Taylor police seek 15-year-old girl missing for more than a week
TAYLOR, Mich. – Taylor police are searching for a missing 15-year-old girl named Gloria Maria Alvarado. The teen was last seen inside her home bedroom on Filmore Street in Taylor at around 9:30 p.m. Nov. 1. Update Jan. 14: Teen missing since November found safe, Taylor police sayPolice say the teen’s cell phone was left behind. Family members believe she might have disappeared wearing white and pink Air Jordan sneakers. Alvarado is described as 5 feet, 2 inches tall and weighs 168 pounds.
$200,000 worth of inventory stolen from Taylor couple’s family business
TAYLOR, Mich. – A Taylor couple is desperate to catch the thief who stole $200,000 worth of inventory from their business in the middle of the night. “I came running outside,” Phillip Blackson said. His truck, trailer, gear and mulcher were all taken, they said. “Altogether, $200,000 worth of inventory,” Phillip Blackson said. Phillip Blackson is offering a $1,000 cash reward.
Taylor police search for man in connection to shooting at Century Square Apartments
TAYLOR, Mich. – Taylor police are seeking the public’s help in finding a man in connection to a shooting at the Century Square Apartments in the area of Northline and Racho roads. Police said Mark Anthony Lane III, 20, allegedly wounded his 21-year-old girlfriend during an exchange gunfire with another man. Lane left the scene in a 2013 Dodge Challenger and is considered armed and dangerous. Police said the vehicle Lane was driving has the license plate No. Anyone with information is asked to contact Lt. Andrew Snavely at 734-287-6611 ext.
Search underway for gunman who opened fire on off-duty Taylor police officer
DETROIT A search is underway for a gunman who opened fire on an off-duty Taylor police officer on I-94 in Detroit on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.Michigan State Police said shots were fired at the off-duty police officers car on the eastbound lanes. No injuries were reported. Investigators said they are looking for a red car that exited at Livernois after the shooting. Click here for more crime reports
Video: Police take assault suspect into custody after brief police pursuit in Taylor
TAYLOR, Mich. Michigan State Police troopers and officers with the Taylor Police Department took a man into custody Thursday morning after a police pursuit. According to authorities, MSP troopers were notified of a domestic assault that occurred in front of Taylor Police officers on I-94. Police said there were two young children in the vehicle at the time who were transported to a hospital as a precaution. MSP will submit a request for the fleeing and elude, resist and obstruct and child endangerment through the prosecutors office. The domestic assault portion of the investigation will be handled by Taylor Police Department.
Taylor police identify woman accused of driving car through protesters
TAYLOR, Mich. Police said they have identified a woman shown in a video driving her car through Black Lives Matter protesters, nearly hitting people on Tuesday night. READ: Black Lives Matter protest interrupted in Taylor when woman drives through crowdThe womans family spoke to Local 4. However, the woman who led the protest said other drivers were going around the protesters and the driver didnt appear to be scared -- she said she came right at them. New video shows another angle of the protest when the car drove through. If you were really fearing for your life you would not have even come into that intersection that was full of people and protesters, Duckworth said.
Black Lives Matter protest interrupted in Taylor when woman drives through crowd
TAYLOR, Mich. Black Lives Matter protesters were standing in a street in Taylor when a driver approached them, stopped, and then drove through the crowd and ran over a bicycle. Activist Ethan Ketner caught the incident during an Instagram Live video and shared it to his Facebook page. Some protesters were still in the crosswalk when the driver slowed, and stopped directly in front of a protester who was on a bicycle. In the video clip you can see a protester grab onto the drivers car from the back passenger side. The driver then speeds forward, running over the bicycle -- the protester previously on the bicycle appears to have moved.
Taylor police arrest person accused of shooting relative
Published: May 14, 2020, 10:37 am Updated: May 15, 2020, 7:10 pmTAYLOR, Mich. Taylor police have arrested a person accused of shooting a family member. UPDATE: Taylor father accused of shooting son during argumentA man was shot around 9 a.m. Thursday in the 25000 block of Myler Street, according to authorities. Police said the alleged shooter is a relative of the victim. That person was taken into custody by officers, Taylor police said. The victim was taken to Beaumont Hospital in Dearborn with what appear to be non-life-threatening injuries, authorities said.
Taylor police investigate new lead in cold case murder of single mother
TAYLOR, Mich. - Chelsea Small's murder was brutal and unprovoked, but her family and the Taylor Police Department have not given up hope. On Nov. 12, 2013, Small was a single mother who was working at the Advance America check-cashing shop in Taylor. It first seemed like a robbery, but the man shot Small twice. The man shot Small within seconds of entering the building before walking behind the counter and shooting her again. Anyone with information about Small's case is asked to call the Taylor Police Department at 734-374-1420.