Public Safety and Crime

Car Window Shot Out? Police Are Checking

Monday, August 5, 2019

Did someone shoot out a driver’s window at the intersection of Saginaw Street and Coolidge Road on Saturday afternoon? ELPD can't find evidence of the use of a firearm, but they are investigating the incident and asking for tips.

ELPD Accidentally Releases Sensitive Documents

Thursday, July 25, 2019

An East Lansing Police clerk accidentally mass-emailed two unredacted arrest reports to the department's media list. ELPD Deputy Chief Steve Gonzalez says ELPD is reviewing the situation to figure out how this happened.

Gotcha Scooters Coming to East Lansing

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Rental e-scooters will soon be making a reappearance in East Lansing and on MSU's campus. But they won't be from Bird or Lime. Here comes Gotcha.

Cooling Centers Open, With Limitations

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Cooling centers are now being made available in the tri-county region. But few centers are offering 24-hour availability, and not all allow pets. Find out more from ELi.

Council Weighs Re-Criminalization of Marijuana in East Lansing

Thursday, June 27, 2019

City Council recently discussed whether to again make some marijuana uses count as misdemeanors (crimes) in East Lansing. But where did this idea come from, and who thinks it's a good (or bad) idea? ELi's Andrew Graham and Alice Dreger report.

Robbery Suspect Collared Shortly After Leaving East Lansing Bank

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

East Lansing Police arrested a 59-year-old man June 10 following an attempted robbery at Flagstar Bank. ELi’s Brad Minor spoke with Deputy Police Chief Steve Gonzalez about how officers responded to the situation and were able to quickly apprehend a suspect.

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