A man that stole his cousin’s car and then crashed it has been arrested for the crime.
Cedar Springs Police Chief Roger Parent reported that on December 13, at 11:45 p.m., Officer Mike Stahl was attempting to catch up to a violator, westbound on Pine Street, when he saw a vehicle that had crashed into the garage at the “T” intersection of Solon Rd (Pine Street) and White Creek Ave. Officer Stahl located the driver, who had crawled out of the car and was lying on the ground. The crash investigation and related drunk driving arrest was handled by the Kent County Sheriff Department. The car he was driving was later reported stolen with the Cedar Springs Police Department.
The suspect, Alan Richard Burrows, 31, of Kentwood, was arrested and lodged in the Kent County jail. He was charged with Operating while intoxicated, 3rd offense, unlawfully driving away a motor vehicle, operating on a suspended license, and being a habitual offender, second notice.
His case was bound over to Circuit Court. Alan Burrows remains in jail on a $10,000.00 cash-surety bond.
The stolen vehicle, a 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix, belonged to his cousin, who lives on Linda Street in Cedar Springs.