Police Report October 2017


Chief John Bongard

94 Angel Avenue

P.O. Box 31

Barryton, MI 49305

(989) 382-7822 Fax (989) 382-5149

Email: barrytonpolice@gmail.com     Barryton Police on Facebook


Monthly Report:     
October 2017


September 2017 Stats

Parking Tickets Issued: 0
Traffic Stops: 14
Traffic Tickets Issued: 6
Verbal Warnings Issued: 11
Physical Arrests: 0
Appearance Tickets:       2
Complaints Handled:       17
Ordinance Violations: 1
Ordinance Citations:       0
Salvage Inspections:

11 Month /210 Year 2017

Total Complaints in 2017:



Concealed pistol courses are being offered on Sunday October 22nd, Saturday December 2nd and Sunday December 3rd 2017.   Please contact Casey Nemeth at 546mcso@gmail.com or 231-250-7257 for more information on the classes or to be placed on the roster.

On 9/22/17 Barryton PD assisted the Chippewa Hills cross country team by providing traffic control through the county to Barryton and out to the Chippewa Hills High School for the Homecoming celebration.

On 9/25/17 Barryton PD assisted a Chippewa Hills bus driver with a disorderly student who wouldn’t get off the bus.

On 9/25/17 Barryton PD handled a Retail Fraud at the Dollar General in which two high school age girls were observed placing items into a purse.  This incident is still under investigation.

On 10/5/17 MCSO handled an MDOP complaint at the Sunoco in which someone placed a dog chain onto an employee’s vehicle.  Anyone with information reference this incident is urged to contact Barryton PD or MCSO.

On 10/9/17 MCSO handled an MDOP complaint at the farmer’s market and central park in which a well was run over with a vehicle and damaged and the bathroom was vandalized.  Anyone with information reference this incident is urged to contact Barryton PD or MCSO.

Barryton PD will be conducting safety candy checks at the farmer’s market location during the Halloween festivities on October 31st from the time frame of 4pm to 7pm.  The department will be using a handheld metal detector which will be loaned to the department from the Mecosta County Sheriff Department

The Department would like to remind residents of the Village Snow Ordinance 21-2015 Parking section:  No parking on any street, 2:00a.m. to 6:00a.m. Beginning November 1st through March 31st.  A citation can be issued and if snowfall requires plowing the vehicle can be towed at owner’s expense.

Village residents can rake their leaves curbside for pickup by the Village beginning October 15th – November 15th.  Village removal of yard waste also ends November 15th and must be in proper sized bio-degradable containers such as cardboard boxes or paper bags.

The Barryton Police Department would like to remind residents to call 911 when they need to file a complaint or report a crime and to report all suspicious activity.