Gorman’s theft suspect faces gun charge

Michael McClerin. (March 21, 2014)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A man suspected in a high-end sofa heist appeared in court Monday on an unrelated charge.

Michael McClerin was arraigned on a charge of being a felon in possession of a weapon and a habitual offender.

Police say he is the person whole stole a $6,700 couch from Gorman’s furniture store on 28th Street and then came back days later to take the cushions he had left behind.

During their investigation into McClerin, police found a storage unit filled with other stolen items.

McClerin has not yet been charged with any burglaries.

His bond was set Monday at $50,000 cash or surety. He is expected back in court for a preliminary hearing on March 31.

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