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  1. Man found guilty in Grandville rape, home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... into her home and attacked her. Jarrett is also a suspect in the homicide of Yolanda Reyes. Reyes was found dead at a Walker construction site in May, nearly a month after she went missing. He has not yet been charged in connection with that case.

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  2. Convicted killera s fiancee recalls his arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... the Kent County assistant prosecutor asked, "Did he say anything when he jumped out of the car and took off running?" Walker police detective Shawn Bailey also testified and recalled June 20th. Earlier that day, Walker police were instructed to keep ...

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  3. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    ... ct in the murder of Berta Yolanda Reyes, a 42-year-old mother of three whose body was found at a construction site in Walker in April 2014. Jarrett has not yet been charged with any crimes in that case.

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  4. Elderly victim faces alleged attacker in court againRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... suspect in the Yolanda Reyes murder. The mother of four went missing back in April after being dropped off at work in Walker. Jarrett and Reyes were co-workers. No has been charged her death yet.

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  5. Man Admits To Two West Michigan Robberies in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    A man who already has been twice convicted of bank robbery has admitted to robbing two West Michigan bank branches in May of last year. Tuesday, John Barrera pleaded guilty in federal court to one count for the May 6, 2014 robbery of the Chase Bank branch inside the Alpine Avenue Meijer in Walker.

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  6. Grand Rapids man admits robbing banks in Holland, WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | MLive.com

    A man with previous bank-robbery convictions pleaded guilty Tuesday, Feb. 17, to robbing the Chase Bank branch inside the Meijer store on Alpine Avenue NW. He acknowledged in a plea agreement he also robbed Fifth Third Bank branch, at 10 E. Ninth Street in Holland, four days earlier.

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  7. 'All I remember is that it hurt awful bad,' 85-year-old woman describes brutal rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | MLive.com

    As the 85-year-old rape victim left the courtroom using her walker and surrounded by family, she put a hand up to her face and began to weep. It was the first time that she showed any sign of emotion as she described the horrific sexual assault by the man who she said burst into her Grandville home - the man she identified as 51-year-old Shawn Jarrett.

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  8. Not much of a plea offer for man accused of killing Casey Wybenga sends case to trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | MLive.com

    The man accused of strangling a beloved 81-year-old man to death in a Walker hotel room will face murder charges before a jury, unless the Kent County Prosecutor's Office has a serious change of heart. Matthew Brunn, 29, was in Kent County Circuit Court Monday, Feb. 16, where he learned that the best offer coming from the prosecution was that he plead guilty to a crime that would put him in prison for the rest of his life without the possibility of parole.

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  9. Murder suspect Shawn Jarrett to be tried for rape of 85-year-old Grandville womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... ct in the homicide of Yolanda Reyes, a 40-year-old mother of four and co-worker of Jarrett, who was found dead near a Walker construction site in May. Jarrett has not been charged in that case.

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  10. Man charged in hit-and-run that injured sledding boy waives hearing, bound overRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... the scene of a personal injury accident in the Jan. 24 crash that injured Gabriel Castillo Jr. Police said Witte, of Walker, was driving a 1998 Buick westbound on Richmond Street NW when he allegedly hit Gabriel after the boy's sled veered off ...

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  11. Lot near Founders rejected in favor of free Grand Rapids parking 4 miles out of downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... said Mark Rambo, the school's operations director. That would be similar to an existing GVSU park-n-ride lot at the Walker city fire station, 4101 Lake Michigan Drive NW, about a mile west of the Maynard site. Under a proposed partnership with the ...

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  12. Detroit Pistons: Gaining Momentum With Win At Charlotte.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Isportsweb.com

    ... will play the rest of the season. They have an abundance of talent and have simply underachieved this year. Kemba Walker will return after the all-start break, so it is safe to say this Pistons will have to play at least .500 basketball the rest of ...

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  13. Meijer duo suspected of embezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    ... as 15 years in prison, as well as potentially hefty fines. Both of the accused worked in the corporate offices in Walker, Mich. Court documents show both men admitted the wrong-doing. The court official did not provide explicit details on the ...

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  14. Two Meijer corporate employees charged with embezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Court records obtained by FOX 17 allege Tracy Gordon, 45, and Danny Vandermyde, 63, collectively stole more than $50,000 from the supermarket giant while working at the corporate office building located on 3 Mile Rd. in Walker. Gordon is charged with embezzlement as an agent or trustee between $20,000 and $50,000 between August 2010 and October 2014.

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  15. The renovations at the former Fairview Elementary School which is now ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | WOODTV.com

    The community has been invited to an open house at a former elementary school which was renovated into an electrical service firm. Construction on Fairview Elementary School in Walker, which closed in 2010, started last Fall and Feyen Zylstra moved in a few months ago.

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  16. Herman Miller CEO joins Universal Forest Products boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... "He will help us provide strong, knowledgeable guidance to the dynamic companies of Universal Forest Products." Walker was named president and chief operating office of the publicly-traded Zeeland furniture maker in 2003 and assumed the title of CEO ...

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  17. Walker man charged in Richmond Park hit-and-run that injured 4-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Kevin Daniel Witte has been charged with a felony in connection with the Richmond Park hit-and-run that injured a 4-year-old boy. Witte, 23, of Walker was charged Thursday with failure to stop at the scene of a personal injury accident, according to the Kent County Prosecutor's Office.

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  18. Man charged in hit-and-run crash that injured 4-year-old boy at Richmond ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | MLive.com

    A Walker man is facing a felony charge for leaving the scene of a crash that injured a 4-year-old boy whose sled veered into the road at Richmond Park. Kevin Daniel Witte, 23, was arraigned Thursday, Feb. 5, on a count of failure to stop at the scene of a personal injury accident, Grand Rapids District Court records show.

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  19. Boy, 4, released from hospital after being hit by car while sleddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... him in time, Alflen said. Gabriel went under one of the car's tires. Police used a license plate number to find the Walker residence of the registered owner of the green 1998 Buick that fled the scene. The car was collected as evidence in the days ...

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  20. 4-year-old hit by car while he was sledding goes homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... initial prediction. As for the investigation into the hit-and-run, police quickly located the car at a residence in Walker and took it for evidence. Police had difficulty finding the driver, but tell us now that the driver has hired an attorney and ...

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