Domestic Violence

Marshall Man Arrested For Allegedly Stalking, Assaulting Wife
The Marshall Police Department says that last Wednesday, officers were called to the area of N Kalamazoo Ave. and W Prospect St. late at night and met with a witness; the witness says he made contact with a woman who said she had been assaulted by her husband in a vehicle, but both the suspect and v…
SAFE Place, A Battle Creek Lifeline
Battle Creek's SAFE Place has been a lifeline for victims of domestic violence for 35 years.  Sadly, the problem hasn't gone away, and probably hasn't diminished.  But Battle Creek and Calhoun County are fortunate to have a strong organization to help...
Battle Creek Man Charged For Branch County High Speed Chase
32-year-old Joshua Miller was charged Tuesday with third-degree fleeing and eluding in Branch County Court, and had bond set at $100,000. The chase initially began back in February of this year, where Battle Creek Police wanted him for allegedly holding his girlfriend hostage, assaulting her, and fo…
A Meme Is Cause for Resignation but Not Shooting at Someone
Michigan State Police Col. Kriste Kibbey Etue shared a Meme on her personal Facebook page which stated:
Dear NFL: We will not support millionaire ingrates who hate America and disrespect our Armed Forces and Veterans. Who wins a football game has ZERO impact on our lives...
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…
'Dispute' Leads To Shooting
Battle Creek Detectives are looking into a dispute that led to a shooting Thursday night.
The Battle Creek Police Department says that they found a 19-year-old Battle Creek man with a gunshot wound to his head, in the first block of Janoah Ave...
Two Facing Charges After Fight Leads To Stabbings
Two people were treated for stab wounds Friday morning in Battle Creek, after an apparent domestic dispute.
The Battle Creek Police Department says that around 6:15am Friday, they found a 20-year-old woman with a stab wound to the face and a 40-year-old man with a stab wound to his torso, at a h…
Battle Creek Area Domestic Violence Cases Jump 40 percent
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Jennifer Fopma, executive director at the Battle Creek-based Safe Place shelter tells The Richard Piet Show they're dealing with 40 percent more domestic violence cases over last year.
As well, Fopma says, that's after a similar increase the yea…

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