Evart

Police Report 

Sept. 26 to Oct. 2

Sept. 26: An officer investigated a traffic offense reported to have occurred on US10 that was determined to be unfounded.

An officer was dispatched to a property damage accident. There were no injuries.

Sept. 28: An officer was dispatched to a residence that appeared to have been broken into. The officer processed the scene, and the case was turned over to the Osceola County Prosecuting Attorney for charges.

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 complaint of an assault involving an under aged individual who was intoxicated. The suspect was arrested, transported to OCSD and lodged on charges. The case has been turned over to the Osceola County Prosecuting Attorney for assault and minor in possession of alcohol charges.

An officer was dispatched to assist Animal Control on two dog at large complaints.

Sept. 29: An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a complaint of an individual attempting to commit suicide. The officer made contact with the subject who was then transported to Reed City Spectrum Health for medical attention.

Sept. 30: An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a larceny of a bicycle. The bicycle is an older style mountain bike, teal in color with some rust on it. The bicycle was reported to have been taken from the Elementary School. If anyone has any information regarding the location of this bicycle, please contact the Evart Police Department.

An officer took a complaint of a Non-Sufficient Funds check. The case is open pending further investigation.

An officer took a complaint of failure to return rental property. The officer made contact with the suspect and advised them of the complaint. The suspect returned the rental property to the business. The case is closed.

An officer was dispatched to an area check for a go-cart that was driving around town. The officer was able to locate the go cart, but unable to locate the driver.

Oct. 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 clear.

Oct. 2: An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a suspicious situation. An individual was walking onto the porches of other residences. The officer made contact with the subject who was just trying to catch their dog.

An officer was dispatched to a dog at large complaint. The officer spoke to the owner and advised them of the City’s ordinance.

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

Reed City

Police Report

Sept. 26 to Oct. 2

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

E-mail tips to RCPD@reedcityhall.org

Sept. 26: Officers responded to a gas station in the city for a call of a subject being unable to pay for the gas they pumped. An agreement was made between the business and the subject and the matter is now resolved.

Officers were dispatched to a noise complaint at an apartment in the city. Officers arrived on scene and made contact with the subjects. A verbal warning was issued.

Sept. 27: Officers responded to a business in the city for a check fraud complaint. The suspect had written out two checks to the business from another person’s checking account. The suspect has been identified and a warrant request was submitted to the prosecutor.

Sept. 28: Officers responded to a disorderly person complaint at an apartment complex in the city. The caller stated that one of the tenants was upset and yelling and swearing at people in the hallway and the parking lot. The subject was located and warned that if his actions continued he would be arrested.

The School Liaison Officer assisted the Elementary School Staff with an irate parent.

The School Liaison Officer talked to two Elementary School Students regarding harassment issues.

A dog at large at the Elementary School was captured and taken to the Animal Shelter.

Sept. 29: The School Liaison Officer investigated a larceny of a handheld game system at the Elementary School. The item was recovered that the matter is under investigation.

Officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. It was discovered that the driver was operating 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 of the vehicle had an extradition warrant out of Missouri and the passenger had two outstanding warrants for Friend of the Court out of Antrim and Osceola Counties. The passenger was also found to be in possession of open intoxicatants. Both subjects were arrested and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Sept. 30: Officers responded to N Park St for a report of a tree in the road. The tree was removed from the roadway and DPW was contacted.

Officers responded to a car/deer property damage accident that occurred on E Church St near Ann St. There was no injuries and only minor damage. A report was completed.

The School Liaison Officer investigated a harassment complaint that occurred at the Reed City High School. A report was completed and the complainant was advised on how to seek a personal protection order.

Officers handled a found property complaint. The owner had accidentally left her purse at a business in the city. The owner was identified and the purse was returned to the owner.

Officers responded to a business in the city for nuisance dogs that were jumping out of the bed of a pickup truck and nipping at people walking by. The owners of the dogs were located and cited.

Officers were dispatched to a business in the city for a civil matter/breaking and entering. The new tenant of the building stated that the former tenant had broken in and stole items that did not belong to him. A report was completed and the matter is under investigation.

Officers responded to an alarm going off at a business in the city. Upon arrival there was no alarm heard. The matter was unfounded.

Oct. 1: Officers were dispatched to a noise complaint. Upon arrival there was no noise heard. The matter was unfounded.

Officers assisted EMS at a business in the city where a female subject was having chest pains and changing color.

Officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. It was discovered that the driver was operating in violation of his restricted license conditions. The driver was given an appearance citation at the scene and released.

Oct. 2: Officers served a vehicle abatement on an inoperable vehicle parked at a residence. The owner had the allotted time to correct the violation or further enforcement action will be taken.

Officers responded to a civil peace officer standby. The complainant reported a previous domestic violence incident to the officers and wanted officers to standby while she asked her boyfriend to leave. The male subject left without incident.

Officers were dispatched to an apartment complex in the city for a report of a child screaming and yelling for help. Officers arrived on scene to find that the child was out of control and the parents were attempting to get the child calmed down.

Osceola County

Sheriff’s Report

Sept. 25 to Oct. 1

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. 25: Deputies were dispatched to a residence within Evart Township on the report of an assault and battery complaint. Through investigation it was discovered that the victim was assaulted and was badly burned, as he was allegedly dragged into a fire. The deputies completed their investigation and cleared the scene without incident. This case has been forwarded to the prosecutor’s office for charges.

Deputies were dispatched to a residence within the City of Evart on the report of a breaking and entering, which was in progress. Upon arrival the deputies secured the scene, and learned that the complainant had seen an unknown subject break into her neighbor’s residence. The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit was called in and completed a thorough search of the interior of the residence, however no one was located. The deputies then cleared the scene once their assistance was no longer needed.

Sept. 26: Deputies were dispatched to a residence within Rose Lake Township on the report of a possible domestic assault complaint, which was called in by a third caller. Upon arrival the deputies secured the scene and spoke with both subjects involved. Through investigation it was discovered that the subjects were involved in a verbal argument. The deputies then cleared the scene without incident.

Set. 27: A deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle within Sylvan Township for a speeding infraction. Through investigation the deputy discovered that the operator was driving on a suspended license, and also had a valid warrant issued for their arrest. At that time the subject was taken into custody and was transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Deputies investigated 2 vehicle crashes, which occurred within Evart and Lincoln Townships.

Sept. 28: Deputies investigated 2 vehicle crashes, which occurred within Leroy and Sherman Townships.

Deputies investigated a breaking and entering complaint, which occurred within Hartwick Township. Through investigation the deputies discovered that the complainant was in the process of moving, and someone had taken several boxes of items from her residence. The deputies completed their investigation and cleared the scene without incident.

Sept. 29: Deputies investigated a possible identify theft complaint, which occurred within Evart Township. Through investigation the deputies discovered that the victim had received bills for items which he did not purchase. The deputies completed their investigation and cleared the scene. This case is open pending further investigation.

Sept. 30: Deputies investigated 2 vehicle crashes, which occurred within Highland and Osceola Townships.

Deputies investigated a breaking and entering to a pole barn, which occurred within Leroy Township. Through investigation it was determined that someone had entered the pole barn and removed several items, which included a red Sims snow board, Honda generator and a Samsung flat screen T.V. The deputies completed their investigation and cleared the scene.

Oct. 1: Deputies investigated 4 vehicle crashes, which occurred within the City of Evart, the City of Reed City, Leroy Township and Hersey Township.

Deputies were dispatched to a residence within Sylvan Township, on the report of a residential alarm, however upon arrival the deputies found the home 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.

Osceola County Sheriff’s Office

325 W Upton Street

Reed City, MI 49677

231-832-2288 Office

231-832-6173 Fax

Michigan State

Police Report

Michigan State Police Reed City Post weekly calls for service report, from Sept. 26 to Oct. 3.

Information regarding a few significant cases being investigated:

A Big Rapids man was arrested after stealing more than $2,500 in electronics from Walmart, Big Rapids. Walmart Asset Protection contacted a trooper when a man had escaped out a fire door after stealing lap top computers on Sept. 16. Investigation revealed that the same man had been involved in at least two other thefts or electronics. Big Rapids Police Department’s Detective Bureau and an independent witness were able to identify the suspect as 35 year old Christopher Hansen. Hansen was located and interviewed, but denied the allegations. A search warrant was obtained and served at Hansen’s residence Sept. 17. Several items linking Hansen to the thefts were located and seized. An arrest warrant for Felony Larceny was issued by the Mecosta County Prosecutor’s Office and was served by a trooper Sept. 25. He was lodged in the Mecosta County Jail.

A trooper located some tools while on patrol on Northland Drive near Hoover Rd. in Mecosta County. A reciprocating saw and a Shop Vac were found laying in the roadway on Aug. 5. An owner has not been located. If you have information regarding the owner of this property, please contact the Reed City Post.

Sexual Assaults: 3

Assaults/Stalking: 4

Burglary/Alarms: 5

Child Abuse: 1

Dangerous Drugs: 1

Larceny/Fraud/Stolen Property: 6

Sex Offender Violations: 1

Fugitives/Obstruction of Justice: 1

Runaway: 3

Public Peace: 1

DNR Violations: 1

Insanity/Suicide: 1

Operate While Intoxicated: 1

Traffic Crashes/Hit and Run: 13

Other Traffic: 3

Civil/Family Disputes: 7

Suspicious Situations: 3

Other/Miscellaneous: 9

Total for period: 64

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

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