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.


  • 6:10 p.m., disorderly person; gone on arrival, 600 block of Fisher Street
  • 6:45 p.m., parent having problem with 11-year-old; settled, 400 block of Center Street
  • 6:45 p.m., larceny of a grill, 1900 block of Sugarloaf Avenue
  • 8:10 p.m., parking complaint; vehicles to be moved, 300 block of E. Prospect Street
  • 8:12 p.m., restricted parking violation; ticket issued, 100 block of W. Park Street
  • 8:15 p.m., well-being check; all OK, 1900 block of Freedom Drive
  • 8:30 p.m., subjects on roof; unfounded, 400 block of Center Street
  • 9 p.m., stray cat; turned over to UPAWS, 200 block of Dobson Place
  • 9:56 p.m., lockout; assistance given, 900 block of W. Washington Street
  • 10:03 p.m., suspicious, caller found door open; nothing out of place, 1900 block of Freedom Drive


  • 12:34 a.m., unknown vehicle in lot; citation issued, 900 block of W. Washington Street
  • 3:15 p.m., drunkenness, female subject observed passed out on steps; subject OK, EMS not needed, transported home, 600 block of N. Third Street
  • 3:21 a.m., suspicious, sounded like an altercation had occurred, observed a subject running toward McClellan; officers checked area, nothing found, 1000 block of W. Ridge Street
  • 4:01 a.m., alarm; officers called off before they arrived, 500 block of W. Washington Street
  • 5:40 a.m., intoxicated subject found lying on side of road, transported to a safer place; subject arrested, 1800 block of S. U.S. Highway 41
  • 9:04 a.m., two-time caller says his dogs were chased by a coyote walking near the end of Pioneer Road, caller reports the animal seemed small but otherwise healthy; advised it will be passed on to animal control and asked to make the DNR aware of the problem animal, 1400 block of Pioneer Road
  • 9:07 a.m., AED incident; EMS assist, 300 block of Pine Street
  • 10:17 a.m., in-laws harassment; both parties spoken to, 200 block of Northland Drive
  • 10:26 a.m., possible phone scam; advised not to send gift card per the caller’s request, 1500 block of E. Ridge Street
  • 12:24 p.m., parking in rented spot; citation issued, 100 block of W. Washington Street
  • 12:27 p.m., peace officer standby, 200 block of Northland Avenue
  • 12:31 p.m., lost camo purse, police station
  • 2:10 p.m., open door unable to lock by renter; caller called back, she got it locked, 100 block of W. Washington Street
  • 3:30 p.m., lockout; opened, 400 block of E. Park Street
  • 3:34 p.m., unwanted, trespass letter requested; trespass letter served, 300 block of W. Washington Street
  • 5:40 p.m., 911 hang-up call from room at motel; no problem, motel checked with guests, probably misdialed outgoing call, 2000 block of S. U.S. Highway 41
  • 6:25 p.m., EMS life-flight assist, Berry Event Center
  • 6:45 p.m., walk-in complaint, police station
  • 9:12 p.m., larceny of a purse; found purse, 300 block of Genesee Street