Monday, May 6 was a busy day for deputies and DNR and local fire crews.
Early in the morning a report of suspicious man sitting at the picnic table behind the DHS office west of Atlanta was taken. Deputies investigated and found that everything was okay.
At 9:15 a.m., deputies responded to an ongoing neighbor dispute on M-32, just west of Atlanta. No injuries or arrests were made.
At 9:15 a.m., a vandalized vehicle in the Lake Avalon area was investigated by deputies. The vehicle was apparently damaged while parked in the owners yard.
At 10:18 a.m., deputies investigated a case of identity theft that was reported by a 78-year-old Lewiston woman.
Multiple reports of a grass fire on a hilltop off of Camp 8 Road in Vienna Township were received at 1:01 p.m. Vienna, Tri-Township and DNR crews responded. All responders cleared the scene by 2:35 p.m. There were no reports of injuries or the amount of damage caused by the fire.
At 3:36 p.m., the DNR fire spotter plane discovered a fire just north of the main intersection of Co. Rd. 612 and Co. Rd. 491 in Lewiston. Lewiston fire and DNR crews responded. By 4:15 crews had a line around the fire and had it contained. At 5:08 p.m. the Lewiston fire chief reported a cabin had been located in the fire area that showed signs of a B&E. Deputies were dispatched to investigate.
At 7:56 p.m., deputies were requested to intervene in a neighbor dispute on the west side of Lake Avalon. There were no injuries or arrests made.
At 10:11 p.m., a 27-year-old Atlanta man was taken into custody for operating while intoxicated, during a traffic stop on Youngs Road, south of M-32. A 33-year-old Atlanta man was arrested on a state-wide warrant out of Oakland County for non-support, and a 26-year-old Atlanta woman was arrested on an Oscoda County warrant for non-support and fail to pay, along with a charge of driving while license suspended.
On May 7 at 8:55 a.m., deputies responded to a report of damage to flowers and trees in an ongoing neighbor dispute on M-32, west of Atlanta.
At 10:08 a.m., deputies responded to a residence in Lewiston on a report of malicious destruction of property in another apparent neighbor dispute.
A 911 caller in Montmorency Township on M-33 reported a vehicle in the ditch at 12:41 p.m. The vehicle had damage to the passenger side and loud music playing. The driver was described as unresponsive. Canada Creek First Responders, Tri-Township EMS and deputies responded to the scene, where they found a 49-year-old Texas man to be the driver of the vehicle. He was arrested for driving while intoxicated with a high blood alcohol content.
At 5:05 p.m., a 20-year-old Atlanta man reported that he had lost a blue vacuum pump and two 60’ hoses with steel ends along Lake 15 Road, somewhere east of the intersection of S. Baker Road. Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s department.