Reed City Police report

REED CITY — If you see any suspicious activity, call 911. For a non-emergency call 832-3255. Email tips to policereedcity@gmail.com

July 4

  • Officers continued performing property inspections and serving the appropriate abatement paperwork for those in violation of the Reed City Ordinances for grass, trash and vehicles though out the week.
  • Officers were dispatched to local business regarding retail theft involving two young juvenile males. The matter has been turned into the Prosecuting Attorney’s office for review.
  • While performing a traffic stop, Officers cited the 54-year-old male driver for loud exhaust and no valid proof of insurance. In addition Officers found the 35-year-old female passenger had an outstanding warrant out of another jurisdiction. She was taken into custody and transported to the Osceola County Jail where she was lodged without incident.
  • Officers were dispatched to local residence regarding a dispute between separated spouses. The 31-year-old male was in the process of moving out when an argument began, resulting in his keys being withheld by his soon to be ex-wife. Officers advised it was a civil matter and asked that the 31-year-old female return the keys. She agreed and asked the officers perform a stand-by while the last of the belongings were removed from the home. Once all items were removed officers cleared.

July 5

  • Officers performed a traffic stop on a 32-year-old male that had been revving the vehicle engine and accelerated in an aggressive and dangerous manner. The driver was issued an appearance citation for Driving While License Suspended (DWLS) second offense, improper use of a registration plate and no vehicle insurance. The vehicle was towed.
  • Officers stopped a vehicle for obstructed brake lights and unreadable license plate. The 19-year-old male driver was arrested for driving on a suspended license and violating probation, he was lodged in the Osceola County Jail without incident.
  • Officers were called to local residence regarding a 27-year-old female driving her roommate’s vehicle without permission. Officers explained the specific circumstances made it a civil matter, but advised that if she were to drive the vehicle again without permission she could be charged with a felony.
  • Officers were dispatched to a local business in reference to a breaking and entering. It was determined to have been two juvenile males who had broken into a storage building to play.

July 6

  • Officers were dispatched to the Spectrum Health Reed City Campus Extended Care facility regarding a lost property report.
  • Officers were dispatched to local residence regarding a juvenile practice shooting a bow and arrow inside his house. Officers confiscated the bow and arrows and explained that it was against Reed City Ordinance to shoot a bow within the city limits. The report has been turned into the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office pending review.
  • Officers were dispatched to the court house to pick up a 19-year-old male at the court house who held a bench warrant for a probation violation out of another jurisdiction. He was arrested and lodged in the Osceola County Jail without incident.
  • Officers were notified of a possible vicious dog inside the city limits. It was reported the dog had bitten an individual in another location but was housed in Reed City. It was determined the dog was not housed in Reed City and if the dog were to be moved back in the city the owner would have to carry insurance on the dog and have an enclosure that complies with city ordinance. The owner was notified.
  • Officers dispatched regarding an indecent exposure situation that took place in the park. The woman stated a man drove up to her asking directions while exposing himself before driving off. The matter is under investigation.
  • Officers were called to local residence regarding a suspicious situation. The female stated she was nervous regarding a man the stopped in looking for a family member. Officers suspect it may have been a court employee there to serve papers.

July 7

  • Officers were dispatched to a two-car property damage accident. No injuries were reported and only minor damage.
  • Officers were called to Reed City Spectrum Health in reference to a mentally impaired patient trying to leave. Officers were able to speak with the individual and they agreed to stay.
  • Officers stop to investigate a suspicious situation in the park. Officers found two adult males standing outside their vehicles after park hours. They both volunteered a breathalyzer test, which indicated both were unable to legally drive themselves home. Officers assisted with contacting family members to retrieve the vehicles and transport the men home.
  • Officers were requested to assist the Mecosta County Sheriff Department near the county line. They were looking for a vehicle that was found in the ditch. The driver was confused and the EMS was called to respond. Officers assisted at the scene until back up arrived.

July 8

  • Officers were dispatched to a personal property damage accident in front of the Spectrum Health Reed City Campus. One of the vehicles drove into the hospital sign while avoiding a collision with the other vehicle. Each of the drivers was issued citations, one for failing to signal the other for driving too fast for conditions. No injuries were reported.
  • Officers were requested to assist the Big Rapids DPS with locating a vehicle that was suspected to be involved in a hit and run personal property damage accident earlier this evening. The vehicle was located in Reed City and Officers assisted with scene security while the other Officers performed their investigation.
  • Officers were dispatched to investigate a possible sexual relationship between two teenagers under the age of consent. The contact was found to have occurred in another county and the matter was turned over to that department.
  • Officers were dispatched to local residence regarding a possible domestic assault that took place earlier. Officers found nothing to indicate an assault took place. They explained that it was a child custody issue and suggested they contact with the friend of the court to resolve the civil matter between the parents.
  • Officers were dispatched to local residence regarding a domestic dispute that was no longer is process. Officers found there had been a physical scuffle during a child custody exchange. The matter was turned over to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for review.

July 9

  • Officers were called to assist the Osceola County Sheriff’s Department regarding a possibly armed subject just outside the city limits.

July 10

  • Officers received a call to be on the look out for a vehicle where the caller reported seeing children in the back seat brandishing what appeared to be a large knife. Officers located the vehicle in question and found the knife in question was a blue plastic toy knife. A verbal warning was issued to the children in the back seat as well as the parents as to the trouble created by the complaint.
  • Officers were dispatched regarding an attempted breaking and entering complaint. Although there was evidence that someone had attempted to kick in the apartment door the locks were still intact. The matter is under investigation.
  • Officer responded to a large pile of trash on the roadside. The owner of the trash was determined and will be issued an appearance citation for violation of city ordinance.