Police Report February 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:   
February 2017


January 2017 Stats

Parking Tickets Issued: 1
Traffic Stops: 14
Traffic Tickets Issued: 2
Verbal Warnings Issued: 15
Physical Arrests: 0
Appearance Tickets:       0
Complaints Handled: 34
Ordinance Violations: 5
Ordinance Citations:       1
Salvage Inspections:

23 Month / 30 Year 2017

Total Complaints in 2017:



Concealed pistol courses are being offered on Saturday February 25th and Sunday February 26th and Saturday March 18th and Sunday March 19th.  Please contact Casey Nemeth at 546mcso@gmail.com or 231-250-7257 for more information on the fall classes or to be placed on the roster.

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.

New Warrants – Roni Wilbur for Fail to appear, Charlena Whipple for Fail to appear, and Laura Halladay for Fail to appear.  Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of this individual is urged to contact Barryton PD.

On January 18th, 2017 Mecosta County Sheriff Office handled a report of a B+E on Angel Ave near Hudnut.  Anyone with any information reference this incident is urged to contact MCSO or Barryton PD.

On January 3rd 2017 a bike was found on tourist drive by the dam.  If anyone lost a bike or knows someone who may have lost a bike direct them to Barryton PD to claim it.

Snow Ordinance

Section 1. Sidewalks in the downtown area on Northern Ave, accumulations of two or more inches of snow that falls and ice that forms, between the hours of 7am and 7pm shall be removed immediately.

Section 2 states that on sidewalks in the downtown area on Northern Ave, any snow that accumulates or ice that forms after 7pm to be removed by 7am of the following day.

Section 3. states Obstruction of safety vision which can include plowing or removing snow to cause a vision obstruction.

Violations of this ordinance are a village civil infraction with a fine $25 dollars and not more than $500 plus cost’s associated from offense.

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 any and all suspicious activity.