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.

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.

Police arrest man after hit & run in Howard City

A Howard City man is in jail after he hit a pickup truck with his SUV and left the scene. Deputies in Montcalm County say it happened on Walnut St. near Cedar St. in Howard City where a pick up driven by a 20-year old Jenison woman was traveling eastbound on Walnut Street preparing to turn into a private drive when it was struck from behind by an SUV. The SUV then left the scene. Witnesses and occupants of the pickup were able to provide Deputies with a description of the driver and the vehicle’s registration plate.

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.


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