Midland Planet Fitness closes early after threat | Crime







MIDLAND, Mich. (WJRT) – The Midland Police Department has identified the suspect who allegedly made a threatening phone call to Midland Planet Fitness on Tuesday evening.

Reports indicate that Lance Allen White was arrested on Wednesday for malicious use of telecommunications services.

Police were dispatched to Midland Planet Fitness at 6834 Eastman Avenue at 9 p.m. Tuesday after threatening complaints were filed.

Officers were informed that a male subject had called the fitness facility and was upset that his membership had been deactivated. When told by staff that his membership would not be reinstated, the man threatened to show up at the fitness center and “get violent”.

At the time of the call, there was reportedly no mention of weapons.

As a precaution, the fitness center was closed for the rest of the night.

White is currently being held in Midland County Jail, where he was arraigned.

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