In the local crime report from the Grand Rapids Police Department:

  • An officer was dispatched to the site of a motor vehicle in the ditch on River Road on Monday January 27th. The owner of the pickup truck was on site digging it out of the snow-bank. He related to the officer that his daughter used his truck to get her vehicle unstuck and on the way back became stuck with the truck. The father eventually got his truck out of the snow-bank without any trouble.
  • On Tuesday January 28th a resident of 3rd Street NW reported some savings bonds were missing from his home. The incident is under investigation.
  • A resident of 11th Avenue NE reported his house had been burglarized on Wednesday January 29th. The victims reported a $1500 watch, a wallet, a $300 purse with $300 in tips, the keys to the victim’s work place, credit & debit cards and another watch in the purse valued at $1200 were stolen. Photos of the boot prints in the snow were taken and the incident is under investigation.
  • Also on Wednesday a retail outlet on 29th Street SE reported they had a shoplifter in custody. The suspect had stolen a $12 pregnancy test. She was cited and released.