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Isabella County / Metro / Mount Pleasant / Police/Courts
A composite sketch created by the Isabella County Sheriff's Department of a male assault case suspect wanted by Mount Pleasant police.

(Courtesy Photo | Isabella County Sheriff's Department)

Mount Pleasant police searching for unknown male suspect in assault case

Mount Pleasant police are hoping community members can help them identify the male suspect of a physical assault case that occurred on Wednesday afternoon. The suspect is believed to be a white male between 25-to-30 years old with dark hair and blue eyes, […]
Mount Pleasant / Police/Courts

Dumpster fires still a problem in Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant police reported another dumpster fire around 2 a.m. Tuesday morning. The dumpster was discovered by an officer on a regular patrol. Officer Jeff Browne, MPPD’s public information officer, said the officer smelled something as they passed by and found […]
Isabella County / Metro / Police/Courts
A neighbor took this photo of the crash after the driver of the red truck was chased by police over a domestic assault case on Saturday. The neighbor lives a few houses down from the scene of the crash.

(Courtesy Photo)

Alcohol a factor in assault-turned-police chase, charges filed against suspect

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in an assault case that turned into a police chase and crash on Saturday, according to a press release issued by the Mount Pleasant Police Department. The name of the suspect, a 51-year-old […]
Metro / Mount Pleasant / Police/Courts
After a police chase, a red truck crashed into a car and a house at the corner of Blue Grass and Isabella roads.

(Ben Solis | Editor-in-chief)

Police chase, crash started as domestic assault case

A police chase that ended in a violent crash at the corner of Isabella and Bluegrass roads started as a domestic assault case, according to Mount Pleasant police. Officers were dispatched to the Super 8, 2323 S. Mission St., at […]
Metro / Mount Pleasant / Police/Courts
After a police chase, a red truck crashed into a car and a house at the corner of Blue Grass and Isabella roads.

(Ben Solis | Editor-in-chief)

Police chase ends in crash at corner of Bluegrass, Isabella roads

  Editor’s note: This story was updated at 1:10 a.m. on Sunday. After a chase with Mount Pleasant police, a red truck crashed into a house in Union Township at around 10:00 p.m. on Saturday. The driver of the vehicle […]
Football / News / Police/Courts / Sports

CMU football’s Flory due back in court next week

Andrew Flory, the Central Michigan University wide receiver who was arrested after attempting to steal more than $500 worth of DVDs and snacks from WalMart last month, has a trial conference in Isabella County Trial Court scheduled for July 16. […]
Police/Courts

Levitt Twitter parody case hearing set for July 21

Todd Levitt will have his day in court with Zachary Felton, the Central Michigan University student accused of creating a fake Twitter account of the Mount Pleasant lawyer. The two will appear in Isabella County Trial Court at 3 p.m. […]
Football / Isabella County / Police/Courts / Sports
Central Michigan University football players Ryan Oruche, 21, and Andrew Flory, 21, were each charged with two counts of second-degree retail fraud on June 7. Flory was also charged with one count of possession of marijuana. Oruche was charged with one count of unarmed robbery.

(Photo Illustration | Taryn Wattles)

Two CMU football players arrested for retail fraud, unarmed robbery

Flory also charged with one count of marijuana possession Two Central Michigan University football players were arrested June 7 after they attempted to steal $500 worth of DVDs and snacks from Walmart. Junior wide receiver Andrew Flory, 21, was charged […]
Metro / Mount Pleasant / Police/Courts

Fireworks safety a concern for Mount Pleasant police

Just ahead of the Fourth of July weekend, Mount Pleasant police are increasingly concerned about fireworks safety. According to a city ordinance, residents can only shoot off fireworks July 3, 4 and 5. However, some residents might not adhere to that […]
Metro / Mount Pleasant / Police/Courts
Singed and soaking after being extinguished, a second dumpster that was lit ablaze Friday evening shows obvious signs of malicious destruction of property.

(Taryn Wattles | Staff Photographer)

Mount Pleasant PD investigating dumpster fires, City Commission debate fire ordinance

Mount Pleasant police are investigating four dumpster fires that occurred last weekend, marking 14 total dumpster fires in the city since the end of April. In reaction, Mount Pleasant’s City Commission are moving to make its emergency 300-foot fire ordinance […]
Metro / Police/Courts
An electrical box outside the Isabella Bank building on Broadway Road erupted in flames at 6:50 p.m. on Friday. Firefighters said the electrical current shook the ground downtown and produced flames as high as the building.

(Ben Solis | Editor-in-chief)

Electrical fire outside Isabella Bank on Broadway shakes ground, shuts down power downtown

An electrical box outside the Isabella Bank building located at 139 E. Broadway St. erupted at approximately 6:56 p.m. on Friday, shaking the ground and causing flames as high as the building, according to first responders from the Mount Pleasant […]
Administration / Police/Courts / University

CMU officials, CMUPD reach tentative bargaining agreement

Central Michigan University and CMUPD have reached a tentative three-year bargaining agreement. Details of the agreement cannot be released per restrictions placed on the bargaining process, said Kevin Smart, director of employee relations at CMU. The Police Officers Association of […]


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