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On April 17 at 10:47 a.m. dispatch was made aware of alleged threats to shoot a dog in Lewiston.

At 2:25 p.m. dispatch was advised of a neighbor dispute over leaf blowing in Montmorency Township.

On April 18 at 2 p.m. Vienna Fire, Tri-Township EMS and a deputy responded to a single vehicle rollover crash on Buttles Road just north of Andergood Road in Vienna Township. No one was transported to hospital. All were clear by 2:47 p.m.

DNR Fire did prescribed burns in several areas in and around the county on April 18.

At 5:25 p.m. Hillman Fire and Tri-Township Fire and a state trooper responded for a smoke investigation along M-33 South in Avery Township and Loud Township and along Farrier Road in Rust Township. The DNR stated that the Federal Government was burning in counties to the south and the smoke was from those burns. All were clear by 5:45 p.m.

On April 19 at 7:10 a.m. a deputy responded to a residence on Marius Street in Lewiston for an alleged breaking and entering not in progress. A vehicle apparently had been taken from the residence, as well. The vehicle was located at 3:18 p.m. by a citizen in Greenwood Township in Oscoda County and was recovered by their deputies. The person who apparently took the vehicle is still being sought.

On April 20 at 3:34 p.m. a deputy investigated a witnessed hit and run crash with damage but no injuries in the parking lot of an Atlanta business. The case remains open.

At 4:55 p.m. State troopers investigated an alleged breaking and entering of a building said to be in progress in the Village of Hillman. This turned out to be unfounded.

At 6:23 p.m. Lewiston Fire and EMS responded to a residence on Bourn Street in Lewiston where an electrical panel was said to be sparking while the resident was unable to exit the dwelling. Responders were on scene by 6:27 p.m. All were clear by 6:56 p.m.

At 8:48 p.m. the DNR was advised of a small bear sitting in the yard of a residence on Hall Road in Avery Township.

On April 21 at 7:40 a.m. deputies responded to a business in Lewiston for a stolen vehicle and damage to a fence. This case is believed to be related to the breaking and entering and stolen vehicle which was recovered on April 19. On April 22 at 12:18 p.m. a deputy was able to recover the second stolen vehicle in Albert Township. The case remains open.

At 7:49 p.m. Hillman Fire and EMS responded to a facility in the Village of Hillman for a sounding alarm and visible smoke. All were clear by 8:26 p.m.

On April 22 at 10:45 a.m. DNR Fire advised dispatch of a prescribed burn of two hundred acres near the intersection of Ellsworth and Winding Roads in Albert Township. The surrounding fire departments were advised.

At 12:07 p.m. a state trooper was asked to investigate apparent identity theft in Briley Township.

At 1:43 p.m. state troopers investigated loud exhaust and possible found drugs in Lewiston and shots fired in Avery Township.

At 3:32 p.m. a state trooper and Hillman Fire responded to the Rush Lake subdivision of Montmorency Township for an apparent illegal burn of a structure. This turned out to be unfounded: demolition work was in progress with a small campfire in a pit on a burn permitted day. All responders were clear by 4:09 p.m.

On April 23 at 8:59 a.m. deputies responded to Koenig Road in Montmorency Township for an unreported single vehicle rollover crash which occurred sometime the previous night. There were no injuries. A citation for careless driving was issued to the 25-year-old Alpena male driver. All were clear by 10:22 a.m.

At 10:31 a.m. DNR Fire advised dispatch of another prescribed burn of two hundred acres in the Ellsworth and Winding Roads area of Albert Township. Lewiston and Vienna Fire were advised.

At 10:34 a.m. a deputy was advised of larceny in Lewiston.

At 10:53 a.m. deputies were advised of a vehicle said to be at first speeding and passing and subsequently attempting to impede traffic on M-32 in Hillman Township. The vehicle was located and traffic stopped on M-32 near McMurphy in Avery Township. A verbal warning was issued.

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