White Cloud, Newaygo County
UPDATE (9 a.m. Friday)- Investigators say the driver who rammed a Newaygo County Sheriff's cruiser was off his medication.
A deputy tried to stop the driver on M-82 west of Newaygo around 9 p.m. Thursday. Detectives say the suspect refused to stop and continued driving into the city of Newaygo, where he hit a fence and parked vehicle before turning onto M-37. Officers followed the man into the parking lot of the Newaygo County Courthouse and tried to block his escape; that's when deputies say the driver rammed the cruiser.
Investigators say the suspect locked himself in the vehicle and refused to leave. Deputies smashed in the driver's window and arrested him.
Investigators say the suspect was reported missing out of Sterling Heights, Michigan and was off his medication. The man will face charges.