MSU Police: Larry Nassar Investigation Q & A

Q. When did the MSU Police Department receive its first sexual assault report against Larry Nassar? A. On May 15, 2014, the MSU Police Department received its first sexual assault report against Nassar. The report was sent to the Ingham County Prosecutor’s Office, which declined to file charges.   Q. When did the MSU Police Department […]

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Bicycle Robbery Behind Holmes Hall

On Wednesday, October 12, 2016, Michigan State University Police responded to a strong armed robbery that occurred on the River Trail behind Holmes Hall. A male was traveling on his bicycle on the River Trail when he was encountered by two individuals who stole his early 2000s royal blue Diamondback hybrid model bicycle. The first […]

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Suspect arraigned on firearm, felony assault charges

Michigan State University Police arrested a man Aug. 24 at Abbot Road and West Grand River Avenue for threatening a student while holding a firearm. The incident occurred near North Case Hall at about 6 p.m. Torey Antoine Childress, 20, is from East Lansing. He does not have any university affiliation. Childress was arraigned this […]

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Water notice lifted

The boil water notice that was issued on Friday, August 5 has been lifted for East Lansing and Meridian Township Water Systems after test results confirmed the water is safe. Those previously affected no longer need to boil their water and can return to normal use of public water.

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Water Notice

East Lansing and Meridian Township have advised all residents and businesses to boil water before using because of high turbidity levels. Due to their location and water source, the only MSU campus buildings included in the alert are: Brody Complex Central School Child Development Center Community Music School Kellogg Center University Village 1855 Place If […]

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Solving Crime

At the request of the Lansing Police Department, MSU Police Department Digital Forensics and Cyber Crime Unit Detective Andrew Rathbun sought out the University’s resources to gain access to a homicide victim’s phone. The purpose of gaining access to the phone was to perform a forensic examination and analysis of the data extracted from the […]

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East Lansing Campus Armed Robbery

MSU Police advise that at 9:15 PM an Armed Robbery occurred at Bessey Hall.  The two suspects are described as black males, on bikes, one wearing a blue shirt, and one wearing a black shirt. Both had black backpacks. They were last seen leaving in an unknown direction from Bessey Hall.  If nearby, use caution […]

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MSU police investigating assault and battery incidents

The Michigan State University Police Department is investigating two separate assault and battery complaints from the Spartan Village area. On April 9, at about 6:15 p.m., a female victim reported an unknown male walked by her and threw an unknown liquid on her. The woman said the man did not say anything to her. When […]

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Armed Robbery on East Lansing Campus

MSU Police advise that at 9:25 PM an Armed Robbery occurred at East McDonel Hall.  The suspect is described as Black Male 18-24 years old.  The suspect is described as thin build and approx. 5’11” tall.  He displayed a small black pistol during this incident.  The suspect last seen North heading towards the River Trail. […]

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MSU police identify body found on campus as missing student

The Michigan State University Police Department has identified the body discovered April 13 on south campus as student Patrick Kegan Cochrane, who was reported missing early in the morning April 9. Working with the Michigan State Police Aviation Unit, the body was discovered about 11:40 a.m. in a heavily wooded area east of the Baker […]

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