Reed City police reports

Reed City

Police Report

08/15-08/21

If you see any suspicious activity, call 911. Call (231) 832) 3255 for non-emergencies. Email tip can be sent to: policereedcity@gmail.com.

Officers continue to perform property inspections and serve the appropriate abatement paperwork for those in violation of the Reed City ordinances for tall grass, trash and vehicles throughout the week.

08/15

  • Officers were dispatched to perform a well-being check on a local resident. Officers found the female in question, whom stated she had been upset earlier, but was fine. Case closed.
  • Officers responded to two 911 calls at the Michigan State Police call box. Meceola Central Dispatch stated there was no one answering. Officers found no one around. Case closed.
  • Officers were dispatched to local business regarding a breaking-and-entering larceny that occurred over the weekend. The matter is under investigation.

08/16

  • Officers responded to a hold-up alarm activation at a local gas station. Officers found an employee had accidentally pushed the alarm button. Case closed.
  • Officers received a Be-On-the-Lookout (BOL) notice for a tractor trailer traveling east bound on U.S. 10 from Lake County driving erratically all over the road. Officers located the vehicle and the 53-year-old driver stated that it was his first day driving this truck and he may have been swerving as he drove through a narrow construction zone. He added that he is just getting used the new truck.
  • Officers were dispatched to local apartment complex regarding a harassment complaint between juveniles. Officers explained it was a matter to take up with the landlord but added he would speak to the parent of the accused juveniles regarding their behavior. 

08/17

  • Officers performed a traffic stop on a vehicle with an expired license plate. The 30-year-old female was issued a citation and arrested for operating a vehicle without a license, improper use of a registration plate and having no proof of insurance. The vehicle was towed and the woman was transported to the Osceola County Jail without incident.
  • Officers were notified of missing bicycle. The bicycle was located a short time later and picked up by the owner.
  • Officers were requested to respond to the Osceola County Courthouse regard a 19-year-old male obstructing justice. The Probation Officer reported the young man had a misdemeanor warrant for larceny. He was placed under arrest, transported and lodged in the Osceola County Jail with out incident.
  • Officers were dispatched to the rocket football field regarding a suspicious situation. The officer found the vehicle parked there belong to the person mowing the field. Case closed.
  • Officers were notified of a suspicious situation. There was a light on in an abandoned house. Officers investigated and found no one in the house. Further investigation found there had been contractors inside earlier in the day and left the light on. Case closed.

08/18

n Officers received another report regarding a stolen bicycle. The matter is under investigation.

n Officers issued verbal warnings to a couple of juveniles playing in the street, one of which had been laying in the street. 

n Officers were called to take a report of a stolen cellphone. The complainant stated he listed the cellphone for sale and had arranged to meet at the Reed City Depot. A black, four-door vehicle with a female driver pulled up and a black male got out and handed over an envelope. Before he could check the contents the man grabbed the phone jumped back into the car and it sped away. There was no money in the envelope. The matter is under investigation.

08/19

n Officers were called to local residence regarding a large amount of smoke. Officers found it was coming from wet wood burning in an approved fire pit. Case closed.

n Officers were dispatched to Spectrum Health Reed City campus hospital emergency room. The staff was having problems with a disorderly patient who was creating a disturbance in the emergency room. The 45-year-old male was upset claiming money had been stolen from him. He became disruptive and began damaging items. He was arrested for disorderly conduct and transported to the jail and lodged without further incidents.

n Officers took a complaint of stolen money from a local business. The matter is under investigation.

n Officers received a BOL for a vehicle that was passing other vehicles and then slowing down. Officers located the vehicle in question and spoke with the 17-year-old driver who stated she was slowing down due to a semi-truck in front of her. Case closed.

n Officers observed a large bonfire in an unapproved container. Officers issued a verbal warning and the fire was put out.

n Officers were dispatched to a local apartment complex regarding an on going harassment issue between tenants. Officers advised both families to avoid each other and to speak with the apartment managers regarding the problem. The managers have begun to issue lease violations and write ups.

n While performing a traffic stop for speeding, officers found the 49-year-old driver to be intoxicated. He was transported and lodged in the Osceola County Jail without incident and his vehicle towed.

08/20

n Officers were dispatched to take a property damage report regarding a two-vehicle accident at a local gas station. No injuries were reported.

n Officers were dispatched to a local apartment complex in reference to an assault. It was determined two adults had gotten into a confrontation after a child had been making obscene gestures at adults in the complex. The matter is under investigation.

n Officers assisted Lake County Sheriff Department with a BOL vehicle. The vehicle was believed to have been involved in a hit-and-run accident and possible road rage incident. There was no damage to the vehicle and the driver was issued a verbal warning for following too closely.