The following list includes recent reports from the Midland County Sheriff’s Office and the Midland Police Department. Compiled by reporter Mitchell Kukulka.
Tuesday, May 14
9:33 p.m. — Officers responded to a property damage accident in the 2800 block of Ashman Street.
9:16 p.m. — A deputy was dispatched to a Homer township residence in reference to a 71-year-old woman who reported that she had received scam-like messages on Facebook from an unknown person. The woman reported that she did not give out any personal information, though she was advised by deputies to contact her credit union and update her security passwords for future protection. She was also given an identity theft checklist and it was explained to her.
7:59 p.m. — Deputies responded to a Mount Haley Township residence for a neighbor dispute involving livestock and an ordinance violation. The township is currently handling the situation. A 41-year-old woman reported the neighbor was rude to her and was yelling at her prior to the deputies’ arrival. Deputies spoke with a 35-year-old man who denied yelling at his neighbor. He agreed to be polite. Both subjects were referred to Mount Haley Township reference the ongoing ordinance violation.
1:22 p.m. — A deputy was provided with information regarding a possible criminal sexual conduct complaint that occurred between two juveniles. Contact was made with the parent/guardian of the alleged victim in the case. The woman advised that she is well aware of the specific incident involving her daughter and a decision was made by her daughter to not report the incident with law enforcement until she is wiling and ready to do so. According to the mother, counseling and additional resources have been utilized for her daughter. The deputy provided the woman with additional options and resources available to her daughter.
12:28 p.m. — Deputies were dispatched to a wooded area in Ingersoll Township in reference to a trespassing complaint. Two men — a 49-year-old and a 17-year-old — were found fishing on the property. The 58-year-old owner of the property told them both to leave the property and not return.
12:12 p.m. — Officers responded to a vehicle crash resulting in injuries in the area of Ashman Street and Williams Street.
11 a.m. — A 63-year-old Saginaw County man came to the Midland County Law Enforcement Center to report that he was receiving third-hand information about a 52-year-old Midland County man making threats against him. A deputy spoke with the man about Personal Protection Order options. The deputy advised the man if he wanted a formal complaint he would have to make the report with Saginaw County or Michigan State Police Tri-City Post since he lived outside of Midland County. The deputy advised the man that a briefing sheet would be filled out so that Midland deputies are aware of the situation.
7:49 a.m. — Officers responded to a property damage accident in which a vehicle struck a Midland Public Schools bus in the area of East Wackerly Street and Whiffletree Lane.
6:02 a.m. — Officers responded to a car-turkey crash in the 4200 block of Dublin Avenue.
12:19 a.m. — Deputies were sent to a Mills Township home for a report of a missing 14-year-old girl. The missing girl was later located in a hunting cabin asleep. She was treated on the scene by an emergency team and reunited with her family.
Monday, May 13
10:25 p.m. — Deputies responded to a property damage accident in Ingersoll Township.
9:41 p.m. — Deputies were dispatched to a residence in Mount Haley Township in reference to an argument between two neighbors about a disagreement at a township meeting. The 41-year-old woman agreed to no longer disturb the neighborhood or argue with her neighbors.
12:38 p.m. — Officers responded to a larceny in the area of the 3500 block of Isabella Road.
12:10 p.m. — Deputies were dispatched to check the wellbeing of a 72-year-old Jerome Township woman. She called the MidMichigan Medical Center and spoke incoherently and hung up. MMMC tried to call back but got no answer. MMMC then requested a deputy check on the caller. Deputies found the woman unable to answer basic questions. Deputies located a family member’s phone number and learned that the woman had a stroke last year. Emergency teams were called to the scene and the woman was transported to the emergency room.
10:34 a.m. — A 31-year-old Edenville Township man reported that someone damaged his travel trailer overnight, causing about $250 in damage.
8:31 a.m. — Officers responded to a crash in the area of Rodd Street and East Nelson Street.
7:07 a.m. — Officers responded to a car-deer crash in the area of Rockwell Drive and Salzburg Road
Sunday, May 12
8:17 p.m. — Officers performed a death investigation in the 3200 block of Shreeve Street.
6:22 p.m. — A deputy was dispatched to a residence in Lee Township and made contact with a 55-year-old man who said that the neighbor’s dogs had come onto his property and attacked one of his chickens. The male did not want to press charges and only wanted the deputy to talk to the neighbor. The deputy made contact with the neighbor, a 73-year-old man, and advised him of the situation. The neighbor made a plan on how he would prevent this from happening in the future.
4:45 p.m. — Officers responded to a property damage accident on Eastman Avenue near Cinema Drive.
3:24 p.m. — Officers responded to a report of harassing communication in the 500 block of McDonald Street.
2:25 p.m. — Deputies responded to a property damage accident in Lee Township.
12:26 p.m. — Deputies responded to a dog bite in Larkin Township which caused minor injuries to the victim.
11:26 a.m. — A deputy stopped a 20-year-old Coleman woman for speeding on US-10 near M-18. She was arrested for driving while license suspended and transported to the Midland County Jail.
10:22 a.m. — A 58-year-old Geneva Township man reported $616 was removed from his checking account through Western Union. The money was wired to Peru.
9:08 a.m. — Deputies were dispatched to an Edenville Township residence for a report of a man with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. A 40-year-old man was found deceased at the residence, the victim of an apparent suicide.
6:35 a.m. — Officers performed a death investigation in the 4800 block of Butterfield Drive.
5:43 a.m. — A deputy struck a deer while on routine patrol in Warren Township.