Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Vandalism and Armed Robbery


On Monday, February 20th, Meridian Township Police responded to a robbery on Okemos Road near Mt. Hope Road. The victim, a twenty-four-year-old Haslett resident, was approached by three black males on the bridge crossing the Red Cedar River. One of the men threatened the victim with a handgun. The suspects stole the victim’s property and fled on foot to the south. Officers from East Lansing Police and Michigan State University Police assisted in the investigation.

The following are descriptions of the suspects:

The first suspect was described as a black male with a lighter complexion, 17-20 years old, and approximately 6’3” to 6’4” tall with a slender build. He was last seen wearing a red and black jacket with a red knit cap. The knit cap had long ear flaps that could be connected as a chin strap. The suspect used the ear flaps to partially conceal his face. 

The second suspect was described as a black male with a medium complexion, 17-20 years old, and approximately 6’3” to 6’4” tall with a slender build. He was last seen wearing a green jacket and eyeglasses.

The third suspect was described as a black male with a dark complexion, 17-20 years old, and approximately 5’11” to 6’0” tall with a slender build. He was last seen wearing a black jacket and a black baseball cap. 

No arrest has been made and the investigation is ongoing. Police are seeking assistance from anyone having information regarding this incident. Please call the Meridian Township Police Department at (517) 853-4800 or Crime Stoppers at (517) 483-STOP. Anonymous tips may also be submitted through the Department’s website or social media sites.

On Monday, February 20th, Meridian Township Police responded to several reports of property damage. Haslett Public Schools reported six buses had been spray painted, two area businesses had property spray painted, and the structure and playground equipment at Nancy Moore Park were also spray painted.  All three incidents appear to be related. 

No arrest has been made and the investigation is ongoing. Police are seeking assistance from anyone having information regarding these incidents. Please call the Meridian Township Police Department at (517) 853-4800 or Crime Stoppers at (517) 483-STOP. Anonymous tips may also be submitted through the Department’s website or social media sites.


Persons of Interest

We are looking for assistance from the public in identifying the two females pictured below.  They are persons of interest in a credit card ...