Trace Christenson, BattleCreek Enquirer

Trace Christenson

BattleCreek Enquirer

Holt, MI, United States

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Recent articles by Trace:

Witness to 2019 shooting can't identify the killer

One of the men riding in a car involved in a fatal shooting last year didn't see the face of the gunman. → Read More

Police & Fire: Car and driver in the Battle Creek River

A 44-year-old woman was taken to Bronson Battle Creek Friday morning after her car went into the Battle Creek River. → Read More

Fire at KFC restaurant in Pennfield Township

Three fire departments are battling a fire at the KFC restaurant on Capital Avenue Northeast in Pennfield Township. → Read More

Police & Fire: Man suspected of shooting sister; woman bites off end of boyfriend's finger

A 22-year-old woman was shot in the back and Battle Creek police are seeking her brother as the suspect. → Read More

Police & Fire: Woman and man threatened with a gun

Police & Fire: Woman and man threatened with a gun, domestic assaults, package thefts → Read More

Police & Fire: Domestic assault; mailbox burned

A Battle Creek woman said she was assaulted by her boyfriend after confronting him about having sex with her friend. → Read More

Donald Trump gets warm welcome on a cold night at Battle Creek airport

Air Force One landed in Battle Creek at 6:35 p.m. on Wednesday, about 20 minutes behind schedule, as Donald Trump arrived for a campaign rally. → Read More

70 children shop with police officers for Christmas

The toys were big along with the smiles as children shopped for Christmas with police officers on Saturday. → Read More

Police & Fire: Assault; stolen puppy; drugs

A warrant is being sought for a man, 32, after his girlfriend's daughter, 14, said she was pushed to the floor. → Read More

Investigation begins after Battle Creek Econo Lodge burns the day it closes

The Econo Lodge motel in Battle Creek was heavily damaged Tuesday night, the same day it was closing as a nuisance. → Read More

Marshall gynecologist charged with sexual assault

Dr. Mark Walker was arraigned on a charge of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct in connection with a 2011 incident involving a 16-year-old girl. → Read More

Police & Fire: I-94 enforcement effort by Michigan State Police underway

Michigan State Police are in the midst this week of an effort to reduce commercial vehicle crashes on Interstate-94. → Read More

Police & Fire: Pizza purchase fraud being investigated

Battle Creek police are trying to identify a man suspected of using a stolen debit card number to purchase pizza. → Read More

Police & Fire: Police investigate Battle Creek prank call about murder

Battle Creek police are searching for the person who made a prank, or swatting, call about a possible murder. → Read More

Police & Fire: 3 arrested after police pursuit of stolen car

Three people were arrested after a police pursuit through Battle Creek that reached speeds up to 77 mph. → Read More

Olivet man charged with murder, DUI in fatal crash

Steven-Ernest Smith, 38, of Olivet, was arraigned Thursday on charges of second-degree murder from a fatal crash in July. → Read More

Battle Creek man charged in Kalamazoo homicide, police shooting

William Paul Jones, 35, also known as Billy Mexico, was arraigned Tuesday on charges including homicide and three counts of attempted murder. → Read More

Police search for suspect after Battle Creek officer shot

Battle Creek officer Jeff Johnson shot three times → Read More

Police & Fire: Officer assaulted after giving ride to drunken woman

Battle Creek Police said the officer was assaulted after driving a drunken woman home from Greens Tavern. → Read More

Two 17-year-olds and one of their mothers are arrested in Saturday's Battle Creek homicide

Police took the trio in custody late Wednesday after receiving a tip about the case on Tuesday night. → Read More