The Grand Rapids Police, in collaboration with the Michigan State Police, SWAT teams, and the VICE unit, conducted a raid on two businesses, where two people were taken into custody. The raids, which involved several officers, a helicopter, and a SWAT crew, took place in the 500 block of Leonard and the 2300 block of Division, the same neighborhood where three people were recently found shot to death. However, GRPD Captain Terry Dixon clarified that the raid was not related to the homicide investigations.
Grand Rapids Police Raid Two Businesses, Arrest Two People
The Grand Rapids Police, together with the Michigan State Police, SWAT teams and the VICE unit, conducted a raid on two businesses last Thursday afternoon. The action resulted in at least two individuals being detained.
Details of the Raid
Officers from the Grand Rapids Police Department (GRPD), Michigan State Police troopers, and a SWAT crew served the search warrants around 3 p.m. The businesses were located in the 500 block of Leonard and the 2300 block of Division.
One of these businesses was found in the same vicinity where, just a few days prior, three people were shot dead. However, GRPD Captain Terry Dixon clarified that the recent police activity had no connection to ongoing homicide investigations.
When asked for further details about the operation, Dixon simply stated that it was an ongoing investigation. A crew from 13 ON YOUR SIDE witnessed at least two handcuffed individuals being placed in a police cruiser. Dixon disclosed that, during the raid, several suspects were detained on unrelated outstanding warrants.
Though limited information could be released, the police department confirmed that the two search warrants served at Grand Rapids businesses were not linked to recent homicides in the area.
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