UPDATE 3:22 p.m. — After a short pursuit, a 38-year-old man who ran over a Michigan State Police Trooper’s motorcycle at a traffic stop was stopped and arrested Wednesday afternoon.
The National City man, John Goss, is being held in the Ingham County Jail for malicious destruction of property to a police vehicle and resisting and obstructing an officer. He will faces other charges in Livingston County regarding the pursuit.
The initial incident occurred at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Troopers from Lansing Post, Brighton Post, Hometown Security Team and Hamburg P.D. located the suspect vehicle on Pingree Rd in Livingston County.
A traffic stop was attempted and again John Goss fled in his vehicle.
After a short pursuit, Goss was arrested without further incident at approximately 12:30 p.m.
INGHAM COUNTY, MICH.— Michigan State Police say they’re searching for a man who ran over a Michigan State Police Trooper’s motorcycle, during a traffic stop this morning.
Below is a photo of John Goss and his vehicle. The trooper was not injured. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of John Goss is asked to call MSP at 517-241-8000 or 911. pic.twitter.com/sU9Dy2VKsO— MSP First District (@MSPFirstDist) September 9, 2020
It happened on M-52 near Howell Rd in Ingham County. According to officials, the man had a warrant for his arrest, and while the trooper was attempting to make the arrest, the suspect ran over the trooper’s motorcycle and fled the scene.
The suspect is John Henry Goss III, a 38-year-old man from National City, MI. He’s 5’10 and 190 lbs. Gross is driving a 2009 GMC Sierra pickup truck, white in color, MI plate: EEV0702.
The trooper was not injured. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of John Goss is asked to call MSP at 517-241-8000 or 911