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9:29 am
Fri April 24, 2015

Standoff suspect's name released

COPPER CITY, MI--   Police have identified a Houghton County man arrested Thursday morning after a nearly 12-hour standoff with police. 

Troopers from the Calumet Post were called to Gratiot Street in Copper City after Jerome Flum, 64, allegedly threatened a public works employee who was trying to collect on a bill Wednesday morning. 

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Crime
11:09 am
Thu April 23, 2015

Copper City man keeps police at bay for nearly 12 hours

COPPER CITY, MI--   A Houghton County man was arrested Thursday morning after a nearly 12-hour standoff with police.  

Troopers from the Calumet Post were called to a residence on Gratiot Street in Copper City after the suspect threatened a public works employee Wednesday around 9:30 a.m. 

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Crime
8:33 am
Fri April 17, 2015

UPSET cleans up meth components in Ishpeming

ISHPEMING, MI--   The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team was called in to clean up several meth dump sites in the Ishpeming area Thursday.  

City police found the sites along Deer Lake Road and Carlson Road in Ishpeming Township. 

UPSET detectives encountered three, one-pot meth labs; two HCL generators;  muriatic acid; and Coleman camp fuel.  All components were removed by UPSET certified meth responders and transferred to a secure storage container. 

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Crime
9:45 am
Mon April 13, 2015

Car hits cemetery gate in Ontonagon

ONTONAGON, MI--   An Ontonagon man was arrested after crashing his car into a cemetery gate. 

Ontonagon County Undersheriff Gerald Balcomb says his office was called Saturday around 7:40 p.m. to the Evergreen Cemetery on M-8.  A deputy located the suspect vehicle and arrested the 41-year-old driver for operating while intoxicated – 3rd offense, resisting and obstructing, malicious destruction of property, and open intoxicant in a motor vehicle.

The suspect posted a $5,000 bond.  His arraignment is scheduled for April 20. 

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Crime
9:44 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Security breaches at Detroit Metro

DETROIT, MI (AP)--   An Associated Press investigation shows that the security fences and perimeter gates at Detroit Metropolitan Airport have been breached four times in the past two years. 

Last April, for example, a woman smashed her truck through a security fence, which was open for about 45 minutes before officials responded.

In all, AP found that between January 2004 and January 2005, at least 268 such breaches occurred at 31 major U.S. airports.

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