CASEVILLE TOWNSHIP, MI – In the early morning hours of Thursday, July 23rd, 2020, Troopers from the Michigan State Police Caro Post were contacted by Detectives from the Detroit Police Department’s Homicide Unit in reference to a subject wanted for questioning in the murder of a woman in the City of Detroit on Radnor Street several hours prior.
Detroit Detectives advised a woman was killed in her home late Wednesday evening and during their investigation, Detectives discovered a person wanted for questioning had recently been pulled over by Troopers from the MSP Caro Post in Tuscola County.
A subsequent investigation revealed the subject wanted for questioning had been stopped by Troopers in Fremont Township of Tuscola County for speeding approximately two hours after the homicide occurred in Detroit. It should be noted, that at the time of the traffic stop, Troopers were unaware of Detroit’s ongoing investigation and as a result, the 40-year-old subject was cited and released from the scene without incident.
A joint investigation involving the Detroit Police Department and several resources from the Michigan State Police from around the state began and the subject’s vehicle was located at a residence in Caseville Township of Huron County. Law Enforcement conducted lengthy surveillance on the residence and was able to verify the subject wanted by Detroit Detectives was still present at the home.
On 07/23/2020 at approximately 9:30 p.m. members of the Michigan State Police Emergency Services Team (EST) made contact with the male and after making entry into the residence, was able to place him into custody without incident.
Detectives from both the Detroit Police Department and from the Michigan State Police Caro Post executed a search warrant on the Huron County residence. At the conclusion of the investigation, several items of interest related to the homicide in Detroit were found.
The 40-year-old subject was lodged in the Tuscola County jail on unrelated charges. His name is being withheld at this time pending arraignment and release to the Detroit Police Department for additional investigation.