On 04/19/16 at approx. 9:30pm Flint Police responded to the 2600 blk. Ridgecrest for a shooting. Two victims, Sasha Bell (19) and Sacorya Reed (19), were found deceased inside an apartment along with a 1 year old child who was not injured. The following day, a suspect was arrested by Flint Police and the Michigan State Police Fugitive Team. That suspect, Malek Thornton (18), has now been charged and arraigned in this case for two counts of 1st Degree Murder, two counts of Open Murder and Felony Firearm.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
On 04/17/16 at approx. 7:30pm Flint Police responded to the 1900 blk. Greenbrook Lane for a shooting. Two victims, an adult woman and her 9 year old son, were innocent bystanders walking in the area when they were shot. The victims went to a local hospital where they were found to be in good condition. A suspect has now been charged and arraigned in this case. Martin Depew Jr (18) has been charged with two counts of Assault with Intent to Murder, two counts of Firearm Discharge from a Vehicle, Carrying a Concealed Weapon and Felony Firearm. A second suspect is also in custody and charges are pending review by the Genesee County Prosecutor's Office.
Friday, April 15, 2016
On 4/13/16, at approx. 9:30am Flint Police responded to the 2000 blk. Branch for a Burglary in progress. Undercover state officers first arrived in the area and arrested a suspect. A second suspect was spotted and a foot chase ensued. Flint Police Officers Essix and Seltzer arrived on scene and joined in the pursuit, ultimately capturing and arresting the second suspect. A Michigan State Police K9 arrived on scene and was able to successfully track to a location where items stolen from the home were recovered and returned to the home owner. Charges for these two subjects are pending review by the Genesee County Prosecutor's Office. Great job to all Officers involved and thank you to the alert citizen who reported this crime in progress!
Thursday, April 14, 2016
On 03/13/16 Flint Police responded to a local hospital regarding a Criminal Sexual Conduct report. The investigation led to the arrest of a suspect, Timothy Cahaney (39), who has now been charged and arraigned for Kidnapping, 7 counts of 1st Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct (Multiple Variables) and Assault by Strangulation.