On the Record


You really shouldn’t be on the roads

June 27, 8:47 p.m., an officer stopped a vehicle at Travis Circle for having an unreadable paper license plate in rear- view window. The driver didn’t have proof of insurance and also had a restricted license. The officer cited the subject for not having insurance and violating her license restrictions.

A lot going on here

July 11, 8:05 p.m., officers assisted the Michigan State Police (MSP) on a traffic stop at Northland Drive and 205th Street. A female passenger in the car they had stopped had a warrant out for her arrest and the Ferris Department of Public Safety officers arrested her for the warrant while MSP conducted an investigation of a drunk driver.


July 14, 1:35 a.m., an officer stopped a vehicle because of a headlight out on Perry Avenue. While conducting the traffic stop, the officer discovered the driver didn’t have a license with him. The driver had an expired temporary learners permit and was cited for driving without a license.

It was a good try

July 28, 9:56 p.m., an officer stopped a vehicle at family video and discovered the vehicle had no valid registration. The driver was using a license plate from an old vehicle on the vehicle. The driver was issued an appearance ticket.

Almost legal

Aug. 1, 12:15 p.m., it was reported that a worker from the cheer camp going on in town was smoking marijuana in their room at Pine Valley Suites. An officer went to check and the subject showed signs of being impaired from marijuana and was issued an appearance ticket for being a minor in possession of marijuana.

We need a State Farm here, I guess

Aug. 1, 9:57 p.m., an officer stopped a vehicle on Northland Drive and Gilbert Road for having their high beams on and failing to dim them. The subject did not have insurance on the vehicle and was issued an appearance ticket.

Turn the lights on

Aug. 5, 9:37 p.m., an officer made a traffic stop on State Street because there were no lights on a trailer a vehicle was hauling. The driver had no driver’s license with him, though he had one, and the plates were expired as well. The officer cited him for operating without a license.

Faulty plates

Aug. 12, 2:15 p.m., an officer stopped a vehicle on Oak and State Street for having what appeared to be an expired license plate. The officer determined the license plate was improper and confiscated the plate and cited the driver.

There’s bathrooms inside…

Aug. 25, 1:58 a.m., a man was cited for disorderly conduct for urinating on the side of the building outside of Star Shooters.

Stay off the addy

Aug. 27, 7:03 p.m., officers responded to a report of marijuana odor in Cramer Hall. They made contact with the student and she did not have marijuana but she had prescription Schedule II narcotics. The student was not pre- scribed the medication and the medication was seized. Officers are seeking warrants since it was possession of Schedule II controlled substance.

He is not in good hands

Aug. 29, 8:30 p.m., an officer was on traffic patrol and ran the plate of a vehicle and there were two warrants attached to the plate for the owner and one was out of the Mecosta County Court. The officer stopped the vehicle on Knollview and South Street and made contact and identified the driver as the owner. Upon further investigation, he discovered there was a third warrant out for the owner in Roseville for a house party. The officer arrested the driver on the spot for the Mecosta County Court’s warrant for misdemeanor traffic violation of driving without insurance.