Police got a tip that a body was in the basement of a home on Ohio Street on the city’s west side, which had about three feet of water in it.
Police say Connie McNeal walked away from his home near 12 Mile and Ryan around 2:30 p.m. Saturday. The 95-year-old suffers from dementia and is not familiar with the area.
Three Lansing officers are suspended and many others have been disciplined for eating food that was supposed to be donated or thrown away.
According to police, about 500 abandoned vehicles have been removed from city streets since August.
Once out of the river, the man began to run from police — but was apprehended. The man was taken to an area hospital for psychological and medical treatment.
Members of the new Citizens’ Radio Patrol will receive radios, reflective decals for vehicles and assignment areas this week at City Hall.
Public Safety Chief Jeff Hadley wants to make them standard equipment and says his department would need 100 to 125 of them for sergeants and patrol officers.
One person is in custody after Detroit police say he led them on a chase for 17 minutes.
According to police, the gunman ordered the clerk behind the counter and directed him to open the cash register.
Grosse Pointe Woods police may have made a break in a series of recent break-ins in eastside communities.