At approximately 5:17 a.m. this morning, the Isabella County Sheriff’s Department responded to an illegal entry in the 5000 block of S. Whiteville Rd., in Union Township. After waking up, the owners of a home found a stranger sleeping on their couch. When they asked the man to leave, he refused. He told the homeowners that he was wet and cold because his car was in the river. He said he had been out drinking with some friends earlier in the evening. He said he entered the home through an unlocked door.
Jesse Raymond Gross, 30 years old male from Mt. Pleasant, MI was arrested for illegal entry. While conducting a search incident to the arrest, deputies found a baggie of suspected marijuana in one of his pants pockets.
The subject’s car was found in Peas Lake in Deerfield Township. (A photo of the car is attached to this email).
He has been arraigned and his bond is $10,000/10% cash surety.