UPDATE: Sheriffs identify 18-year-old Lansing man accused of break-ins and carjacking



UPDATE (5:45 p.m. 2/27/2020):

Ingham County Sheriffs have identified the Lansing man who was arraigned today at the 55th District Court.

Dustyn Stone, 18 was arraigned on two counts of breaking and entering, two counts of malicious destruction of property greater than $2,000, attempted safe cracking, unauthorized driving away of a car, fleeing and eluding in the third degree and four counts of felony firearm.

ORIGINAL STORY: Police say an 18-year-old Lansing man is behind bars tonight after ramming a car into multiple businesses and carjacking.

Police first responded Tuesday morning around 2:30 a.m. for a car that had crashed into Sparty Liquor in Delhi Township.

Officers say the 18-year-old got away with some cash and liquor.

Shortly after police responded to Sparty Liquor, they got a call of a break in at a nearby Ace Hardware store.

The front doors of an Ace Hardware store in Delhi Township busted. Courtesy: Linda Limoges

The 18-year-old has rammed the car into the hardware store.

The owner of the hardware store tells 6 News that there were empty bullet shells around the store and they believe someone was shooting at their safe.

Deputies later spotted a car with front end damage on Willoughby Rd near Cedar St and attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver didn’t stop.

The driver eventually ended up stuck in a grassy area at the dead end of Dell Rd in Lansing. The driver then ran on foot onto I96 where he stopped a 31-year-old woman driving.

He subject forced his way into her vehicle but ran off when she produced a knife, she was not injured.

The investigation revealed that the vehicle used had been stolen several hours earlier.

The 18-year-old is in Ingham County jail and is expected to be arraigned tomorrow afternoon on multiple crimes.

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