Michigan State Police Looking for Midland Man Who Escaped Arrest in Lee Township

UPDATE: 34-year-old Brandon Gear has still not been found, but they are stopping the search, according to Michigan State Police.

Troopers are still looking for information about where Gear could be. If you have information, contact CrimeStoppers at 1-800-422-5245 or the MSP Tri-City Post at 989-495-5555.


Brandon Jeffery GearA 34-year-old Midland man who was arrested for meth in Midland County is on the run after escaping from a patrol car Thursday afternoon, according to Michigan State Police.

Troopers say 34-year-old Brandon Gear was handcuffed and in custody in Lee Township when he made his escape.

Gear was last seen on foot around noon, and is wearing an orange sweatshirt and blue jeans.

MSP aviation and canine teams are working to find Gear.

Troopers say Gear is not known to be armed, but they are asking public is asked to avoid the area. If you find Gear, do not approach and call 911 immediately.