A Grand Haven public safety officer was injured Thursday while trying to stop a suspect from fleeing the scene of a disturbance that witnesses say centered around her refusal to wear a face mask in a local business.

Officer Everardo Pedroza Jr. was investigating a traffic accident near the Dollar Tree store on Jackson Street when he was approached by a man reporting a fight in the lobby of the nearby Jet’s Pizza at approximately 6 p.m. Pedroza went to the pizza shop and encountered the suspect getting into a pick-up truck that was parked in front of the store, 610 N. Beacon Blvd.

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Lanivan

Michigan has over a thousand new cases in just a few days. Nationwide, 75,643 confirmed cases were reported on one day, July 16. In the last two weeks, the record for the most new cases in a single day was broken 11 times. So far, there have been 142,000 Covid-19 deaths throughout the country. But apparently this poor, misguided woman has been largely influenced by Trump, who still insists this pandemic will "just disappear".

Vladtheimp

I guess in Lannyworld it's perfectly acceptable to: (1) politicize the thousands of deaths caused by the Chinese virus; and (2) attribute the road rage - like actions of an out of control female to President Trump.

Given the violence involved, one would suspect she is more likely a supporter of Democrat groups like Black Lives Matter, ANTIFA, and the Ku Klux Klan.

Lanivan

Apparently you were on your first cuppa at 9:38 am, because this comment makes about as much sense as..... "“The (COVID-19) cases are going up, but it's because the testing is going up.” Trump quote. And yes, yes I am totally and fully anti-fascism and pro-Equality and Justice For All, or at least working towards that ideal.

Vladtheimp

FYI - Instead of all the fear mongering, did you know that June 2020 had the fewest number of monthly deaths in Michigan since 2013? (According to the State database).

But, But, But Chinese virus.

Lanivan

Only you would characterize raw data and pertinent information as "fear mongering". And I would hope, with record numbers of people off the road due to unemployment, sickness, school closures, and cancelled vacations, the number of deaths - many generally caused by auto accidents - would be low. It's sobering, isn't it, to think how many thousands, and nationally - almost 180,000 since March - are contributed entirely to Covid-19. Since March. You can thank Trump for ignoring the advice and counsel of health experts and doing nothing about the signs of a raging pandemic to spread throughout the country for those deaths. But, But, But Re-election.

Vladtheimp

The fear mongering is only highlighting selective factoids, like ignoring that hospitalizations and deaths have declined precipitously in MOST of the country thanks to the actions of President Trump with respect to partnering with private enterprise to produce PPE and ventilators never stockpiled by most States for a pandemic like the Chinese Virus.

Of course, you ignore that President Trump Followed the advice of Dr. Faucci and his team of 'experts' and even put them on National TV to explain their advice.

And of course, you ignore that Gov. Whitmer was one of the Governors who was totally unprepared for the pandemic that President Trump recognized immediately by shutting down air traffic from China and then Europe; That like Leftist Governors in New York, New Jersey and California forced Nursing Homes to accept patients who had the Chinese Virus, which in part is why Michigan is the 8th highest State in deaths per million after New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts and other States run by her fellow Democrats.

In closing, I'm deeply saddened that you are not heartened that Michigan had fewer deaths in June than any time since 2013 - every life saved matters. Of course, Michigan remains the State with the 8th most deaths thanks to Whitmer's

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