2019 Cop Calls
This is the aggregated Cop Calls for 2019.
A 22-foot Marine Master pontoon trailer was reported missing from Apex Marine on Jan. 3. The trailer was black in color. The trailer was found to be missing in November of 2018. Anyone with information is asked to contact the St. Louis Police Department at 989-681-5285 or email Chief Ramereiz at firstname.lastname@example.org
Failure to report accident
A motorist witnessed a 90-year-old male strike the bridge on Cheeseman Road near Michigan Avenue with his motor vehicle on Friday, Jan. 4. The man did not report the crash as is required by law. Damage was done to the vehicle. The bridge did not sustain any damage.
A 43-year-old St. Louis resident reported the fraudulent, unauthorized use of their debit card and suspicious activity with their bank account on Jan. 4. This case is still under investigation.
A 21-year-old Alma man was arrested for “Attempted Home Invasion” of two homes in the Evergreen Village mobile home park off Michigan Avenue on Jan. 5. The male suspect was lodged at the Gratiot County Jail.
Attempted larceny of donuts
A Baker’s Dozen employee was loading totes containing doughnuts into a delivery vehicle at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, when he noticed two male subjects carrying one of the totes of doughnuts down the sidewalk. The subjects attempted to flee with the doughnuts when the employee yelled at them. The suspect carrying the tote slipped and dropped the doughnuts. The suspects fled the scene and were not identified.
Suspect No. 1 was described as male, late teens to early 20’s, 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-10 with blond hair, a grey sweatshirt, blue jeans and facial hair.
Suspect No. 2 was described as male, late teens to early 20’s, 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-10, clean shaven and wearing a grey sweatshirt and blue jeans.
Anyone with information on the suspects is asked to contact Sgt. Kristi Forshee at the St. Louis Police Department: email@example.com or 989-681-5285.
A Playstation 4 was reported stolen from a home in the Evergreen Village mobile home park north of Michigan Avenue on Wednesday, Jan. 9.
Criminal Sexual Conduct
Criminal sexual conduct involving adults was reported to police on Jan. 11.
A 21-year-old Breckenridge man was stopped for speeding at 12:17 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at M-46 and Franklin, then arrested for driving on a suspended license.
A St. Louis resident of the Oakridge apartment complex on Euclid reported subjects removing mail from his or her mailbox.
People renovating a home found a package of suspected drugs while working on the home at 11:35 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16. The unknown substance was taken as evidence. The St. Louis Police Department and the MAGNET drug team are investigating.
A St. Louis resident reported fraudulent activity on a credit card at 4:08 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17. Unauthorized purchases were made using their credit card. This matter is under investigation. Chief Ramereiz offers the following link containing tips on preventing credit card fraud.
“I strongly suggest everyone photograph the front and back of your credit cards and keep the photos in a safe place,” Ramereiz said. “In the event your cards are stolen or lost the photographs will contain your credit card information and the phone number to call to report the cards lost or stolen.”
Larceny from vending machines at 216 N. Mill St. was reported at 3:31 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 18. Suspects were identified as juveniles. This will be turned over to the Gratiot County prosecutor.
Property Damage Accident
A traffic crash was reported at the intersection of Mill Street and M-46 at 10:10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18. The at-fault driver was distracted by another traffic crash near this location, Chief Ramereiz said.
A minor assault between two elder subjects was reported at 8:48 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18.
Property Damage Accident
A traffic crash was reported at the intersection of M-46 and Mill Street at 9:52 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21. The at-fault driver rear ended another vehicle that was stopped at the red light, Chief Ramereiz said.
A 20-year-old woman reported on Friday, Jan. 25, that an unknown person broke into her home in the 600 block of Hebron Street. The sleeping victim was awakened by the sound of the door opening, Chief Ramereiz said. The victim confronted the suspect, and the suspect fled on foot. The suspect was described as 5-foot-11, medium build, wearing all black and a black ski mask. Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Brandon Crowther at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 989-681-5285.
A 41-year-old Alma man reported being assaulted in the Marathon gas station parking lot on Wednesday, Jan. 23. This is under investigation.
Traffic Accident and Suspended License
A 33-year-old Alma woman was involved in a property damage accident at Euclid and M-46 on Friday, Jan. 25. The responding officer checked her background and learned she was driving on a suspended license and had an outstanding arrest warrant from another police agency. She was then arrested.
Snow Plow Accident
A City of Alma plow truck was backing up and hit a utility pole on Iowa Street near Falkirk in Alma on Monday, Jan. 28, damaging the utility pole. A mutual aid agreement is in place between the Alma and St. Louis. Any traffic crash involving a city vehicle is investigated by an outside agency. The agreement states that the St. Louis Police Department will investigate traffic crashes involving a City of Alma vehicle and the Alma Police Department will investigate traffic crashes involving a vehicle belonging to the City of St. Louis.
A 35-year-old St. Louis man reported receiving threatening messages from another subject via text messages.
A vehicle driven by a 41-year-old Ashley man was unable to stop (due to icy road conditions) on Michigan Avenue on Monday, Jan. 31. The vehicle slid into the path of a vehicle driven by a 24-year-old St. Louis man. The St. Louis man swerved to avoid the first vehicle and struck a third vehicle (driven by 55-year-old Edmore man) that was stopped at the stop sign on Woodside Drive.
A debit card was found at the St. Louis 7-Eleven. The responding officer was able to locate the owner and returned the property.
Suspended License, Controlled Substance
A 50-year-old man was arrested after a police officer stopped him at 10:42 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at Michigan and Hazel for having a headlight out. A routine check showed that his license had been suspended. During the traffic stop, the officer found drug paraphernalia containing a suspected illegal substance. The substance will be sent to the crime lab for analysis and identification. If it is found to be an illegal substance, additional charges will be sought.
Criminal Sexual Conduct
A Criminal sexual conduct complaint was reported to the St. Louis Police Department. Chief Ramereiz is playing this one close to his vest, releasing only the above information.
A 64-year-old man stopped in the road on M-46 near Mill Street Saturday, Feb. 2, and reversed into a vehicle driven by a 70-year-old St. Louis man.
A 51-year-old St. Louis resident parked his or her vehicle along the shoulder of Franklin Street near Mount St. Joseph Church on Sunday, Feb. 3. When he or she returned to the vehicle, the rear window had been shattered.
A 25-year-old Alpena woman reported the theft of a purse from her unlocked car at Cambridge Woods Apartments (behind Seeley Auto Sales) on Monday, Feb. 4. “As a reminder, do not leave unattended vehicles unlocked, even if it is only for a short time,” said Chief Ramereiz. “It only takes a few seconds to enter an unlocked vehicle. Do not leave valuables in your vehicle in plain view. Valuables should always be removed from your vehicle or locked out of sight. The majority of all thefts from motor vehicles occur from UNLOCKED vehicles.”
The St. Louis Police Department received two complaints of counterfeit money on Monday, Feb. 11. The first complaint was brought to the police department after a 57-year-old St. Louis man cashed in a winning lotto ticket at a gas station and realized one of the bills he received was suspicious. The second complaint was reported after an employee of a different gas station discovered a suspected counterfeit bill while doing business. Police notified the US Secret Service, which will investigate the complaint.
Property Damage Accident
A vehicle driven by a 23-year-old Alma resident slid through the intersection of Enterprise Drive and Woodside Drive in the St. Louis Industrial Park and struck a light pole on Wednesday, Feb. 6. No injuries were reported. The light pole was damaged and will be replaced.
A 31-year-old Sanford man was arrested for driving on a suspended license after being stopped for a burned-out headlight at Main and Hazel at 6:50 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6.
Property Damage Accident
St. Louis Police investigated a traffic crash in Alma involving a City of Alma vehicle. This is done per an agreement between Alma and St. Louis whenever a city-owned vehicle is involved in a traffic crash. In this case, a 47-year-old Harrison man attempted to turn at the intersection of Republic and Superior and slid into an Alma city vehicle that was stopped at the intersection.
Malicious Destruction of Property
The rear window of a vehicle owned by a 44-year-old St. Louis resident was found broken out on Saturday, Feb. 9. It is unknown what caused the damage. Nothing was reported missing from the vehicle.
Criminal Sexual Conduct
A CSC complaint was reported to the St. Louis Police Department at 12:35 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 10. This matter is under investigation. That is all the information that Chief Ramereiz will release.
Hit and Run Accident
A 60-year-old St. Louis resident reported the accident at 1:28 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11. A suspect has been identified, and the matter is being referred to the Gratiot County prosecutor for criminal charges.
Traffic Accident One
On Monday, Feb. 25, A 56-year-old Grand Blanc resident was attempting to stop for a traffic signal at Main and M-46 when he or she was rear-ended by an unknown driver causing the Grand Blanc resident to rear-end a vehicle in front (driven by a 32-year-old Merrill resident). The unknown driver fled the scene before he or she could be identified. The unknown vehicle was described as a black Ford (F-250 or F-350) extended cab or crew cab pickup. Anyone with information that can identify the driver of the unknown pickup is asked to contact Officer Matt VanHall of the St. Louis Police Department at 989-681-5285 or by email at email@example.com.
Traffic Accident Two
A 42-year-old Alma resident backed into another vehicle driven by a 23-year-old Elsie resident on Tuesday, Feb. 19.
Traffic Accident Three
A 45-year-old St. Louis resident backed into a vehicle driven by a 22-year-old St. Louis resident on Wednesday, Feb. 20.
Police Car versus Deer
St. Louis police handled the report on Thursday, Feb. 21, when an Alma police car struck a deer at Grafton and Ely.
A 26-year-old Breckenridge resident was arrested for driving on a suspended license on Saturday, Feb. 23, after being stopped for an equipment violation at M-46 and East Street.
The front window and fender of a motor vehicle were reported damaged on Tuesday, Feb. 26. This complaint is under investigation.
Larceny from Auto
Money was reported stolen from a motor vehicle on Wednesday, Feb. 27. This complaint is under investigation.
Fugitive Arrest No. 1
A 52-year-old St. Louis resident was arrested Thursday, Feb. 28, on an outstanding warrant out of the Gratiot County Sheriff’s Department.
Fugitive Arrest No. 2
A 41-year-old subject was arrested by the Michigan State Police (Gladwin post) on a warrant out of the St. Louis Police Department on Friday, March 1. St. Louis officers met with state police troopers near the north county line to take custody of the subject.
A 34-year-old St. Louis resident was bitten by a dog while jogging on Monday, March 4.
An 80-year-old St. Louis resident was found dead at home during a welfare check on Monday, March 4, in the Evergreen Village mobile home park.
The rear window of a vehicle was reported as damaged at noon on Wednesday, March 6.
Driving law violation
A complaint was filed at 7:21 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, of a vehicle using the left turn lane as a passing lane on South Main Street. The vehicle has been identified.
St. Louis now has two sections of road that are three lanes with the center lane designated “Left Turn Only.” The sections are South Main from Tyrell to State, and M-46 from Devon to the west city limits. The center lanes of these sections of road are clearly posted along the shoulder in each direction as “Left turn Only.”
Mental health assist
A 17-year-old autistic resident wandered off on Wednesday, March 6, and was found walking along a road north of the city limits. The patient was unharmed and returned home.
Two dogs were found at large on Jackson Road near State Road on Wednesday, March 6. The dogs were turned over to the Gratiot County Animal Shelter.
Three juveniles were reported to have skipped school and did not return home on Thursday, March 7. The kids were located the next day and taken into custody.
Driving law violation
A traffic stop of two vehicles at 2 a.m. Saturday, March 9, resulted in the arrest of both drivers. A 30-year-old Saginaw resident was arrested for driving on a suspended license. A 24-year-old Saginaw man was arrested for having no license. In fact, he’s not even record as having applied for a license. Both were lodged at the Gratiot County Jail.
A 38-year-old St. Louis resident reported the theft of his or her wallet from a downtown business. The complaint is under investigation.
A 36-year-old St. Louis resident was distracted while driving, left the road on West State Street and struck a parked vehicle that was unoccupied at about 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, March 12. No one was injured.
Backing up accident
A 35-year-old St. Louis resident was backing out of a driveway when they struck a vehicle that was passing by at about 3:20 p.m. Thursday, May 14, on West Hazel. No one was injured.
Off Road Injury Accident
A person was trapped underneath a trailer behind a vehicle in the 300 block of East State Street about 9 p.m. Thursday, March 21. The person was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
A wallet was found and returned to its owner on Friday, March 22.
Dog at large
A black puppy was found in the 100 block of North Watson Street and taken to animal control about 8 a.m. Monday, March 25.
Attempted car theft
A truck located on the lot of Seeley Auto Sales was found vandalized on Wednesday, March 27. It is believed the vandalism (broken window & damage to the interior) occurred during the night. Some of the damage found indicates the suspect(s) may have tried to start the vehicle. Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Hoy of the St. Louis Police Department by phone 989-681-5285 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
A 36-year-old St. Louis resident reported being harassed/threatened on Wednesday, March 27.
A 29-year-old Alma resident was arrested for driving with a suspended license after being stopped for an equipment violation at M-46 and Pine on Wednesday, March 27.
Police received a report of a barking dog in the 600 block of Michigan Avenue on Thursday, March 28. The owner of the dog was contacted and issued a warning.
A vehicle owned by a 28-year-old St. Louis resident was reported to have been sideswiped while parked in the city parking lot behind the 200 block of North Mill Street on Thursday, March 28. This incident is under investigation.
A 23-year-old Saginaw man was arrested in Isabella County Friday, March 29, on a warrant held by the St. Louis Police Department. St. Louis police took custody of the man and lodged him at the Gratiot County Jail.
A 37-year-old St. Louis resident was found highly intoxicated in the yard of a residence on Sunday, March 31. The subject was transported to the MidMichigan Medical Center – Gratiot.
A vehicle in the McDonald’s drive-thru was sideswiped by a pickup pulling a livestock trailer around noon on Thursday, April 4.
A vehicle that was backing up in a parking lot on Michigan Avenue on Friday, April 5, struck a parked vehicle.
A sex offense was reported at 2:55 p.m. Friday, April 5, on the north side of town. The complaint is under investigation.
A domestic assault complaint was reported between adults at the Evergreen Village mobile home park on Sunday, April 7.
Hit and Run
An unoccupied vehicle was struck in the Riverside Market parking lot around noon on Monday, April 8. The suspect vehicle fled the scene, but a witness identified it. The suspect was identified, and the matter was turned over to the Gratiot County prosecutor.
Large dog at large
Someone reported a large mixed breed dog (brown in color) roaming around the 400 block of Michigan Avenue at 5:25 p.m. Monday, April 8. The dog was not located. The owner was not identified.
A St. Louis resident in the neighborhood south of M-46 and east of South Main reported a fraudulent PayPal account opened in their name on Monday, April 8. The account was closed. This is under investigation.
A fight between an 84-year-old female and an 83-year-old male on Wednesday, April 10, was investigated.
A 29-year-old female was arrested Wednesday, April 10, on a warrant out of Saginaw County.
A 49-year-old St. Louis resident reported ransomware on his cellular device on Wednesday, April 10.
Disturbing the peace
A 31-year-old Alma resident created a disturbance in the parking lot of the Carrie Knause Elementary on Friday, April 12.
Hit and run
A 23-year-old St. Louis resident was involved in a traffic crash with a 60-year-old St. Louis resident at M-46 and Main on Friday, April 12. The younger driver was reported to have fled the scene before police arrived. The younger driver was identified. This matter has been turned over to the Gratiot County prosecutor.
Property damage accident
A 25-year-old St. Louis resident pulled out in front of a 28-year-old St. Louis resident at Prospect and Seaman on Friday, April 12, causing an accident. No one was injured.
Dog at large
A medium sized brown/white dog was found in the 300 block of N. Pine Street on Sunday, April 14. The dog was wearing a collar, but there was no contact information on the collar. The dog was turned over to Gratiot County Animal Control.
A 42-year-old Flint man was arrested during a traffic stop on Tuesday, April 16, for a warrant out of Jackson County.
The Clapp Park gazebo was vandalized by juveniles. The vandalism was reported at 5:13 p.m. Tuesday, April 16. The juveniles were identified. The case was turned over to the Gratiot County prosecutor.
A wallet was found on Michigan Avenue Thursday, April 18, and ultimately returned to the owner.
Porn sent to minor
Sexually explicit material was sent to a minor via an electronic device and reported on Monday, April 22. This matter is under investigation.
A case of possible child neglect was reported on Monday, April 22, and is under investigation.
Assault, Larceny, Disorderly
Police responded to a report of a melee involving five juveniles about 9:49 p.m. Friday, April 26, in the Evergreen Village mobile home park off Michigan Avenue. The matter has been turned over to the Gratiot County Prosecutor’s Office.
Red light runner
A 36-year-old male driver, southbound on North Main, ran a red light and struck a vehicle driven by a 37-year-old man at 5:37 a.m. Tuesday, April 23. The at-fault driver left the scene prior to the arrival of police. The driver was later identified. This matter has been turned over to the Gratiot County prosecutor.
Criminal sexual conduct was reported to the St. Louis Police Department at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23. The complaint is under investigation.
An 18-year-old female was arrested on a retail fraud (shoplifting) warrant out of the Alma Police Department after being stopped for speeding at 9:17 p.m. Thursday, April 25, on North Pine Street.
A Mongoose mountain bike was found in the 300 block of North Pine Street at 9:35 a.m. Friday, April 26. To claim the bike, please contact the St. Louis Police Department.
Money was reported stolen from an unlocked motor vehicle at 1:35 p.m. Friday, April 26. The suspect was identified. The case was turned over to the Gratiot County Prosecutor’s Office.
Illegal use of a rubbish bin was reported at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 24.
Destruction of property
24-year-old female arrested for damaging a car on Monday, April 22.
Low speed pursuit
A male subject failed to stop for police officers at 9:26 p.m. Thursday, May 2. “This was a pursuit, however, the suspect was not traveling at any excessive speed,” Chief Ramereiz wrote. “Subject ignored lawful order to pull over. Case has been turned over to the Gratiot County Prosecutor for criminal charges.”
An Alma Dial-a-Ride bus sideswiped a passing vehicle while pulling away after picking up passengers at 1730 Wright Ave. in Alma on Tuesday, May 7.
Criminal sexual conduct
Police received criminal sexual conduct complaints at 7:09 a.m. Tuesday, May 7, and 10:02 a.m. Friday, May 10, from a single address. All Chief Ramereiz will say is that it is under investigation.
An assault between parent and teenage child was reported on Thursday, May 9, and turned over to Gratiot County Prosecutor Keith Kushion.
Backing up accident
A woman was backing out of her West Tyrell Street driveway on Wednesday, May 1, and struck a UPS truck. No injuries reported.
A black pug was found at large in the 300 block of North Mill Street on Thursday, May 2, and taken to the Gratiot County Animal Shelter.
Wounded possum put down
A possum had been struck by a vehicle, suffered head trauma and was humanely dispatched at 5:37 a.m. Monday, May 6, on East Saginaw Street.
Small dog at large
A Staffordshire Terrier was found at large on Tuesday, May 7, in the 300 block of East Prospect. The person responsible for the dog was contacted, advised of the city ordinance against loose dogs and issued a warning.
A green Mongoose bicycle frame and tires were reported stolen from the yard of a residence on Wednesday, May 8.
A 59-year-old Roscommon man was arrested for drunk driving after being stopped for speeding at Cheeseman and Countryside on Tuesday, May 14.
No driver’s license
A 27-year-old Wheeler man was arrested for not having a driver’s license after being stopped for a disobeying a red light at M-46 and Main Street on Thursday, May 16.
Dog at large
A dog was reported to be loose in the 500 block of Eden Street on Thursday, May 16. The owner was unaware that the dog had been let outside by a child.
A barking dog was reported in the area of West State Street and Michigan Avenue on Thursday, May 16. The owner was contacted and the issue resolved.
Cash was found on a sidewalk in St. Louis and turned over to the St. Louis Police Department. If the cash is not claimed within 30 days, it will be released to the person who turned it in. If you believe this is your cash, contact the St. Louis Police Department to describe where it was lost, the amount and the denomination of the money found.
A driver’s license was found in a business parking lot. The owner was contacted and the license returned.
St. Louis police handled the report on Monday, May 20, after a deer ran into the side of an Alma police cruiser on Wright Avenue. Minor damage was done to the patrol car.
Some $360 in cash was reported stolen from a residence on May 21. The victim named a friend who had recently visited as a possible suspect. The friend confessed.
A 26-year-old Portage man was arrested for drunk driving at M-46 and East on May 24 after being stopped for speeding.
A 42-year-old Louisiana resident was arrested for driving with a suspended license at M-46 and Hubbard on May 27 after being stopped for a traffic violation.
Fight broken up
Police responded to reports of a “large fight with numerous subjects” in the 200 block of S. East Street on May 25 that turned out to be a fight between two individuals who knew each other, according to Chief Ramereiz. The complaint will be turned over to the prosecutor for criminal charges.
Responding to a report of a breaking and entering in progress at an apartment building at 512 South Main at 10:44 p.m. May 29, officers found the incident was more properly designated as an assault & battery and malicious destruction of property “between individuals who knew each other.”
A 57-year-old St. Louis resident rear ended a vehicle driven by a 59-year-old Alma resident who was waiting to turn at the intersection of M-46 and Main Street at 10:21 a.m. Friday, May 31.
A 53-year-old St. Louis resident was arrested on Friday, May 31, on a Gratiot County Sheriff’s Department warrant for trespassing.
Failure to Appear
A 35-year-old St. Louis resident was arrested on Monday, June 3, on a bench warrant for failing to appear in court.
A 31-year-old Alma resident was arrested on Monday, June 3, on a child neglect warrant out of Gratiot County Friend of the Court.
Hit and Run
An unoccupied vehicle parked on Center Street between North Mill and Pine was struck and damaged at an unknown time. But the incident was reported at 5:40 p.m. Monday, June 3. It is unknown who or what struck the vehicle.
A 53-year-old St. Louis resident pulled out in front of a vehicle driven by a 44-year-old St. Louis resident causing a collision at the intersection of M-46 and Lincoln at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, June 5. No one was injured.
A 72-year-old Florida resident ran a red light and was struck by a 19-year-old St. Louis resident at the intersection of Main and M-46 at 11:39 p.m. Thursday, June 6. No one was injured.
A small change purse was found by a St. Louis resident in a parking lot and turned in to police at 6:10 a.m. Saturday, June 8. If you believe it belongs to you, please call the St. Louis Police Department at 989-681-5285 to describe the purse.
Hit and Run
A vehicle parked on North Mill Street near the River Rock restaurant was struck by a vehicle backing out of an adjacent parking space on Saturday, June 8. A witness described the suspect vehicle as silver in color. The witness was not sure if the suspect vehicle was a pickup or SUV. Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Matt VanHall at 989-681-5285 or by email at email@example.com
Home invasion, car theft
Police are investigating the report of a 36-year-old St. Louis resident entering a home without permission and driving away in a car without permission on Sunday, June 9.
Assault and battery
Police responded to a report of a fight between two 19-year-old St. Louis residents on Monday, June 10. The victim declined prosecution.
A 64-year-old St. Louis resident reported the theft of money and prescription medication from his or her home on Friday, June 14. The victim only wanted to file a report and did not want to pursue an investigation.
Dog at large
A male husky dog was found at large in the 200 block of Euclid Street on Friday, June 14. The dog was turned over to Gratiot County Animal Control.
An officer on patrol noticed a car parked in a lot on Michigan Avenue at Cheeseman Road at 2 a.m. Sunday, June 9. He stopped to see what the occupants were up to and wound up arresting a 21-year-old Riverdale resident for possession of a controlled substance.
Gratiot County Central Dispatch received a complaint on Sunday afternoon, June 16, of a vehicle tailgating the complainant while driving on Michigan Avenue in St. Louis. The suspect vehicle was located, and a 27-year-old California resident was arrested for drunk driving.
Property damage accident
A vehicle driven by an 18-year-old St. Louis resident left the road and struck a carport in the Evergreen Village mobile home park on Sunday, June 16. This complaint is under investigation.
A 72-year-old St. Louis resident reported the possible theft of $100 on Monday, June 17. The complainant was unable to locate the money. It is not known if the money was stolen or misplaced.
Dog At Large
A dog was found at large near the intersection of Watson and M-46 at 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 18. The owner of the dog was located and the dog returned.
A semi-tractor/trailer was attempting to pull to the curb along M-46 and Mill Street on Wednesday, June 19, when the trailer snagged a banner that was suspended from a light post. The mounts holding the banner were damaged.
A 32-year-old Alma resident backed into a parked vehicle occupied by a 26-year-old Mt. Pleasant resident in the parking lot of a business at 2355 Michigan Avenue on Thursday, June 20. Minor damage was observed on both vehicles.
Natural causes death
A 75-year-old St. Louis resident was reported as unresponsive on Friday, June 21. CPR was performed by police and medical personnel. The subject was declared deceased. Investigation shows the subject died of natural causes.
A 31-year-old St. Louis resident who was known to have a bench warrant out of the Gratiot County District Court was arrested and lodged at the Gratiot County Jail on Saturday, June 22.
The theft of personal property was reported by a 20-year-old St. Louis resident on Saturday, June 22. The property was allegedly taken while the victim was not home. This complaint is under investigation.
A 28-year-old St. Louis resident was walking when multiple dogs came running at him or her from a residence in the 600 block of Maple Street at 11:30 a.m. Monday, June 24. One of the dogs bit the victim in the upper leg. No medical attention was required. The dogs were in the care of an 18-year-old family friend who was watching them while the owners were away.
A 52-year-old Wheeler resident was traveling west on M-46 approaching Main Street at 1:49 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, and did not realize traffic in front of him or her had stopped. The driver rear ended a car driven by a 51-year-old Breckenridge resident which in turn rear ended a vehicle driven by a 63-year-old Hemlock resident. No injuries were reported.
A vehicle driven by a 31-year-old Mt. Pleasant resident was stopped for an equipment violation at 10:25 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, at the corner of M-46 and Delaware. The driver was arrested for driving on a suspended license.
A visit to “Coon-can”
A raccoon was found with an aluminum can stuck on its head at 510 South Main, 6:28 p.m. Wednesday, June 26. The officer was able to remove the can, and the raccoon ran off with no apparent injuries.
A 55-year-old St. Louis resident was found dead at his or her home in the 700 block of South Main on Thursday, June 27. The subject died of natural causes.
A 30-year-old Ithaca resident was arrested for driving on a suspended license at 10 p.m. Friday, June 28, after being stopped for a moving traffic violation.
An Alma juvenile was taken into custody at 11:25 p.m. Saturday, June 29, at North and Mill streets after resisting a lawful order from a police officer. The juvenile was reported as a runaway.
Hit and run
A 19-year-old St. Louis resident was entering the road from a private drive on M-46 when a 21-year-old riding a bicycle entered the road in front of the vehicle at 3:15 p.m. Sunday, June 30. The bicyclist was struck by the vehicle and knocked to the ground. The bicyclist left the scene before police arrived. This complaint is under investigation.
Larceny of bike
A bicycle was reported stolen from the yard of the Crawford Street apartments at 7:44 p.m. Sunday, June 30. The make/model of the bicycle is unknown. The bicycle was described as black in color with white lettering on the side of the frame. The bicycle had no pedals attached to the crank. Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Adam Hoy at 989-681-5285 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accosting minor for immoral purposes
This complaint from Monday, July 1, is under investigation. Chief Ramereiz said no further information will be released.
A 28-year-old St. Louis resident was arrested for driving with a suspended license 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, at State and Maple after being stopped for speeding.
A 22-year-old St. Louis resident was backing out of a parking space and backed into a parked vehicle around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, at the Shepley apartment complex on the north side of town. No one was injured.
A 37-year-old Alma resident and a 55-year-old Alma resident were cited for consumption of alcohol in public at the 7-Eleven store on M-46.
A 22-year-old St. Louis resident was arrested for drunk driving, possession of open intoxicants in a motor vehicle and cited for littering after being stopped for throwing trash out of a moving vehicle and having a taillight out about 9:46 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, at Saginaw and Main.
A 61-year-old Ithaca resident was backing out of a private drive near Prospect and Eden about 8:30 a.m. Thursday, July 4, and struck a parked car. No one was injured.
A 34-year-old St. Louis resident reported the theft of his child’s bicycle on Thursday, July 4. The bike was left unsecured in the yard. The bike is described as a teal-colored Mongoose BMX. Anyone with information is asked to call Officer Jonathon Rugenstein at the St. Louis Police Department, 989-681-5285, or email email@example.com.
A 31-year-old St. Louis resident was arrested for driving with a suspended license after being stopped for a moving violation at 8:53 p.m. Thursday, July 4, near Bankston and M-46.
A 44-year-old Elwell resident was arrested for driving on drugs after being stopped for an equipment violation at 10:15 p.m. Thursday, July 4, near the entrance to the Hidden Oaks Golf Course.
An unidentified person attempted to pass a counterfeit $100 bill at noon Friday, July 5, at the St. Louis Marathon gas station. This complaint is under investigation.
A 38-year-old St. Louis resident was walking along the sidewalk at 120 South Main when struck by a vehicle backing out of a driveway at 9:52 a.m. Monday, July 8. The vehicle was driven by a 38-year-old St. Louis resident. Minor injuries were reported.
A 19-year-old Alma resident was backing out of a parking space in front of Common Threads downtown and struck a parked vehicle at midnight Wednesday, July 10.
Breaking and entering
A 41-year-old St. Louis resident reported the B&E of his garage and the cars inside at 8:20 a.m. Wednesday, July 10. An unknown amount of cash and cigarettes were stolen from vehicles inside the garage. This complaint is under investigation.
A 34-year-old St. Louis resident was arrested for assault and battery about 10 p.m. Saturday, July 13, after reports were received of people fighting in a yard in the 200 bock of West Center. A 28-year-old St. Louis resident was charged with a probation violation.
Resisting and obstruction
A 17-year-old Wheeler resident was arrested for resisting and obstructing police about 2:40 a.m. Sunday, July 14, after attempting to flee from an officer during a traffic stop. The suspect was stopped for a moving violation. The suspect never had a driver’s license.
An assault was reported at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 14, involving two Pine River Health Care Center residents aged 89 and 65. No criminal prosecution will be sought.
On Monday, July 15, two juveniles stole gum and tobacco products from the Marathon gas station on the corner of Hubbard and M-46. The complaint has been turned over to Gratiot County Prosecutor Keith Kushion.
At 5 p.m. Monday, July 15, a 33-year-old Alma resident rear-ended a vehicle that was stopped while waiting to turn at M-46 and Delaware.
At 7:03 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, a 51-year-old St. Louis resident reported the driver’s window of a vehicle parked on his property was shattered. The complainant believed the window was been shot. The glass fell out before the officer arrived. The officer was unable to determine if the window was shot or damaged by other means.
At 8:38 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, a St Louis resident reported fireworks being shot into a neighbor’s yard. Contact was made with an 18-year-old St. Louis resident who said he was lighting off fireworks, and one strayed into the neighbor’s yard. The 18-year-old stopped lighting off fireworks.
A 75-year-old Schnepp Senior Care & Rehab Center resident with mental health issues called 911 multiple times on the night of July 16-17. Caretakers were notified, and the phone was secured to stop the calls.
Larceny from auto
Police received two calls on Friday, July 19, reporting theft and attempted theft of items from their unlocked vehicles overnight. One was in the 200 block of Buxton; the other in the 600 block of Corinth.
On Friday, July 19, a St. Louis resident reported seeing a juvenile harassing a person who was walking along the road. The complainant saw the same juvenile damage a piece of playground equipment at Carrie Knause school. This complaint was turned over to Gratiot County Prosecutor Keith Kushion.
Illegal go-cart riding
At 5:46 p.m. Friday, July 19, police received a report of kids riding a go-kart in the street. The owner of the go-kart was located and told of the violation. The owner was not aware of the law/ordinance.
Criminal sexual conduct
A criminal sexual conduct complaint was referred to St. Louis police by Alma police on Saturday, July 20. This matter is under investigation.
On Sunday, July 21, a backpack was found in a yard in the 500 block of Teman Street and turned over to police. The owner was contacted and backpack returned.
A 39-year-old Mecosta resident was arrested Tuesday, July 23, for driving on a suspended license after being stopped for an equipment violation at M-46 and Main Street.
Larceny from auto
A 17-year-old St. Louis resident was identified as the owner of a backpack found in the yard of another resident on Wednesday, July 24. When the victim was contacted to identify the backpack, he said it was stolen from an unlocked car.
No driver’s license
A 31-year-old St. Louis resident was arrested for having no driver’s license on Wednesday, July 24, after being stopped for an equipment violation in the 600 block of Eden.
A 19-year-old St. Louis resident is under investigation after assaulting an animal with a stick on Wednesday, July 24.
An 18-year-old St. Louis resident was charged with driving on a suspended license on Wednesday, July 24, at Delaware and Center. The resident was operating a go-cart in the road. Under Michigan law, it is illegal to operate ANY motorized vehicle on a public road with a suspended license.
An unknown person threw a rock through a window at the St. Louis Electric Department. The damage was discovered on Saturday, July 27.
A bicycle was found abandoned on Friday, July 27, at Saginaw and Pine. The owner was identified and the bicycle returned.
Drunk looking for a ride
A “highly intoxicated” 61-year-old St. Louis resident was knocking on doors trying to find a ride home around 8 p.m. Sunday, July 28. The resident was transported to his home.
A fight between juveniles at 10:30 p.m. Sunday, July 28, at Park and Evergreen is under investigation.
Larceny from auto
Two vehicles in the 300 block of Pine Street were rummaged through on Thursday, Aug. 1. Both vehicles were unlocked.
Larceny of gas
The Marathon gas station on M46 reported that someone drove off owing $14.20 for gas on Thursday, Aug. 1.
Officers were dispatched to the Evergreen Village manufactured home park around 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, after some reported a fight in progress. One man was arrested for domestic violence. The case was referred to Gratiot County Prosecutor Keith Kushion for review.
Kid with pot
A juvenile was given a civil infraction for possession of Marijuana at Nikkari elementary school near State and Mill streets on Saturday, Aug. 3.
A woman backing out a parking spot at Hidden Oaks Apartments backed into another vehicle on Saturday, Aug. 3.
A man was arrested for driving on a suspended license after being stopped for speeding on Sunday, Aug. 4, at M-46 near East Street.
A drinking fountain at the concession stand near the high school football field appeared to have been damaged overnight. This was reported on Sunday, Aug. 4.
Subjects in the parking lot of Shepley Apartments (off Hebron between Madison and Prospect) were calling a male subject names at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, and he felt threatened.
Threat with knife
A male subject threatened another male subject with a knife when asked to leave a unit at Shepley Apartments at 10:11 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4.
An assault was reported between a 36-year-old St. Louis resident and a 37-year-old St. Louis resident on Monday, Aug. 5 at the Oakridge apartments on Euclid Street. The matter is under investigation.
An assault involving an 84-year-old St. Louis resident and a 77-year-old St. Louis resident at the Pine River Health Care Center was reported on Thursday, Aug. 8. No criminal charges will be pursued.
An unidentified man pumped over $100 dollars of diesel fuel from the St. Louis Marathon station and didn’t pay. The suspect is has dark hair and wore a grey T-shirt and dark pants. A surveillance camera shows that the man drove a white GMC TopKick crew cab (heavy-duty construction type pickup) that had a flatbed and a large aluminum tank mounted behind the cab. The door contained a red logo. If anyone recognizes this truck please contact Officer Jonathon Rugenstein at the St. Louis Police Department: 989-681-5285 or firstname.lastname@example.org
A 38-year-old Indiana resident was arrested for driving with a suspended license on Saturday, Aug. 10, at State and Main after being stopped for a moving violation.