Police Log

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following information is collected from Marquette City Police Department dispatch log books recorded at the time the calls were received. The incidents reported may have proven to be unfounded once police investigated. Some log entries may be edited or omitted due to space constraints.


  • 5:01 p.m., stolen bike, 400 block West Ohio Street
  • 5:20 p.m., hit and run accident; no report wanted, only wanted documented, 400 block West Washington Street
  • 5:33 p.m., property damage traffic accident; report taken, 400 block Norwood
  • 6:53 p.m., checking address for suspect in drive-off from Crossroads gas station; subject located – oversight by subject; will return to pay, 100 block West Spring Street
  • 7:05 p.m., traffic complaint – Central Dispatch issued a be on the lookout for a reckless driver, 100 block East Baraga Avenue
  • 8:55 p.m., possible fight in the area; no charges sought, trespass notice served, 400 block West Baraga Avenue
  • 9:23 p.m., lockout assistance; vehicle opened, 1700 block Longyear Avenue


  • 12:48 a.m., unknown subject banging on the caller’s front door; area checked – subject gone on arrival, 400 block Cedar Street
  • 1:55 a.m., hit and run accident; report taken, 100 block South Third Street
  • 2:20 a.m., fight in progress; report taken, 100 block Washington Street
  • 2:34 a.m., 3 suspicious subjects walking through yards – unknown if they are doing damage or stealing anything; area checked — nothing located damaged, nobody around, 300 block East Ohio Street
  • 3:03 a.m., loud subjects with a bonfire; not loud on arrival – warned, 400 block Summit Street
  • 5:46 a.m., well-being check; attempted contact via telephone and at residence – negative contact at both, 500 block Wright Street
  • 7:12 a.m., barking/whining dog; dog had its head stuck in fence – owner had it out prior to officer’s arrival
  • 8:37 a.m., EMS assist, 300 block Waldo Street
  • 10:19 a.m., dog in a hot vehicle – silver Subaru; gone on arrival, 2000 block U.S. 41 West
  • 11:00 a.m., 911 hang-up; young child playing with phone – all OK, 500 block West Ridge Street
  • 12:12 p.m., lockout assistance, 300 block Rock Street
  • 12:55 p.m., large amount of sand and gravel pushed into the roadway; contacted building owner and advised to clean up – he advised he would – officer will follow up, 500 block South Lake Street
  • 1:17 p.m., subject dumping yard debris on city property; spoke to subject and advised to clean it up, 1300 block Division Street
  • 1:43 p.m., runaway from Great Lakes Recovery, 200 block Wright Street
  • 1:58 p.m., baby ducks stuck in a storm drain; 12 baby ducks removed and reunited with mother, 1200 block West Fair Avenue
  • 4:40 p.m., open intoxicants on beach area near McCarty’s Cove; cited for open intoxicants, 600 block North Lakeshore Boulevard
  • 5:45 p.m., hit and run traffic crash, 100 block West Arch Street