HOUGHTON LAKE – On Sept. 10 at approximately 12:00 p.m. a trooper from the Michigan State Police (MSP) Houghton Lake Post was dispatched to a report of a hit and run at
the DNR west Houghton Lake boat launch in Lake Township.
According to an MSP statement, a witness said he was sitting on his boat at the boat launch when he observed a vehicle towing a boat hit a parked trailer. The driver got out of their vehicle, looked at the damage, and then let his dog out.
The witness thought the driver was calling police. The man then loaded up his dog and left the boat launch area at a high rate of speed. The witness was able to take pictures of the suspect vehicle and the boat he was towing.
The suspect vehicle is a Chevrolet Suburban or Tahoe, silver in color, towing a Red/White Starcraft boat on a dark colored trailer.
Anyone with information is asked to call the MSP Houghton Lake Post at 989-422-5103 or the Gaylord Area Regional Dispatch at (989) 732-5141.