Muskegon Heights Crime
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Recent Crime News
Thursday Jan 22 | via MLive.com
The 22-year-old Muskegon Heights man accused of robbing a Norton Shores party store at gunpoint has been arraigned on a felony that carries a penalty of up to life in prison, if convicted, according to police. Thaddeus Martel White has been arraigned on one charge of armed robbery for the Jan. 16 incident that occurred at Ozzie's Party Store, 1354 E. Broadway Ave., in Norton Shores. Comment?
Thursday Jan 15 | via MLive.com
A Muskegon Heights man with a gunshot wound to his foot told police the injury occurred Tuesday, Jan. 13, while he was grabbing the gun from an alleged offender during an unprompted scuffle. The incident was reported shortly after 5 p.m. on Tuesday after the man managed to get a ride to a local hospital for treatment. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 6 | via MLive.com
Jennifer Gillis, critically injured in a fire Dec. 31 in an abandoned Muskegon Heights house slated for demolition, has died. Gillis died shortly after 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6, Muskegon Heights Fire Chief Christopher Dean said in a news release. Comment?
Monday Jan 5 | via WJRT
The number of homicides in Muskegon County rose to a 20-year high in 2014, prompting efforts by law enforcement agencies and community members to boost efforts to stop more killings. The Muskegon Chronicle reports its tally shows 12 murders or non-negligent manslaughters in the year, not counting one shooting of an intruder by a homeowner that hasn't resulted in criminal charges and may soon be ruled justifiable. Comment?
Monday Jan 5 | via MLive.com
The year's total likely will end up at 12, counting only "murders or non-negligent manslaughters" - the category the Michigan State Police uses in its comparative homicide tallies. That number excludes justifiable homicides and cases of negligence such as involuntary manslaughter or vehicular deaths. Comment?
Friday Dec 26 | via MLive.com
Authorities in Muskegon County Friday, Dec. 26 were trying to track down a silver vehicle in Muskegon Heights allegedly connected to an incident at a Roosevelt Park tobacco store. Shortly after 11:30 a.m. on Friday, a suspect allegedly ran into the Admiral Discount Tobacco store, 2691 Henry, in Roosevelt Park, and then ran from the store and into a silver vehicle that fled from the scene, said Roosevelt Park Chief David Boone. Comment?
Dec 18, 2014 | via MLive.com
For the first time, authorities are openly calling the Jan. 24, 2013, shooting death of 18-year-old Kentae Jones of Muskegon Heights "gang-related" and "gang-motivated." Comment?
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