Friday Feb 21
DNA expert: Slain trooper Paul K. Butterfield II's blood was on truck, napkin
Michigan State Police Trooper Paul K. Butterfield II's DNA matched blood smears found on the outside of a red pickup truck and on a crumpled paper napkin in a burn barrel, a DNA expert testified Friday, Feb. 21. Both samples were collected near the home of murder suspect Eric John Kynsz's mother, Tammi Lynne Spofford, who was driving the truck when ... (more)
Deputy at trooper-murder trial describes tense stop of blood-splattered pickup truck
Lake County Sheriff's Deputy John Bennett saw the red pickup truck coming toward him on the two-track - the pickup he was looking for, the one he'd been told was involved in the shooting of Michigan State Police Trooper Paul K. Butterfield II.
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Police believe Newaygo bank robbery linked to those in Luther, Wellston
Investigators believe a recent bank robbery in Newaygo County is linked to three other bank robberies, including unsolved robberies in Luther and Wellston.