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Teens caught with guns after fleeing Eastpointe police in stolen car

staticwire | April 4, 2024
Eastpointe police

In a quiet neighborhood in Eastpointe, Michigan, a routine report of suspicious activity led to a surprising discovery and arrest of six teenagers in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

According to police reports, officers were alerted to suspicious behavior in the 15000 block of Charles R at around 1:30 a.m. Upon arrival, three individuals were seen looking into a parked vehicle before quickly fleeing in a silver Hyundai. The suspects attempted to evade police, but were eventually caught after crashing the vehicle near 10 Mile and Saxony.

Upon searching the stolen Hyundai, authorities uncovered a cache of alarming items, including two handguns, marijuana, multiple ski masks, and gloves. The six teenagers involved, ranging in age from 14 to 17, were taken into custody. It was later revealed that the Hyundai itself had been reported stolen.

The case has now been handed over to the Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office for review, with potential charges pending against the teenagers. Additionally, the Eastpointe City Attorney is considering whether the parents of the suspects could be held accountable for their children’s actions.

This incident serves as a stark reminder of the importance of vigilant community members who report suspicious activity to law enforcement. The cooperation between concerned citizens and police led to the apprehension of individuals in possession of dangerous weapons and illegal substances, potentially preventing further criminal activity.

Residents of Eastpointe can rest assured that their local law enforcement is dedicated to maintaining the safety and security of their neighborhoods, and will continue to work tirelessly to keep their community safe from harm.

Written by staticwire


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