Crime

  Ford River Township, MI - Two meth dump sites have been discovered in Delta County. Sheriff’s deputies say the sites were found at about 6 this morning in Ford River Township and they are following up on several leads in the case. UPSET detectives assisted the sheriff’s department in the cleanup of the dump site. The investigation is ongoing.

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  Houghton, MI - A Calumet man who led police on a high speed chase in March has been arraigned in circuit court. According to WLUC-TV, 33-year old Patrick Shea pleaded guilty to 2nd degree home invasion… fleeing and eluding… possession of a controlled substance… and assaulting a police officer.

       The charges stem from a car chase in March that began on Bootjack Road in Torch Lake Township and went through Copper City. The chase ended when Shea’s car became stuck in the snow.

       Shea faces up to 15-years in prison. His next court date has not yet been scheduled.

MARQUETTE, MI--   Police have released the name of the suspect arrested for breaking into Marquette 

Alternative High School.

Jeffery Allen Fisk, 36, of Marquette is charged with breaking and entering a building with intent and possession of burglary tools.  He was taken into custody Sunday around 3:15 a.m. after police found him near an open window inside the former Vandenboom School in Marquette Township.

A probable cause hearing for Fisk is set for May 3.  

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI--   Police have arrested a suspect in a break-in at the former Vandenboom School in Marquette Township over the weekend. 

Sunday around 3:15 a.m. Marquette County Central Dispatch was notified of an alarm at the school.  Troopers, Marquette Police officers, and NMU Public Safety responded to the scene.  They searched the school and found a lone male with burglary tools near an open window. 

The suspect remains lodged in the Marquette County Jail, pending arraignment. 

FORSYTH TOWNSHIP, MI--   Two men are jailed on drug charges following a traffic stop in Forsyth 

Township.

Troopers from the Negaunee Post stopped the vehicle Sunday around 2:45 a.m. on M-35 and Wagon Wheel Lane.  They seized money and several types of illegal narcotics. 

The suspects were lodged in the Marquette County Jail.  Their names have not been released, pending arraignment.

Troopers were assisted at the scene by the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team, the 8th District Hometown Security Team, and a K9 handler and his dog, Blitz.

ESCANABA, MI--   The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team has cleaned up two meth dump sites in Delta County this week.  

On Wednesday detectives were called to North 17th Street near the ski hill in Gladstone.  The dump was found by a pedestrian, who called Gladstone Public Safety.  Police secured the site until UPSET arrived.  Detectives say seven buckets of hazardous waste were removed from the scene.

LANSING, MI (AP)--   Two state regulators and a Flint employee are charged with evidence tampering and several other felony and misdemeanor counts related to the Michigan city's lead-tainted water crisis.

The charges, filed Wednesday in a state court, stem from an investigation by the Michigan attorney general's office.

HOUGHTON, MI--   Two women are lodged in the Houghton County Jail for trying to pass an inmate 

controlled substances.

Sheriff’s deputies say the incident happened Wednesday morning after a court hearing.  The two females are charged with delivery/manufacture of a controlled substance and furnishing contraband to prisoners. 

They remain lodged on $1,000 bonds while awaiting arraignment.  

MARQUETTE, MI--   Two Marquette men have been arrested in connection with an assault at Coco’s Restaurant early this year. 

City Police investigated the January 30 incident where the victim was allegedly pushed to the ground and kicked in the head by numerous suspects. 

Tuesday officers arrested Leon Hall, 24, and David Hunter, 21, for aggravated assault.

Hunter and Hall posted $500 bonds and await arraignment. 

The charge is a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail and a $1,000 fine.

LANSING, MI (AP)--   Michigan's attorney general is set to announce criminal charges against two state 

regulators and a Flint employee, alleging wrongdoing related to the city's lead-tainted water crisis, according to two government officials familiar with the investigation.

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