Two suspects arrested for allegedly beating Baldwin man

WEBBER TOWNSHIP — Two suspects were taken into custody in connection to an armed robbery/attempted murder incident at a Webber Township residence near Baldwin.

The incident occurred in the early morning hours on Friday, Oct. 15. Lake County sheriff's deputies located a badly beaten Baldwin man, who told the deputies he was robbed of a large amount of cash, according to a press release from the department.

Upon further investigation, the suspect's vehicle was located at a residence in the 4000 block of South Yale Avenue in Webber Township, where deputies were able to determine at least one of the suspects were hiding. A 30-year-old man was taken into custody at this location on Oct. 15.

The sheriff's office later asked the public for any information on a person of interest in this incident — a 28-year-old man who was known to be driving a white Jeep Wrangler-style vehicle and was last known to be living in the Evart area.

The sheriff's office later located the second suspect and placed him in custody.

The victim was taken to Spectrum Health in Ludington, and was later transferred to Spectrum Health Butterworth Campus in Grand Rapids for his injuries, the sheriff's office reported.

The sheriff's office was assisted by the Newaygo County Sheriff’s Office, Newaygo County Area Emergency Response Team, the Michigan State Police, Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Lake County Central Dispatch, and Life EMS. The LCSO also extended a thank you to these agencies for their assistance in the press release.