CONSTANTINE TOWNSHIP, MICH. - Three people have been arrested and face numerous charges after attempting to steal apartment appliances, Michigan State Police say.
Toopers say they received a call around 4 p.m. for reports of appliances being stolen from the Peachtree Apartments in Constantine. A recently evicted tenant allegedly invited the suspects to the apartment to take the appliances.
Witnesses followed the suspect's vehicle out of the apartment complex and onto Riverside Drive, giving troopers a description of the vehicle -- a 2007 Ford Explorer. Authorities were able to catch up with the suspects on Riverside Drive near Dickinson Road. There was a refrigerator from the apartment inside of their SUV.
A 30-year-old woman and 32-year-old man, both from LaGrange, Indiana and another 31-year-old man from Elkhart, Ind. were all arrested and face numerous charges:
- Misdemeanor possession of stolen property
- Felony possession of meth
- Misdemeanor possession of marijuana
- Misdemeanor possession open intoxicants in a motor vehicle
According to MSP, the 31-year-old man also had a felony warrant for his arrest from Indiana for violating his probation.
All three are now lodged at the St. Joseph County Jail while the case is being investigated further.
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