Crime

SAULT STE. MARIE, MI--    Police have identified a Sugar Island man who was stabbed by a 12-year-old boy for assaulting the boy’s mother. 

Edgardo Acevedo-Silva, 33, is charged with domestic violence, assault with a dangerous weapon, discharging a firearm in a building, and felony firearms. He’s accused of firing multiple rounds into the floor of a residence on Labor Day. Fearing for his mother’s life, a boy stabbed Silva four times. He and his mother ran from the house and Silva chased them with the gun.

MARQUETTE, MI--   NMU Public Safety and Police Services is investigating the illegal use of alleged LSD on campus.

Police say the “acid” a student took caused the student to become uncontrollable and extremely violent. The student was hospitalized and eventually arrested.

Officers are urging those on campus to be cautious of their surroundings and careful of anything they’re given to eat or drink.

MARQUETTE, MI--   A Gwinn woman is lodged in the Marquette County Jail for stealing and using another woman’s credit card.

On Monday Forsyth Township Police received a complaint from the victim that her card was taken and used in the Marquette area without her permission. She was able to provide the name of a possible suspect who had access to her home.

Police went to various local merchants and were able to obtain receipts and view in-store videos showing the transactions. They confirmed the suspect was the one identified by the victim.

CHOCOLAY TOWNSHIP, MI--   Chocolay Township Police are seeking help from the public in identifying a suspect in a gas-stealing incident. 

It happened September 3 at 6:20 p.m. at the Holiday Station Store in Harvey. Police say a man pumped $45.61 in fuel, entered the store, walked around to the exit, and left without paying.

The man was wearing a black ball cap, sunglasses with blue on the sides, and a red shirt that said “Proudly brewed in Detroit.” He has dark hair and a beard.

The suspect was driving a black Chevy Trailblazer.

MARQUETTE, MI--   The Marquette Police Department is looking for a suspect in a stolen vehicle case.

Officers say Friday morning around 12:20 they were notified that a vehicle had left the roadway and struck a house on the 600 block of Union Street. Investigation revealed the vehicle had just been stolen from a nearby residence.

The driver fled the scene prior to police arrival and is still at large.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect or the incident is asked to call Marquette Police at 228-0400. 

Marquette County Sheriff's Office

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, MI--   A Negaunee Township man has been arrested on charges related to “revenge porn.” 

The Michigan State Police Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force says Matthew Allen Ward, 26, was taken into custody Tuesday following an investigation into his online activity. Officers say a search warrant was executed at his home in August and evidence was seized.

Vilas County Sheriff's Office

EAGLE RIVER, WI (AP)--   Police have identified the young man who was fatally shot in Eagle River over the weekend. 

Authorities say Connor Stephens, 20, of Conover was shot in the chest around 11:45 p.m. Sunday. Stephens was taken to Ascension Eagle River Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Officers arrested Jeremiah Solis, 19, of Eagle River for homicide by negligent handling of a dangerous weapon. He was lodged in the Vilas County Jail, but is now free on a $20,000 signature bond. 

SUGAR ISLAND, MI--   Chippewa County Sheriff’s deputies have a man in custody, following an incident of domestic violence that included the discharge of a firearm and a stabbing.

It happened Monday at midnight at a residence on Lake George Road on Sugar Island. Police say during a domestic assault the suspect fired multiple rounds into the floor. A 12-year-old boy, fearing for his mother’s life, stabbed the suspect in the back four times.

ESCANABA, MI--   A 30-year-old man is lodged in the Delta County Jail after a woman claimed he had a gun and tried to get into her house.

Sunday around 1:05 a.m. officers from the Escanaba Department of Public Safety were dispatched to a home on the 1400 block of 5th Avenue South. As they approached the suspect he fled on an ATV without headlights down 14th Street. A short chase ensued, but the suspect was eventually stopped on the 1300 block of 18th Avenue South.

Police say a loaded handgun was found on the man.

MARQUETTE, MI--   A Marquette man is jailed for hitting a car while driving under the influence. 

City Police were dispatched Wednesday around 11:30 p.m. to the 100 block of West Michigan Street on a report that a motorist had struck a parked vehicle. When officers arrived the suspect vehicle fled at a high rate of speed and drove through East Marquette. The driver eventually lost control of the vehicle, which went through a yard and struck a trailer on the roadside before coming to a stop.

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