RIVERVIEW POLICE DEPARTMENT
Man charged after seen on video throwing dog down stairs at Riverview apartment
RIVERVIEW, Mich. – Police said a man has been charged with animal neglect and cruelty after a Ring video showed him throwing a dog down a set of stairs inside a Riverview apartment building. According to the Riverview Police Department, the man, identified as Jacob McMillan, turned himself in and was arraigned on the misdemeanor charge Wednesday. On Nov. 10, officers received calls about the video -- posted on social media -- capturing a man throwing the pit bull in the Riverview Crossings apartment building. Police identified McMillan through witness reports. A detective on the case spoke with apartment management, who stated that McMillan did not live in the apartment.
Man starts coughing on Riverview officers, claiming he has COVID-19 during arrest
RIVERVIEW, Mich. – An Allen Park man started coughing on Riverview officers and claiming he had COVID-19 while they tried to arrest him for squealing his tires and excessive noise, police said. Jerid Pardo, 30, of Allen Park, was pulled over Wednesday (Oct. 7) in Riverview for excessive noise and squealing his tires, according to authorities. During the traffic stop, Riverview officers said they realized Pardo’s license was suspended, so he was arrested. Police needed Pardo’s keys to tow the car, but while they retrieved the keys, Pardo started resisting arrest, according to officials. Officers got control of Pardo, but he started actively coughing on both officers and claiming he was infected with COVID-19, police said.
Vehicle at Riverview gas station vandalized, police seek suspect
RIVERVIEW, Mich. – Police are looking for a person wanted in connection to the vandalism of a vehicle at a gas station in Riverview. According to authorities, at about 7 a.m. Sept. 7, the suspected vandal damaged a vehicle at the Mobil Gas Station located near the intersection of Fort Street and Pennsylvania Road. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Riverview Police Department at 734-281-4214. More: Metro Detroit crime news