Police Report April 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:   
April 2017


March 2017 Stats

Parking Tickets Issued: 2
Traffic Stops: 21
Traffic Tickets Issued: 7
Verbal Warnings Issued: 16
Physical Arrests: 1
Appearance Tickets:       1
Complaints Handled: 43
Ordinance Violations: 4
Ordinance Citations:       0
Salvage Inspections:

34 Month / 87 Year 2017

Total Complaints in 2017:



Concealed pistol courses are being offered on 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 3/10/2017 MSP handled a retail fraud complaint at the Sunoco/Hometown Grocery and were unable to locate the suspect.  On 3/15/17 Mecosta County Sheriff Office handled a retail fraud at the Family Dollar with the same suspect and arrested the male.

On 3/20/2017 The Mecosta County Sheriff Office handled a domestic assault on Norman St in Barryton.  Warrant is being sought for the suspect.

On 4/10/2017 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.

Warrant – Reed City PD has issued an Felony arrest warrant for Justin Quick from Barryton for Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.  Anyone with information as to his whereabouts is urged to contact Barryton PD or Central Dispatch who will send the closest available officer.

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

Spring Clean-up – As the weather is finally changing, Village residents are being put on notice to clean up their yards.  Once village yard waste begins 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.

Campfire Ordinance – Campfires are allowed in the village as long as they are no more than 3 feet in diameter and there is no burn ban by the DNR.  No person shall burn leaves, weeds, grass, rubbish, brush, trash or other debris in any place.  Camp fires must also be at least 25 feet from the nearest building which is not on the same property and at least 15 feet away from any building or property line which is on the same property.  Campfires may be authorized between sunrise and 12AM.

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.