Man Arrested After Concerns Over Blair Township Threat
By Beth Milligan | Sept. 27, 2023
A 28-year-old Lansing man was arrested Wednesday after authorities were alerted he was headed toward a Blair Township facility that he was upset with armed with a firearm.
Grand Traverse Sheriff's Office deputies and Michigan State Police troopers were tipped off about the man Wednesday morning. While no specific threats were made to the Blair Township facility, authorities began looking for the man since he was reported to have a firearm. A state trooper located his vehicle, initiated a traffic stop for a traffic violation, and spoke with the man.
The man had an uncased firearm in the vehicle, which was unloaded. He was arrested for suspicion of operating under the influence of alcohol, possession of a firearm while intoxicated, open intoxicants in a motor vehicle, and improper transport of a firearm in a motor vehicle.
The Grand Traverse Sheriff's Office said following the man's arrest that "at this time there are no safety concerns for the residents of Grand Traverse County."Comment