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GRPD Ask For Help Identifying Plainfield Ave. Gas Pump Skimmer Suspect

Do you recognize this man?

The Grand Rapids Police Department is asking for help identifying a man believed to be involved in a gas pump skimming scheme at a Marathon station on Plainfield Avenue near Knapp Street, WZZM-13 reports. 

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Police in Standoff with Barricaded Gunman Near South Haven

 

UPDATE: Gunfire was exchanged between the suspect, Jason Kohlhoff, and police during the standoff. No one was injured. The standoff ended around 2a.m. Wednesday moring when Kolhoff surrendered. He is now facing attempted murder charges for allegedly shooting at Michigan State Police during the nearly 15-hour standoff, Wood TV 8 reports. 

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Officer-Involved Shooting After Wyoming Credit Union Armed Robbery

UPDATE: Police have confirmed that the robbery suspect has died following an officer-involved shooting.

Wood TV8 reports that there is a large police presence at the Oxford Place Apartments near 44th Street and Breton Road SE in Grand Rapids following a robbery and an officer-involved shooting Monday morning.

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Grandmother Charged with Leaving Child in Hot Car at Alpine Walmart

Stanton grandmother, 71-year-old Karol Fitzgerald, who's accused of leaving her granddaughter in a hot car while she shopped at the Alpine Walmart, has been arraigned, WZZM-13 reports. 

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Man Shot Himself at Spectrum Butterworth Hospital Downtown Grand Rapids

UPDATE: Police say the 26-year-old man who shot himself outside of Spectrum Butterworth Hospital has died. The man left a suicide note indicating he had a "parting gift" for police. Police are investigating  a suspicious package near the scene.

A man has shot himself outside the emergency room at Spectrum Butterworth Hospital downtown Grand Rapids, Fox 17 reports.

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Teen Jogger Approached by Man Near Zeeland, Police Call it ‘Suspicious Situation’

Police are investigating what they call a "suspicious situation" involving a man approaching a teen in Zeeland, M-Live reports.

The 15-year Zeeland girl was out jogging on Tuesday afternoon when the incident occurred around 2:30p.m.

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Grand Rapids PD Now Has A Kid Patrolling The Street… Well, His Street

After the GRPD shared photos of their new friend Travis and his awesome police car, a man sent Travis' mom a message offering to make his car look a little more official.

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Michigan High School Lacrosse Players Under Investigation for Killing an Animal Before a Game

Players on the Grosse Ile High School boy's lacrosse team are under investigation for killing an animal before a game.

According to Fox 17, a source alleges that the team members killed a guinea pig and painted themselves with its blood in an attempt at "team bonding".

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Van Buren County Car Theft Suspect Found Naked in Driver’s Seat

Police responded to a report of a car theft Saturday morning at a Paw Paw Township home. A woman claimed a man had driven off with her vehicle.

A short time later, police found the vehicle and the suspect, a 41-year-old Paw Paw man, sitting behind the wheel, naked. 

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Mount Pleasant Moped Rider Arrested After Leading Police on Slow-Speed Chase that Ends with Crash on Railroad Tracks [Video]

A police dash cam caught a moped rider attempting to evade police on Wednesday night in Mount Pleasant.

According to 9 & 10 News, the chase started when the officer noticed the moped did not have proper registration and the man riding it was not seated properly. 

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Man Wearing Cookie Monster Pajamas Arrested After Waving a Gun on 28th Street

On Wednesday, police were called to 28th Street and Hotel Ave. in Cascade Township after getting reports of a man brandishing a firearm outside of a business.

Witnesses said the man had walked out of Tropical Smoothie, wearing cookie monster pajamas and a golf glove, MLive reports. 

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Police Surround House on Grand Rapids’ Northeast Side

Wednesday afternoon GRPD are asking people to avoid the 1700 block of Diamond Avenue NE, WZZM 13 reports.

Anyone in the area should stay inside.

Police have surrounded a house on Diamond Ave, between Leonard and Knapp. It is being described as a barricade situation.

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