Arrest Made Related to Home Invasion in Sheridan Township

Arrest Made Related to Home Invasion in Sheridan Township

August 25, 2021 | Lansing, MI | AMN – At 4:30 a.m. on August 22, 2021, Calhoun County Sheriff Deputies were dispatched to the 15000 block of 28 Mile Road in Sheridan Township for a report of a home invasion and a criminal sexual conduct complaint. The victim reported that she was woken up by her ex-boyfriend sexually assaulting her in her bed. The victim was eventually able to flee from the residence and flag down a passerby who took the victim to Albion Department of Public Safety. The suspect fled the residence and reportedly stole the victim’s car along with her cell phone. Deputies secured an arrest warrant for 29-year-old Chase Adam Baxter of Jackson. Baxter was wanted for three counts of criminal sexual conduct in the first degree, one count of home invasion in the first degree, unlawful driving away of an automobile, and domestic violence. He was located and arrested by the Michigan State Police Second District Fugitive Team at his residence in Henrietta Township in Jackson County on August 24, 2021. Calhoun County Sheriff Detectives executed a search warrant at Baxter’s residence and located the victim’s cell phone hidden inside Baxter’s bedroom. Baxter was lodged at the Calhoun County Jail in Battle Creek and given a $10,000 cash bond. Baxter has posted bond and is currently awaiting a preliminary exam. Deputies were assisted by Albion Department of Public Safety, Michigan State Police – Marshall Post, Michigan State Police – Jackson Post, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and the Michigan State Police 2nd District Fugitive Team.