• MSP: Man shot, killed following September chase

    1 month ago - By Wood TV

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Investigators are releasing new details about a 22-year-old man from Marshall who they say was shot and killed by law enforcement after a police chase in Battle Creek last month.
    Investigators say Andrew Blowers was driving towards officers - two from the Battle Creek Police Department and one from the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office -when they opened fire on Sept. 5. The shooting came after a chase that topped 90 miles per hour. Blowers died at the scene.
    Initially, Battle Creek Police said it was unclear how the victim died.
    On Friday, Michigan State Police...
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  • 6 arrested, 2 more sought in meth ring bust

    6 arrested, 2 more sought in meth ring bust

    1 month ago - By Wood TV

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Authorities say they are still looking for two suspects after busting a meth ring in West Michigan.
    In a Friday release, the U.S. Attorney's Office said authorities had been investigating the meth ring since December of last year. Since then, they have confiscated 18 pounds of crystal meth, two guns and some $27,000 in cash made from selling drugs.
    Several people now face federal charges of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of meth:
    Larry James Martz, 51, of Plainwell Sara Ann Whittemore, 35, of Hopkins Dwayne Deshaun...
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  • Man shot in Kalamazoo; police look for suspect

    Man shot in Kalamazoo; police look for suspect

    1 month ago - By Wood TV

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Authorities say a 29-year-old man was shot in Kalamazoo Friday afternoon.
    Officers were called around 3 p.m. to Fox Ridge Drive near Alamo Avenue on reports that a man had been shot. When they got to the scene, officers were told he was being taken to the hospital in a private vehicle, police say.
    The victim told police the location of the shooting and the description of the suspect. Police say the suspect has not been located.
    Officers say the victim is expected to survive.
    Anyone with information is asked to call KDPS at 269.337.8139 or Silent Observer at 269.343.2100.
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