On May 25, 2021 at approximately 10:25 p.m. officers from the Mt. Pleasant Police Department were called to a shooting incident on the city’s west side.
Upon arrival, officers found a 67-year-old male who was pronounced dead at the scene. The 67-year-old male had attempted suicide and was then assisted by his 36-year-old son.
This is an open and ongoing homicide investigation. The names of both males will not be released at this time. This is an isolated incident and there is no risk to the public.
The Mt. Pleasant Police Department was assisted by Central Dispatch, Central Michigan University Police Department, Michigan State Police, Michigan State Police Crime Lab, and Mobile Medical Response.
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.