Join the Mt. Pleasant Police to support Toys for Tots and Visit with Santa

The Mt. Pleasant Police Department invites the public to help ‘cram a cruiser’ and visit with Santa from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 4 at Mt Pleasant’s Division of Public Safety.

Attendees are asked to bring a new, unwrapped, unopened toy to support the local Toys for Tots Drive. The evening includes the chance to visit with Santa, meet the officers from the Mt. Pleasant Police and Fire Departments, sit behind the wheel of a fire truck, and enjoy hot cocoa and candy canes.

With each toy donated you earn a chance to win a half-day, two-person walleye fishing trip on the Saginaw Bay.

Parking and entrance will be at the rear (south side) of the Public Safety Building, 804 E. High Street.

 

MPPD seeking assistance in identifying suspect in Strong Arm Robbery

Mt. Pleasant, Mich., – The Mt. Pleasant Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a male suspect who was at Wild Side Smoke Shop, 1218 South Mission Street at approximately 6:38 p.m. on October 31, 2019.  The store employee reported he recognized the male from previous incidents of stealing from the store. The male was back in the store attempting to steal again. The store employee approached the male about putting items in his pockets. The male in attempt to flee began to fight with the store employee.

 

There was an unidentified female in the parking lot that was waiting for this male. The female did take part in the assault against the store employee.

 

The suspect is described as a white male in his late 20’s or early 30’s, approximately 6’ tall, with a thin build.  The suspect was wearing blue jeans with them tucked into his cowboy boots and a bright blue NIKE hooded sweatshirt. The male was wearing glasses during this incident.

 

There are no safety concerns for the City of Mt. Pleasant.

 

If you have any information in regards to the identification of this subject, please contact The Mt. Pleasant Police Department’s anonymous tip line at 989-779-9111.

Nov. 16 is “Ladies’ Night Out” in downtown Mt. Pleasant

This year’s annual Ladies’ Night Out event will feature fantastic shopping opportunities and giveaways in downtown Mt. Pleasant while benefiting two local women’s organizations – the Women’s Initiative and R.I.S.E. Advocacy, Inc., formally known as Women’s Aid Service.

The event begins at 4 p.m. on November 16 at the Broadway Theatre. With a $5 donation at the door, ladies will enter the theatre for fun and an exciting raffle featuring prizes provided by local businesses. Once the giveaways are distributed, ladies can visit participating downtown businesses to take part in the countless in-store giveaways, promotions and specials.

A number of area businesses are also offering deals and discounts known as “Early Girl Specials” throughout the entire day. Visit the events calendar at www.facebook.com/downtownmp for the full list of these sales and specials.

Over the last 14 years, the Ladies’ Night Out event has raised more than $25,000 for the Women’s Initiative and R.I.S.E. Advocacy, Inc.

The Women’s Initiative Fund, initiated by the Mt. Pleasant Community Foundation, provides for the needs of women and girls in Isabella County by granting funds to local organizations that combat the issues more commonly faced by women, including single parenting, abuse, eating disorders and more. R.I.S.E. Advocacy, Inc. provides emergency shelter and crisis intervention for domestic violence victims, as well as counseling services and support groups for victims of violence. For more information about these organizations, visit their websites at www.mpacf.org and http://www.riseadvocacy.org

Mt. Pleasant Police Department seeking assistance in identifying suspect

The Mt. Pleasant Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a male suspect who was at the EZ Mart, 1911 South Mission Street at approximately 1:30 p.m. on October 30, 2019.  The store manager reported the male had stolen items and then left in an unidentified vehicle.

The suspect is described as a white male in his 30’s, approximately 6’ tall, with facial hair and light brown hair. The suspect was wearing blue jeans and a dark color hoodie.

If you have any information in regards to the identification of this subject, please contact The Mt. Pleasant Police Department’s Anonymous Tip Line at 989-779-9111.

EZ Mart suspect image November 2019