Trace Christenson, BattleCreek Enquirer

Trace Christenson

BattleCreek Enquirer

Holt, MI, United States

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Recent articles by Trace:

Suspect sought after car fire and explosive device found

The Battle Creek Police Department's bomb squad removed the device and destroyed it without an explosion. → Read More

Man once charged in 2019 homicide, freed after assault charges dismissed

Prosecutors said victims and witnesses from a 2019 shooting incident were not cooperative. → Read More

Driver pulled from his partially submerged car following crash Tuesday

Two pedestrians helped the driver get to safety and the car was later pulled from the river. → Read More

Battle Creek woman said she could see fire from gun before she and her brother were shot

A preliminary hearing in case involving a July homicide and the injury of a second person will be continued. → Read More

Battle Creek man facing trial on new charges of rape

The case involves sexual assaults that occurred from 2009 to 2012. → Read More

Third fire in 3 weeks at Battle Creek's Behnke trucking destroys semi trailer

The fire destroyed a semi trailer at the Behnke Warehouse in Battle Creek. → Read More

Semi driver killed while pulled over checking on truck Friday in Emmett Township

The driver of a stopped semi was killed when a pickup pulling a camper struck the back of the truck trailer Friday. → Read More

Conversation, food and games scheduled for Faith and Blue program Sunday in Battle Creek

Faith and Blue brings church congregations and community members together with officers for conversations. → Read More

Thursday fire damages Battle Creek home

A home on Babcock Street was damaged but no one was inside. → Read More

Former Albion city manager sentenced in embezzlement case

LaToyna Rufus, 47, served as Albion's city manager from October 2018 to January 2019. → Read More

Bobby Holley to begin collecting and distributing socks for needy Battle Creek children

The community activist who distributed bicycles over the summer has turned his attention to the need for socks. → Read More

Former Calhoun County sergeant arraigned on assault charge involving man in custody

Jeffery Worden stood mute at his arraignment and a judge entered a not guilty plea on his behalf. → Read More

Battle Creek man arrested following report of Springfield robbery

The victim told police he was struck and his wallet was taken by a man demanding repayment of a debt. → Read More

Emmett Township investigating suspicious fires at abandoned mobile home park

Firefighters have investigated two fires at the abandoned mobile home park this week. → Read More

Battle Creek woman killed in two vehicle crash Tuesday

The crash happened on Custer Drive near Michigan Avenue in Bedford Township. → Read More

Man arrested after stand-off with Battle Creek police

Police were called to investigate a report of a man with a gun. → Read More

Police say death of Bryant DeBolt from accidental drowning

DeBolt, 82, was found floating in the lake on Sept. 17. Attempts to revive him failed. → Read More

Former Pennfield Township Supervisor enters plea to stalking former girlfriend

Rob Behnke pleaded no contest in an plea agreement that will avoid jail time. → Read More

Battle Creek man charged with killing his girlfriend, burning her body, enters plea

Jose A. Juarez will face a minimum 27-year sentence in the death of Alison Sargent. → Read More

Battle Creek Police Department names a pair of deputy chiefs

Troy Gilleylen will become deputy chief for patrol and Shannon Bagley will become deputy chief for investigations. → Read More