Subjects spotted entering cars at Ryan Creeks Apartments

Subjects spotted entering cars at Ryan Creeks Apartments

MECOSTA COUNTY — Deputies with the Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls.

All calls may not be reported.

Friday, Feb. 4

• Fraud was reported in the 4000 block of Second Street in Sheridan Township. A man received a phone call stating they were from McAfee Corp. and that he had a virus on his computer. He gave them access to his computer and later found out that it wasn’t McAfee. It is unknown if the scammer was able to access any personal information.

• An abandoned vehicle was reported near U.S. 131 and Perry Avenue. A vehicle was parked in the turn lane with nobody around it. The vehicle was towed. 


• A domestic was reported in the 200 block of North Cass Street in Aetna Township. A sheriff’s deputy received conflicting stories on who started it and who assaulted who. The parties were separated and the case was turned over to the prosecutor’s office for review.

• An abandoned vehicle was reported on 70th Avenue near 11 Mile Road in Morton Township. A man left his truck in the middle of the northbound lane while he went for gas. He arrived back on scene at the same time the tow truck did. He was cited for no insurance, operating without a license and an open intoxicant in the vehicle. The vehicle was towed.

• A breaking and entering was reported at Ryan Creeks Apartments in Big Rapids Township. Three subjects were seen on camera pulling on door handles of cars and could be seen getting into at least one car. A sheriff’s deputy followed the footprints in the snow and it appeared the subjects stopped at nearly every car.

Saturday, Feb. 5

• A traffic stop for no plate was performed on Fourth Avenue near Cass Street. The stop resulted in a passenger being arrested for four misdemeanor warrants.