The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office put out a media release on May 26 following a shooting incident and excessive force from a deputy in Ypsilanti Township. A neighbor recorded a Facebook Live video of a white deputy repeatedly punching a black woman in the head. Investigations are ongoing for both the initial shooting case and the excessive force used by the deputy.
A Washtenaw County Sheriff’s deputy accused of using excessive force during an arrest the morning of Tuesday, May 26, has been placed on administrative leave. The deputy is currently under investigation.
An armed robbery took place at Happy's Pizza in Ypsilanti Township. The suspect fled with an unknown amount of money. No arrests have been made. This is the second armed robbery in Ypsilanti Township this week.
A shooting occurred at Maria's Liquor Store on Grove St. and Rawsonville Rd. Suspect(s) are still at large. The victim is now out of surgery and recovering.
Many cars were broken into near Prospect Park on the early morning of April 21. A car was also stolen from apartment lot on Summit St. during the same time frame. Many car related robberies continue to occur in April as discussed on an Ypsilanti Facebook page.
Lil Uzi Vert released his 14 song "deluxe" version of "Eternal Atake" just a week after the albums release. "LUV vs. The World 2" is a sequel to Uzi's 2016 mixtape. Uzi has now released 32 new songs in a weeks span.
Lil Uzi Vert released his highly anticipated "UFO abduction" inspired album “Eternal Atake” on Friday, Mar. 6. Fans have been teased since late 2017 over this heavily trap inspired record.
There is currently a huge problem in the aviation field with the shortage of pilots. EMU student and Private Pilot Anthony Castro talked with The Echo about the crisis.
Two murder suspects arrested in connection with death of Trey Matthews III; January Shooting in Ypsilanti Township Update
Two 18-year-old men have been arrested and charged with the murder of Trey Matthews III. The fatal shooting occurred on Jan. 11 in Ypsilanti Township at Nancy Park.
The police blotter is a report of criminal activity going on in Ypsilanti and Eastern Michigan University during the week of Feb. 7 through Feb. 15.