Kent County Sheriff Department

Driver ejected from pickup truck in crash

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Someone missed the stop sign on the corner of Shaner Avenue and Stout Thursday, June 18 just after 5 p.m. According to Courtland Fire Chief Micky Davis, the driver of a pickup truck was ejected through the window, which he said is unusual, and was being loaded in an ambulance when he arrived on the scene. The other driver was talking to first responders as she was loaded [...]

Bikes and Smiles were the order of the day at Wolverine Worldwide YMCA

September 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Toni Szczepanski, WWWFamily YMCA Volunteer and Community Outreach Coordinator, Kent County Sheriff Larry Stelma, and Amy Horn, Helen Devos Children’s Hospital Safe Kids Program Asst., standing in the foreground of a long line of bikes to be gifted to 29 area children. Photo by RICK KAMEL/YMCA The Kent County Sheriff Department, in collaboration [...]

Kent County Sheriff Department offers new alert system

November 17, 2011 // 0 Comments

In an effort to communicate with our residents about crimes and events that can impact their lives, the Kent County Sheriff’s Office is offering a new service. Community Alerts is a free service that allows citizens to register for e-mail and text messages from the sheriff’s office. Through this free service, participants can receive information about crimes, scams [...]

Woman robbed in Plainfield Township

December 16, 2010 // 0 Comments

Sheriff’s Department asks for help identifying suspect On October 26, a 23-year-old Grand Rapids woman had her wallet stolen while she was frequenting a business in Plainfield Township. Several hours after the theft, the suspect used the victim’s debit card at a local bank and withdrew money from her account. The suspect’s picture was captured during the [...]

Drive by shootings occur in Plainfield and Alpine townships

March 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

On Monday, March 1, 2010, at approximately 2:30 a.m., the Kent County Sheriff Office responded to three drive-by shootings that appear to be related. The first occurred in Alpine Township on M37 near 8 Mile Road. The victim, a 39 year old male from Grant, was on his way to work traveling southbound on M37 when his vehicle was passed by a passenger car at a high rate of [...]
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