Muskegon Heights Crime
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Monday Mar 2 | via MLive.com
Two Muskegon-area men were shot reportedly while at a Muskegon Heights house party on Sunday, March 1, police said. A 19-year-old Muskegon victim, and a 25-year-old Muskegon Heights victim suffered non-life threatening injuries during the incident that was reported around 3:15 a.m. on Sunday, said Muskegon Heights Police Chief Lynne Gill. Comment?
Thursday Feb 26 | via MLive.com
Robert Earl Gee's well-known street status among peers -- a feared, threatening mastermind, according to court testimony -- amounted to virtually nothing on Thursday, Feb. 26, as his conspiracy to botch a murder trial against him unraveled completely, a judge said. The first-degree premeditated murder conviction handed down by Muskegon County Circuit Judge Timothy G. Hicks Thursday resulted in an intense string of events in his courtroom Thursday, complete with bloodcurdling screams from Gee's sister, and later Gee crumpling to the ground. Comment?
Thursday Feb 26 | via MLive.com
Defendant Robert Gee appeared to suffer a medical emergency in the courtroom early Thursday, Feb. 26, after a judge read the verdict of first-degree murder and first-degree premeditated murder for the death of Jacob Rameau. Gee was taken out of the courtroom by deputies and appeared to be unconscious as Hicks called for a break in the hearing. Comment?
Saturday Feb 21 | via MLive.com
Murder trial continues in motorcyclist's shooting death in Muskegon Heights MUSKEGON, MI - Two occupants of the car from which shots were allegedly fired at motorcyclist Jacob Rameau testified Friday, Feb. 20, that murder defendant Robert Earl Gee pulled the trigger. Comment?
Friday Feb 20 | via MLive.com
Xavier Velvie McCarty, 21, was indicted on charges of being a felon in possession of a firearm and theft of a firearm from a licensed dealer. McCarty waived his right to a detention hearing. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 18 | via MLive.com
They're thinking about it. At this point, it'd be rarer to find a time when they're not. Comment?
Saturday Feb 14 | via Grand Haven Tribune
A man on probation for a marijuana conviction in Muskegon County was indicted by federal prosecutors Thursday for stealing five handguns during a break-in of a Robinson Township gun shop last fall. Xavier Velvie McCarty, 21, is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm and theft of firearms from a licensed dealer. Comment?
Friday Feb 13 | via MLive.com
A man accused of breaking into an Ottawa County gun shop and stealing five handguns has been indicted on federal charges. The indictment filed Thursday, Feb. 12, in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids charges 21-year-old Xavier Velvie McCarty with being a felon in possession of a firearm and theft of a firearm from a licensed dealer. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 11 | via WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
Prosecutors in Muskegon County are hoping to prove a man who's accused of killing a Muskegon Heights teenager was motivated to commit the crime because of his gang affiliation. Isiah Spears appeared in court Wednesday morning for a preliminary examination to see if he'll head to trial on a 'gang felony' charge that's been levied by prosecutors that could add a possible 20-year sentence to another conviction should he be found guilty. Comment?
Monday Feb 2 | via MLive.com
Authorities apprehended a 37-year-old man whom police say threatened to shoot his wife over the weekend with a gun inside their Muskegon Township home. According to a Muskegon Township Police Department report, the incident that occurred in the 3000 block of MacArthur Road was reported around 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31. Police were called to the residence about a man who pulled a gun on his wife during a dispute, said Muskegon Township Police Chief Ken Sanford. Comment?
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