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Turk Lake man arrested


Charles Wright

Montcalm County Sheriffís Deputies arrested a 50-year-old Greenville area man this week for possessing stolen property, being a felon in possession of firearms, and felony firearm, as a result of an investigation originating from the Kent County Sheriffís Office.

There had been a rash of thefts from storage units in Kent County and it was discovered that the stolen property was being stored at a home near Turk Lake in Montcalm Township. While recovering stolen property, detectives with the Kent County Sheriffís office met with Charles Lambert Wright. It was discovered that Wright possessed firearms and had past criminal convictions that prohibited him from doing so. He was arrested and arraigned on June 11.

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Autistic child found


An 11-year-old autistic child was reported missing Sunday, July 10, after the child walked away from the family’s cottage at Turk Lake, in Montcalm Township.  A neighbor reported seeing the child walk into the woods about 11:30 a.m.

The Montcalm County Sheriff’s office utilized road patrol, marine deputies, and a K-9 unit to organize a ground search for the child. The Montcalm Township Fire Department also responded and aided in the search, along with several residents. A telephone message was broadcast using City Watch, informing area residents of the missing child.

The child was located nearly four hours later, over a half mile away, when a resident spotted the child on her property. The resident called 911 and the child was reunited with his parents by Sheriff’s deputies.

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