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The Latest Leelanau County Blotter & 911 Call Report

By Ticker Staff | Nov. 2, 2023

The Leelanau Ticker is back with a look at the most alarming, offbeat, or otherwise newsworthy calls to the Leelanau Office of Emergency Management/911 dispatch. The following is excerpted from the October 14 to November 1 call reports.

10:30am 10/24/2023 Welfare Check Elmwood Twp., Caller can’t reach her friend, she’s at her house and dogs are barking and no one is answering the door. 

4:41pm 10/24/2023 Road Hazard Glen Lake Narrows, GLF352 called in enroute to Narrows, someone called in that there is water across the Narrows and the drainage is clogged. Drain unclogged. 

7:56pm 10/25/2023 Fire Carbon Monoxide Lake Leelanau, C02 alarm going off, everyone out of the residence. House has been ventilated, hazard removed. 

6:50am 10/26/2023 Fire Wires Down Maple City, Tree blocking both lanes, some type of power/communications lines down. 

10:10am 10/26/2023 Welfare Check Lake Leelanau, Caller from California would like a check on her fiancee, she said that she speaks with him every morning at 8am and she hasn’t heard.

1:50pm 10/26/2023 Fire Structure Leelanau Twp., Called out by 45-30. Garage fully engulfed in flames.

4:21pm 10/26/2023 Information N Manitou Island dock, NPS07 and CO4117 will be out on North Manitou for the deer hunt for several days. 

7:26am 10/27/2023 Road Hazard Empire Twp., Caller reports large tree across part of the road near Inspiration Point. 

2:08pm 10/27/2023 WCCapsize Glen Arbor Twp., 2 kayakers out in the bay near the caller’s home, one fell out of kayak. Caller believes they have life jackets. 

11:39am 10/28/2023 Larceny Leelanau Twp., Caller believes someone robbed him sometime after July 5th. 

1:42pm 10/28/2023 Road Hazard Leelanau Twp., Subject blowing leaves into the roadway, caller is concerned that a motorist or bicyclist will get into an accident. 

5:34pm 10/28/2023 Larceny Lake Leelanau, Gentleman came in and took a pair of sweatpants. 

9:40pm 10/28/2023 Suspicipus Incident Bingham Twp., Caller is reporting a white SUV with its flashers on for over an hour. Caller went to check on the vehicle. He advised there was a driver inside and the caller tried getting his attention but there was no response. 

1:06am 10/29/2023 Misc Juvenile Suttons Bay Twp., Caller’s daughter took their car 5-10 minutes ago, unknown direction of travel. 

1:51pm 10/30/2023 Threats Cleveland Twp., Brother has been threatening him. 

4:06pm 10/30/2023 NSF Check Leelanau Cty., Subject has passed 14 bad checks since August. 

8:30am 10/31/2023 Assault Battery Maple City, Driving ram pickup, saw a deer in the road and honked at it. Another man who said he was hunting there got upset and chased him down.

2:57pm 10/31/2023 Animal Control S West-Bay Shore Dr., Border collie showed up earlier, still hanging around. Will keep it until animal control shows up.

2:22am 11/1/2023 Trespassing N West-Bay Shore Dr., GTB07 called enroute to address for an unwanted disorderly female.


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