The State – 11/03/21

Rachel Fulton


20 citations issued and 5 arrests made after MSU victory over Michigan

On Nov. 1, the City of East Lansing issued a press release confronting multiple fires, property damage, blocked streets, and incapacitated individuals as the aftermath of the MSU and U of M’s football game on Saturday Oct. 30.

On Saturday Oct. 30, 349 calls were made to the East Lansing Police Department for service. 20 citations were issued and five arrests were made.

Not only the police department was contacted, the East Lansing Fire Department was also contacted with a total of 142 calls for service.

MSUPD inspector stated the department did not get any reports on arson or vandalism on campus.

ELPD will charge identified individuals who participated in the crimes after the game.

ELPD responds to two shootings in East Lansing

On Saturday Oct. 30 bodies of a man and woman were found just before 8 p.m. in the 3900 block of Halter Lane.

Deputy Chief of the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) stated the department is investigating the incident as a murder suicide.

Later ELPD responded to another incident at 2 a.m on Oct. 31 on Mac Avenue and Albert Street in a parking lot.

One individual was seriously injured and was transported to the hospital. The individual is alive but status is unknown.

ELPD has identified a suspect in this case and the location of the suspect is known. Suspect is not in custody.

MSU exhibition game against Northwood

In their first game of the season, MSU women’s basketball dominated against Northwood. The Spartans defeated the Timberwolves 95-49 on Sunday at Breslin.

Performances were led by junior guard Alyza Winston, Senior guard Nia Clouden, and freshman guard/forward Matilda Ekh.

Head coach Suzy Merchant stated Winston’s performance, which included 20 points, was “fun to watch”.

The team’s next game which is on Nov.9 will be against Morehead State.

Based on original reporting by Wajeeha Kamal and Jenna Malinowski. Script by Shakyra Mabone.