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Fourth Battle Creek Man Sentenced For Trafficking Teens For Sex
28-year-old James Smith was in US District Court in Grand Rapids Thursday, and sentenced to 20 years in prison for a charge of sex trafficking of a minor. Prosecutors say that Smith, along with three other co-defendants, forced two 14-year-old runaways into prostitution, gave them drugs and threaten…
Pepper Spray Foils Attempted Abduction In Comstock
The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office says that around 2pm Saturday, a woman had been jogging along E. MN Ave. near S 31st St. in Comstock, when a vehicle parked on the side of the road a little ahead of her; as she approached, a male suspect got out and began chasing after her.
Homer Man Allegedly Attacks Wife With Box Cutter Monday
The Calhoun County Sheriff's Office says that just after 2am Monday, deputies were called to the 5000 block of 28 Mile Rd. in Homer Township on reports of domestic assault. Authorities say that a 35-year-old Homer Township man had assaulted his 24-year-old wife, cutting her clothes off with a b…
Man Arrested After Holding Woman Hostage And Raping Her
A Battle Creek man has been arraigned on multiple felony charges after police say he kidnapped and sexually assaulted a woman over the weekend.
The Battle Creek Enquirer says that allegedly last Thursday, a 65-year-old man forced the 34-year-old victim into his car at an area grocery store, and …
Man Arrested After Allegedly Kidnapping Child And Abusing Her
A man is in jail after he allegedly kidnapped a young teen and abused them in Kalamazoo Wednesday night.
The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says that a 13-year-old girl had been waiting for a bus on Portage St. Wednesday, when a man approached her and forced her to enter his car; the man …

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