Evart

Police Report

Sept. 12 to 18

Sept. 12: An officer was dispatched to several Malicious Destruction of Property complaints. The officer spoke to the complainants, and photos were taken of the damaged mail boxes. The suspects were interviewed and the case has been forwarded to the Osceola County Prosecutor’s office for charges.

An officer was dispatched to two threats complaints. The officer spoke to all parties involved and advised them to avoid contact with each other. The cases are closed.

An officer was dispatched to a juvenile runaway complaint. The officer spoke to the complainant and the juvenile later returned home.

An officer took two found property reports (green ORV sticker and a key). The property will be kept at the Evart Police Department for 30 days or until claimed by the owners.

An officer assisted a business with a complaint of Failing to Return Rental Property. The case is open pending further investigation.

Sept. 13: While on patrol an officer identified an individual as having an outstanding warrant. The suspect was arrested, transported to OCSD and lodged on charges.

An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a larceny of a bicycle complaint. The officer spoke to the complainant, who advised the bike was stolen out of the garage. The case is open pending further investigation.

Sept. 14: An officer assisted EMS on a medical call.

An officer assisted the Department of Human Services on a home inspection.

Sept. 15: An officer was dispatched to a harassment/threats complaint at a residence. During contact one of the parties involved was found to be in violation of their probation condition and was subsequently arrested.

An officer was dispatched to a larceny of a sweatshirt complaint. The office spoke to the complainant. The case is open pending further investigation.

Sept. 16: An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a trespassing complaint. The officer spoke to the complainant and advised the suspect of the No Trespassing order.

An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a stolen bicycle that was later recovered by the owner. The case is closed.

An officer was dispatched to a harassment complaint. The officer advised the parties to avoid contact with each other.

Sept. 17: 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.

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 trespassing complaint involving juveniles. The case is closed.

An officer was dispatched to a Malicious Destruction of Property complaint at the fairgrounds. Photos were taken of the damage. The cases are open pending further investigation.

An officer was dispatched to a custody dispute involving minors. The officer advised the parties the issue would have to be resolved in civil court.

The Evart K9 officer assisted the Big Rapids Department of Public Safety on a vehicle narcotics search.

An officer was dispatched to a traffic complaint. The officer spoke to the complainant, and a warning was issued to the suspect.

Sept. 18: An officer was dispatched to a private property damage accident. There were no injuries.

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.

Reed City

Police Report

Sept. 12 to 18

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

E-mail tips to RCPD@reedcityhall.org

Sept. 12: The School Liaison Officer responded to the Elementary School for a disorderly student. Officers and school staff were able to get the child under control and he was returned to his classroom.

The School Liaison Officer handled a private property damage accident that occurred in the High School parking lot. There were no injuries and minor damage.

Officers issued a vehicle abatement to a subject in the city for having dismantled vehicles in his yard. The subject has the allotted time to correct the violation or further enforcement action will be taken.

Sept. 13: The School Liaison Officer responded to the Elementary School for a disorderly student. The student was yelling and screaming and ripped down a set of window blinds. The student was under control when the officer arrived. The matter is being handled by the school.

Officers located a subject that was wanted on an outstanding warrant for disorderly conduct and driving on a suspended license. The subject was arrested and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. It was discovered that the driver was operating on a suspended license and had two outstanding warrants for child support. The subject was arrested and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Sept. 14: The School Liaison Officer investigated a malicious destruction of property complaint that occurred in the High School parking lot. The complainant stated that someone had keyed her vehicle while it was parked in the parking lot. Officers are in the process of reviewing camera footage and the matter is under investigation.

The School Liaison Officer located a dog running at large at the High School. The dog was transported to the Animal Shelter.

Officers investigated a threats complaint that occurred at a business in the city. The complainant stated that a subject he knew threatened him with a knife over an outstanding debt. A report was completed and the matter is under investigation.

Officers doing property checks located a vehicle that had a window broken out parked at a business in the city. A report was completed and the matter is under investigation.

Officers doing property checks located an open door at a business in the city. The building was searched and found to be secure. A message was left for the property owner.

Sept. 15: Officers investigated a fraud complaint where the victim’s credit card was used at an online department store and the items purchased were shipped to an address in Ohio. A report was completed and the matter is under investigation.

Officers responded to an alarm at a business in the city. The alarm was determined to be false.

Officers on patrol located a door to a business standing wide open after hours. The building was searched and found to be secure. The property owner was contacted and secured the building.

Officers responded to the Hospital for an altered food complaint. The complainant stated that the suspect had put some pills in his pop. The matter is under investigation.

Officers were dispatched to the Motel for a damage to property complaint. The complainant stated that there was damage to one of the rooms caused by the tenants. It was determined that the matter was civil. The complainant was provided with a course of action.

Officers responded to a suspicious vehicle call. The vehicle was reported to be next to a business after hours. The vehicle was gone on the officer’s arrival.

Sept. 16: Officers responded to an alarm at a building in the city. The building was checked and found to be secure.

The School Liaison Officer investigated a disorderly student at the football game. A report was completed.

Officers at the High School Football Game located four minors using tobacco. All subjects were cited into probate court.

Officers assisted EMS on a possible drug overdose at a residence in the city. The subject was willingly transported by EMS to the hospital.

Sept. 17: Officers were called for an indecent exposure complaint. The complainant stated he was walking with his children and they observed a male subject urinating in Upton Ave. The complainant was able to obtain the license plate of the vehicle that the suspect got into. A report was completed and the matter is under investigation.

Sept. 18: Officers served a grass abatement to a subject in the city for failing to maintain his grass. The subject has the allotted time to correct the violation or further enforcement action will be taken.

Officers responded to a larceny complaint where a bow was stolen. A report was completed and the matter is under investigation.

Officers were called for a juvenile runaway complaint where there were allegations of criminal sexual conduct. A report was completed and the matter is under investigation.

Michigan State

Police Report

Sept. 11 to 19

Information regarding a few significant cases being investigated:

Sept. 18: A Reed City Trooper was sent to the Osceola/Clare County line in Sylvan Twp. to investigate the break in of two seasonal cottages. The Sheriff’s Department is investigating several other cottage burglaries in Clare County as well. Several property items have been reported missing. Area residents should be extra aware of suspicious vehicles and persons. Please contact the Reed City Post or Clare County Sheriff’s Department with any information.

Sept. 11: A Trooper was dispatched to a motorcycle crash on M-66 in Orient Twp. A northbound motorcycle waiting to make a turn had been struck by a northbound truck hauling a camper trailer near the 4 Mile Rd. intersection. The motorcycle driver, a 60 year old Mt. Pleasant man, was air-lifted to Grand Rapids for treatment due to the severity of his injuries. The other driver, a 70 year old Petoskey man, was cited for violating the basic speed law.

Sexual Assaults: 1

Assaults/Stalking: 1

Burglary/Alarms: 3

Larceny/Fraud/Stolen Property: 6

Destruction of Property: 3

Conspiracy: 1

Alcohol Violations: 1

Fugitives/Obstruction of Justice: 6

Trespassing: 1

Public Peace: 3

Traffic Crashes/Hit and Run: 10

Other Traffic: 3

Civil/Family Disputes: 1

Suspicious Situations: 7

Other/Miscellaneous: 10

Total for period: 57

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Contact the Michigan State Police Reed City Post at 231-832-2221.