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The Latest Leelanau County Blotter & 911 Call Report

By Ticker Staff | Jan. 24, 2024

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 January 16 to January 22 call reports.

11:10am 1/16/2024 Fire Gas Leak Suttons Bay Twp., GBF called direct about an odor investigation at the medicine lodge. Waiting on maintenance unfounded. 

10:15am 1/17/2024 Welfare Check Cedar, Caller is concerned for welfare and that she may be having heat issues. 

11:04am 1/17/2024 Assault S Dune Hwy., In parking lot caller was assaulted, tackled and punched. 

11:15am 1/17/2024 Animal Control Lake Leelanau, Animals at this location are being neglected. Checked on conditions, adequate food, water and shelter are all in place. 

1:21pm 1/17/2024 Suspicious Incident Maple City, Man was in his driveway unloading trash. Went out with his dog, dog was barking at man, when confronted he said he would kill the dog. 

1:29pm 1/17/2024 Embezzlement Lake Leelanau, Employee stealing groceries, lottery tickets.

2:10pm 1/17/2024 Threats S West-Bay Shore Dr., Caller indicates fiance is being harassed and threatened by ex. 

4:00am 1/18/2024 Suspicious Incident Leelanau Cty., Caller advised there is a female in front of her house walking around and talking loudly, at one point the female was laying on the ground under a pine tree. 

4:46am 1/18/2024 Heat/Cold Exposure Leelanau Cty., 35 year old cold exposure possible hypothermia. 

9:56am 1/18/2024 Welfare Check Maple City., Student left about 30 minutes ago, was acting out, threatened to jump out of the moving car. 

9:24am 1/19/2024 Road Hazard Lake Leelanau, Someone dropped trusses in the middle of the road in front of his house blocking the plow truck.

5:47:30PM 1/19/2024 Welfare Check Leelanau Twp., Caller is stating that she received a report that subject is not being cared for properly.  

2:29pm 1/20/2024 Neighbor Elmwood Twp., Was out in driveway, went across the street to move neighbors trash can, neighbor called him a derogatory name. 

10:11pm 1/20/2024 Suspicious Person Leelanau Cty., Caller’s neighbor says that someone is walking around her house. 

3:50pm 1/21/2024 Fire Wires Down Suttons Bay Twp., Pole has wire hanging from it. 

1:21pm 1/22/2024 Fraud Leelanau Cty., Received text from a person who said they were his pastor, asked him to purchase 6 $100 gift cards.


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