Kent County fugitive arrested after eluding police

Posted at 11:46 PM, Sep 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-21 23:46:51-04

WALKER, Mich. — Police arrested a fugitive who eluded authorities during the day Thursday.

Kent County Sheriff’s dispatchers confirm that Thomas Soisson, 28, was arrested on foot near I-96 and Alpine Avenue NW. He was arrested around 10:40 p.m. Thursday night.

During the search for him, Soisson was described by officials as being possibly armed and dangerous.

He is on parole for fleeing and eluding and obstructing police. He has a lengthy criminal record and is on the Michigan Sex Offender Registry.

Comstock Park residents were told to stay indoors Thursday as police searched area apartments for Soisson.