#Michigan State Police

Alpena woman arrested for stealing from Walmart shopper

ALPENA, Mich. – An Alpena woman was arrested for stealing from a Walmart shopper. On August 10 Michigan State Police were called to the Alpena Walmart about a stolen purse. While shopping, the victim said she realized someone took her purse out of her shopping cart. Surveillance video identified 20–year–old...
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MSP trooper involved in three-vehicle crash in Blair Township

GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A Michigan State Police Trooper was involved in a three-vehicle crash Wednesday morning on North Keystone Road in Blair Township. According to MSP, the trooper was heading south on Keystone Road attempting to make a left turn when a Chevrolet Equinox, driven by a 55-year-old Mt. Pleasant woman, struck the cruiser from behind, pushing it in the way of oncoming traffic.

Bodies Found In Brighton & Inkster Thought To Be Murder/Suicide

Michigan State Police from the Brighton Post are investigating what appears to be a possible murder-suicide following the discovery of two bodies; one in Brighton and the other in Inkster. The investigation began after troopers from the Brighton Post were called to an apparent suicide in the area near the...

Saginaw man hogtied two women, kept them in trunk as he drove around for days, prosecution says

SAGINAW, MI — A Saginaw man has been charged with kidnapping two women, tying them up, and placing them in a car trunk as he drove them around for several days. Saginaw County District Judge Terry L. Clark on Tuesday, Sept. 21, arraigned 33-year-old Chad E. Bryant on two counts of kidnapping and single counts of first-degree home invasion, felonious assault, assault with intent to do great bodily harm, unlawfully driving away a motor vehicle, carrying a dangerous weapon with unlawful intent, and possession of methamphetamine. Kidnapping is a life offense.
Detroit News

Local roadways flood Wednesday; rains to continue overnight

A flood watch remains in effect through Thursday as rain, heavy at times, continues to douse Metro Detroit. "It's not a particularly intense rainfall like you experienced this past summer," said Michael Boguth, a meteorologist with the Gaylord branch of the National Weather Service. "This is more long duration, light to moderate at times."
Alpena News

Purse theft caught on video

ALPENA ― A purse-snatcher identified by store surveillance footage turned herself in at the Alpena County Jail earlier this month, the Michigan State Police reported on Wednesday. Store cameras caught Brittney Flynn, 20, of Alpena, taking a purse out of the shopping cart of a woman shopping with her daughter...
Detroit Free Press

Ted Nugent endorses Michigan State Police captain for governor

LANSING — Michigan-born rocker and activist Ted Nugent has endorsed Michael Brown, a captain with the Michigan State Police, in the Republican race for governor, Brown's campaign said in a Wednesday news release. And another GOP candidate for governor, Tudor Dixon, has picked up the endorsement of the conservative convention...

STATE POLICE BLOTTER: Woman arrested on fugitive warrant in Norman Twp.

MANISTEE COUNTY — The following calls were made to the Michigan State Police Cadillac Post for Manistee County incidents from Sept. 12-17. All calls may not be reported. • A one-vehicle personal injury crash was reported at 5:15 a.m. on Warfield Road near M-55 in Norman Township. • A juvenile...
Hillsdale Daily News

Parolee admits to possessing revolver

A parolee, arrested Aug. 18 by the Michigan State Police Fugitive Task Force at his home in Camden Township for absconding from parole, admitted to possessing a revolver Monday morning in the 1st Judicial Circuit Court. Nathaniel James Gillett, 24, pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a felon...

Reported sexual assault at Grand Mere State Park under investigation

STEVENSVILLE, Mich. (WNDU) - The Lincoln Township Police Department is investigating a possible sexual assault that happened at Grand Mere State Park in Stevensville. Officers were called to the park around 8 p.m. on Monday regarding an assault of an 18-year-old woman. Lincoln Township Police say the victim had walked the nature trails to a location in the park where she set up a hammock, sometime around 6 p.m.

Ted Nugent declines to endorse James Craig for Michigan governor

Could former Detroit Police Chief James Craig's gubernatorial campaign be going any worse?. Not only did the Republican candidate's official campaign kickoff go completely off the rails earlier this month when police brutality protesters drove him off of Belle Isle, but now he can't even get the endorsement of Ted Nugent.