DEARBORN, MI – On Friday, February 24th, 2017, Brandon Vreeland, 40-years-old, of Jackson, and James Craig Baker, 24-years-old, of Leonard, were arraigned on charges stemming from an incident on February 5, 2017.
In the incident Vreeland and Baker entered the Dearborn Police Station Lobby armed with a shoulder mounted firearm, handguns, and recording equipment. After an extensive investigation, Vreeland was charged with Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Resisting Arrest, and Disturbing the Peace. Baker was charged with Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Brandishing a Weapon, Resisting Arrest, and Disturbing the Peace. They were arraigned in front of the Honorable Judge Eugene Hunt of the 19th District Court.
Baker’s bond was set at $50,000 cash/surety and a GPS tether will be required should he post his bond. Vreeland’s bond was set at $20,000 cash/surety and a GPS tether will be required if he posts his bond.
A probable cause conference has been set for March 10, 2017 at 9:00am and a preliminary exam date of March 17, 2017 was also set.
Dearborn Police Chief Ronald Haddad stated, “The ultimate objective is public safety for EVERYONE; including POLICE OFFICERS.”