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.

Edmore man allegedly points gun at couple during road rage incident

A 46-year old Edmore man is behind bars in Montcalm County after a road rage incident Sunday. Deputies say the incident happened when a Stanton couple was travelling east on Stanton Road in Sidney Township and was being tailgated by another vehicle. The couple pulled over to allow the tailgater to pass however the driver of the second vehicle, later identified as a 46-year old Edmore man, stopped and exited his vehicle with a tire iron. The couple continued east bound towards Stanton.

Marijuana bust in Isabella County nets 48 pounds

A northeastern Isabella County man is behind bars after a tip led police to his home, where they found 48 pounds of marijuana having what officers said is a street value of nearly $100,000. 51-year old Thomas Paisley of Wise Township was arraigned Monday on two counts of delivery/manufacture of marijuana, one count of maintaining a drug house and a felony firearm violation. The Morning Sun reports Paisley was arrested Sunday after undercover officers from the multi-jurisdictional Bay Area Narcotics Enforcement Team searched his home after receiving a tip.

Deputies arrest drunk man firing shotgun in Wexford County

A Wexford County man is behind bars after deputies responded to a "shots fired" call this morning at a home in Haring Township. Police say when they arrived to the scene they made contact with a 37-year old man who was firing a shotgun while intoxicated. Deputies arrested the man and is currently lodged at the Wexford County Jail. Police say the male subject also had a warrant for his arrest from a neighboring county on an unrelated charge.

2-year old boy stabbed; suspect in custody as Mecosta Co. Deputies investigate

Update: Sheriff Todd Purcell has confirmed that the 41-year old suspect is the 21-year old victim's boyfriend that lived in the home with her. Purcell says the woman and her children were able to escape their residence to their car where they awaited police this morning. The 2-year old injuries appear to be non-life threatening.

Tustin man arraigned on drug charges

A Tustin man was arraigned on drug charges in Osceola County connected to the alleged discovery of a one-pot methamphetamine laboratory at his residence. 26-year old Samuel Dean Engler has been charged with operating/maintaining a meth lab, delivery/manufacture of methamphetamine and maintaining a drug house. If convicted, he could face a maximum of 22 years in prison, Engler's bond was set at $150,000.

Woman takes police on a high speed three county car chase

Police have a woman in custody they say took them on a three county car chase that ended in Osceola County. The chase started in Kalkaska County when a deputy tried to pull over 34-year old Sara Marie Williams of Traverse City when she fled. Police say during the chase speeds topped out at over 100 miles per hour. Police say once Williams entered Osceola County, stop sticks were used and that immobilized her car allowing deputies to take her into custody.

Big Rapids teen arrested for several car & home break-ins around the area

An 18-year old Big Rapids man was arrested after trying to break into a garage in Big Rapids. Police say the teen was seen by the homeowner and then called law enforcement. When officers arrived to the scene, they followed foot prints that led to the home of the suspect where he was taken into custody. Upon further investigation, it was found the suspect was also involved in several car break-ins around the area in November and is also tied to some crimes in Massachusetts last month. The Mecosta Co.

Polie arrest drunk driver in Reed City over the weekend

Officers in Reed City arrested a driver over the weekend for drunk driving. Police say it happened when they stopped the vehicle for a traffic violation on Saturday. It was discovered that the driver was operating the vehicle while intoxicated and both the driver and passenger were in possession of open containers of alcohol. The driver was arrested for reckless driving, operating while intoxicated and possession of open intoxicants. Once at the jail the driver refused to submit to a breath test as required by law.

Two men taken to hospital after being assaulted during unarmed robbery in Big Rapids

Two men were taken to the hospital last night after being assaulted by three men during an unarmed robbery in Big Rapids. Police say the two victims a 50-year old man and a 34-year old man were walking in an ally on the 300th Block of N.Michigan Ave when three black males approached them. The victims were assaulted by the suspects, Items the victims had purchased at a store earlier were taken as well. After a brief foot chase with officers two 19-year old suspects were located and arrested while a third suspect remains at large.

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