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POLICE BLOTTER: Local law enforcement agencies respond to disputes, owl incident, low hanging wires | News, Sports, Jobs

POLICE BLOTTER: Local law enforcement agencies respond to disputes, owl incident, low hanging wires | News, Sports, Jobs

Recent actions by law enforcement agencies in Northeast Michigan. This has been only lightly edited.


For the week of Jan. 16-22

64 complaints were handled, resulting in the following:

Car/Deer 4

Traffic/Traffic Stop 29

Property Damage Accident 7

Personal Injury Accident 1

Animal/Dog 3

Patrol Check 1

Well Being Check 1

911 Hang-up 1

Malicious Destruction Of Property 1

Suicidal Subject 1

Animal Bite 1

Loud Music 1

Threats/Harassment 3

Missing Person 1

Assault 1

Trespass 1

Overdose 1

Alarm 2

Larceny 1

Domestic 1

Weapons Offense 1

Unwanted Subject 1


For the week of Jan. 16-23

Complaints: 36

Follow-up: 30

Assist: 16

Traffic Stop: 32

Citation: 11

Warning: 22

Accidents: 5

Arrests: 5

Animal Complaint: 7

Bailiff: 11

Transports: 11

Premise Check: 4

Grand Funded Patrol: n/a

Training: 5


Total bookings: 22

Felony: 9

Misdemeanor: 13

Current population: 58


Recent actions by law enforcement agencies in Northeast Michigan. This has been only lightly edited.


Total: 82

Alarms: 2

Animal Control: 4

Traffic Arrests: 0

OWI Arrests: 1

Drug Arrests: 0

Warrant Arrests: 3

Complaint Arrest: 1

Animal/Vehicle Crashes: 2

Disputes: 3

Lewiston EMS: 3

Lewiston Fire: 0

Tri-Township EMS: 13

Tri-Township Fire: 1

Hillman EMS: 12

Hillman Fire: 1

Vienna Fire: 4

Canada Creek EMS: 2

Canada Creek Fire: 0


Montmorency County Inmates lodged in Alpena County Jail: 10

Jan. 16

9:11 p.m.: Dispatched received a complaint that a vehicle had hit an owl on M-33 North. There was damage to the vehicle, an officer responded and took the report. The owl flew off before the officer arrived.

11:54 p.m.: Officer responded to a welfare check of an elderly female in Albert Twp. The subject was located and found to be ok.

Jan. 17

12:57 p.m.: Officer responded for a welfare check of a female in Hillman Twp. The female was located and found to be ok. While officers where at the residence a male subject was arrested for parole violation and taken to Alpena County Jail.

6:06 p.m.: A DNR Officer responded to a two-vehicle accident on County Rd 612. A female from Lewiston was taken into custody for operating while intoxicated.

11:46 p.m.: Alpena County Dispatch notified dispatch that they had an officer on a traffic stop with a subject with multiple warrants out of MCSO. The male subject from Lachine was taken into custody and lodged at the Alpena County Jail.

Jan. 18

4:17 a.m.: Deputies transported two inmates to Jackson Prison that had previously been sentenced.

2:32 p.m.: A welfare check was requested on a Briley Township resident, no one was at the residence; homeowner later called and states she was out and is fine.

6:20 p.m.: Dispatch received a 911 hang-up; Law enforcement when to the address where the 911 call came in from–the residents were found to be fine and were just experiencing a phone issue.

Jan. 19

8:48 a.m.: A resident of Avery Township came into MCSO to report someone had stolen his portable ice shanty from his yard, deputies along with DNR CO’s were advised.

11:34 a.m.: A passerby called to report a semi that was jack knifed in the road just east of McCormick Lake Rd, deputies responded to the scene, the truck had left the scene prior to their arrival.

11:57 a.m.: A single vehicle slide with minor damage was reported, a deputy responded to the scene and took the report.

1:41 p.m.: A MSP Trooper on her way home called to report a low hanging wire over Co Rd 491 near Gamble Rd. Vienna Fire responded to the scene, it was found to be a Frontier line.

1:43 p.m.: A welfare check on a Hillman Township resident was requested, deputies responded to the residence. The subject was found to be fine.

8:11 p.m.: A neighboring jurisdiction arrested a female subject on a warrant out of Montmorency County; subject was lodged at Alpena County Jail.

Jan. 21

5:42 a.m.: Officers responded to a vehicle still running stopped at the stop sign on County Rd 487 cross of County Rd 612. Officers arrived to find a male sleeping in the vehicle. He was issued a citation.

9:39 p.m.: Hillman Fire Dept responded to a residence in Rush Lake Subdivision for a carbon monoxide detector going off. All units cleared at 10:45 p.m.:.

Jan. 22

7:27 p.m.: An officer did a welfare check of an elderly female on Harwood Rd. The subject was at home and found to be ok.

7:33 p.m.: An officer responded to a report of damage to a business in the Village of Hillman. Upon arrive the officer found the back of the building hit by a vehicle and the wall/door pushed in about a foot. Nothing appeared to be missing from the building.

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