Sexual assault suspect located in Guam, will be extradited back to the U.S.

BIG RAPIDS  — A Big Rapids man who fled the country to avoid sexual assault charges has been located and arrested in Guam. Mecosta County Sheriff Todd Purcell confirmed the 18-year-old suspect is now in the custody of the U.S. Coast Guard in Guam. He was arrested on a worldwide extradition warrant and is awaiting […]

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Posted by Emily Grove-Davis

Emily is the Pioneer and Herald Review crime and court reporter, covering crime in both Mecosta and Osceola counties. She can be reached by e-mail at or by phone at (231) 592-8362.