Michigan man pleads guilty to federal hate crime for attacking Black teen
Lee James Mouat Jr., 44, of Newport, Michigan was charged on June 8, 2020 for assaulting an 18-year-old Black man in Monroe County. MONROE, Mich. – A Michigan man pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal hate crime for attacking a Black teenager. Lee Mouat, 43, of Newport willfully caused bodily injury to the victim because of the teen’s race, the Department of Justice says. According to the plea agreement, Mouat confronted a group of Black teenagers, including the victim, at a state park in Monroe. Mouat repeatedly used racial slurs and said that Black people had no right to use the public beach where the incident occurred.
Man arrested in crash that killed 107-year-old woman in Allen Park
ALLEN PARK, Mich. – A man has been arrested after a hit-and-run crash in Allen Park that killed a 107-year-old woman. The victim was a passenger in the other vehicle involved in the crash. Update: 19-year-old charged in crash that killed 107-year-old woman in Allen ParkPolice said the 19-year-old suspect got out of his vehicle and stopped for a moment before running away from the scene. The suspect, who police said was injured in the crash, was arrested at a Meijer store as he was purchasing bandages. Officers were able to identify the driver after someone posted a picture of him at the scene on social media.
Man charged in series of Troy home invasions
Troy police say their suspect got into four homes and robbed them recently. D’Mario Darrell Thornton, 40, was arraigned Tuesday afternoon after being arrested Sunday morning and held on a $45,000 bond. Joshua Jones from the Troy Police Department told Local 4 News officers first suspected Thornton after the first home invasion a week ago in the neighborhood near Somerset collection. Immediately detectives went to work and followed Thornton to a Troy neighborhood at Livernois and Big Beaver Saturday night. They say he went to work robbing two homes.
Tennessee double murder suspect surrenders after barricading himself in Detroit home
DETROIT – Police said a man wanted for a double murder in Tennessee barricaded himself in a home on Detroit’s east side and later surrendered peacefully. The incident happened in the area of McLean and Dequindre streets. Officials said authorities went after him when his phone pinged in Detroit. Police said he barricaded himself in a family member’s home. He was also wanted for a parole violation.
Ohio man charged with terrorism for threatening to burn down Port Huron elementary school
PORT HURON, Mich. – Ohio resident Dominik Hricovsky, 32, was arraigned Sunday on multiple charges including terrorism for allegedly threatening to burn down a Port Huron elementary school. On Wednesday at 8:10 a.m. St. Clair County Central Dispatch received several calls from Hricovsky making threats to burn down Cleveland Elementary School and shoot police officers. Cleveland Elementary School went into a soft lockdown until police could figure out what was happening. Dispatchers were able to connect the address the calls were made from which was an apartment in the 2700 block of Nern Street in Port Huron. Police say he was on parole through Ohio while being placed under arrest in Port Huron.
Man suspected of being involved in Detroit crimes arrested, facing charges
DETROIT – A man suspected of being involved in an armed robbery that happened Jan. 28 at a gas station in the 10000 block of West Seven Mile in Detroit is in custody and facing charges for a separate incident, police say. After taking the victim’s gun he pulled out a different weapon and pointed it at the man before fleeing the scene. Original Story: Man snatches gun from man at Detroit gas station counterOn Sunday, Detroit police shared an update in the case. AdDuring that incident he allegedly shot and critically wounded a 19-year-old man at a gas station. In terms of the gas station armed robbery an additional warrant packet for his alleged involvement will be submitted to the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office for review.
Man critically injured after being stabbed by wife in Detroit
Detroit police officers were hurt while responding to a domestic violence call, DPD said. (WDIV)DETROIT – A man was stabbed by his wife Sunday before 6:30 a.m. in the 9100 block of Montrose in Detroit, police say. The incident took place after a domestic dispute between the 44-year-old woman and 35-year-old man. Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department’s Domestic Violence Unit at 313-237-2579. New Today: 73-year-old woman critically injured after unknown person fires shots into Detroit home
Stabbing suspect arrested after police chase on I-94 in Macomb County
MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. – A man suspected of stabbing another man was arrested after leading police on a chase on Interstate 94. The incident on Tuesday began in Clinton Township on North Avenue. Police said the man is believed to have stabbed a man multiple times. He was later spotted on 23 Mile Road in Chesterfield Township on and tried to outrun police. A video of the chase obtained by Local 4 showed the man swerving on the shoulder of I-94.
Police seek man who made his way into Waterford Township home after posing as DTE employee
Anyone with information is asked to call the Waterford Police Tip Line at 248-674-2677 or email firstname.lastname@example.orgDETROIT – Police in Waterford Township are searching for a man wanted in connection with a DTE scam. According to police, on Jan. 5 at around 3 p.m. a man approached an elderly woman at her home and identified himself as a DTE employee. The man told the woman he needed to come inside the home to shut her power off for a short period. Police say the man put $100 on the table and asked the woman if she had $50 to make it even. Anyone with information is asked to call the Waterford Police Tip Line at 248-674-2677 or email email@example.com.
Police search for man in Shelby Township bank robbery
SHELBY TOWNSHIP – Police are searching for a man in connection to a bank robbery in Shelby Township. Police responded to an alarm at about 1:24 p.m. on Monday at the PNC bank on Hayes Road. Police said the man then left the bank on foot after given an undetermined amount of money. The suspect was seen running south across Hall Road into Sterling Heights. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Shelby Township Police Department at 586-731-2121.
18-year-old suspect turns self in to Detroit police in connection with fatal double-shooting
DETROIT – An 18-year-old man turned himself in to police in connection with the fatal shooting of two sisters Friday on Detroit’s east side. Police said the man was wanted in connection with a fatal double-shooting at a home on Lantz Street, near John R. Street, just south of State Fair Avenue. READ: Family in ‘complete shock’ after fatal double-shooting, Detroit police seek 18-year-old suspectPolice have not released the suspect’s name and no official arrests have been made. Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-2260 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up. More: Detroit crime news
Family in ‘complete shock’ after fatal double-shooting, Detroit police seek 18-year-old suspect
DETROIT – Police are searching for an 18-year-old man in connection with the fatal shooting of two women Friday on Detroit’s east side. Police said the victims -- 21-year-old Shaniya Todd and 18-year-old Shakiya Todd -- were sisters and were killed when a fight turned into a shooting. They said they’re upset and confused, but hopeful that the information police released on the suspect could lead to an arrest. Police released a photo of a suspect wanted in connection with a Dec. 18, 2020 fatal shooting. Police said he shot and killed Shakiya Todd and her older sister, Shaniya Todd, who also is a young mother.
Detroit homeowner shoots and kills man during attempted break-in
DETROIT – A 22-year-old man was shot and killed during a home invasion in the 17600 block of Fenton in Detroit on Monday evening. According to police, the home invasion suspect was killed around 7 p.m. yesterday by a 36-year-old resident of the home after entering it without permission. Police reported that at some point during the incident the resident, a CPL holder, fired several shots at the suspect and killed him. At this point it is still uncertain whether the two knew each other. Anyone with any information is asked to call the Detroit Homicide Division at 313-596-2260.
Ferndale resident caught recording unclothed victims in restroom with hidden camera
FERNDALE, Mich. – Ferndale resident Tyler Tierney, 29, has been charged in connection with recording unclothed victims in a restroom with a hidden camera. Detectives identified and interviewed all the victims of the crimes. The investigation into Tierney’s recordings started in July of 2020. Tierney was arraigned today on five counts of surveilling an unclothed person. He was given a $20,000 personal bond and is scheduled to appear next on Nov. 23.
Police seek man wanted for Dearborn road rage shooting
DEARBORN, Mich. – Dearborn police released images of the suspect wanted for a road rage shooting that took place around 5:40 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 18. Police say the shooting happened in the area of Warren Avenue near Chase Road. The Dearborn Police Department will aggressively investigate this incident and the person responsible will be held accountable,” said Dearborn Police Chief, Ronald Haddad. CRIME HEADLINESDearborn police released this photo of the man wanted for a road rage shooting incident. (Dearborn police)Dearborn police are encouraging anyone who recognizes the vehicle or suspect to contact authorities.
Farmington Hills man charged in connection with string of Livonia robberies
LIVONIA, Mich. – Farmington Hills resident Norman Fuchs, 45, is facing charges in connection with a string of robberies, according to the Livonia Police Department. In recent weeks a significant number of breaking and entering incidents have taken place in Livonia. During the incidents Fuchs would allegedly break into the businesses by prying open the doors or using a sledgehammer to get inside them. Livonia police say Fuchs broke into nine Livonia businesses including Cantoro Italian Market, the UPS store, IHOP restaurant, Mary’s Grill restaurant and five other businesses in the Buckingham Plaza. On Saturday, Livonia police released footage of one of the breaking and entering incidents.
Rochester Hills burglar fled scene with stolen items after being confronted by homeowner
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. – Police are searching for a man wanted in connection to a Rochester Hills home invasion that happened on Saturday evening. Officers responded to the 3200 block of Avalon Road in Rochester Hills at around 7 p.m. yesterday after an active home invasion was reported. According to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, the victim reported that she and her mother came home and noticed a truck parked in the driveway. The victim didn’t believe it and told the man she knew he had items belonging to her. Afterward the suspect ran to his truck, threw the stolen items in the bed of it and fled the scene.
Property owner shoots man breaking and entering in Clyde Township, deputies say
CLYDE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – St. Clair County Sheriff deputies said a man allegedly breaking into a property was shot in the face Monday by the property owner. The incident happened at about 3:34 p.m. in the 6000 block of Lapeer Road in Clyde Township. The 50-year-old property owner from Port Huron confronted a 27-year-old Kimball Township man as he was breaking and entering. Deputies and Port Huron Major Crimes Unit later located the suspect at a hospital. The Port Huron Major Crimes Unit is still investigating the incident.
Robber who threatened store employee with box cutter wanted by Detroit police
DETROIT – The Detroit Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted in connection with a robbery that happened on the city’s east side. On Sept. 10 at around 5:20 p.m. in the 14300 block of Harper in Detroit, a 49-year-old store employee witnessed an unknown man attempting to leave the location with merchandise in his pockets. During the situation the robber pulled out a box cutter which led to the employee backing off. The robber is described as a black man in the middle to late 40s, 6 feet tall and weighs 215 pounds. Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department’s 9th Precinct at 313-596-5940 or Crimes Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up.
Gunman dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound after 2-day stand off on Detroit’s west side
DETROIT – A barricaded situation that stretched on for more than 24 hours on Detroit’s west side ended with the gunman dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. It was an outcome police tried to avoid, which is why the standoff lasted as long as it did. Police said they wanted the suspect to come out peacefully. Officers from multiple departments, including Dearborn and Redford, worked their way inside. While it was never proven in court, police are certain he was the person behind an unsolved triple-homicide on Detroit’s east side.
Two-day standoff at Detroit home ends after gunman kills himself
DETROIT – A standoff with a gunman that started early Tuesday morning at a home on Detroit’s northwest side has ended after more than 24 hours. The gunman, who was wanted in connection with a triple homicide on Helen Street earlier this summer, has killed himself. Police officers surrounded the home for more than a day. The hostage who escaped Wednesday morning told police he was fearing for his life the entire time he was in the home with the armed man. Original reports stated the man fired at officers, but police later clarified he did not fire directly at officers -- he just fired a shot.
Detroit police seek man who set off fireworks inside gas station on city’s west side
DETROIT – Police are seeking the public’s help to identify a man who set off fireworks inside a gas station in the 19800 block of West McNichols Road. Detroit police said the man walked into the gas station at about 9:45 p.m. on Sept. 3. A surveillance video showed the man lighting a box of fireworks before running out of the building. The fireworks reportedly caused damage to the ceiling tiles inside the business. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department at 313-595-7194 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.
Police seek faux delivery driver who stole cash from Dundee hotel
DUNDEE, Mich. Police are seeking the publics help to identify a person who stole cash from a hotel after posing as a Door Dash delivery driver on Sunday. The Dundee Police Department says just before midnight, the suspect faked a delivery at the Hampton Inn & Suites at 401 Powell Drive. The suspect reportedly returned to the lobby after the delivery to notify a clerk that a man was laying on the floor unconscious upstairs. Police say that after the clerk left to check on the situation, the suspect walked behind the desk counter and stole $275 from a cash drawer. The suspect reportedly fled the scene in a gray or silver four-door sedan.
Motive of gunman who killed his mother and sister in Dearborn Heights remains unknown
DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. – This morning detectives continued an investigation into a double homicide that happened Saturday and has shaken Dearborn Heights. Dearborn Heights police have identified the shooter as a 43-year-old Dearborn Heights man. Both of the victims are also Dearborn Heights residents. According to Dearborn Heights Police Department, he then shot at officers as they continued giving him orders to drop the weapon. In addition to the AR-style rifle, the gunman had another rifle in his bedroom along with about 30 loaded magazines.
Eastpointe officers investigating report of ‘Peeping Tom’ outside 11-year-old girl’s bedroom
EASTPOINTE, Mich. – Eastpointe officers were called to the area of Redmond and Lincoln on a report of a peeping Tom on Aug. 24, 2020. Police said it was reported that the suspect was looking in a bedroom window at a sleeping 11-year-old girl. A K-9 track was done with help from the Roseville Police Department, but the suspect wasn’t located. Police said there were two other similar incidents with the same suspect. The suspect is a 30 to 40-year-old man who is 6 feet tall and weighs around 200 pounds, police said.
Oak Park man charged in road rage incident involving gunfire
OAK PARK An Oak Park man has been charged in connection with a road rage incident involving gunfire. He was given a $20,000 personal bond and is scheduled to appear in court at 1 p.m. on Aug. 31. According to police, on July 30 at around 5:42 p.m. Ferndale officers responded to the area of eastbound Eight Mile Road near Livernois for a possible shooting. Officers met the complainant in a parking lot near Eight Mile Road and Woodward Avenue. After an investigation Goriel was arrested several hours later by Ferndale police detectives.
Man killed in shooting outside Clora Funeral Home on East Seven Mile Road
DETROIT – A 53-year-old man was killed in a shooting Monday outside of Clora Funeral Home. The shooting took place at about 10:35 a.m. Monday in the 5800 block of East Seven Mile Road in Detroit. Detroit police said the shooting occurred after an argument between a family member and someone working at the funeral home. Editor’s note: The noon newscast incorrectly stated the location of the shooting. The incident occurred at the funeral home on East Seven Mile Road, not West Warren Avenue.
Attempted homicide suspect shoots, kills himself after pursuit with Michigan State Police
HOWELL, Mich. – Michigan State Police say a 41-year-old attempted homicide suspect fatally shot himself following a pursuit Saturday morning. Troopers and officers from other law enforcement agencies located a suspect vehicle about 9:20 a.m. Saturday in Clinton County north of Lansing after an alert was broadcast of a suspect believed to have been involved an attempted homicide in the Cadillac area. Police say a pursuit of the suspect vehicle continued into Livingston County, and after officers stopped it in Howell, the man exited his vehicle, walked towards the side of the road, and shot and killed himself. The man’s name hasn’t been released.
18-year-old charged in assault of Macys store manager at Genesee Valley Center Flint
FLINT TOWNSHIP, Mich. Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton charged an 18-year-old Mount Morris Township man in the assault of a manager at the Macys department store in the Genesee Valley Center in Flint Township. In surveillance video obtained from Macys by Flint Township police, Palmer is seen walking around the store; he then approaches and punches the manager in the head from behind knocking him to the floor. The video shows Palmer continuing to strike the manager while he is on the floor. Leyton indicated that despite public comments on social media, the police investigation did not uncover any evidence of provocation by the store manager. He also said there is no audio on the Macys store surveillance video contrary to what some had indicated.
Family of Pontiac woman found buried in Ohio shocked by tragedy
PONTIAC, Mich. A Pontiac womans body was discovered the day her grandfather passed away. The woman was studying to become a nurse and leaves behind a four year old daughter. McKenzies body was discovered buried in a park after investigators got a tip about a woman missing under suspicious circumstances. Her four year old daughter Natalie went to live with her biological father in Howell. The family is holding a candle light vigil at Pontiac City Hall at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
Monroe County Prosecutors Office calls action of state trooper who opened fire on man justifiable
MONROE, Mich. The Monroe County Prosecutors Office is calling the action of a state trooper who opened fire on a knife-wielding man justifiable. Video footage showed the man rushing toward the trooper on a busy south dixie highway. What investigators say you do not see is the trooper repeatedly asking the man to drop the large knife. The encounter lasted a few seconds. Witnesses told investigators that the trooper did everything he could to diffuse the situation before firing his weapon.
Hamtramck police seek man wanted for robbing pharmacy of prescription pills
HAMTRAMCK, Mich. Hamtramck police are searching for a man wanted in connection with a pharmacy robbery that happened Wednesday afternoon. On Wednesday at 1:56 p.m. the robber entered the Hamtramck pharmacy and requested a prescription. While at the counter, the robber pulled out a black handgun, and pointed it at the workers behind the counter demanding several narcotics not prescribed to him. He is described as a heavyset black man, with black hair, armed with a black semi-automatic handgun. Anyone with information is asked to call the Hamtramck Police Department at 313-800-5281.
Monroe woman arrested in connection with death of abused Florida baby
MONROE, Mich. The Michigan State Police Fugitive Team arrested a Monroe woman wanted by Florida authorities for criminal neglect of a child causing great bodily harm, failure to report aggravated abuse, and culpable negligence expose injury. These charges stem from an incident that occurred in Ormond Beach, Florida, on June 12, 2019. The female arrested in Monroe on Wednesday is the mother of the child and was working during this incident. MSP fugitive team members were accompanied by two Florida detectives when the female was arrested without incident at her job in Monroe. First responders in Florida stated that the residence was in unlivable conditions due to filth, urine, and dog feces throughout the home.
63-year-old man killed in Detroit drive-by shooting
DETROIT A 63-year-old man was killed during a drive-by shooting Friday at 10:58 a.m. in the 14900 block of Fairmount in Detroit, police say. The shooter is unknown. Police believe the shooter was driving a Pontiac G6. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.
Police search for man suspected of shooting his neighbor on Detroits east side
DETROIT Police are searching for suspected gunman on Detroits east side, near the intersection of Gratiot Avenue and Seven Mile Road. According to authorities, the alleged gunman shot his neighbor in the leg Wednesday morning and then barricaded himself inside his own home. When police entered the house on Liberal Street, the suspected gunman was not inside. Its believed he escaped through a back window. The investigation is ongoing.
German man identified as suspect in case of missing UK girl Madeleine McCann
FILE - This undated file photo shows Madeleine McCann. British police said on Wednesday June 3, 2020, a German man has been identified as a suspect in the case of a 3-year-old British girl who disappeared 13 years ago while on a family holiday in Portugal. (AP Photo/File)LONDON (AP) British police said Wednesday a German man has been identified as a suspect in the case of a 3-year-old British girl who disappeared 13 years ago while on holiday in Portugal. The long-running case of McCann, who vanished shortly before her fourth birthday, has intrigued Britain for years. Officers were tipped off about the German suspect following a 2017 appeal, 10 years after the girl went missing.
Man charged in connection with shooting of 3-year-old girl on Detroits east side
DETROIT Timothy Johnson has been charged in connection with the shooting of a 3-year-old girl. Johnson is facing charges of assault with intent to murder, and assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder. The nonfatal shooting happened in the 7300 block of Nett Street in Detroit at 10 p.m. on May 20. Police say the child was in a car seat when at least two people started shooting at each other hitting the child in the crossfire. READ MORE: Detroit police identify person of interest in nonfatal shooting of 3-year-old girl
Mother and child shot on Detroits west side after family argument
DETROIT Tuesday afternoon police were called out to a home on Rutherford near the intersection of Rutherford and Pembroke following a family argument that could have turned deadly. Both, the woman involved and her baby where taken to the hospital by the alleged shooter believed to be the victims own brother. Right now were looking for the person of interest that is believed to be the shooter, said Commander, Patterson. Patterson says this just echoes the need for people to work their differences out with words and not weapons. Thank God that the baby and the mother are listed as going to be alright.
Roseville resident shot at trailer park after ongoing dispute with man
ROSEVILLE, Mich. – A 35-year-old Roseville man was shot at Leslies Mobile Home Community around 9:25 p.m. Friday, police say. According to police, the victim was shot by a 26-year-old Roseville man after an ongoing dispute. Police say the victim was shot once in the upper body. The Roseville Criminal Investigations Division learned the identity of the shooter and started searching for him. The shooter is being held at the Roseville Police Department pending further investigation.
Michigan woman driving stolen vehicle with over $130,000 in gold bars, 30 grams of marijuana arrested at Blue Water Bridge
PORT HURON, Mich. On Thursday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a 43-year-old woman at the Blue Water Bridge driving a stolen vehicle with marijuana and $130,000 in gold. The incident took place after the woman from Eaton County made a wrong turn and ended up on the Blue Water Bridge in Port Huron. In this case, CBP officers took the extra steps to identify an individual in possession of a stolen vehicle and a large amount of gold, said Port Director Michael Fox. This is another prime example of our excellent working relationship with our partners.After arresting the woman CBP officers turned the case over to Michigan State Police, who were given custody of the woman. The gold, marijuana and stolen vehicle were also turned over to MSP.
Detroit man charged in double fatal car crash
DETROIT Detroit resident Shawn A. Patterson, 22, has been charged in connection with a fatal car crash that killed two people. The victims are 26-year-old Hazel Park resident Leon Freeman and 33-year-old Detroit resident Teon Williams. Police and medics arrived at the crash scene and the two victims were dead. The suspect has been charged with two counts each of reckless driving causing death; failure to stop at the scene of an accident causing death and moving violation causing death. Fatal car crashes have increased exponentially over the past year, most as a result of carelessness, recklessness, or gross negligence by the driver that caused the event.
2-year-old boy killed, children left critically injured in Detroit crash
DETROIT A 2-year-old boy was killed in a crash that left two other children critically injured, Detroit police say. As a result of the crash, everyone in the 2019 Nissan Versa was injured and one person died. The 2019 Nissan Versa had three children and two other adults inside. The other passengers include a 29-year-old man, 19-year-old woman, the 2-year-old and 5-year-old girls listed in critical condition, and the 2-year-old boy who died. The driver and passenger of the GMC Acadia were taken to a local hospital and listed in stable condition.
Clinton Township police asking witnesses in fatal shooting of tattoo artist to come forward
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – The Clinton Township Police Department is asking anyone with information on the fatal shooting of a local tattoo artist to come forward. On May 16, Clinton Township police officers were called to Hickory Lane south of Joy Boulevard, east of Gratiot to check on a man who was reportedly shot. An investigation revealed several other potential witnesses were in the apartment when the shooting took place and fled right after it happened. Clinton Township police are hoping to talk to other witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to call detective Jay Anderson at 586-493-7854 or detective Karl Simon at 586-493-7886.
Two men charged in Romulus armed robbery and police chase
ROMULUS, Mich. – Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged 23-year-old Detroit resident Dejon Demarkus-Roland Johnson and 23-year-old Ypsilanti resident Andrew Curtis Williams in connection with the armed robbery of a 24-year-old Inkster man and police chase. On May 15 at 4:30 p.m. Romulus police officers were dispatched to the area of 9900 Wayne Road in Romulus in response to a telephone call about an armed robbery in a vehicle. Johnson has been charged with assault with intent to murder, armed robbery, assault with intent to do great bodily harm, third-degree fleeing and eluding, carrying a concealed weapon, two counts of felonious assault and five counts of felony firearm. Andrews has been charged with armed robbery, carrying a concealed weapon and felony firearm. Both suspects have been charged with violation of executive Order 10.33, which is a 90-day misdemeanor with a $500 fine.
5-day-old Michigan boy found after going missing
EMMETT TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Michigan State Police have located a 5-day-old boy named Jeffrey Michael Smith Jr. who was reported missing Saturday morning. Initially, police reported the child went missing with his biological father, Jeffrey Michael Smith Sr. He went missing wearing a gray onesie with small teddy bears on it. The child did not have any food or additional clothing when he went missing. Emmett Township is near Battle Creek, Michigan.
Chesterfield Township police officer injured in scuffle with armed gunman
CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. A Chesterfield Township police officer was injured in a scuffle with an armed gunman Thursday morning, police say. On May 14 at 6:44 a.m. Chesterfield Township officers were dispatched to search for an unknown man wandering near homes in the Carriage Way Trailer Park. During the fight a Chesterfield Township officer suffered a significant injury to his knee. The officer was transported by ambulance to an area hospital where he was treated for the injury and released later that day. Devoy has been charged with the felony possession of methamphetamine, felony carrying concealed firearm, felony possession of analogues, felony assault and resisting a police officer causing injury.
Two shot by known person while inside car in Detroit
DETROIT – Two people were shot in the 19100 block of Stahelin in Detroit Monday afternoon, according to Detroit police. Both of the victims, a 16-year-old male and 46-year-old male, are in stable condition. The circumstances surrounding the shooting are unknown. According to police the two victims were inside a car in the area when someone walked up to it and started firing shots at them. Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department at 1-800-SPEAKUP.
Port Huron man arrested in connection with string of armed robberies
PORT HURON, Mich. – On Friday, the Port Huron Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit and Criminal Investigative Division arrested a 40-year-old Port Huron resident wanted in connection to a string of armed robberies. Police say the armed robbery attempts took place at five locations within the Port Huron area. Officers arrested the man in the Village Manor Apartments in the 3100 block of Electric Avenue in Port Huron. The robberies took place at businesses from November of 2019 to March of this year.
1 person arrested after Pontiac home invasion
PONTIAC, Mich. – One person has been arrested after a Saturday home invasion in Pontiac, officials said. The home invasion happened around 6:30 a.m. Saturday in the 200 block of South Shirley Street. The suspect heard the victim in the residence and fled the scene, officials said. Officials said deputies attempted to stop the suspect, but the suspect continued to flee. The suspect was taken to the Oakland County Jail, officials said.