Officers Chase Trespassing Teen, Recover 4 Guns from Home

Posted at 3:45 AM, May 05, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-05 04:04:16-04
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (May 5, 2014) — Officers have arrested one suspect and recovered a handful of firearms after two teenagers were seen trespassing on school property early Monday morning.

Everything started at around 12:30 a.m. when two officers with the Grand Rapids Police Department noticed two people trespassing on Alexander Elementary’s property.  When the officers went to confront them, one suspect took off running.

After a short pursuit, the officers tracked the suspect to a home on Hancock Street SE.  Inside, they recovered two sawed-off shotguns, and two other firearms.  They arrested the 17-year-old suspect.  The second teenager who was at the original scene has not been located.