Mount Pleasant Police-Man arrested after threatening father with knife

mppd1On 7/3/15 at 11:06 AM, the Racine County Communications Center received a complaint of a 21 year old male from Racine out of control. He was threatening his father with a knife. The suspect was identified as MICHAEL BERRELEZ. Mount Pleasant Officers were dispatched to the call location which was in the 2700 block of Eaton Lane. Upon arrival officers learned that the suspect had fled on foot and was still armed with a knife. After an extensive search of the area officers eventually located the suspect a short distance from the residence on Rapids Dr. BERRELEZ was taken into custody. At that time officers recovered the knife from BERRELEZ’S pocket and also a bag of marijuana.

While BERRELEZ was being transported in a squad car he violently thrashed his body against the inside of the car. In order to prevent injury and property damage BERRELEZ was transferred to the Mount Pleasant Paddy Wagon. He was then taken to the Racine County jail. No one was injured during this incident including BERRELEZ. BERRELEZ was held at the Racine County Jail on the following:
1st Degree Reckless Endangering Safety 941.30, Felony
Disorderly Conduct/Domestic Abuse 947.01(1)
Resisting Arrest 946.41(1)
Possession of THC 961.41(3g) (e)