Evart

Police Report

Oct. 31 to Nov. 6

Oct. 31: An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a verbal domestic. The officer spoke to the parties who were advised to resolve their differences in a civilized manner.

An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a fire in the driveway of the residence. The officer spoke to the complainant who advised a bag filled with papers and feces was set on fire and left in the driveway. The case is open pending further investigation.

Nov. 1: An officer was dispatched to a business reference an alarm. The officer searched the building and the surrounding area. The business was found to be secure and the alarm was due to a system malfunction.

An officer was dispatched to an assault complaint involving a minor. The case was forwarded to the Osceola County Prosecuting Attorney for review.

An officer was dispatched to a sudden death complaint at a residence. The officer was assisted by EMS.

Nov. 2: A weapon was turned over to an Evart officer that had been found at one of the schools. The weapon was secured into evidence for safe keeping.

Nov. 3: An officer investigated a private property accident, there were no injuries.

An officer took a found property report (cane). The property will be kept at the Evart Police Department for 30 days or until claimed by the owner.

Nov. 4: An officer was dispatched to a complaint of threats involving a minor. The case has been forwarded to Probate Court.

Nov. 6: An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a neighbor dispute. The officer spoke to the parties involved and advised them to resolve their differences in a civilized manner.

While on patrol an officer observed a light on in a local business. The officer searched the building and the surrounding area. The officer contacted a key holder who responded to the business.

Reed City

Police Report

Oct. 31 to Nov. 6

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

E-mail tips to RCPD@reedcityhall.org

Oct. 31: Officers responded to the Elementary School for a disorderly student that was out of control and spitting on people. The child calmed down when the officer arrived. The child was turned over to his father without further incident.

Officers did a peace officer standby so a subject could remove his belongings from an apartment where he use to live. There were no problems.

Officers were called for a suspicious person behind the downtown businesses dressed in all black clothing. Officers arrived and talked with the subject. There were no violations and the subject was released.

Officers responded to an assault complaint at a residence in the city. The complainant stated that while riding his bike an older kid knock him off his bike and stole his back pack, then took off running. A description of the suspect was obtained and the matter is under investigation.

Officers went to the Mecosta County Jail to pick up a female subject with an outstanding warrant for Retail Fraud. The subject was arrested and transported to and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Nov. 1: Officers on patrol located a subject at her residence that had an outstanding warrant out of Missaukee Friend of the Court. The subject was taken into custody and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Nov. 2: Officers on patrol 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.

Offices handled a suspicious situation report. The complainant came into the Police Department to report that roofing nails had been dumped in her driveway. A report was completed.

Officers responded to a property damage accident on Patterson Rd. The driver of the vehicle struck a deer. There was minor damage and a report was completed.

Officers were called to the hospital for a possible child abuse complaint. The children had bruising to their buttocks. A report was completed and the matter is under investigation.

Nov. 3: Officers were dispatched to a found property complaint near one of the cities well houses. The items that were found were taken into safe keeping until claimed by the owner.

Officers executed a search warrant at a residence stemming from a previous complaint of child pornography. Numerous items were seized and will be analyzed by the computer forensics lab.

Nov. 4: Officers were dispatched to an alarm at a business in the city. Officers arrived on scene and checked the building. One of the employees was found on scene. The alarm was determined to be false.

Officers performed a well being check on an elderly couple in town. The couple was OK and their phone had not been hooked up yet which was why their family was not able to get a hold of them.

Officers arrested a subject on an outstanding warrant for possession of marijuana stemming from an incident at the High School last week. The subject was lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Officers responded to an alarm at a business in the city. Officers arrived on scene to find that the building was secure. The property owner was notified.

Officers on patrol at the High School football game located two subjects by the baseball field. A small bag containing suspected controlled substance was seized from one of the kids and will be sent to the lab to be examined. A report was completed and the matter is open pending the lab results.

Nov. 5: Officers on patrol stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. It was discovered that the driver was operating on a suspended license and had multiple warrants. The driver was arrested and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Nov. 6: Officers on patrol located an open door at a business in the city. The building was searched and found to be secure. The property owner was notified.

Officers were called to a residence to assist EMS on a medical call. EMS was not able to get into the residence to treat the victim who was lying on the floor and not able to get to the door. Officers forced entry into the residence and the victim was then treated by EMS and transported to the hospital.

Osceola County

Sheriff’s Report

Oct. 30 to Nov. 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.

Oct. 30: Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle within Marion Township for driving left of center. Through investigation the deputies discovered that said operator was driving while intoxicated, and was in possession of open intoxicants. The driver was then placed in custody for these offences, and was transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Deputies were dispatched to a location within Orient Township on the report of a suspicious package, which was found. Upon arrival the deputies determined the contents of said package contained hazardous by-products, which were potentially from manufacturing meth. At that time the Traverse Narcotics Team was contacted, and the scene was turned over to them.

Oct. 31: Deputies investigated 4 vehicle crashes, which occurred within Richmond, Orient and Osceola Townships.

Deputies responded to a residence within Burdell Township, and arrested a subject on 2 valid warrants, which were issued out of Osceola County. The subject was taken into custody and was transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Nov. 1: Deputies investigated 4 vehicle crashes, and 1 vehicle crash with injuries. All incidents occurred within Burdell, Highland, Hersey, Orient and Hartwick Townships.

Deputies conducted a traffic stop on an ORV within Evart Township for violating the county ORV ordinance. Through investigation the deputies discovered that said operator was operating this ORV with a suspended license, and was in violation of their probation. The operator was then taken into custody and was transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Nov. 2: A deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle within Evart Township for a speeding infraction. Through investigation the deputy discovered that said operator had a valid warrant issued out of Mecosta County for their arrest. The operator was then taken into custody and was transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Deputies were dispatched to a residence within Sherman Township for a malicious destruction of property complaint. Upon arrival the deputies discovered that someone had intentionally pulled a power meter off of a garage. The deputies completed their investigation and cleared the scene once their assistance was no longer needed.

Nov. 3: Deputies were dispatched to a location within Leroy Township on the report of a larceny complaint. Upon arrival the deputies discovered that a known subject had removed several scrap steel items from an abandon barn. The deputies completed their investigation, and cleared the scene without incident. This case is open pending contact with the offenders.

Deputies responded to a residential alarm at a residence within the City of Reed City. Upon arrival the deputies checked the residence, and found everything to be secure.

Nov. 4: Deputies investigated 5 vehicle crashes, which occurred within Lincoln, Marion, Hartwick, Evart and Burdell Townships.

Deputies investigated a larceny complaint, which occurred at the Pine River Middle School. Upon arrival the deputies discovered that a student allegedly took some money from a fundraiser jar. The deputies completed their investigation, and forwarded their report to Probate Court for review and charges.

Nov. 5: Deputies investigated 7 vehicle crashes, which occurred within Osceola, Sylvan, Lincoln, Evart, Leroy, and Highland Townships.

Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle within Leroy Township for driving left of center. Through investigation the deputies discovered that said operator was driving while intoxicated, in possession of open intoxicants and in possession of suspected marijuana. The operator was then arrested and transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident, while the lone passenger was issued a citation for possession for open intoxicants.

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.

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