Man wanted in connection for alleged home invasion and attempted murder in Battle Creek

Posted at 12:25 AM, Feb 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-09 00:29:57-05

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Police in Battle Creek arrested one person on drug charges, but are still looking for the person they believe is connected to a reported home invasion and attempted murder.

Police said the driver of a white Dodge Charger was located and detained early this week. Authorities also found two bags of cocaine, marijuana and several hundred dollars in cash in the vehicle. The driver of the car was arrested and is facing drug charges.

The alleged home invasion and attempted murder happened over the weekend in the 5600 block of Dahlia Drive in Battle Creek. On Monday, police identified the suspect involved as Bruce Mireles, 27. It was reported the man broke into a home and assaulted a male victim with a knife. The victim was taken to the hospital and listed in stable condition.

Investigators are still looking for Bruce Mireles. Police also reported the suspect was seen in the white dodge charger after the alleged crime. They located the car Monday night, but there was no sign of the suspect in question.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Battle Creek Police at 269-781-0911 or Silent Observer at 269-964-3888.