Deputies rescued dozens of animals in terrible condition — after a criminal sexual conduct investigation led them to the property in Isabella County. According to the Isabella County Sheriff’s Office, they were investigating a criminal sexual complaint against a 48-year-old man. The complaint alleges the man forcibly holds...
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An Isabella County Jail corrections officer is going to trial on multiple charges after he was accused of assaulting an inmate two years ago. A trial date has not yet been determined. Sargent Christopher Cluley was charged last October with two counts of misconduct in office - both five year...
The Michigan Renewable Energy Collaborative (MREC) and DTE Energy (DTE) has reached an agreement ending litigation regarding the taxation of nine DTE wind parks located in Huron, Gratiot, Sanilac and Isabella counties. “We would like to acknowledge the professionalism of the leadership team at DTE who agreed to move forward...
ISABELLA CO., Mich. (WNEM) - The Humane Animal Treatment Society announced Wednesday it’s rescued 31 animals from an Isabella County property owner. According to its Facebook post, the dogs rescued were used for breeding and are unsocialized. HATS said its team only found out about the rescue today as...
ISABELLA COUNTY, Mich. (WJRT) - The Humane Animal Treatment Society (HATS) in Isabella County said it took in more than 30 animals this week that were seized from a property. Workers said the dogs were neglected, unsocialized, and used for breeding. The shelter said most of them had never been indoors.
Thirty-one animals — including 30 dogs and one goat — were seized at an Isabella County property Wednesday afternoon. The owner is expected to get formally charged Thursday afternoon. The dogs were used for breeding puppies sold either as hunting dogs or to protect and/or herd livestock, according...
ISABELLA CO., Mich. (WNEM) - A 48-year-old Isabella County man was arrested on criminal sexual conduct and animal abuse charges on Wednesday. A deputy from the Isabella County Sheriff’s Office tried to make contact with the 48-year-old suspect on Wednesday at his home in Wise Township, but the man was not there.
ISABELLA COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- The Isabella County Sheriff's Office says they have arrested a Wise Township man for animal abuse. The 48-year-old man, whose identity has not been released, is alleged to have forcibly held a 28-year-old woman from Harrison to the ground, fondled her and attempted to remove her pants. The woman was able to defend herself and leave the residence, police say.
A 48-year-old Isabella County man has been charged with criminal sexual conduct after an investigation resulted in sheriff’s deputies rescuing dozens of dogs and a goat from a Isabella County property. Jeremy Shea, 48, has been charged with second degree criminal sexual conduct, felon in possession of a weapon,...
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A Wise Township man was charged with cruelly treating dogs he was breeding after police discovered his puppy mill while investigating allegations that he’d forcibly touched a woman. He was charged in both Friday. Jeremy James Shea, 48, was charged Friday with one count of cruelty to more than...
WISE TWP, MI — What began as police investigating a sexual assault complaint in Isabella County led to the discovery of dozens of dogs in need of veterinary care, prompting an immediate seizure of the animals. On Wednesday, June 29, an Isabella County Sheriff’s deputy went to 7385 E....
A man who pleaded guilty to exposing himself to a female police officer and yelling racial epithets appears to have resolved his case through a diversion program. Andrew Leyden, 19, was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty to one count of resisting arrest and one count of aggravated indecent exposure, both two-year felonies, in late May. In exchange, a felony drug charge was dropped and a misdemeanor drug charge was resolved.
A 47-year-old Sumner man wanted for home invasion and stealing a vehicle in Isabella County has been arrested in Gratiot County on several additional felony charges. Joseph Ryan Kadlek, who police said went on a two-day crime spree last week, has been charged by Gratiot County Prosecutor Keith Kushion with one additional count of unlawfully driving away a vehicle, as well as armed robbery, felony firearms, felon in possession of a weapon, felon in possession of ammunition, and resisting an obstructing a police officer.
To further honor Richard A. Barz’s support of Toys for Tots, the Richard A. Barz Foundation donated $5,000 to Toys for Tots of Isabella County. Richard A. Barz was born in Mt. Pleasant in 1930 and spent three years in the Army/Air Force before serving in the U.S. Marine Corps. for many years. After his service, Barz worked in the in the moving and trucking industry.
A Union Township man was arrested Saturday for allegedly strangling the person who loaned him money and asked when he’d repay it. Deputies with the Isabella County Sheriff’s Office were called to a house in the 500 block of Ward Street shortly after noon on Friday by a 32-year-old man who said that the 59-year-old man he loaned money to strangled him when the 32 year old asked when he’d get his money back.
MyMichigan Home Care is hoping you will reach out and become a hospice volunteer. The organization will be offering training for volunteers in the Alma, Clare, Gladwin, Isabella, Midland and Montcalm County areas. Virtual volunteer training is happening Thursday, July 14th and Tuesday, July 9th from 9AM-2PM. Trainees must attend...