2018-09-06 / Courts

Dispatch Blotter

Thursday, Aug. 30

11:14 a.m. — Cleveland Township — Float plane illegally parked at access ramp. Was hard for caller to take pontoon into trailer. Tied to a tree in the water. Blocking the access ramp.

1:15 p.m. — Suttons Bay Township — Two people, 200 yards off shore, both wearing life jackets. Yelling for help after their kayak sunk. (Received assistance from other kayakers).

3:44 p.m. — Leland Township — Caller had kite and kite board taken from car.

5:24 p.m. — Elmwood Township — Personal injury accident.

Friday, Aug. 31

9:28 a.m. — Leland Township — Boat partially sunk in the water.

9:35 a.m. — Suttons Bay Township — Breaking and entering.

9:43 a.m. — Suttons Bay Township — Trespassing.

1:36 p.m. — Bingham Township — While and purple paddle boat partially sunk.

1:57 p.m. — Solon Township — Neighbor trouble.

2:22 p.m. — Elmwood Township — Suspicious incident.

2:53 p.m. — Cleveland Township — Caller was bicycling past cottages and overheard a male and female arguing.

3:37 p.m. — Glen Arbor Township — Jet ski towing with no observer.

3:40 p.m. — Leelanau Township — Caller reports someone in the woods on the south end of the park yelling obscenities. Going on for quite some time.

5:29 p.m. — Empire Township — Suspicious person asking for gas, then switching up his story. Caller thought it sounded strange.

10:23 p.m. — Bingham Township — People at the park having a bonfire and playing music. The park closes at 10 p.m. Ongoing issue.

Saturday, Sept. 1

1:16 a.m. — Leelanau Township — Two or three people with flashlights going up and down the hill. There is someone behind the skate park.

7:40 p.m. — Cleveland Township — Pontoon boat washed up on the shore.

12:53 p.m. — Leland Township — Female in a kayak with a life jacket flipped over en route to North Manitou Island.

2:22 p.m. — Suttons Bay Township — Caller is not able to get her motorcycle out of the parking space. Cars are parked too close on both sides.

2:42 p.m. — Suttons Bay Township — Parking complaint.

3:31 p.m. — Suttons Bay Township — Caller reports a Catamaran tipped over in the bay. (Boat was helped upright by another boat. Everyone is on board and safe.)

5:53 p.m. — Glen Arbor Township — Larceny.

6:31 p.m. — Leland Township — Male and female preparing to leave Leland Harbor in kayaks without life jackets to go to North Manitou Island to camp for the night.

Sunday, Sept. 2

12:42 p.m. — Leelanau Township — Suspicious incident.

1:13 p.m. — Suttons Bay Township — Silver Chevy truck all over the roadway. Passing on double yellow. (Vehicle was driving fine.)

2:20 p.m. — Bingham Township — Two cyclist riding on the wrong side of the road.

4:01 p.m. — Glen Arbor Township — Violation of the controlled substance law.

4:53 p.m. — Bingham Township — Female yelling at store clerk. (Manager and employee talking.)

7:55 p.m. — Elmwood Township — Operating while intoxicated.

11:06 p.m. — Glen Arbor Township — Ranger out with a red Subaru.

Monday, Sept. 4

8:33 a.m. — Leelanau Township — Caller ran over two boards with nails in them.

12:53 p.m. — Leland Township — White Dodge Durango has a large dog inside. Windows are cracked but caller is still concerned for its welfare. (Made contact with owner who advised he was heading back to his vehicle.)

1:35 p.m. — Suttons Bay Township — Old row boat washed ashore near marina. Not tied to a tree.

3:49 p.m. — Suttons Bay Township — Caller thinks neighbors are using illegal fireworks. Specifically, “dynamite.”

5:46 p.m. — Centerville Township — Vehicle parked with marijuana clearly visible in the back seat. Investigation by National Park Service.

11:26 p.m. — Leelanau Township — Caller can hear a bear growling outside the tent. Bear is near the other tent where the food is. (No signs of bear.)

Return to top