Two People Are Wanted by Michigan State Police for Allegedly Pouring Concrete Onto Us-131

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The city of Grand Rapids, Michigan, has a new mayor. Two people are wanted by Michigan State Police in Grand Rapids in connection with concrete thrown onto a freeway.

The event occurred around 6:20 p.m. on Monday.

Authorities said two young males or boys were hurling concrete fragments at moving motorists on US-131 southbound near 76th Street. Two vehicles were reportedly damaged, according to police.

One of the victims characterized the perpetrators as young, white, and with short hair, according to police. They are said to have run towards train tracks. The two were not found by troopers.

The investigation is still underway. MSP Trooper Greene can be reached at 616-866-4411 if anyone has information.

In 2017, a 32-year-old father was killed in Genesee County, Michigan, after pebbles were thrown onto I-75. Kenneth White was killed when a juvenile tossed a rock off an overpass. The boy pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and was sentenced to three years in prison in 2019. The remaining four adolescents pled guilty to juvenile manslaughter and were sentenced to probation.


A 40-pound sandbag was thrown onto I-96 in Lyon Township in October 2020, gravely injuring a woman. A 41-year-old Brighton man pleaded no contest and was sentenced to four to fifteen years in prison.