Evart

Police Report

May 16 to 22

May 17: An officer was dispatched to assist a business on a fraud complaint. The parties reached a mutual agreement requiring no further action.

An officer was dispatched to a business reference a larceny. The officer spoke to the complainant, and was able to recover the stolen item. The case is being turned over to the prosecuting attorney.

May 18: An officer was dispatched to a car/deer accident. There were no injuries.

Several blight violations were observed by the Evart Police Officers. The officers sent out notification letters to the property owners. The property owners / tenants have 10 days to correct the violations to avoid being cited.

An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a harassment complaint. The officer spoke to the parties involved, and informed the suspect to stop the unwanted contact.

An officer was dispatched to a private property damage accident at Springview Manor Apartments. A light post was knocked over by an unknown driver. If you have any information regarding this accident please contact the Evart Police Department.

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

May 19: An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a kidnapping complaint involving a minor. The officer spoke to the parties involved and found that the child was secure and unharmed.

An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a stolen vehicle complaint. The officer searched the area and was unable to locate the vehicle. A be on the Lookout (BOL) was sent out on the vehicle. The vehicle was later located.

An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a larceny complaint. The officer spoke to the complainant. The case is open pending further investigation.

May 20: Several blight violations were observed by the Evart Police Officers. The officers sent out notification letters to the property owners. The property owners / tenants have 10 days to correct the violations to avoid being cited.

May 21: An officer was dispatched to a noise complaint at a residence. The officer spoke to the complainant, and advised the suspect of the City’s ordinance.

An officer was dispatched to a residence for a barking dog complaint. The officer spoke to the complainant, and advised the suspect of the City’s ordinance.

An officer was dispatched to a residence for a dog at large complaint. The officer spoke to the complainant, and advised the suspect of the City’s ordinance.

Reed City

Police Report

May 16 to 22

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

E-mail tips to RCPD@reedcityhall.org.

May 16: Officers located a dog running at large. The dog was transported to the Animal Shelter.

Officers located a suspicious vehicle in a business parking lot that was closed. The vehicle was stopped and the occupants were identified.

Officers located a subject with an outstanding warrant out of Mecosta County for Contempt of Court. The subject was arrested and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.

May 17: Officers assisted a stranded motorist on S Chestnut St at Lincoln Ave. One of the wheels had fallen off of the car.

Officers investigated a PPO violation at the High School. A report was completed.

Officers met with child protective services regarding an assault complaint. The victim stated he was assaulted by neighbor kids. Through investigation it was determined that the kids were mutually horse playing and the matter was not an assault.

May 18: Officers investigated a gas drive off at a gas station in the city. The suspect has been identified. The matter is under investigation.

Officers performed a random Sex Offender Address Verification with the Michigan State Police. Of the 12 sex offenders residing within Reed City 10 of them were compliant. A warrant request has been submitted to the Prosecutor’s office for the two subjects that were in violation.

Officers responded to a noise complaint at an apartment complex in the city. When the officers arrived there was no noise. The matter was unfounded.

Officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. It was discovered that the driver was operating without a valid license and also had a warrant out of Traverse City for Failure to Appear. The driver was arrested and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Officers responded to an attempted breaking and entering complaint. The caller stated that someone tried to cut through their screen door and enter their house. Officers with the assistance of Osceola County Sheriff’s Department K9 tracked the suspect’s path until the K9 lost the track. The matter is under investigation.

May 19: The School Liaison Officer responded to a complaint of juveniles smoking behind a business in the city. The juveniles were located and found to be students at the High School. The juveniles were given an appearance citation and their parents were contacted.

Officers located a subject with an outstanding warrant for malicious destruction of property, stemming from an incident where individuals vandalized the Depot restrooms. The subject was arrested and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Officers issued a trash abatement to a resident in the city. The owner has the allotted time to correct the violation or further enforcement action will be taken.

Officers responded to a dog at large complaint. The owner of the dog was located and cited.

Officers were dispatched to a domestic disturbance call. The male subject had physically assaulted the female victim. The male subject was arrested for aggravated assault and probation violation and was lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.

May 20: Officers responded to a civil complaint at the hospital regarding a PPO. The complainant was advised a course of action.

Officers were dispatched to a civil child custody complaint. The complainant was advised that the matter was civil and needed to be handled by friend of the court.

Officers doing property checks located open doors at two separate businesses. The buildings were searched and found to be secure. The property owners were notified.

Officer’s located three juveniles walking that were in violation of the curfew regulations. The minors were also under the influence of alcohol. The minors were cited and turned over to their parents.

Officers responded to a malicious destruction of property complaint. The complainant stated that someone had put fireworks on his deck. The suspect was located and it was determined that the suspect knew the complainants daughter and he did it as a joke. No charges were pursued by the complainant.

May 21: Officers were dispatched to an apartment complex for a domestic disturbance complaint that occurred 5 days ago. A report was completed and the matter remains under investigation.

May 22: Officers responded to a business in the city for a hit and run damage accident. The damage was determined to be old. The matter was unfounded.

Officers were dispatched to a complaint of a prowler outside of a residence in the city. The subject had left the area before the officer arrived.

Osceola County

Sheriff’s Report

May 15 to 21

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.

May 15: Deputies were dispatched to a residence within Osceola Township on the report of a panic alarm. While responding the deputies were disregarded as the homeowner had accidently tripped the alarm, and no assistance was needed.

A sergeant was dispatched to a residence within the City of Evart for a harassment complaint. Upon arrival the sergeant discovered that 2 subjects were being harassed by another subject. The sergeant spoke with all parties involved and advised both parties not to have contact with each other. This case is temporary closed, however will be reopened if the harassment continues.

May 16: A sergeant was dispatched to Reed City Spectrum Health—Reed City Campus on the report of a suicidal subject who had left the emergency room. Upon arrival the sergeant located the subject, placed them into protective custody and transported her back to the emergency room for a mental evaluation. The sergeant then cleared the scene once his assistance as no longer needed.

A deputy was dispatched to a residence within Sherman Township on the report of someone damaging the complaints deer blind with a log. Upon arrival the deputy completed his investigation, which included speaking with a subject of interest. Once his investigation was completed the deputy cleared the scene without incident.

May 17: Deputies were dispatched to Burdell Township on the report of a suspicious vehicle, which was seen in the area. Upon arrival the deputies methodically searched the area, but were unable to locate said vehicle.

Deputies were dispatched to the City of Evart on the report of a found elderly subject who was disorientated. Upon arrival the deputies secured the scene and had medical personal respond so an assessment could be completed. The elderly subject was then transported, by E.M.S., to the hospital and the deputies advised the family of the elderly subject of their status.

May 18: A deputy was dispatched to the Village of Marion on the report of someone taking the complainant’s medication from their vehicle. Upon arrival the deputy completed his investigation and cleared the scene without incident.

Deputies were dispatched to a location within Cedar Township on the report of the complainant hearing several gun shots in the area. Upon arrival the deputies began their investigation and discovered the gun fire was coming from a nearby deer ranch, where the owner eliminating unwanted raccoons.

May 19: The K-9 unit was dispatched to assist the Reed City Police Department with a track of subject(s) who attempted to break into a residence. The K-9 unit completed the track without incident, and cleared the scene once their assistance was no longer needed.

A sergeant was dispatched to assist the Evart Police Department on a complaint. Upon arrival the sergeant provided officer presence and accompanied the Evart Officer to the Marion area where he completed additional follow-up. Once his assistance was not longer needed the sergeant then cleared the scene without incident.

May 20: Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle within Orient Township for several equipment violations. Further investigation revealed that the operator was in possession of suspected marijuana. The operator was then arrested for this offence and was transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

A sergeant conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle within Richmond Township for an equipment violation. Further investigation revealed that the operator was operating outside the restrictions of their restricted license. The operator was issued an appearance citation for this offence, and was released from the scene while their vehicle was released to a licensed driver.

May 21: Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle within Burdell Township for multiple traffic violations. Further investigation revealed that the operator was operating the vehicle while intoxicated and was in possession of open intoxicants, while the lone passenger was intoxicated and was in violation of their probation restrictions. Both subjects were arrested and transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Deputies were dispatched to a residence within Reed City on the report of someone placing a smoke bomb in the complaints mailbox. Upon arrival the deputies completed their investigation and cleared the scene without incident.

Deputies were dispatched to the City of Reed City on the report of a missing vehicle. Upon arrival the deputies discovered that the elderly male driver had operated his vehicle to a local event, but was unable to locate the parking spot where the vehicle was left. After speaking with the complainant’s the deputies patrolled the area and located the vehicle in question.

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.