Man arrested, charged after 26-mile chase in Van Buren Township, officials say
Local 4 is learning more about a violent incident in Van Buren Township and the lengthy police chase that followed. Carl Travis was arrested Friday night after fleeing by car for more than 26 miles and then trying to get away on foot.
Detroit woman beaten by rock-wielding man who used to shovel her snow, police say
DETROIT – A 72-year-old Detroit woman was beaten with a rock by a man who knew her from shoveling her snow, police said. Lacey knew the woman because he had shoveled her snow in the past, officials said. When officers arrived, they found a bloody scene and transported the woman to a nearby hospital for treatment. Lacey was charged Saturday with carjacking, assault with intent to murder, unlawful driving away of a motor vehicle, receiving and concealing a stolen motor vehicle and third-degree fleeing and eluding police. A probable cause conference is scheduled for Feb. 19, and a preliminary examination is scheduled for Feb. 26.