Man charged with open murder after 2 men killed in Adrian, police say
ADRIAN, Mich. – A man has been charged with open murder after two men were killed in Adrian, according to police. Christopher Lee-Ryan Carden, 34, is accused in the killings of Robert Braman, 67, and Samuel Compton, 82, both of Adrian, authorities said. Adrian police officers were called at 10:30 p.m. Friday (Jan. 15) to a home in the 900 block of Frank Street, officials said. Carden crashed the stolen vehicle and was taken into custody without incident after a fleeing the crash scene on foot, according to officials. He is charged with two counts of open murder, one count of unlawful driving away of a motor vehicle and one count of third-degree fleeing a police officer.
Adrian police investigate fatal stabbing of 85-year-old Lenawee County resident at Meijer
ADRIAN, Mich. – Adrian police are investigating a stabbing at a Meijer store that left an 85-year-old Lenawee County resident dead. Police were dispatched to the store at about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday of a stabbing in progress. They were advised that a CPL holder intervened and was holding the suspect at gunpoint. Police took the suspect, a 29-year-old Adrian resident, into custody. LaMar Rufner at 517-264-4808.
Man with black bicycle accused of robbing Adrian gas station
ADRIAN, Mich. – Police are searching for a man with a black bicycle who robbed a gas station in Adrian, officials said. The strong-arm robbery happened around 11:50 p.m. Saturday at the Shell Spee-D-Mart at 507 West Beecher Street, according to authorities. Police said the man was last seen riding a black bicycle north on North Main Street. He is in his 20s, about 5 feet, 6 inches tall and has a thin build, witnesses said. Anyone with information is asked to call Adrian police at 517-264-4853 or 517-264-4834.