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Big Rapids Police Weekend Blotter


40-2102187 @ 0637 Civil 300 block Morrison. Roommates not getting along.  Threw each other's property around and outside the apartment. Advised to contact management about different living arrangements.


40-2102188 @ 0712 Disorderly 1100 block Catherine. Female called advising that male was intoxicated at her residence, in violation of his probation. Male left prior to our arrival and was unable to be located. Report taken and will be forwarded to probation for review.


40-2102189 @ 1444 Civil at 1100 block Catherine, Female reported that her ex-boyfriend had a title to a motorcycle that belonged to her, and that he would not return it until she paid him for property of his that she had damaged.  Unable to contact male.


40-2102190 @ 1459 Found bike 1200 block Perry Ave

40-2102191 @ 1545 PDA State/Morrison.

40-2102192 @ 1601 Civil 100blk W. Madison. Disagreement between two males over leaf raking.

40-2102193 @ 1732 Found wallet turned into office.


40-2102194 @ 2228 Mental 1100 block Catherine Male called dispatch all in a panic and hung up.  Male and female residents appeared to be under the influence of a narcotic.  Male was arrested on a couple of warrants out of Grand Rapids. 


40-2102195 @ 0109 Maple & Fourth OWI, CCW, Possession of firearm while intoxicated.  A traffic stop was conducted after seeing a truck driving down the trail from Sawmill parking lot.  The driver performed field sobriety exercises but refused PBT and breath test.  Located two firearms in the truck.  They were seized. 


40-2102196 @ 0227 State & Knollview.  Traffic stop resulted in the driver from Howard City arrested on a warrant.


40-2102197 @ 0336 100 block S Third Ave Loud noise.  The downstairs apartment tenants began to have a loud argument because the one roommate would not fix the other food after getting home from the bar.  Written warning to be served tonight.



40-2102198 @ 0816 Fail to pay 600 block Maple St. Blue Dodge pickup pulled into pump, pumped gas, then backed onto Maple and left east toward S. Third. Unable to get plate or suspect description.


40-2102199 @ 1518 Traffic stop Stewart/Locust.  Driver cited for no license; passenger arrested for warrant.  Vehicle turned over to a licensed driver.


40-2102200 @ 1624 Disorderly at 500 block S. Michigan. Female that was highly intoxicated was yelling at her son and his girlfriend along with refusing to leave the residence when he asked her to. While on scene mother of girlfriend showed up and boyfriend’s mother began yelling at her, pushed past officer, and started across the driveway of the residence toward the other female. She was arrested for disorderly conduct.


40-2102201 @ 1749 Disorderly 400 block S Third Ave, male advised he had items missing from his tent that he was moving out of and was trying to confront resident about the property. Male was trespassed from the property by us.


40-2102202 @ 2154 No Insurance Fourth & Jackson.  Driver was cited for driving without insurance.  Vehicle towed by BR Tow.



@ 08:31am PDA State/Pine

@ 11:19am Traffic stop State/Perry led to arrest of driver on a Failure to appear warrant.

@ 6:00pm PDA State/Perry.


@ 6:57pm 700 block Clark St Civil/Loud argument  Male and female were arguing.  Neighbors heard a lot of screaming, yelling, pounding, and slamming of doors.  They saw male chasing the female. Female claimed it was a verbal argument only.  Male was gone on arrival. 


@ 9:01pm Hemlock Park Found bike under the pavilion.


@ 10:21pm 400 block N State St Civil Mother was called by her daughter who stated that father was extremely intoxicated and passed out.  Mother came to pick up daughter with current boyfriend.  Tempers began to flare as things were said in the direction of the father


@ 11:14pm Mill & State Traffic Stop resulted in a Reed City male cited for NO Insurance and speed.  Vehicle towed by Curries. 



@ 1:00pm Welfare check 800 block Bjornson on female. She is in Kent City with her daughter


@ 1:51pm PDA Woodward Ave. at Waldron Way Assist county with PDA no citation issued due to road conditions


@ 2:38pm PDA 1200 block Perry Ave.


@ 4:24pm MENTAL 500 block Marion Ave.  98 yr old female could hear voices in the basement and thought they were getting in through the tunnel.


@ 5:47pm 1800 block Milton Ave Suspicious. Female reported her prescription missing. No evidence that entry was made into the apartment. Half full bottle of another medicine and bottle of remaining medicine also located in same spot where bottle was taken from. Believe that caller moved the pill bottle after getting upset about taking a pill out of it the previous evening before all last month’s prescription was gone.


@10:24pm 200 block Pemberton Civil. Female and ex-husband got into a verbal argument about son telling father to “Frick off.” Female’s mother inserted herself into the verbal argument which escalated the yelling but nothing physical occurred. Father who still maintains residency and is allowed to stay at the incident location periodically by ex-wife, let himself in to retrieve son’s property that he had paid for, led to another verbal confrontation with ex-mother-in-law. Ex-wife was advised to evict male and not allow him to stay overnight any longer.



@ 2:07pm 300 block S Third.  Complainant called about male being extremely intoxicated.  He was transported home.


@ 2:47pm 800 block N. State.  Male had attempted to stab female with a screwdriver.  Female was uncooperative on scene and was unable to describe the tool.  Occurred in the county.  MCSO was contacted and responded for the call.


@ 5:15pm 800 block N State Called in as a domestic by neighbor.  Caller heard neighbor yelling.  Officers arrived on scene and found uncooperative female.  Male was not on scene, and she stated that she had been arguing with him on the phone. 


@ 2:49pm 1400 block Bjornson Threats 15 y/o Cadillac male was texting his 14 y/o gf about harming her mother.  Mother has text monitoring software on her phone and read the graphic texts and wanted to notify law enforcement.  Contact was made with males' parents. 


@ @ 5:02pm 600 block Hutchinson Civil. Mother was upset over how son had been acting since she let him come back and live in the house.  She was stating that he's using alcohol (18) and has suspicious looking subjects show up.  She was unable to describe these subjects. 


@ 9:46pm 300 block Morrison.  Tenants heard a cat crying in the eave trough drainage pipes running underneath the sidewalk.  The cat looked to have fallen though the broken pipes at ground level.  Officers were unable to see the cat.  BRFD responded to help us "flush" the cat out.  The cat crawled by another broken pipe and Ofc. Butts was able to stick her hand down the pipe and grab the cat and pull it out.  The kitten then fled on foot and was unable to be located.


Local High School Schedule & Scores

CSAA Basketball (Boys)


White Cloud 48 @ Big Rapids 53 (OT)

  -> Game broadcasting on WBRN 1460am, 96.5fm

Lakeview 46 @ Tri County 54

C Montcalm 55 @ Kent City 52 (OT) 

Chip Hills 48 @ Newaygo 58

Grant 41 @ Reed City 60


Reed City 32 @ Cadillac 54

Morley Stanwood 68 @ Tri County 63

Shepherd 56 @ Chip Hills 39

Lakeview 58 @ St Louis 50


CSAA Tournament

  Big Rapids 48 @ Reed City 46 (CSAA Tourn Champ)

      -> Game broadcasting on WBRN 1460am, 96.5fm

      -> Big Rapids Wins CSAA Tournament

  Chip Hills 30 @ Kent City 56 (CSAA Tourn)

  C Montcalm 40 @ Newaygo 82 (CSAA Tourn)

  Lakeview 41 @ Morley Stanwood 52 (CSAA Tourn)

2/22/24 - 7:00pm

Montague @ Grant

Morley Stanwood @ Tri County (CSAA Tourn)

2/23/24 - 7:00pm

C Montcalm @ Midland Calvary Bap

CSAA Basketball (Girls)

2/19/24 - 7:00pm

Hart 45 @ Morley Stanwood 40

Newaygo 38 @ Oakridge 46

2/20/24 - 7:00pm

Chip Hills 33 @ Beal City 67

Big Rapids 39 @ Cadillac 41

Whitehall 44 @ Grant 71

Hesperia 18 @ Tri County 71

Lakeview 55 @ Pine River 41

Reed City 36 @ McBain 40

2/21/24 - 7:00pm

Shelby 41 @ Newaygo 48

2/23/24 - 7:30pm

Tri County @ Big Rapids (7:00p)

Reed City @ C Montcalm

Morley Stanwood @ Grant

Lakeview @ Kent City

Newaygo @ Chip Hills


Big Rapids Ice Hockey (12-12-1)

MHSAA Regional 21: 2/24/24

Big Rapids#4 @ E Grand Rapids#1 (7:15pm)

GR CC#3 @ GR Christian#2 (4:15pm)

CSAA Basketball Standings

CSAA - Boys

  1. Reed City 18-3 (10-0)
  2. White Cloud 16-5 (8-2)
  3. Big Rapids   15-6 (8-2)
  4. Grant   13-6 (8-2)
  5. Newaygo 13-8 (6-4)
  6. Central Montcalm 8-12 (4-6)
  7. Kent City 7-14 (4-6)
  8. Tri County 6-15 (3-7)
  9. Chip Hills 5-16 (3-7)
  10. Morley Stanwood 2-17 (1-9)
  11. Lakeview 5-16 (0-10)

CSAA - Girls

  1. Morley Stanwood 15-3 (8-1)
  2. Grant 13-4 (8-1)
  3. Kent City 15-4 (7-2)
  4. Reed City 11-8 (7-2)
  5. Big Rapids 10-8 (6-3)
  6. Lakeview 10-9 (4-5)
  7. Central Montcalm 8-11 (4-5)
  8. Newaygo 10-9 (3-6)
  9. White Cloud 7-13 (2-8)
  10. Tri County 3-14 (1-8)
  11. Chip Hills 1-18 (0-9)

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