Police Log

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following information is collected from Marquette City Police Department dispatch log books recorded at the time the calls were received. The incidents reported may have proven to be unfounded once police investigated. Some log entries may be edited or omitted due to space constraints.


≤ 8:20 p.m., dog that had been found at large on County Road 550 near the halfway point had been transported by person who found it, dog was taken to UPAWS, 700 block Pioneer Road

≤ 8:50 p.m., report of a domestic disturbance, no one at home at that address, all quiet in the area, 700 block Pioneer Road

≤ 10:55 p.m., harassing text message complaint, Arch Street near Spruce Street

≤ 11 p.m., barking dog complaint, dog was barking, no one was home, business card left on door to call officer, 200 block Dobson Place

≤ 11:43 p.m., report of fireworks being discharged, unable to determine source, 500 block East Hewitt Avenue


≤ 12:35 a.m., report of a possible domestic, no domestic, it was a neighbor dispute, parties spoken to, 2000 block Wright Street

≤ 6:20 a.m., report of possible graffiti on sidewalk, officers swept the chalk away, 400 block West Bluff Street

≤ 7:38 a.m., illegal dumping, 300 block West Fair Avenue

≤ 8:36 a.m., alarm, accidental, 2000 block U.S. 41 West

≤ 9:46 a.m., vehicle lockout, opened, 2100 block Sugarloaf Avenue

≤ 9:57 a.m., report of an injured bird, cormorant was captured and relocated, South Fourth Street near West Washington Street

≤ 10:56 a.m., report of an injured goose, goose was fine, flew off over the lake, U.S. 41 South near Prison Road

≤ 11:26 a.m., non-traffic accident, 1400 block West Fair Avenue

≤ 12:26 p.m., stolen bicycle, report, 200 block North Front Street

≤ 1:01 p.m., report of subject arguing with postal carrier, subject was gone upon officer’s arrival, 1000 block West Washington Street

≤ 1:10 p.m., non-traffic accident, 1900 block U.S. 41 West

≤ 1:44 p.m., subject causing a disturbance, moved along, 200 block West Washington Street

≤ 1:58 p.m., traffic accident, West Baraga Avenue near McClellan Avenue

≤ 2:30 p.m., report of graffiti, 100 block Fisher Street

≤ 5:29 p.m., blocked sidewalk parking complaint, cited, 400 block West Baraga Avenue

≤ 6 p.m., found stroller, taken to cold storage, 500 block Spruce Street

≤ 6:34 p.m., complaint that parent is letting very young child play in the parking lot/street, subjects were not home, officer will contact them later, 300 block Whetstone Road

≤ 6:59 p.m., report of two deer fawns in the highway median, they took off across the roadway into the woods upon patrol arrival, U.S. 41 Bypass near McClellan Avenue

≤ 7:20 p.m., barking dogs complaint, warned, 1700 block Gray Street


≤ 12:30 a.m., loud party complaint, contact made, warned, 200 block West Hewitt Avenue

≤ 1 a.m., loaded syringe was turned over to the officers, incident report, 300 block West Park Street

≤ 6:41 a.m., stray cat on caller’s porch, 200 block North Third Street

≤ 7:15 a.m., animal control, 800 block West College Avenue

≤ 8:19 a.m., person camping in the parking lot, not causing any issues, 2500 block North Lakeshore Boulevard

≤ 8:57 a.m., vehicle blocking the city from grinding down stumps, unable to make contact with owner, 200 block West Crescent

≤ 10:05 a.m., vehicle lockout, subject gained entry prior to officer arrival, 1500 block West Ridge Street

≤ 10:30 a.m., graffiti on building, officer to follow up, 700 block West Washington Street

≤ 10:50 a.m., abandoned vehicle, tagged for abandonment, contact was later made with the owner, advised to move the vehicle, 200 block Granite Avenue

≤ 11:06 a.m., vehicle lockout, opened, Peter White Drive

≤ 12:21 p.m., report of a vehicle parked in a loading zone for 20 minutes, cited, South Front Street near West Main Street

≤ 12:25 p.m., vehicle lockout, opened, 800 block North Third Street

≤ 1:30 p.m., report of injured goose, goose OK, 200 block North Lakeshore Boulevard