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The following list includes recent reports from the Midland County Sheriff’s Office and the Midland Police Department. Compiled by reporter Andrew Mullin.

Wednesday, Dec. 29:

9:38 p.m. — Deputies spoke with a 69-year-old Jerome Township male about a complaint of a 37-year-old male neighbor knocking on his own wall loudly, potentially violating a personal protection order. The deputies spoke with the neighbor, who advised he was working on his plumbing. The deputies determined there was no violation to the personal protection order.

8:20 p.m. — Deputies were dispatched to a Lee Township residence about an unwanted truck being parked in a 25-year-old male’s yard. The male advised that the truck owner was an old friend and he would resolve the situation civilly. The male requested no further assistance from the Sheriff’s Office.

7:56 p.m. — Deputies spoke with a 50-year-old male in reference to a verbal civil dispute between him and his 62-year-old neighbor about the sale of a car. The male advised he would resolve the situation civilly. No further assistance was needed from the Sheriff’s Office.

6:51 p.m. — Officers responded to a driver operating while intoxicated in the area of Eastman Avenue and West Sugnet Road.

3:10 p.m. — Officers responded to a two-vehicle crash on Jefferson Avenue.

2:41 p.m. — Officers responded to a case of fraud on South Saginaw Road.

12:31 p.m. — Officers responded to a two-vehicle crash on Waldo Avenue.

11:54 a.m. — An 84-year-old male had an argument with his 18-year-old grandson about a lock being placed on his bedroom door. There was no assault and the 18-year-old moved out of the residence.

10:15 a.m. — Officers responded to a two-vehicle crash in the area of East Buttles Street and Rodd Street.

10:11 a.m. — Deputies were dispatched to a Jerome Township apartment for a verbal dispute between a 41-year-old Jerome Township male and his 34-year-old Bay City girlfriend. She left the residence for work and both said that they did not need any law enforcement assistance.

9:53 a.m. — A deputy responded to a Homer Township business for a retail fraud of $15.99 of liquor.

9:35 a.m. — A deputy spoke with a 63-year-old Jasper Township female regarding a potential scam. The female received a letter in the mail that she believes to be part of a phishing scam. She did not fall victim to the scam, but wanted to notify law enforcement that others may be receiving the same letter.

8:42 a.m. — An animal control deputy received a call about a stray dog that came into a business in the City of Midland. The dog was turned over to the Humane Society of Midland County.

7:26 a.m. —  A deputy was dispatched to an Ingersoll Township location regarding a vehicle in the ditch. The vehicle sustained no damage and was pulled from the ditch by a tow truck.

12:09 a.m. — Officers responded to a domestic verbal situation on Abbott Road.

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