the scene and released.  The other two individuals were in violation of the City Curfew Regulation and were given a warning.

June 27

  • Officers were called to a residence for a habitual barking dog complaint.  The dog owner was located and cited.
  • Officers were dispatched to a residence for a panic alarm.  Officers arrived on scene and determined that it was a false alarm.
  • Officers were called to the Motel for a damage to a BBQ grill complaint.  The grill was damaged by children at the complex.  The complainant and the children’s mother came to an agreement and the matter is closed.
  • Officers responded to a residence for a juvenile complaint.  The complaint was having problems with the neighbor’s child using foul language, urinating on their fence, etc.  The matter is open, pending contact with the child’s parents.
  • Officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation.  It was discovered that the driver was operating on an expired license.  The driver was given an appearance citation at the scene and released.
  • Officers received notice of an intoxicated individual that was driving and possibly armed with a handgun.  Officers located and stopped the vehicle.  The driver was arrested for impaired driving and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.  The handgun was confiscated and placed into evidence.
  • Officers were called to the Motel for an assault complaint.  Two subjects were claiming to have been assaulted by each other.  The matter was investigated and determined to be unfounded.

June 28

  • Officers were requested to respond to the Hospital to attempt to locate a subject that had multiple outstanding warrants.  The subject was located and arrested on the 5 outstanding warrants and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.
  • Officers assisted Lake County Probation/Parole in attempting to locate a wanted parolee.  Officers checked the area and were unable to locate the subject.

June 29

  • Officers assisted Child Protective Services with a Court Order Removal of children from a residence.  The children were turned over to CPS without incident.
  • Officers were called for a found wallet complaint.  The wallet was turned over to the owner.
  • Officers assisted the Detroit Police Department in locating a stolen firearm from 1981.  The matter is under investigation.
  • Officers responded to numerous complaints regarding noise from fireworks.  Verbal warnings were issued.
  • Officers handled a dog at large complaint that occurred earlier in the day.  The dog owner was located and given a warning.
  • Officers located a subject at his residence that had two outstanding warrants out of the Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office for contempt of court.  The subject was arrested and turned over to Mecosta County Deputies.
  • Officers responded to a residence for a breaking and entering complaint.  The suspect had broken into the residence while the property owner was away and stole numerous items.  A report was completed and the matter is under investigation.

June 30

  • Officers responded to numerous complaints regarding noise from fireworks.  Verbal warnings were issued.
  • Officers responded to a residence where there was a child in the front yard yelling for help.  The child stated that her parents left and didn’t know where they were.  Officers checked the residence and located the parents inside the residence who were upstairs at the time.
  • Officers were called to an apartment complex for a complaint of a subject leaving the complex in a vehicle with an open container of alcohol and children in the vehicle.  Officers checked the area and were not able to locate the vehicle.
  • Officers responded to a complaint regarding noise from fireworks.  The subjects were not home at the time.  Officers will follow up on the matter at a later time.
  • Officers were called to a business for a subject that needed help changing a tire.  Officers arrived on scene and found the complainant to be very confused and disorientated.  EMS was called to the scene to evaluate the subject.

Osceola County

Sheriff’s Report 

June 24 to 30

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.

June 24

  • Deputies investigated 2 vehicle crashes which occurred within Evart and Lincoln Townships.
  • Deputies were dispatched to a residence within Hersey Township on the report of an assault and battery complaint.  Upon arrival the scene was secured and the deputies determined that an assault did occur.  The aggressor was then arrested and transported to the Osceola Jail without incident.

June 25

  • Deputies were dispatched to Sherman Township on the report of a verbal domestic.  Upon arrival the scene was secured and it was determined no assault occurred.  At that time one party left the residence, and the deputies cleared the scene once their assistance was no longer needed.
  • Deputies were dispatched to the City of Evart on the report of a threats complaint.  Upon arrival the deputies discovered that the complainant was being threatened by a subject, who was accusing them of stealing items.  At that time the deputies completed their investigation and cleared the scene without incident.  This report has been forwarded to the prosecutor’s office for review and charges.

June 26

  • Deputies investigated 2 vehicle crashes, which occurred within the City of Evart and Middle Branch Township.
  • An Osceola County deputy assisted the Evart Police Department with a breaking and entering complaint.  Upon arrival the deputy processed the crime scene for evidence, and forwarded his findings to the Evart officer.  The deputy then cleared the scene once his assistance was no longer needed.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Rose Lake Township on the report of a drowning complaint.  Upon arrival incident command was set-up and the search was started.

June 28

  • The drowning victim was located.  The sheriff’s office would like to thank the dive teams from Wexford, Missaukee and Mecosta Counties, for their assistance in this matter.
  • A deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle within the City of Evart for an equipment violation.  Through investigation the deputy discovered that the operator of said vehicle was driving with a suspended driver’s license.  The operator was then arrested and transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.
  • Deputies investigated 5 vehicle crashes which occurred within Rose Lake, Sherman, Richmond, and the city of Reed City.
  • Deputies were dispatched to Rose Lake Township on the report of a domestic assault.  Upon arrival the scene was secured, and the deputies determined that an assault did occur between 2 subjects involved in a domestic relationship.  At that time the aggressor was arrested and was transported to the Osceola County jail without incident.

June 29

  • Deputies investigated 4 vehicle crashes which occurred within Leroy, Sylvan and Richmond Townships.
  • A deputy and trooper responded to a residence within Evart Township, and arrested a subject on a valid felony warrant.  The subject was taken into custody and was transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

June 30

  • Deputies were dispatched to a residence within Evart Township on the report of a domestic assault complaint.  Upon arrival the scene was secured and the deputies determined that an simple assault did occur, however no one wished to pursue criminal charges.  At that time the parties were separated and the deputies cleared the scene without incident.  This report was forwarded to the prosecutor’s office for review.
  • A K-9 sergeant assisted the Reed City Police Department with a track of a suspect, which was involved in a breaking and entering complaint.  The track from this incident led to a residence within the City , and the K-9 sergeant cleared once his assistance was no longer needed.

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.