Grand Rapids, MI – The U.S. Marshals,
the Michigan Department of Corrections (DOC) Absconder Recovery Unit, and
the Canon City, Colo., Police Department announce the arrest of two escaped
Michigan DOC offenders from Lake County, Mich.
Kenneth Lee Grauman, 32, and Gregory Allen Bradshaw, 23, broke out of a
minimum security facility in Baldwin, Mich., Sept. 29.
The pair fled from police on at least three occasions in Michigan since the
escape and are believed to be responsible for numerous home invasions and at
least one stolen vehicle in Allegan, County, Mich., during their flight from
Investigators from the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force, the Michigan
Department of Corrections Absconder Recovery Unit, the Allegan County
Sheriff’s Department, the Allegan City Police Department, and the Michigan
State Police have been looking for the pair since they were spotted in
Allegan County Oct. 1.
The Marshals Fugitive Task Force and the local and state law enforcement
agencies conducted a joint fugitive investigation and developed information
that the fugitives were likely in Colorado.
Information was forwarded to the U.S. Marshals in Colorado and a joint
investigation was initiated with the Canon City Police Department and the
Fremont County Sheriff’s Department. Information was developed today that
indicated the fugitives were in Canon City, and at approximately 7 p.m.
(EST), Deputy U.S. Marshals and local officers observed the fugitives at a
motel in Canon City. The fugitives were taken into custody by the Pueblo,
Colo., SWAT Team without incident.
The fugitives’ girlfriends, Laura Lee Grauman and Brittany Rector, were also
located during the arrest. The two have been arrested and will be charged in
Fremont County, Colo.
Grauman and Bradshaw are being held at the Fremont County Jail awaiting
extradition to Michigan on their felony charges.
The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Grand Rapids is comprised of law
enforcement officers from the U.S. Marshals, the Michigan State Police, the
Grand Rapids Police Department, and the Michigan Department of Corrections
Absconder Recovery Unit.
information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at
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