Here are the highlights from the St. Louis Police Department’s complaint log from Tuesday, Nov. 27, through Monday, Dec. 10. Thanks to Police Chief Richard J. Ramereiz Jr. for the following information.
A 35-year-old St. Louis man was walking his dog on Hazel Street near Main Street on Tuesday, Dec. 4, when a black German Shepherd type dog ran out of a wooded lot and bit the complainant. The complainant’s dog (pit bull terrier) tried to protect him but was badly injured by the suspect dog. The man had to have his dog treated for injuries by a local veterinarian, requiring surgery and stitches. The complainant was injured but declined medical treatment. The suspect dog was described as an all-black German Shepherd type dog with white spots on or near its neck. Anyone with information on who the German Shepherd dog may belong to is requested to contact the St. Louis Police Department by calling 989-681-5285.
Criminal Sexual Conduct
The police department complaint log says the alleged offense was reported at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at the Carrie Knause school playground. Chief Ramereiz said he cannot release any information at this time.
A 91-year-old St. Louis resident was stopped for careless driving after failing to safely operate a motor vehicle on Dec. 3 at corner of Michigan Avenue and M-46. An OC-88 (Request for Driver Evaluation) report was submitted to the Michigan Secretary of State – Traffic Safety Division to request a review of the individual’s driving skills, Chief Ramereiz said. The Secretary of State may conduct a reexamination of a person if there is reason to believe that the person is incompetent to drive a motor vehicle or is afflicted with a mental or physical infirmity or disability rendering it unsafe for that person to drive a motor vehicle.
A 21-year-old St. Louis woman was injured when the car she was driving was rear ended by a 64-year-old St. Louis man who was driving a mid-size pickup truck on Wednesday, Dec. 5. The collision occurred on Michigan Ave near Collison Way. The female driver was transported by ambulance to the MidMichigan Medical Center – Gratiot for treatment. The male driver was cited for “Failure to Stop in an Assured Clear Distance.”
A 44-year-old St. Louis man was found intoxicated on the porch of another St. Louis resident’s house on South Pine Street. The intoxicated man was at the wrong house trying to get home. The man was taken by police to his home where he was left in the care of his spouse.
Driving While License Suspended
A 60-year-old Chesaning man was stopped for an equipment violation on Monday, Dec. 3. The driver was found to have a suspended license and a warrant out of the Flint Police Department. The subject was lodged at the Gratiot County Jail on the DWLS charge.
A 28-year-old St. Louis woman was arrested on a probation violation warrant on Wednesday, Dec. 5, and lodged at the Gratiot County Jail.
Possible Child Neglect
This one was listed as a runaway in the complaint log, a Dec. 9 entry, but Chief Ramereiz calls it possible child neglect in his explanation. The case was turned over to Child Protective Services.
A 36-year-old St. Louis man was arrested on a warrant from the Gratiot County Sheriff’s Department on Nov. 27 and lodged at the Gratiot County Jail.
A 65-year-old St. Louis woman reported documents to her vehicle and her license plate to be stolen from her home on Monday, Dec. 10. The documents were found in her vehicle, and the license plate was discovered to have been voluntarily surrendered to the Secretary of State several months ago.
A 46-year-old woman left a bottle of prescription medication at a local business by accident on Monday, Dec. 10, Chief Ramereiz said. The medication was turned over to the St. Louis Police Department. The property owner was contacted and able to verify the prescriptions for the medications.