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Michigan State Police investigating theft in St. Joseph County

NOW: Michigan State Police investigating theft in St. Joseph County

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind.—Michigan State Police is investigating a theft of firewood from a home in Fawn River Township.

On October 27, at a home in the 71000 block of Bauman Road, suspects driving a newer model black Jeep Cherokee with an Indiana registration beginning with “TK” backed into the homeowner’s driveway.

A white male driver and a white female passenger began loading the firewood into the vehicle.

The homeowner tried to confront the suspects but the suspect vehicle then “nearly struck” the homeowner, according to Michigan State Police.

The suspect vehicle then drove south into Indiana.

Surveillance video was released by police showing the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Michigan State Police Marshall Post at (269) 558-0500.

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MX 23 days ago
That vehicle is a deadly weapon. Lethal force is a just reaction when presented with the threat of death or serious bodily injury. Hopefully these thieves learn. Next time the homeowner may permanently end their crime career.
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