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Published: Saturday, 6/7/2008

Police arrest man hiding in Cedar Creek waters

MONROE A Monroe man s attempts to flee police were thwarted early Thursday when he was found hiding under the muddy waters of Cedar Creek.

Michigan State Police were doing building inspections at a Meijer Store on North Telegraph Road at 1:30 a.m. when they saw a man running out of the store. The man refused to stop on command and led police on a chase toward the Park West Apartments.

Police were joined by Monroe County sheriff s deputies and a K-9 unit. The group found 18-year-old Rodney Allen Jackson of Norway Drive submerged in the creek.

He was arrested on outstanding warrants and transferred to the Washtenaw County jail.

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