Police Report March 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:   
March 2017


February 2017 Stats

Parking Tickets Issued: 0
Traffic Stops: 13
Traffic Tickets Issued: 3
Verbal Warnings Issued: 10
Physical Arrests: 2
Appearance Tickets:       0
Complaints Handled: 31
Ordinance Violations: 2
Ordinance Citations:       0
Salvage Inspections:

23 Month / 53 Year 2017

Total Complaints in 2017:



Concealed pistol courses are being offered on Saturday March 18th and Sunday March 19th.  Saturday April 22nd and Sunday April 23rd and Saturday June 3rd and Sunday June 4th.  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 2/14/2017 The Mecosta County Sheriff Office handled a B+E at the White Pine Manor apartments in which some prescription medications were taken.  Anyone with information reference this incident is urged to contact Barryton PD.

On 2/27/2017 Barryton PD handled a suspicious situation on Norman St in which a door to the residence was found open.  Nothing appeared to be missing from the residence but the owner believes someone may have been inside the residence.  The department would like to remind residents to keep their vehicles, residences, outbuildings and personal belongings locked up when not in use to avoid items being taken or presenting the easy opportunity for someone to attempt to take your items.

On 3/8/17 Barryton PD handled a hit n run PPDA which occurred at Central Park.  Witness described observing a little red car back into and damage the split rail fence and drive off after breaking it’s rear taillight.  Anyone with information reference this incident is urged to contact Barryton PD.

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.

Proper Containers Notification – Village removal of yard waste begins April 15th and ends November 15th of each year.

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.

Spring Clean-up – As the weather is finally changing, Village residents are being put on notice to clean up their yards.  Once all the snow is gone the department will be going around and posting residences in the Village which are in violation of the grass, blight, unregistered vehicles, and other ordinance violation issues.  If you would like to look at the Village ordinances you can do so by going to the Villageofbarryton.com website or stopping at the Village office.

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.