The attached mugshot is that of John Galvan who is a 42 year old Chesterfield Township resident. He was arraigned this afternoon at the 42-2 District Court. He is being charged with multiple criminal offenses:
- Count 1 Reckless Driving Causing Death (15 Year Felony)
- Count 2 Homicide – Manslaughter With A Motor Vehicle (15 Year Felony)
- Count 3 Failure To Stop At Scene Of Accident–When At Fault–Resulting In Death (15 Year Felony)
- Count 4 Operating – License Suspended, Revoked, Denied – Causing Death (15 year Felony)
John Galvan is currently being held at the Macomb County Jail with a bond of $500,000. He will be held there awaiting his Probable Cause Conference on Feb 24, 2022 at the 42-2 District Court.
The second subject arrested was released with no charges.
ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE – FEB. 13, 2022
PRESS RELEASE: Chesterfield Township Police officers were dispatched to a traffic crash involving a pedestrian in the intersection of Hidden Brook Dr and Burgess Ln in the early morning hours of Feb 13, 2022. The officers discovered a female lying near the intersection with serious injuries. Chesterfield Fire Rescue personnel along with Medstar Ambulance also responded to the scene.
The injured female was identified as a 42-year-old Chesterfield Township resident. She was later pronounced dead at the scene. The Chesterfield Township Police Detective Bureau along with traffic crash investigators were called to the scene to further the investigation into the death of this female.
Evidence at the scene and witness statements were not consistent with a traffic crash. The Chesterfield Township Police have 2 Chesterfield Township residents in custody for the suspicious death of the female. This suspicious death is the result of a violent domestic relationship.
There is no further danger to the residents of Chesterfield Township. The investigation will continue over the next several days.