Local police reports for June 27 to July 5
June 27 to 29
June 27: An officer was dispatched to two Malicious Destruction of Property complaints. Photos were taken of the damage. The cases are open pending further investigation.
An officer assisted EMS on a medical call.
An officer took a disturbance complaint. The officer made contact with the individuals, and advised them to clear the area.
June 28: An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a larceny complaint. The officer searched the area and was unable to locate the green gazing ball and stand. The case is open pending further investigation.
An officer took a found property report (license plate). The property will be kept at the Police Department for 30 days or until claimed by the owner.
An officer was dispatched to a harassment complaint involving minors. The officer advised the parties to avoid contact with each other.
June 29: An officer took a Private Property Damage Accident complaint. The officer stood by while the parties exchanged information.
An officer investigated two suspicious situation complaints. The officer searched the buildings and the surrounding areas. The cases are open pending further investigation.
June 27 to July 3
If you see any suspicious activity, call 911. For a non-emergency call 832-3255.
E-mail tips to RCPD@reedcityhall.org.
June 27: Officers investigated an abandoned vehicle parked in the parking lot of an area business. The vehicle was checked and the owner has 48 hours to remove it or it will be impounded.
Officers responded to a credit card fraud complaint. The complainant reported that an unknown person made $2,000 worth of purchases on his debit card. A possible suspect has been identified as living in Maryland. The matter is under investigation.
Officers were dispatched to a malicious damage to property complaint. The complainant reported that a neighbor boy had vandalized some of the landscaping decorations in the yard. A report was completed and the matter is under investigation.
Officers on patrol located an open door at an area business. The building was searched and found to be secure. The property owner was notified.
June 28: Officers investigated a suspicious vehicle that was reported to be following the complainant around. The occupant of the vehicle was determined to be a private investigator.
Officers responded to a harassment complaint at an apartment complex in the city. It was determined that the harassment occurred outside of Reed City. The complaint was turned over to the Michigan State Police.
Officers located a dog running at large in the area of S. Chestnut St. and Osceola St. The dog was captured and lodged at the animal shelter.
Officers were dispatched to an alarm at a business in the city. Officers arrived on scene and checked the building and found the alarm to be false. The property owner was notified.
June 29: Officers investigated a complaint of subjects doing door to door selling without the proper city permits. The subjects were located and arrested and lodged in the Osceola County Jail without incident for selling door to door without a permit. One of the subjects also had an outstanding felony warrant for burglary out of Flint Township Police Department.
Officers on patrol located three teenagers in violation of the city curfew. The subjects were given a warning and escorted home.
June 30: Officers assisted a stranded motorist on US 10 near E Church St.
Officers were requested to do a well being check on a possibly suicidal female subject at a residence in the city. Officers arrived on scene and found that the female had attempted to cut her wrist. The subject was transported to the hospital for medical treatment and to be evaluated by Mental Health.
July 1: Officers responded to W. Upton Ave near S. Higbee St. for a property damage accident between two vehicles. There were no injuries and minor damage. A report was completed.
Officers were requested to respond to a residence in the city for an intoxicated male subject wondering around. The subject was located and was found to have three outstanding warrants for his arrest. The subject was arrested and lodged in the Osceola County Jail without incident.
Officers investigated an abandoned vehicle in the area of W. Slosson Ave. The vehicle was checked and tagged with a 48 hour notice to remove the vehicle.
Officers responded to an apartment complex in the city for a man down and not breathing call. Officers arrived on scene and began CPR on the subject until EMS arrived on scene to continue treatment. The subject was pronounced dead.
July 2: Officers were dispatched to a suspicious complaint. The caller stated that there was a vehicle parked and the neighbors with the door open. Contact was later made with the vehicle owner and everything was OK.
Officers responded to a barking dog complaint. The dog owner was located and cited for allowing his dog to bark and having an unlicensed dog in the city.
A subject at a residence fled from officers attempting to execute an arrest warrant on the subject. A warrant request had been submitted to the prosecutor’s office for obstructing an officer.
Officers were dispatched to a residence in the city for a subject intoxicated and passed out in their yard. The subject was located and escorted home with a warning.
Officers investigated a breaking and entering complaint at an abandoned house in the city. A wanted subject had been determined to be staying in the abandoned house but was not there at the time. A warrant request has been submitted to the prosecutor’s office.
July 3: Officers responded to a residence in the city to assist the Michigan State Police for a person barricaded inside of a vehicle claiming that the vehicle was wired with explosives and if they were open the doors the vehicle the vehicle would blow up. The Michigan State Police Explosives Team responded to the scene and cleared the vehicle. The subject was eventually talked out of the vehicle and determined to be suffering from mental health issues. The subject was transported to the hospital to be evaluated.
June 27 to July 5
Information regarding a few significant cases being investigated:
Troopers were dispatched to a Green Twp. residence on June 28 regarding a domestic assault. While still headed to the scene, troopers intercepted the 49 year old suspect and performed a traffic stop on his vehicle. He was found to be intoxicated, and further investigation led to his arrest for OWI (Operating While Intoxicated), violation of parole, and refusing a preliminary breath test. After the initial arrest, troopers made contact with the assault victim. Continued investigation led to an additional charge of domestic assault. The suspect was lodged in the Mecosta County Jail.
Troopers were dispatched to a Hersey Twp. residence on June 30 regarding a fight in progress. A 58 year old man had allegedly choked his sister and assaulted her husband. The suspect fled the scene on foot before troopers arrived. Troopers interviewed the victims, but could not locate the suspect at that time. After receiving a tip, troopers located the suspect in an abandoned house the following morning. He was arrested without further incident. The suspect was lodged in the Osceola County jail.
A trooper was dispatched to a Reed City residence on July 3 regarding a possible mental health issue. A female had locked herself in her car and plastered the windows with handwritten notes. The trooper contacted the woman but she refused to exit the car. She told the trooper the car had been wired with heat sensors and explosives, which would detonate if she exited. The Michigan State Police Bomb Squad came to the scene and examined the vehicle. Once it was determined to be safe, the woman exited the car. She was taken into protective custody and referred to Community Mental Health for evaluation. Troopers were also assisted at the scene by the Osceola County Sheriff’s Department.
Sexual Assaults: 3
Larceny/Fraud/Stolen Property: 8
Destruction of Property: 2
Dangerous Drugs: 1
Fugitives/Obstruction of Justice: 3
Sex Offender Registry Violations: 1
Missing Persons: 1
Traffic Crashes/Hit and Run: 15
Other Traffic: 5
Civil/Family Disputes: 4
Suspicious Situations: 12
Total for period: 77
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Contact the Michigan State Police Reed City Post at 231-832-2221.