At approximately 12:40 a.m. on May 6, 2023 officers of the Mt. Pleasant Police Department were dispatched to a local hospital to meet with victims of a stabbing assault. A male victim suffered stab wounds to the chest, and a female victim sustained stab wounds to the back area. Both individuals are in stable condition.
This incident occurred in the vicinity of Broomfield and Mission Streets. Police interviewed several witnesses who described a physical altercation between several males. The injured female tried to intervene, resulting in her stab wounds.
Police have determined the parties involved do not live in this area, or have any connections to the community. It is believed the suspects are no longer in the area, and there is no risk to the public.
This is an ongoing and open investigation. 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.
The Mt. Pleasant Police Department was assisted by Central Michigan University Police, Michigan State Police, Isabella County Sheriff’s Department, Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Police, and Isabella County Central Dispatch.
On April 3, 2023 at 8:58 p.m. the Mt. Pleasant Fire Department (MPFD) responded to a shed fire in the 3300 block of S. Isabella Road in Mt. Pleasant. This outbuilding was located behind the home that burned on April 2, 2023.
Upon arrival, crews observed the shed fully engulfed in flames. The fire was brought under control quickly. No injuries were sustained.
The MPFD is investigating the cause of the house and shed fires with the assistance of the Michigan State Police. If you have any information regarding these two incidents, please contact the Michigan State Police at (989) 773-5951.
The Mt. Pleasant Fire Department was assisted by the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Fire Department, Mt. Pleasant Police Department, Michigan State Police, Isabella County Sheriff Department and Isabella County Central Dispatch.
UPDATED: 11/5/2022 at 7 p.m. – The family of the two children have been located. There is no additional information at this time. Updates will be provided when available.
On November 5, 2022 at 12:45 a.m. Mt. Pleasant Police Officers responded to a call in which two small children were discovered unaccompanied within the city limits. The children are a 15 to 18-month-old male, and a 4 to 6-month-old female.
The children are currently under Child Protective Services guardianship.
The Mt. Pleasant Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the children and their parent(s) or guardian(s). Currently, only a photo of the 15 to 18-month-old male child is available.
Anyone with further information is asked to contact the Mt. Pleasant Police Department’s Anonymous Tip Line at 989-779-9111 or Central Dispatch at 989-773-1000. This is an ongoing and open investigation. Updates will be provided when available.
The Mt. Pleasant Police Department was assisted by the Isabella County Sheriff’s Department, Michigan State Police, Isabella County Central Dispatch, and the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Police Department.
On August 16, 2022 at approximately 3:34 a.m. officers from the Mt. Pleasant Police Department responded to a suspicious situation near Chase Run Apartments on Isabella Road. During patrol of the area officers located a rolled golf cart and a deceased male in Horizon Park. The male was identified as a 16-year old from Mt. Pleasant. A 16-year old female from Mt. Pleasant, who was also involved in the accident, received minor scrapes and bruises.
This is an active and on-going investigation. 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.
The Mt. Pleasant Police Department was assisted by the Michigan State Police, Central Michigan University Police, Isabella County Sheriff’s Department, Mobile Medical Response, Isabella County Central Dispatch and the Mt. Pleasant Fire Department.
On December 9, 2021 at approximately 7:50 a.m. officers from the Mt. Pleasant Police Department (MPPD) responded to a written gun threat found at Mt. Pleasant High School. The school was already in enhanced secure mode when officers arrived. Police conducted a complete security check of the school, and as an extra precaution brought in bomb sniffing dogs. There were no weapons or bombs found during these searches.
While on site, police spoke with the student who initially discovered and reported the threat and found inconsistencies in their statement. That same student later admitted to writing the gun threats on Tuesday, December 7 and Thursday, December 9.
The investigation report was turned over to the Isabella County Prosecutors Office which led to the detention of the 15-year-old student, who is charged with two counts of Intentional Threat to Commit Act of Violence Against the School. One count is a felony, and the other is a misdemeanor.
The Mt. Pleasant Police Department was assisted by Central Dispatch and the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Police Department.
On Monday, July 1, 2019 at 10:12 a.m. a call involving an aggressive dog in a neighborhood located on Mt. Pleasant’s west side was dispatched. During the call the dog’s owner was found deceased in her home. The deceased female was identified as 24 year-old Mt. Pleasant resident, Bianca Nieto.
Nieto’s family was notified on Monday. Upon investigation, it was discovered that Nieto did not return phone calls or text messages from family members, and did not report to work.
There are no known health issues which would have contributed to Nieto’s death. The Michigan State Crime Lab was called in to assist due to the circumstances of the scene.
This is an open investigation pending the report from the medical examiner’s office. Mt. Pleasant Police Department Detectives will be continuing the investigation and will provide updates as they become available.
Mt. Pleasant Police Department was assisted by the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Police and the MSP Crime Lab.
Mt. Pleasant Police were dispatched to an animal control complaint at 10:12 a.m. on Monday, July 1, 2019. During this call it was discovered that a resident of the home was deceased.
Name and specific location information are being withheld until next of kin can be contacted. The Mt. Pleasant Police, along with the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Police, are currently investigating. There is no risk to the public.
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