Monday, July 1:
At 12:31 a.m., officers responded to a report of theft from a vehicle on NW 14th Street in Grand Rapids. According to the reporting party, he was at a friend’s house and, upon leaving, he noticed two juvenile males near his vehicle. The two males ran away from the vehicle as he approached. The reporting party said, as he approached his vehicle, he noticed the door was open, and he found that he was missing a prescription medication as well as two knives. The juveniles were seen by another party to leave the items, along with a Bluetooth speaker and a pot pipe, on a nearby chair. Officers made contact with the suspects and their parents. While speaking with the suspects, they admitted to entering three different vehicles. Officers collected the stolen items and returned them to the reporting party. The suspects were issued citations for theft.
At 10:37 a.m., deputies were called to retrieve a counterfeit $100 bill from the yard of a residence on U.S. Highway 169 in Grand Rapids. Deputies responded to the residence and observed the bill laying along the road. The bill was counterfeit, with a Chinese symbol on it. According to the report, the bill resembles other bills which have been seized in the area recently.
At 11:38 a.m., officers responded to a report of a two-vehicle accident on Golf Course Road in Grand Rapids. Officers arrived on scene and spoke with the reporting party, who said they were backing up their vehicle when they struck a motorcycle, causing it to tip over. Both vehicles sustained minor damage. There were no injuries reported.
At 1:15 p.m., officers responded to a report of theft on SE 29th Street in Grand Rapids. According to the reporting party, someone stole a chop saw and splitting maul from his truck, which was parked in the parking lot. Officers will be requesting surveillance footage from the business in search of a suspect.
At 2:22 p.m., deputies responded to a report of a stolen camper from a residence on 8 Mile Road in Squaw Lake.
At 11:25 p.m., deputies responded to a report of a structure fire on U.S. Highway 2 in Grand Rapids.
Tuesday, July 2:
At 7:38 a.m., deputies responded to a report of a one-vehicle accident with minor injuries on County Road 19 in Deer River.
At 1:13 p.m., officers responded to a report of two customers depositing counterfeit $100 bills on NW 5th Street in Grand Rapids. Both bills were worn and had the same serial number. Officers took photos of the bills, which were then sent to U.S. Secret Service.
Wednesday, July 3:
At 1 p.m., deputies responded to a report of a grave marker that was found submerged in the water at Tioga Beach. The headstone was "Bertha's" grave marker that has been missing for some time. The Trout Lake Township Supervisor was contacted and said they would pick it up and return it to the correct grave.
At 2:03 p.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop on Ethel Street in Marble, which resulted in the arrest of the driver for DUI.
At 2:07 p.m., officers responded to a report of a stolen boat trailer on Fairgrounds Road in Grand Rapids.
At 2:36 p.m., officers responded to a report of a three-vehicle accident which occurred on NW 3rd Street in Grand Rapids. All vehicles were traveling northbound on Pokegama Avenue North, within the lane nearest to southbound traffic. There were no reported injuries.
At 9:52 p.m., officers responded to a report of a scam call received by a resident on South Highway 169 in Grand Rapids. According to the reporting party, she received a call from a number that came back to the State of Nevada. The reporting party told officers that the person on the telephone offered to give her and her husband a four day, three night stay in Nevada along with a cruise for $399. The reporting party said that she gave her debit card information to the caller and $399 was taken out of her account. The reporting party said that she became suspicious and attempted to call the number back, but it was disconnected. The reporting party was advised to contact her bank immediately, have her account frozen and obtain a new account number.
At 11:08 p.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. Highway 2 and County Road 161 in Deer River which resulted in a warrant, DWI and controlled substance arrest of the driver.
Thursday, July 4:
At 1:43 a.m., deputies responded to a report of a driving complaint which resulted in a DWI arrest north of Nashwauk on State Highway 65.
At 6:25 a.m., deputies responded to a report of a motor vehicle hit and run at the intersection of Pleasant Street and Walter Avenue in LaPrairie. The suspect vehicle hit a power pole and ran over a stop sign. The time of the crash is unknown and there are no suspects at this time.
At 12:36 p.m., officers responded to a report of property damage on NE 7th Avenue in Grand Rapids. Officers arrived on scene and observed the front side passenger window smashed out of a 2007 Ford Escape. Officers met with the vehicle owner, who advised that he came out to the vehicle that morning to find the damage. The reporting party said he had no recent issues with any particular parties and stated that nothing was missing from his vehicle. The reporting party also stated that the vehicle was unlocked with keys in it during the incident. No rocks or hard objects were found inside the vehicle, which led officers to believe that some sort of blunt object such as a stick or bat may have been used to break the window. The incident appears to be a random act at this time.
At 9:58 p.m., deputies attempted to locate a stolen vehicle and arrested two individuals for warrants and drug possession on County Road 345 in Bigfork.
Friday, July 5:
At 2:44 p.m., officers responded to a report of a vehicle accident with injuries at the intersection of NE 8th Avenue and U.S. Highway 2 in Grand Rapids.
At 5:51 p.m., deputies responded to a report of a theft of mail in Swan River.
Saturday, July 6:
At 10:02 a.m., officers responded to a report of property damage on Fraser Drive in Grand Rapids. According to the reporting party, sometime after 10 p.m. the night prior, someone entered onto his property and ripped an “Equality Love Pride” flag from his tree. The reporting party found the item on his driveway and ripped into two pieces. The reporting party said he has not been confronted by anyone opposing the banner or its meaning. No other vandalism was reported in the neighborhood.
At 2:37 p.m., officers responded to a report of a vehicle accident which occurred on SE 29th Street in Grand Rapids in which one vehicle backed into another. There were no injuries reported.
At 3:16 p.m., officers responded to a report of a stolen rifle and bow from a residence on NW 7th Avenue in Grand Rapids. According to the reporting party, the items were stolen after someone broke into the home with the use of a screwdriver.
Sunday, July 7:
At 10:33 a.m., deputies responded to a report of a vehicle which had struck a telephone pole on Walter Avenue in Grand Rapids, causing the utility light lens to fall off and break.
At 12:01 p.m., deputies responded to a report of a stolen boat from a cabin on County Road 311 in Deer River.
At 5:06 p.m., officers responded to a report of shoplifting on SE 13th Street in Grand Rapids. Officers arrived on scene and spoke with the suspect, who admitted to stealing the items, which totaled $72.28. All items were recovered and the suspect was issued a misdemeanor shoplifting citation and was trespassed from the store for one year.