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Michigan State Police stopped a vehicle in Camden Township, Hillsdale County, for a defective equipment violation. Further investigation revealed the driver, Michael Douglas Mead, Age 42, from Edon, Ohio, was found to be driving on a suspended license and had a traffic warrant for his arrest out of the Hillsdale County Sheriff’s Office. He was arrested and lodged at the Hillsdale County Jail.

A sergeant stopped a vehicle in Somerset Township, Hillsdale County, for a defective equipment violation. Further investigation revealed the driver, Drew Johnathon Bonnee, Age 21, from Ypsilanti, was found to be operating while intoxicated. He was arrested and lodged at the Hillsdale County Jail.

A sergeant stopped a vehicle in Somerset Township, Hillsdale County, for failure to signal a turn. Further investigation revealed the driver, Adam Leroy Sanborn, Age 28, from Allen, was found to be operating while intoxicated, his third offense. He was arrested and lodged at the Hillsdale County Jail.

Troopers responded to an unknown roll-over traffic crash near Milnes Rd & Houseknecht Rd in Adams Township. A motorist witnessed the vehicle upside down in the swamp next to the roadway. Prior to arrival, the driver of the vehicle had fled the scene. The driver of the vehicle, a 35 year old Jonesville woman, was located at a residence in Adams Township. Charges will be sought for failure to report the crash. Alcohol is believed to be a suspected factor in the crash. A report will be sent to the Hillsdale County Prosecutor’s office for further review.

Troopers were dispatched to a breaking and entering report in Ransom Township. Several items were taken from the residence including an ATV and two firearms. This incident is still under investigation.

Troopers were dispatched to an assault complaint as well as malicious destruction of property in Camden Township. The case is currently under investigation.

Michigan State Police stopped a vehicle in Litchfield Township, Hillsdale County, for a defective equipment violation. Upon further investigation the driver, Scott Francis Carothers, Age 44, from Litchfield, was found to be in possession with intent to deliver suspected cocaine. The driver was subsequently lodged at the Hillsdale County Jail.

Troopers were dispatched to a domestic assault report between a child and adult. A report will be forwarded to the Hillsdale County Prosecutor’s Office for further review.

Additional Activity:

Over the weekend 56 calls for service/incidents were investigated including:

  • Troopers were dispatched to three separate traffic crashes in Jackson and Hillsdale Counties