Police Pursuit Leads to Arrest

On October 26, 2020 at approximately 3:14 p.m. an Officer from the Mt. Pleasant Police Department was on general patrol and initiated a traffic stop for improper plates and a suspended driver’s license. A chase ensued which traveled eastbound on High Street from Mission Street and continued north on Isabella Road until the suspect vehicle struck another vehicle at the intersection of Baseline Road.

The vehicle which was struck had two passengers, an 80-year-old male, and the driver, a female in her 50’s. The driver was alert and conscious and complained of injuries. She was transported to Midland Hospital by ambulance for further evaluation. 

The car which initiated the police pursuit had three passengers. The driver, a 20-year-old male from Mt. Pleasant was arrested for fleeing and eluding causing an accident, resisting and obstructing justice, possession of a stolen vehicle, and possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine. The other two passengers, a 37-year-old male from Mt. Pleasant, and a 22-year-old female from Shepherd were arrested for possession of methamphetamine. All three suspects are lodged in the Isabella County Jail and will be arraigned October 27, 2020. No suspects were injured during the accident. 

The Mt. Pleasant Police Department was assisted by the Isabella County Sheriff’s Department and Mobile Medical Response.