Police in Calhoun County located a missing 14-year-old Homer Township girl at the home of an 18-year-old who assaulted police before they arrested him on Monday.
According to Calhoun County Sheriff Department, deputies were investigating a missing teen in Homer Township in the 29000 block of R Drive South on Monday, December 4th. After making contact with several people, deputies learned that the teen may have been at an address in the 26000 block of C Drive North in Sheridan Township.
Around 6:30 p.m. on Monday, December 4th, deputies made contact with several people at that address, and located the missing girl.
According to police, the 18-year-old man and the 14-year-old girl met on social media. He picked up the girl at her home without her parents knowledge or consent at about 2:00 p.m. that same day.
While deputies attempted to place the man under arrest, he resisted and struck one of the deputies in the face several times. After an unsuccessful attemt to taser the man, he continued to assault detectives and deputies for several minutes before finally being subdued.
The man was transported to the Calhoun County Correctional Facility where he became uncooperative and combative with several Corrections Deputies.
The Calhoun County Prosecutors Office has authorized charges for contributing to the delinquency of a minor, 2 counts of resisting and obstructing police, and one charge of criminal sexual conduct in the 3rd degree.
The man’s name is being withheld pending arraignment. The 14-year-old girl was returned safely to her parents and sought treatment at an area hospital.
Deputies were assisted by Albion Public Safety Officers. A detective was treated and released for minor injuries at Oaklawn Hospital.