Evart

Police Report

Sept. 5 to 11

Sept. 5: An officer was dispatched to two residences reference a well-being check. The officer made contact with the individuals who were found to be secure.

An officer assisted a citizen with an unusual phone call involving minors.

Sept. 7: An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a complaint involving a juvenile. The officer stood by until the parties reached a mutual agreement.

An officer was dispatched to a residence reference City’s Ordinances.

An officer was dispatched to a business 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 business reference a complaint of a suspicious situation. The officer responded to a business on north Main Street, and during his investigation the officer found tool marks on the rear door. It appeared that someone tried to break into the business.

Sept. 8: An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a domestic dispute. After several attempts, the officer was unable to make contact with the victim.

An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a well-being check. The officer made contact with the individual who was found to be secure.

An officer was dispatched to a residence reference a noise complaint. Upon arrival the officer spoke to the complainant and advised the individual of the City’s noise ordinance.

An officer was dispatched to a residence as a peace officer. The officer stood by until the complainant cleared the scene.

Sept. 9: An K9 officer assisted a Michigan State Police trooper on a traffic stop.

An officer was dispatched to a Malicious Destruction of Property complaint at a church. The officer took pictures of the damaged van. The case is open pending further investigation.

An officer was dispatched to a residence in reference to a fraud case. The case is open pending further investigation.

Sept. 10: An officer was dispatched to a residence in reference to a domestic dispute complaint involving minors.

Sept. 11: An officer was dispatched to a Malicious Destruction of Property complaint at a business. The officer took pictures of the damaged barber pole. The case is open pending further investigation. 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 Malicious Destruction of Property complaint at a business. The officer took pictures of the damaged glass. The case is open pending further investigation.

An officer was dispatched to a residence in reference to a domestic dispute. The officer made contact with the complainant who advised the dispute was verbal in nature. The case has been turned over to the Osceola County Prosecuting attorney for review.

Reed City

Police Report

Sept. 5 to 11

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

E-mail tips to RCPD@reedcityhall.org.

Sept. 5: Officers impounded an abandoned vehicle that was left in the downtown business district.

Officers responded to a domestic disturbance call at a residence in the city. Officers arrived on scene to find it was a verbal argument only between father and son. Both parties were warned and provided with a course of action.

Officers were dispatched to a fraud complaint where a vehicle title was altered. The victim refused to press charges against the suspect so the matter is now closed.

Sept. 6: The School Liaison Officer located a dog running at large at the High School. The dog owner was identified by the dog’s tags. The dog was returned home with a warning being issued to the owner.

Officers were requested to do a well being check on an elderly female. The female subject was found to be OK at her home.

Officers responded to a civil complaint. The complainant stated he changed the door locks to keep his son out and his son forced entry into the house. The son resided in the home as well. The parties were advised that there was no criminal conduct.

Sept. 7: The School Liaison Officer responded to the Elementary School for an out of control 7 year old that was tearing up a classroom. Officers got the child under control and he was turned over to his father for the day.

Officers did a peace officer standby so a subject could get his personal items out of his father’s home. There were no incidents.

Sept. 8: Officers responded to the Hospital for an out of control child. Officers were able to get the child under control and there were no further problems.

Officers were dispatched to Rambadt Park for a marijuana complaint. The caller stated she went into the bathroom and there was someone in the stall using a drug that made her nose burn. Officers arrived on scene and located the suspect. The suspect had a medical marijuana card, however was in violation by using the marijuana in a public building. The suspect was given an appearance citation and released at the scene.

Officers responded to an apartment complex in the city for a disorderly/traffic complaint. The complainant, who was the apartment manager, had evicted a resident. The resident was causing a disturbance in the parking lot and power braking with her vehicle. A warrant request has been submitted to the City Attorney seeking an arrest warrant.

Officers were dispatched to a threats complaint that had occurred over a social networking website. The suspect had made threats to his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend that he was going to harm him if he did not stop contacting her. A warrant requested was submitted to the Prosecutor for review.

Sept. 9: Officers investigated a fraud complaint at a bank in the city. The matter is under investigation.

Officers investigated a larceny complaint at an apartment complex in the city. A former employee of the complex was believed to have taken items from the complex. A report was completed and the matter is under investigation.

Officers assisted a church in town for a funeral escort.

Officers located a subject that was wanted on a three county felony warrant for fleeing and eluding, disregarding a police officer and drag racing. The subject was arrested and lodged at the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Officers responded to a domestic call between mother and daughter. It was discovered that it was a verbal argument only. Both parties were warned and provided with a course of action.

Officers on patrol located two subjects arguing at the intersection of W Fifth Ave and State St. No assault had occurred. Both subjects were given a warning.

Officers assisted a stranded motorist on U.S. 10 that was having car problems.

Officers on patrol located two juveniles that were in violation of the city curfew. The juveniles were transported home and given a warning.

Sept. 10: Officers were called for a juvenile runaway complaint. The juvenile was located and returned home.

Sept. 11: Officers on patrol located two subjects arguing at the intersection of E Lincoln Ave and Morse St. No assault had occurred. Both subjects were given a warning.

Officers responded to a threats complaint. The complainant was receiving threatening text messages on her cell phone. A report was completed and the matter is under investigation.

Officers were dispatched to an apartment complex in the city for an aggressive dog complaint. A report was completed and the matter is under investigation.

Osceola County

Sheriff’s Report

Sept. 4 to 10

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. 4: Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle within Leroy Township for a speeding infraction. Through investigation the deputies determined that the operator was driving their vehicle while intoxicated, and with a suspended drivers license. This subject was then taken into custody and was transported to the Osceola County jail without incident.

Deputies were dispatched to a residence within the City of Reed City on a check well-being complaint. Upon arrival the deputies made contact with the subject in question, and confirmed that everything was OK, and no one was in need of assistance. The deputies then cleared the scene without incident.

Sept. 5: Deputies investigated 1 vehicle crash and 1 vehicle crash with injuries. Both incidents occurred within Richmond and Evart Townships.

Sept. 6: Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a motorcycle within Burdell Township for a plate violation. Through investigation the deputies discovered that the registration plate was used improperly, and the motorcycle did not have insurance placed on it. The driver was issued 2 misdemeanor citations for these offences and the motorcycle was towed from the scene. The deputies then cleared the scene without incident.

Deputies investigated 3 vehicle crashes, which occurred within Marion, Osceola and Hersey Townships.

Sept. 7: Deputies were dispatched to Lincoln Township on the report of a tractor accident resulting in a fatality. Upon arrival it was discovered that a tractor had rolled down a slight embankment, and ran over an elderly subject, which resulted in fatal injuries. The deputies completed their investigation and cleared the scene without incident.

Deputies investigated a vehicle fire which occurred within Richmond Township. Upon arrival the deputies discovered that while the vehicle was in motion it caught fire due to some mechanical problem. The deputies completed their investigation and cleared the scene without incident.

Sept. 8: Deputies were dispatched to a residence within Hersey Township on the report of a check well-being complaint. Upon arrival the deputies spoke with the subject in question, and determined they were not a danger to themselves or others. The deputies then cleared the scene without incident.

Sept. 9: The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit assisted the Manistee County Sheriff’s Office with a bomb threat complaint. The k-9 unit completed his assist without incident, and returned to the county.

Deputies investigated 2 vehicle crashes, which occurred within Osceola and Rose Lake Townships.

Sept. 10: Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle within Hersey Township for defective equipment. Through investigation it was determined that the operator was driving on a suspended license, and was operating his vehicle without insurance. The operator was then taken into custody and was transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.

Deputies investigated a damage to and larceny from a vehicle complaint, which occurred within Richmond Township. Upon arrival the deputies discovered that someone had damaged the back of the complainant’s vehicle, along with taking a laptop computer from the back seat of said vehicle. The deputies completed their investigation and cleared the scene 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 at (231) 832-2288 or by fax at (231) 832-6173.