AURELIUS TOWNSHIP, MI – The Ingham County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 3900 block of W Columbia road in Aurelius Township, at approximately 9:00PM, to investigate the sighting of a person matching the description of fugitive Eddie Rockwell Jr.
Sheriff’s deputies, with help from the MSP Fugitive, Metro Narcotics & Ingham County Special Response Team(s) located Rockwell in an outbuilding. He had hidden himself in a loft area of the building. A negotiator made verbal contact and was able to convince the Rockwell to surrender at approximately 3:00AM. A handgun was recovered at the scene.
Eddie Rockwell was transported to a local hospital to be evaluated for possible injuries resulting from a Sunday morning crash, and released. He is currently in custody at the Ingham County Jail on a Felony Narcotics warrant.
Charges stemming from Sunday will be forth coming and announced in the next several days.