Cassopolis Police call log: Jan. 19-25

Here are the calls the Cassopolis Police Department responded to Jan. 19-25:


Jan. 19

7:00 a.m. – State, school traffic

2:30 p.m. – State, school traffic

6:00 p.m. – N. Broadway, reported out of control person, unable to locate

7:30 p.m. – E. Jefferson, suspicious footprints reported, checked area, unable to locate

8:17 p.m. – State, closing escort

9:29 p.m. – State, closing escort

11:55 p.m. – S. O’Keefe/E. State, traffic stop, verbal warning, headlight


Jan. 20

12:21 a.m. – Village, checked business doors, all secure

1:15 a.m. – State, employee check ok

3:20 a.m. – Village, check snow parking, no violations

3:40 a.m. – Hardings, abandoned auto, traced to owner in Marcellus, unable to make contact, left message


Jan. 21

7:00 a.m. – State, school traffic

9:00 a.m. – Graham, threats by boyfriend text, unable to locate, suggest contacting Cass Police Department if re-occurs

1:30 p.m. – Department of Corrections, 2 arrests, probation violation

2:30 p.m. – State, school traffic

4:15 p.m. – Department of Corrections, arrest, probation violation

5:30 p.m. – Disbrow, civil matter unable to help non-criminal, suggest attorney, closing escort

1:27 a.m. – State, employee check

3:10 a.m. – Village, snow parking checks, no violations

7:00 a.m. – State, school traffic

11:15 a.m. – Disbrow/State, traffic stop, citation improper lane

3:00 p.m. – State, school traffic

3:40 p.m. – M62, unwanted female subject, unable to locate

4:00 p.m. – South/Water, juvenile fighting/bullying, made contact with both and parents cleared

4:30 p.m. – Broadway, larceny/fraud complaint make report turned over to prosecutor

8:25 p.m. – State, bank escort


Jan. 22

10:20 a.m. – E. Jefferson, arrest parole violator

2:55 p.m. – Reed/Broadway, two vehicles, property damage accident, report made, no charges

3:12 p.m. – State, school traffic

7:30 p.m. – E. State/Rowland, traffic stop, citation seat belt

8:09 p.m. – E. State/O’Keefe, traffic stop, citation disobeyed stop sign

8:30 p.m. – State, bank escort

11:00 p.m. – M60/Niles, be on the lookout, wrong lane driver headed north, unable to locate


Jan. 23

3:40 a.m. – Village, check snow parking, no violations

1:35 p.m. – Hilltop/Broadway, assist motorist with directions

7:30 p.m. – M62, be on the lookout, white car from Dowagiac, unable to locate

8:15 p.m. – State, bank escort

8:55 p.m. – State, bank escort

9:00 p.m. – State, bank escort

9:30 p.m. – State, traffic stop, warning tail lights

11:40 p.m. – State, abandoned vehicle in business lot, unable to locate owner


Jan. 24

12:17 a.m. – M60, orange Dodge Ram, front end damage, St. Joe County pursuit assist, suspect apprehended

1:30 a.m. – E. Jefferson, personal injury arrest, one driver operating under the influence, and passenger open container, intoxicated, accident report made, vehicle impounded

9:20 a.m. – Jay, water leak turned over to Department of Public Works

12:25 p.m. – State/Edwards, traffic stop, seatbelt citation

4:10 p.m. – Broadway/Hilltop, traffic stop, seatbelt citation

4:35 p.m. – Broadway/Hilltop, traffic stop, no license, speeding

5:40 p.m. – State/Disbrow, assisted Cass County Sheriff’s Office with traffic stop


Jan. 25

7:00 a.m. – State, school traffic

11:00 a.m. – State, review business videos referencing shop lifter, under investigation

2:30 p.m. – State, school traffic

8:19 p.m. – State, bank closing escort

9:01 p.m. – State, bank closing escort

9:39 p.m. – E. State/O’Keefe, traffic stop, speeding and expired plate citation, arrest warrant, Portage, Mich

1:30 a.m. – State, employee check ok

3:59 a.m. – Village, snow parking check, no violations

7:00 a.m. – State, school traffic



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