Brother of Lt. Gov. Calley in custody for Ionia Co. gas station hit-and-run

Posted at 1:21 PM, Jan 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-29 21:37:15-05

ORANGE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Ionia County Sheriff’s deputies have the man in custody who they say ran over a woman after dragging her while she attempted to re-enter a vehicle.

The incident happened at 5:08 p.m. Wednesday at the Pilot Gas Station, 7205 South State Road in Orange Township.

A spokesperson for Gov. Rick Snyder’s office has confirmed that the man in the video is John Calley, the brother of Lt. Gov. Brian Calley. John Calley turned himself in to police Thursday evening and was taken into custody.

Investigators say the 24-year-old Ionia woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries while attempting to get back into the passenger side of the vehicle.

Moments after entering the blue SUV the man is seen on surveillance video driving away while the woman attempts to enter the vehicle.

No other information on the incident was released.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Ionia County Sheriff’s Department at (616) 527-5737 or Silent Observer at (616) 527-0107.