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10:52 am
Fri March 27, 2015

Man who shot WI trooper suspected of being a neo-Nazi

Steven Timothy Snyder

FOND DU LAC, WI (AP)--   Court records show a Michigan man suspected of killing a rookie Wisconsin state trooper after robbing a bank was part of a group of skinheads who attacked black and Hispanic people nearly 20 years ago.

Steven Timothy Snyder and Trooper Trevor Casper killed each other during a shootout in Fond du Lac on Tuesday. The state Department of Justice says Snyder robbed a Marinette County bank earlier in the day.

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Crime
6:46 am
Thu March 26, 2015

UPDATE: Escanaba bust nets 14 suspects

UPDATE:  The following 13 people were arraigned in Delta County District Court Thursday:  Miranda Ronna Wilson, Jaclyn Patricia Snouwaert, Bobbi Jo Godfrey, Terry William Eskofski, Joseph Alan Bonneau, Jacob Isaac Anderson, John Robert Gray, Mitchel Alan Lafave Jr., Joshua William Lockhart, Jamie Lyn Mason, Mitchel James Melin, Cory Alan Mulhern and Brian Edward Olsen.

Charges against a 14th suspect were dropped.

William Elliott and Nathalee Hoque were arraigned on second-degree retail fraud charges unrelated to the drug bust.

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Crime
3:52 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

Authorities identify suspect in Wisconsin trooper's killing

FOND DU LAC, WI (AP)--   Authorities have now identified the man suspected of killing a Wisconsin State Patrol trooper in Fond du Lac.  

The state Department of Justice names the suspect as Steven Timothy Snyder. It doesn't give his age or hometown but says his family in Michigan has been notified.

Authorities say Trooper Trevor Casper, 21, died Tuesday evening in a shootout with Snyder, a bank robbery suspect who's believed to have killed another motorist earlier. Snyder also died in the shootout.

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Crime
6:57 am
Wed March 25, 2015

Marinette County Sheriff: Robbery suspect killed motorist before shootout

FOND DU LAC, WI (AP)--   Authorities say a carjacking victim was killed by an armed robbery suspect accused of fatally shooting a Wisconsin state trooper. 

Marinette County Sheriff Jerry Sauve says the body of a man believed to be in his 60s was found Tuesday afternoon near a running pickup truck along a road east of Wausaukee. He says investigators identified the truck as the vehicle stolen earlier from State Bank of Florence in Wausaukee.

The sheriff's office says the bank robbery was reported about 1:43 p.m. and the man's body was discovered around 2:35 p.m.

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Crime
11:10 am
Tue March 24, 2015

Drug bust in Grand Marais

GRAND MARAIS, MI--   The Alger County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the discovery of marijuana and illegal weapons in Grand Marais. 

Police recently searched two locations and uncovered the drugs and guns.  No suspect names have yet been released and the case remains under investigation. 

Deputies were assisted by the Department of Natural Resources, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, the Liquor Control Commission, a K-9 from the U.S. Forest Service, and the Michigan Department of Corrections. 

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