Owners Of Newaygo Co. Restaurant Arrested For Arson and Fraud
White Cloud is where Charlie's Family Grill once stood, but a fire burned it to the ground and now the owners have been arrested and charged for alleged arson and fraud.
White Cloud In Newaygo County, Michigan
I happen to live in White Cloud, Michigan. When I first moved there and because of the amount of snow that seemed to happen there along with all the trout fishing, bears, and hunting opportunities I thought I was clever by coming up with the slogan "Where Up North Begins." I even told my neighbors that would be a great t-shirt but then they said, "Have you been to the city of White Cloud yet?" I responded not yet, they said, "Take a trip to White Cloud and read the sign as you enter." That is when I saw the "Welcome to White Cloud" sign that also said, "Where the North Begins." I guess I won't have a side hustle on t-shirts anytime soon.
If you are heading north of Grand Rapids on M-37 you will hit White Cloud. Just before you get there you will pass the North Cafe on your left which is a great place for breakfast. As you enter White Cloud there will be a Subway on the left and across from there was a restaurant called Charlie's Family Grill, but it's no longer there since it burned down last March.
Co-Owners of Charlie's Family Grill Arrested
Charlie's Family Grill in White Cloud wasn't open for very long, it actually burned down before I ever had a chance to try it.
According to 9 and 10 News, David and Ryan Robinson, who were the co-owners of Charlie's Family Grill, have been arrested on felony arson and insurance fraud charges in connection with the fire that happened at their restaurant back in March.
Both David and Ryan Robinson are currently in the Newaygo County Jail, but there is the possibility that others may be charged for the alleged crimes. This case is still under investigation and if you have any information you are urged to contact the white Cloud Police Department at 231.689.1696.
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