MSP responded to the area of Colon Township after a tip that a wanted fugitive was in the area driving a stolen truck. After a lengthy chase, the driver ended up at a dead-end behind a residence in Calhoun County.
The driver was taken into custody and upon searching a shotgun was found in the vehicle along with ammunition and suspected stolen property.
The 18-year-old male from Battle Creek was arrested on numerous charges including flee and elude, stolen vehicle, felon in possession of a firearm and driving while license suspended as well as an outstanding felony warrant for stolen vehicle and three outstanding misdemeanor warrants.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call the Michigan State Police Coldwater Post at (517) 278-2373 or CrimeStoppers at (800)342-STOP