Trace Christenson, BattleCreek Enquirer

Trace Christenson

BattleCreek Enquirer

Holt, MI, United States

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Recent articles by Trace:

One man dead and another is in custody after a Sunday morning homicide

Officers were called to 176 Cherry St. early Sunday where a man had reportedly been stabbed. → Read More

Olivet man killed in motorcycle crash

A 57-year-old Olivet man has died in a motorcycle crash, Calhoun County Sheriff Department deputies said. → Read More

Police & Fire: Man, 60, charged in attempted carjacking of 81-year-old woman

A Battle Creek man is facing up to life in prison after a woman, 81, said he tried to steal her car at knifepoint, saying, "move over or I'll gut you" → Read More

Police & Fire: Woman arrested after leaving pit bulls in hot car

A 55-year-old Springfield woman was arrested on two warrants for failure to appear for unrelated court hearings and for cruelty to animals. → Read More

Mysterious seeds from China arriving in Calhoun County

Unsolicited mail from China containing seeds is arriving in Calhoun County. → Read More

Clara's clock restored, part of a $350,000 renovation of the downtown restaurant

The four faces of the clock tower at Clara's on the River have been repaired → Read More

Battle Creek parole absconder arrested after 3 police pursuits

A 42-year-old Battle Creek man who police said was a parole absconder led police on three different pursuits before he crashed in Kalamazoo County. → Read More

Police & Fire: Man fled police in stolen car. Then a wheel came off.

A 56-year-old Battle Creek man is facing charges of unlawfully driving away and auto and fleeing from police. → Read More

First of six Battle Creek police to test positive expected to return Tuesday

One of six Battle Creek police officers who recently tested positive for COVID-19 is expected on the job Tuesday. → Read More

Police & Fire: Teenager shot at party; domestic violence reported

Victim told police someone walked up behind him, put a gun to his side and fired. → Read More

Police & Fire: Man stabbed by woman; boat stolen in Marshall

A 27-year-old Battle Creek man was treated at Bronson Battle Creek at 12:51 a.m. Tuesday for a stab wound. → Read More

Veterans Affairs secretary says department is ready to help fight COVID-19

After a tour of the Veterans Affairs Medical Center at 5500 Armstrong Road, Secretary Robert Wilkie told reporters he was visiting to thank hospital employees and to confirm that the VA is ready to combat the virus. → Read More

Police & Fire: Fatal crash; truck stolen; fights

A 20-year-old Quincy man, Preston Sarles, died Tuesday in a single-vehicle crash. → Read More

Boyfriend charged with murder in the case of missing Bedford Township woman

Derek Depree Horton was scheduled for arraignment Monday on the charge as police continue the search for Amber Griffin. → Read More

American Legion post's bottle and can collection became a burden. Then it wasn't.

Brian Mohlman was about to give up on his bottle and can collection. → Read More

Balloons over Battle Creek scheduled for Fourth of July weekend

The July 4th Battle Creek tradition of hot air balloons flying above the city is expected to continue this year. → Read More

Police & Fire: Buddha assault; moped rider crashes, in critical condition

Woman claims she was struck on head with an iron and a porcelain Buddha by boyfriend. → Read More

Police & Fire: Domestic assaults and drugs arrests

Battle Creek made arrest for domestic assault and drug possession. → Read More

Person of interest interviewed in Battle Creek double homicide

Battle Creek police have interviewed a person of interest in the shooting deaths Tuesday of two people. → Read More

Police & Fire: Employees evacuated from DENSO plant after chemical spill

One person was treated at Bronson Battle Creek and returned to work after a chemical supply tank breached and partially spilled at the Denso thermal manufacturing facility. → Read More