BPD: Man carrying bag full of guns flees police, attempts to break into home

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A Michigan man recently led the Berea Police Department on a chase starting at the Greyhound Bus Station and later allegedly burglarized a nearby home.

According to the police report, a bus driver had stated that the man brought a bag of firearms onto the bus. The man, later identified as Eric Corley, stated that he wanted off the bus and denied having any weapons on him. The citation continues that he then took off running while throwing pills out of his pocket. Corley then allegedly forced himself into a nearby home while the homeowner was in the residence.

Corley was then located by officers near an apartment complex and arrested according to Berea Police following a brief struggle to get him into custody. After Corley was taken into custody a search was conducted and the officer allegedly found a total of six firearms and a various number of pills, which had to be identified online. Police add that a background check was conducted, and it was confirmed that Corley was a convicted felon.

Corley was lodged at the Madison County Detention center with the following charges: Fleeing or Evading Police (2nd Degree), Burglary (2nd Degree), Possession Cont. Substance (1st Degree), and Possession of Handgun by Convicted Felon.

Additional reporting by Abby Cruse