On August 30, 2021 at approximately 3:24 p.m. officers from the Mt. Pleasant Police Department (MPPD) responded to an armed robbery on the west side of the city.
Upon arrival, officers determined the suspect left the scene in a vehicle. Two victims, a 41-year-old male and 43-year-old female, were acquainted with the suspect and provided a detailed description. Officers quickly located the 38-year-old male suspect from Saginaw at a residence on the east side of Isabella County where he was taken into custody and lodged at the Isabella County Jail. The handgun was also located and seized for evidence. The suspect will be arraigned later today. This was an isolated and targeted incident. There is no risk to the public.
Anyone with information regarding this incident are asked to contact the Mt. Pleasant Police Department’s Anonymous Tip Line at 989-779-9111 or Central Dispatch (989) 773-1000. This is an ongoing and open investigation.
The Mt. Pleasant Police Department was assisted by Central Dispatch, Isabella County Sheriff’s Department, Central Michigan University Police and MINT.