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Man sentenced for selling counterfeit razorblades at Meijer Stores

A Florida man will spend 30 months in prison for trying to sell counterfeit razorblades at Meijer Stores.

As part of his punishment, 56-year-old Jeffrey Steven Telsey also faces three years of probation and must pay $400,506.17 in restitution, as well as a $25,000 fine.  

In January 2008, Homeland Security Investigations was notified that counterfeit Gillette Mach3 razor refills were being distributed through Meijer Stores.  Homeland Security began buying up the counterfeit razorblades from Telsey, who operated JCA Enterprises.  At the same time, Meijer Stores issued a company-wide recall for the counterfeit blades.

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School is just starting for local MSP trooper recruits

School is just starting for local MSP trooper recruits

The school year is wrapping up for many people, but it’s just beginning for dozens prospective Michigan State Police troopers.

Sunday, May 12, 80 men and women from across the state began the 125th Trooper Recruit School.  For the next 21 weeks, MSP members and academy staff will train the recruits in firearms, water safety, defensive tactics, patrol techniques, report writing, ethics, first aid, criminal law, crime scene processing and precision driving.  Recruits who successfully complete the training will graduate October 4.

Michigan State Police selected recruits from more than 3,000 potential candidates.

Moving Moms Forward - April 17

Moving Moms Forward - April 17

*Information provided by Two Men And A Truck

One in four women in America will be the victim of domestic violence and  victims often find themselves without basic resources. Five years after helping launch the Movers for Moms® program to collect essential supplies for moms living in domestic abuse or homeless shelters on Mother’s Day, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® of Grand Rapids announced the introduction of the Moving Moms Forward initiative.

The Moving Moms Forward initiative is the logical evolution of Movers for Moms® from a short-term assistance program to a long-term sustainability solution.

Michigan State Police Officer Retires After More Than 25 Years of Service

Michigan State Police Officer Retires After More Than 25 Years of Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       

The Michigan State Police is announcing that First Lieutenant Steven Harper will retire from the Michigan State Police retired  after 25 years and 11 months of service.  Most recently, Harper served as Post Commander of the Wayland Post and was responsible for MSP operations in Allegan and Barry Counties and supervised 50 enlisted and civilian personnel.

Harper, an Allen Park native, enlisted with the Department on February 22, 1987.  He graduated as a member of the 101st Recruit School.  Harper was first assigned as a trooper to the Erie Post and later transferred to the Northville Post.  He served as a detective trooper at SECID (Southeastern Criminal Investigation Division), then promoted to sergeant at Hastings and later transferred to Grand Haven Post.  He again promoted to first lieutenant and served as Post Commander at Lakeview, Rockford, Hastings an

Local Couple Offers Hope to Children With Incarcerated Parents At Camp New Day

Local Couple Offers Hope to Children With Incarcerated Parents At Camp New Day

GRAND HAVEN, Mich., Jan.

Holland Public Safety using Nixle to inform the public

Holland Public Safety using Nixle to inform the public

The Holland Department of Public Safety is now using Nixle to keep residents up to date.

Nixle allows you to sign up for text messages and or emails with emergency information.  Other communities like Rockford have already been using Nixle.

The service is free but you must sign up online at www.nixle.com.

The messages sent through Nixle could include adviseries on road closures, traffic emergencies, school lock-downs, fire department advisories or any other community information.

Stabbing incident 478 E 16th Street – Suspect in Custody

Stabbing incident 478 E 16th Street – Suspect in Custody

On 10-7-2012 at 12:45 a.m., Holland Department of Public Safety Police officers were dispatched to a report of an individual who had been stabbed in the parking lot of the Sawbucks bar located at 478 E 16th St in Holland City.

Officers located the victim, a 32 year old Jenison woman, who had a laceration to her forearm. Witnesses on scene pointed out to responding units the suspect, who was walking away from the area. The incident was related to a disagreement earlier inside the bar.

Daniel Liceaga, a 42 year old Holland man, was taken into custody without incident. He was arraigned this afternoon in the Holland District court on one count of Felonious Assault. Liceaga’s bond was set at $25,000.00 cash/surety.