According to Detective Sgt. Thomas Goerge of the Montcalm County Sheriff Department, officers responded to several breaking and entering complaints in Pierson and Reynolds Townships in October. Last Friday, February 22, Keith Allan Ames, 25 of Cedar Springs, was arraigned on one count of breaking and entering, in Montcalm County’s 64B District Court. Bond was set at $15,000.
Goerge said he is suspected in six break-ins, as well as thefts in neighboring counties. He said Ames became a suspect after he was apprehended in Kent County on similar crimes. He is currently in the Kent County Jail on charges of Criminal sexual conduct fourth degree (victim between 13-16) and possession of meth or ecstasy.