Local police reports for Sept. 18 to 25
Sept. 19 to 25
Sept. 19: An officer assisted a home owner with serving an eviction notice to a tenant for nonpayment of rent.
An officer was dispatched to a Dog at Large complaint. The officer spoke to the complainant, and a warning was issued to the dog owner.
Sept. 20: An officer was dispatched to an assault complaint involving minors. The case was turned over to the Osceola County Prosecuting Attorney for review of charges.
An officer was dispatched to a residence in reference to a suspicious situation complaint. A strange business card was left on the complainant’s door requesting a return call. The officer attempted to call the number, but only reached voicemail.
Sept. 21: An officer was dispatched to a business reference an open door. The officer searched the building, and contacted a key holder to advise them of the open door.
Sept. 22: 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 two Malicious Destruction of Property complaints. Photos were taken of the damaged pavilion and picnic table. If anyone has any information concerning these damages, please contact the Evart Police Department.
Sept. 23: An officer took a complaint of a Non-Sufficient Funds check. The case is open pending further investigation.
An officer was dispatched to a hit and run accident. The officer located the suspect vehicle at a local business and the driver was issued several citations.
An officer was dispatched to two assault complaints involving minors. The incidents were turned over to school administration for disciplinary action.
An officer took a complaint of a Non-Sufficient Funds check. The case is open pending further investigation.
Sept. 24: An officer was dispatched to a suspicious situation complaint involving minors. The minors were turned over to their parents.
Sept. 25: An officer was dispatched to two complaints of harassment. 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 residence reference a trespassing complaint. The officer spoke to the complainant and was unable to locate the suspect.
Sept. 19 to 25
If you see any suspicious activity, call 911. For a non-emergency call 832-3255.
E-mail tips to RCPD@reedcityhall.org.
Sept. 19: Officers investigated a retail fraud complaint that occurred at a business on Sept. 17 involving a juvenile stealing an energy drink. A report was completed and submitted to Probate Court for review.
Officers located a stolen vehicle parked in the parking lot of a business. The complaint was being handled by the Michigan State Police. Officers secured the scene until the Michigan State Police arrived.
Officers investigated an embezzlement complaint where an employee was stealing money from their employer. The matter is under investigation.
Officers investigated a threats complaint that occurred over a social networking site. The complainant was advised on a course of action.
Sept. 20: Officers handled a civil matter at an apartment complex in the city. The complainant returned to find her items had been removed from her apartment by management. The complainant was advised that this was civil in nature and was provided with a course of action.
Officers were called to a business for children skateboarding on the property. The kids were gone on the officer’s arrival.
Officers were dispatched to a trespassing complaint. The suspect has been previously served a No Trespass Notice for the business and he returned there. The suspect was given an appearance citation and released.
Officers served numerous trash/junk/grass abatement notices on property owners in the city. They have the allotted time to correct the violation or further enforcement action will be taken.
Officers responded to a noise complaint at the parking lot of an apartment complex. Upon arrival the subjects were gone.
Officers were dispatched to an alarm at a business in the city. The building was checked and found to be secure, the alarm was false.
Sept. 21: Officers investigated a fraud complaint. The complainant stated one of her family members had taken her credit card and made unauthorized purchases on it. The matter is under investigation.
Sept. 22: Officers were called for a domestic disturbance call between husband and wife. The husband had been drinking and assaulted his wife. The suspect was taken into custody and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.
Officers were dispatched to a phone harassment complaint. The complainant stated she was being harassed by a former friend. Officers made contact with the suspect and advised her to stop having contact with the complainant or further enforcement action would be taken.
Sept. 23: The School Liaison Officer investigated a civil matter at the Elementary School. All parties were provided with a course of action.
The School Liaison Officer assisted the Elementary School Staff with a student that was punching other students.
Officers handled a threats complaint. The suspect was contacted and advised to not have any further contact with the complainant. A report was completed.
Officers on patrol observed a vehicle that had crashed into a tree on N Chestnut St. Upon pulling up to the scene to investigate the matter a female subject took off running into the woods. Officers pursued the subject who was later apprehended. The subject was arrested for resisting an officer, operating while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident. The subject was lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.
Sept. 24: Officers responded to the Reed City Motel for a disorderly complaint. The subject appeared under the influence of drugs and was transported to the hospital to been evaluated. The subject was arrested after being released from the hospital on an outstanding warrant out of Clare County. Additional charges are pending at this time.
Sept. 25: Officers were dispatched to a residential alarm. Officers arrived on scene and checked the residence and found it to be secure. The property owner was notified.
Officers responded to a verbal domestic call at an apartment complex in the city. No assault had taken place. One of the parties involved agreed to leave. There were no further incidents.
Officers assisted the Osceola County Sheriff’s Department on a breaking and entering call in progress in the city of Evart. Once the scene was secure the officer returned to normal patrol duties.
Sept. 18 to 24
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.
Sept. 18: Deputies investigated 2 vehicle crashes, which occurred within Burdell and Orient Townships.
Sept. 19: Deputies investigated a larceny from a residence, which occurred within Leroy Township. Upon arrival the deputies discovered that someone had taken money from the complainant’s kitchen table, while they were away. The deputies spoke with a suspect in this case, and cleared the scene once their assistance was no longer needed.
Deputies investigated a larceny of a 4-wheeler complaint, which occurred within Osceola Township. Through investigation the deputies discovered that someone removed a 4 wheeler from a trailer, pushed it a considerable distance and then took it out of the area. The deputies have developed some suspects in this matter, and this case is open pending further interviews.
Sept. 20: Deputies investigated 3 vehicle crashes, which occurred within Lincoln, Hartwick and Reed City.
Deputies responded to a residence within Highland Township and arrested a subject on a valid warrant issued out of Wexford County. The subject was taken into custody and was turned over to a Wexford County deputy without incident.
Sept. 21: Deputies investigated a breaking and entering complaint, which occurred within Sylvan Township. Upon arrival the deputies discovered that someone had entered the complaint’s pole barn and removed a large amount of tools. The deputies completed their investigation and cleared the scene without incident; however this case is still open.
Deputies were dispatched to the Village of Marion on the report of a medical alarm. While enroute the deputies were advised that E.M.S. had checked on scene and their assistance were no longer needed.
Sept. 22: Deputies investigated a breaking and entering complaint, which occurred within Sylvan Township. Upon arrival the deputies determined that someone entered the complainant’s residence through a window and removed a gaming system and a box containing money. The deputy’s also located DNA evidence at the scene, collected said evidence and forwarded it to the forensic laboratory for processing. This case is open pending further investigation.
Sept. 23: Deputies investigated a larceny of gasoline, which occurred within Sylvan Township. Upon arrival the deputies completed their investigation and cleared the scene without incident.
Sept. 24: Deputies investigated a single vehicle crash, which occurred within Leroy Township. While en route it was discovered that a subject drove a motor home into a business, and then fled the scene, with the owner of said business following. A short time later the owner loss site of the motor home, however deputies located the subject and vehicle in a wooded area. The subject was arrested for operating while intoxicated, driving while license suspended and possession of open intoxicants. The driver was then transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.
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.
Sept. 19 to 26
Information regarding a few significant cases being investigated:
A trooper was dispatched to a Reed City business on Sept. 19 regarding a possible stolen pickup truck abandoned in their lot. The trooper confirmed the truck had been stolen from Lake County on Sept. 15. The truck was impounded and turned over to MSP Newaygo for additional investigation. The trooper was assisted at the scene by the Reed City Police Dept.
FOUND PROPERTY: A citizen found a toolbox on 23 Mile Rd. near Northland Dr. in Mecosta County. The toolbox was brought to the Reed City post, where it will be held until the owner is located. If an owner does not come forward, it will be released to the citizen who found it. Anyone who has lost a toolbox in that area should contact the Reed City post to re-claim their property.
Sexual Assaults: 2
Stolen Vehicles/Recovered Vehicles: 2
Larceny/Fraud/Stolen Property: 3
Destruction of Property: 2
Sex Offender Violations: 4
Fugitives/Obstruction of Justice: 3
Public Peace: 2
Operate While Intoxicates: 1
Traffic Crashes/Hit and Run: 10
Other Traffic: 3
Civil/Family Disputes: 1
Suspicious Situations: 3
Total for period: 60
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Contact the Michigan State Police Reed City Post at (231) 832-2221.