Fish arraigned on armed robbery, other charges

Oct 30, 2013

BARAGA, MI--   A preliminary hearing has been set for a suspect in an August armed robbery case in Watton.  

Bernard Fish

Bernard Fish, 47, was arrested by U.S. marshals in Wisconsin October 2 and charged in Green Bay federal court for impersonating a federal agent. 

He was extradited back to Michigan and arraigned this week in Baraga County District Court.  Fish is charged with two counts of armed robbery, two counts of extortion, two counts of unlawful imprisonment, and one count of impersonating a police officer to commit a crime.  He faces up to life in prison if convicted as charged. 

A preliminary hearing is set for November 12.  Fish remains lodged in the Baraga County Jail on a $1 million bond.