Truck crashes into the Chelsea Police station

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| 1 min read | by Lonnie Huhman, |

The Chelsea Police Department is reporting that a Sylvan Township man crashed a truck into the police station lobby on Sunday night.

In a statement released from Chelsea Police Chief Ed Toth, at approximately 8:23 pm on Sunday, May 10, a man deliberately backed his pickup truck through the front lobby of the Chelsea Police Department, which also penetrated the City of Chelsea Council Chambers.

Chelsea Police said no officer, dispatcher, council member or civilian were injured in the incident. The incident occurred when the lobby was closed and there was minimal staff in the building.

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“This appears to be an intentional act and a 43-year-old Sylvan Township man was immediately taken into custody without incident by the Chelsea Police Department,” according to the Chelsea Police Department’s statement.

Chelsea Police said, “The case is still under investigation at this time. It is not believed to be related to a similar incident at the Manchester Fire Department, however the investigation is in its initial stages.”

The suspect involved is currently lodged in the Washtenaw County Jail.