Local police reports for Oct. 9 to 16

Evart

Police Report

Oct. 10 to 16

Oct. 10: An officer took a found property report (tackle box). The property will be kept at the Evart Police Department for 30 days or until claimed by the owner.

An officer investigated a complaint of a dog bite. The officer took photos of the victim’s injury, and made contact with the dog owner to advise them of the complaint. The matter has been turned over to Osceola County Animal Control for enforcement action.

An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a disturbance. The officer spoke to the parties involved who were able to come to a resolution. The case is closed.

Oct. 11: 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 investigated a complaint of threats against a Department of Human Services worker. The officer spoke to the subject and advised them of the complaint. The matter was turned over to the Osceola County Prosecutor for review.

An officer was dispatched to a complaint of larceny from a motor vehicle. A laptop was taken out of a car when it was parked outside a restaurant. If you have any information in reference to this matter, please contact the Evart Police Department at (231) 734-5911.

An officer was dispatched to a harassment complaint. The officer spoke to the parties involved and advised them to avoid contact with each other. The case is closed.

While on patrol an officer observed an open door to a business. The officer searched the building, and contacted a key holder to advise them of the open door.

An officer was dispatched to a moped accident. There was a minor injury.

Oct. 13: An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a complaint of a stolen bicycle. The bicycle is described as a 5 speed, 26” Fuji, black cloth seat, white in color with a basket on front. If you have any information in reference to this matter, please contact the Evart Police Department at (231) 734-5911.

An officer was dispatched to a civil dispute involving a family disagreement . The officer advised the complainant that the matter was Civil. The officer cleared the scene without further incident.

An officer was dispatched to a suspicious situation. The officer investigated the matter and determined that animal remains had been improperly disposed of. The complaint was turned over to the Osceola County Prosecutor for review.

An officer was dispatched to a harassment complaint. The officer spoke to the parties involved and advised them to avoid contact with each other. The case is closed.

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.

Oct. 14: An officer was dispatched to a civil dispute in reference to child custody. The officer advised that complainant that the matter was Civil and would have to be resolved by the friend of the court.

Oct. 16: An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a welfare check. The individual was found to be secure. The case is closed.

An officer was dispatched to assist the Osceola County Sheriff’s Department on an area check.

An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a verbal domestic involving a minor. The parties were separated and the matter was forwarded to the Osceola County Prosecutor for review.

Reed City

Police Report

Oct. 10 to 16

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

E-mail tips to RCPD@reedcityhall.org.

Oct. 10: The School Liaison Officer investigated an assault complaint at the Elementary School.

Officers were called for a report of a possible domestic violence situation that was occurring at a business downtown. Upon arrival on scene officers began talking with witnesses. While talking to witnesses one of them noticed the vehicle that the suspect got into had pulled back into the parking lot. Officers attempted a traffic stop on the suspect’s vehicle however the suspect fled and a short vehicle pursuit began. The suspect parked the vehicle and then fled on foot. The suspect was located and refused to follow commands given by officers and as a result was tased. The suspect was taken into custody and lodged at the Osceola County Jail.

The School Liaison Officer responded to a 911 hang up call from a cell phone. The caller called 911 multiple times and hung up. Central Dispatch was able to pinpoint the call to the Elementary School playground. The School Liaison Officer was able to locate the kids involved and they were counseled and the matter was turned over to school officials.

The School Liaison Officer investigated a truancy complaint. The student was located and taken to school.

Officers on patrol located a cooler that contained medical supplies. The owner of the property was contacted and the items were returned.

Oct. 11: 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.

The School Liaison Officer handled a threats complaint between two Middle School students. Both students were warned and a report was completed.

The School Liaison Officer assisted EMS at the High School with a student that was having diabetic difficulties.

The School Liaison Officer responded to the Middle School for an out of control special needs student. Officers were able to get the child calmed down and he was transported home by his parents.

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

Officers assisted EMS on a medical alarm at an apartment complex in the city. An elderly female had fallen out of bed and was not injured.

Oct. 12: The School Liaison Officer investigated a juvenile runaway complaint. The juvenile was located and returned home.

Officers responded to domestic complaint that occurred outside of a business in the city. The female victim was walking with her male friend when her ex-boyfriend noticed her and tried to pull her into his vehicle. A report was completed and the matter is under investigation.

Oct. 13: Officers were dispatched to a well being check at an apartment complex in the city. The complainant stated he believed his mother had tried to kill herself. Officers forced their way into the apartment and found the victim in bed, unresponsive from a drug overdose. The victim was transported by EMS to the hospital for treatment.

Officers responded to a business in the city for a NSF check complaint. The suspect wrote multiple checks to the business that were returned non-payment. The suspect was identified and a report has been submitted to the prosecutor seeking an arrest warrant.

Oct. 14: Officers handled a walk-in complaint of threats. The complainant did not want to pursue charges. A report was completed.

Officers handled a property damage accident at Morse St. and E. Lincoln Ave. There were no injuries and only minor damage. A report was completed.

Officers investigated a trespassing complaint. A report was completed and the matter is under investigation.

Officers did a well being check on a subject. The complainant stated that she has not heard from her friend. The subject was located and found to be OK.

Officers were called for a well being check on a possibly suicidal subject. The subject was located in her apartment and was not suicidal.

Officers assisted the Michigan State Police on a property damage accident on US 10 where the driver of one of the vehicles fled on foot. Officers checked the area and were not able to locate the subject.

Oct. 15: Officers were at the Westerberg Park for Halloween in the Park.

Officers assisted the Michigan State Police on a deceased subject at the Reed City Motel. The matter is being investigated by the State Police.

Oct. 16: Officers were dispatched to a threats complaint. The complainant was being threatened by her boyfriend. The complainant did not wish to pursue charges. A report was completed.

Officers assisted the Cadillac Police Department in locating a suspect in a retail fraud complaint that occurred in Cadillac. The suspect was located at a residence in Reed City.

Officers responded to a bar in town for an altercation. Upon arrival it was discovered that it was a verbal disagreement only. A report was completed.

Osceola County

Sheriff’s Report

Oct. 9 to 15

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. 9: Deputies were dispatched to a residence within Middle Branch Township on the report of a threats complaint. Through investigation it was determined that the complainant was threatened by a neighbor, and said neighbor was discharging a firearm around the time of the threats. Deputies completed their investigation, and located the suspect driving near the complaints residence. When the deputies attempted to stop the suspect, a short chase took place, with the suspect fleeing on foot and disappearing into the woods. A short time later the suspect was located at a residence near the scene. Deputies set up a perimeter and began negotiations. A short time later the suspect exited the rear door of the residence, and with the help of the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office K-9 team, the suspect was arrested, and was transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Oct. 10: Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle within Leroy Township for an equipment violation. Through investigation it was determined that the operator had a valid warrant issued out of Kent County for his arrest. The subject was taken into custody and was transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Oct. 11: Deputies investigated 2 vehicle crashes and 1 vehicle crash with injuries. Incidents occurred within Orient, Highland and Leroy Townships.

Oct. 12: Deputies investigated 2 vehicle crashes, which occurred within Highland and Burdell Townships.

Deputies investigated a harassment complaint, which occurred within Evart Township. Through investigation the deputies discovered that the victim was receiving harassing phone calls from a known offender. Deputies completed their investigation, and per the victim’s request, made contact with said offender and advised them not to contact the victim at all in the future.

Oct. 13: Deputies responded to a residence within the village of Tustin on the report of an unknown situation. While responding the deputies were advised by dispatch that they had an open 911 line, and could hear someone screaming in the background, with dogs barking. Upon arrival the deputies secured the scene and discovered that the victim was attempting to break up a dog fight involving several dogs, and was injured. The deputies completed their investigation and turned this incident over to Animal Control.

Deputies were dispatched to a residence within Richmond Township on the report of a disorderly person’s complaint. Upon arrival the deputies secured the scene, and discovered the subject in question had calmed down, and was no longer a problem. The deputies then cleared the scene without incident.

Oct. 14: Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle within Evart Township for a speeding infraction. Through investigation the deputies discovered that the operator was driving said vehicle while intoxicated. The operator was then arrested and transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Oct. 15: Deputies were dispatched to Marion Township on the report of a residential alarm. Upon arrival the deputies secured the scene and found the residence to be secure.

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.