FRENCHTOWN TOWNSHIP — A Monroe County sheriff’s deputy carried out a visitors quit early nowadays that led to the capture of a fugitive who escaped from Ohio authorities and reportedly stole a vehicle in Bedford Township.
At about 3:38 a.m., Deputy Bilal Bazzi was conducting traffic enforcement in the region of N. Dixie Freeway and I-75 in Frenchtown Township. Though touring together N. Dixie, Bazzi executed a traffic halt on a U-Haul rental car or truck, which was occupied by the escaped fugitive recognized as Christopher Michael Eldredge.
Eldredge, 35, was the sole occupant of the car and was taken into custody without the need of incident. He was wished as an escaped fugitive from Wood County, Ohio, an incident that transpired on April 9. On April 14, Sheriff Troy Goodnough reported Eldredge was suspected of thieving a auto close to Sterns Road and Crabb Road in a Bedford Township industrial park.
Previously report:Police say Ohio fugitive stole car or truck in Bedford
In that incident, the thief was acting suspicious in the vestibule of a single of the corporations. He remaining the vestibule prior to the deputies’ arrival and it was found that the suspect entered the break home, adjusted his clothes and stole a 2016 Ford Escape from the parking good deal.
Right now, pursuing the visitors stop, Eldredge was lodged at the Monroe County Jail, pending extradition to Ohio on escape fees. The investigation is continuing to look into Eldredge for his possible involvement in other crimes dedicated in Monroe County.
Any person with facts about this circumstance can get hold of Detective Michael Swiercz at (734) 240-7737.