TUSCOLA COUNTY, Mich. (WJRT) – Two men are in custody after police say search warrants revealed a trove of property stolen from Tuscola County over the past few weeks.
The Caro Police Department, Tuscola County Sheriff’s Office and Thumb Narcotics Unit had been investigating 34-year-old Christopher Patterson for the alleged theft of several thousand dollars worth of tools and other property beginning on Dec. 22, according to Tuscola County Prosecutor Mark Reene.
A sheriff deputy spotted Patterson with a possibly stolen ATV during the early morning hours of Saturday. Investigators believe he had stolen the ATV and towed it with a frayed power cord, Reene said.
Police also noticed several tools in Patterson’s vehicle, which they believe had been stolen. He was arrested at the scene.
Investigators served several search warrants during the investigation, including one at the home of 38-year-old Jason Troy Walker in Indianfields Township. Police allegedly
A Nevada City man was arrested on weapons and stolen property charges after detectives served a search warrant on a Red Dog Road property and found a number of firearms, including kit-made “ghost guns,” authorities said.
Charles Jeffery Schroeder, 55, was booked into county jail on felony charges of being a felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a silencer, and possession of a stolen vehicle, as well as misdemeanor charges of possessing a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. He remained in custody Friday afternoon on a $53,000 bond, jail records stated.
Detectives from the Special Investigations Unit and Major Crimes Unit executed the search warrant around 10 a.m. Thursday at a large parcel in the 15000 block of Red Dog Road, sheriff’s spokesman Andrew Trygg said in an email.
“This search warrant was a direct result of numerous neighborhood complaints about the quality of life in the area,”
While Brookside police were looking for a stolen vehicle, they came upon a marijuana farm.The police found the stolen vehicle at a home on Brookside Coalburg Road Monday evening.While they secured the scene, officers found a marijuana grow farm on the property.Officers were able to arrest four people. Two other people fled the scene. Officers said one person that fled was armed with an illegal sawed off shotgun. Brookside K9, Narcotics Agents and tactical units were then called to the scene and continued the search for the armed suspects. At approximately 1:15am, Brookside K-9 units located the 5th suspect jumping into the backseat of a passing vehicle. He was immediately taken into custody, officials said.The K-9 units found the final suspect hiding in the woods at about 4:30 a.m. and he was taken into custody. Evidence technicians were called to the scene at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday to collect evidence after … Read More
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