Deputies arrest Middleton man for breaking into the Greenside Tavern

22-year old Middleton man Adam Jones has been arrested and arraigned after Isabella County Sheriff Deputes discovered him breaking into a Broomfield Township bar early Sunday morning. Police say they were alerted by the The Greenside Tavern alarm a little after 4a.m., when they arrived they discovered a broken window and the suspect inside. When deputies gave him verbal commands to come out of the building, he immediately hid behind the bar.  Deputies gave him ample opportunities to comply, but he refused to do so.

19-year old arrested for property damage and assaulting a police officer

A 19-year old White Cloud man is in custody after being accused of throwing a couch onto a car causing $1,000 worth in damage and assaulting a police officer. Deputies say it happened in Big Rapids where officers were patrolling the University Park Suites and Oakwood Apartments when they witnessed the 19-year old suspect flipping a couch onto the vehicle. The suspect was soon stopped by Deputies and was found to be highly intoxicated. The White Cloud man then attempted to flee on foot and resisted arrest were a physical altercation occurred.

Rodney man arrested after ramming his car into neighbor's vehicle multiple times

A 43-year old Rodney man was arrested last night after being accused of ramming his vehicle into his neighbor's vehicle in a driveway near the intersection of 17 Mile Rd/90th Ave. Mecosta County Deputies say the Rodney man got into an argument with his neighbor while he was parked in the neighbor's driveway. The suspect got highly agitated and began to ram the neighbor's vehicle with his. One victim who was standing in the driveway between both vehicles had to jump out of the way as the suspect's vehicle began to move forward. Two additional victims occupied the vehicle that was being rammed.

Hersey man arrested after shooting at two men

Mecosta County Sheriff's detectives say a 52-year old Hersey man is in jail on charges of great bodily harm less then murder after an incident at a relatives home Thursday night. Police say the arrest stems from an investigation into a 911 call just after midnight on Thursday, where two males reported that while they were at Roger Lynn's home, Lynn pointed a gun at them and fired a shot barely missing them. Deputies responded to the scene, finding evidence of a gunshot but Lynn fled the home. The 52-year old suspect was later arrested at his home on a warrant.

Pair accused of making meth in Mecosta Co.

Two men in Mecosta County were arraigned on drug charges after being accused of operating a meth lab in Wheatland Township. 29-year old Gary Daniel Moore and 67-year old Ronald Thomas Harvey both of Remus were charged with operating or maintaining a laboratory involving methamphetamine. The pair were arrested over the weekend, they face up to 40-years in jail due to previous drug offenses. Moore and Harvey are being held on $50,000 bond each.

Barryton teen arrested on sexual assault charges

A17-year old Barryton man was arrested on charges connected to a sexual assault of a minor. Mecosta Co. Sheriff Deputies say after being called to Spectrum Health-BR for a CSC complaint, the investigation found that the suspect had sexual relations with a minor.   It had been going on for approximately 3 months in both the Barryton and Canadian Lakes area. The suspect's names is being with held at this time until arraignment

Homeless man arrested on sex crimes involving a minor

State Police in Clare County arrested a homeless man they say sexually assaulted a 14-year old girl. Police say Kim Thomas had been living with a family in Clare County's Freeman Township on and off for the past 10 years. The family demanded he leave when they found out he had been having sex with their daughter. Police found Thomas walking down M-115 and arrested him. After investigating Thomas was charged with a first degree criminal sexual conduct.

Sexual assault suspect caught in Guam; expected to be extradited back

The Mecosta County Sheriff's Office says a sexual assault suspect that fled the country has been arrested in Guam. Detectives say during an investigation it was discovered that 18-year old Big Rapids man sexually assaulted a 15-year old Big Rapids girl in Green Township.  The suspect then fled the continent to the South Pacific to avoid authorities, but Mecosta County sheriff's authorities say the man, who is not being identified, has been arrested by military law enforcement officers and awaits extradition on counts of criminal sexual conduct.

Ferris State U. football player and another male arrested on drug charges

Two men including a Ferris State University football player were arraigned on multiple drug charges yesterday in Mecosta County. 20-year old Danzell Jabbar-Keaton Maze of Grand Rapids was officially charged with a handful of counts including, possession with intent to deliver marijuana,conspiracy to distribute marijuana and operating a vehicle under the influence of marijuana. Maze was listed as an offensive lineman on the Ferris State University football team for the 2013 season.

Teen arrested after holding his mother at knife point

A 14-year old is being held at a juvenile facility in Osceola County after holding his mother captive at knife point in their Montcalm County home. Police say it happened at a home in Sheridan Wednesday, when deputies arrived to the scene they learned that the mother, father and two younger siblings were able to make it out safely prior to them arriving. No one was injured. The teen is currently awaiting a juvenile hearing.

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