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CMU student charged with assaulting an officer

A Central Michigan University student was charged with assaulting an officer, and carrying a weapon with criminal intent.

Stanwood sophomore Rachel Harrison was arraigned on Nov. 26 for carrying a dangerous weapon with intent, a five-year felony, felonious assault, a four-year felony, and assaulting or obstructing an officer, a two-year felony.

Harrison is a member of the Phi Mu sorority’s CMU chapter.

A photojournalism student, Harrison was reportedly involved in an altercation with a police officer involving a switch blade outside the Phi Mu sorority house, located at 802 S. Main St. on Nov. 24.

Mount Pleasant Police Officer Angela Brown was listed as both the reporting officer and a victim of the crime in court documents. MPPD was unable to be reached for comment by press time.

Harrison is being represented by Mount Pleasant defense attorney Thomas Bromell. A preliminary examination is scheduled for 8:15 a.m. on Dec. 5 in the courtroom of Isabella County Trial Judge William Rush.

For more updates on this story, check back with Central Michigan Life.

One Comment

  1. No officer deserves to be put in danger on the job. Having said that, Officer Brown is a terrible officer of the law.

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