MOUNT PLEASANT, MI – On Sunday November 15th, 2020, at approximately 11:00pm, officers from Mt. Pleasant Police Department, Isabella County Sheriff’s Office, Michigan State Police, Central Michigan University Police Department, and Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Police Department responded to two separate armed robberies at gas stations in the City of Mt. Pleasant.
Additional officers patrolled gas stations in the vicinity to ensure they were secure. Officers from the Isabella County Sheriff’s Office and Michigan State Police arrived at the Marathon Gas Station, also known as the Next Door Store, located at 2025 E. Remus Road in Union Township and observed a possible suspect vehicle parked in the lot.
As officers approached the store, the suspect exited with a handgun and was shot multiple times. A deputy from the Isabella County Sheriff’s Office was wounded in the leg and was treated and released from the hospital. The suspect was transported to the hospital and is in critical condition.
The Michigan State Police Investigative Response Team from the 3rd and 6th Districts are conducting the investigation which is on-going. The Michigan State Police Crime Lab from East Lansing is on scene gathering evidence. Once the investigation is completed, it will be sent to the Isabella County Prosecutor’s Office for review.