Michigan State Police Negaunee Post

NEGAUNEE, MI--   Michigan State Police, Marquette County Central Dispatch, and the Negaunee Regional Communications Center are holding an open house this week.

Troopers say it’s an opportunity for residents to see the equipment they use on a daily basis and ask officers questions. Residents can go on a tour of the post, view Central Dispatch operations, look at displays, and watch canine demonstrations.

Representatives from the Michigan State Police Crime Lab and Emergency Support Team will also be at the open house.

HUMBOLDT TOWNSHIP, MI--   A Humboldt Township man has been taken into custody, following a domestic violence incident.

State Police from the Negaunee Post were dispatched around 3:50 Tuesday morning to a residence, but the male suspect fled the scene on an ORV. Troopers located him north of Republic driving a Yamaha side-by-side on M-95. They arrested the 45-year-old man for operating while intoxicated and resisting and obstructing.

The suspect remains lodged in the Marquette County Jail.

The incident remains under investigation.

REPUBLIC TOWNSHIP, MI--   One person was arrested in Republic Township over the weekend after Michigan State Police from the Negaunee Post executed a search warrant.

It was served at a residence on M-95 near Witch Lake. Troopers say the warrant was executed following an ongoing felonious assault investigation. They say the assault happened on a prior date.

Police took one person into custody without incident.

Troopers were assisted by the Michigan State Police Emergency Support Team and UPHS-Bell EMS.

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, MI--   A Negaunee Township woman was saved from freezing to death by a Michigan State trooper from the Negaunee Post.

Around 9:20 Tuesday morning the post received a call from a local business. An employee had not shown up for work and they were unable to contact her, which was highly unusual.

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, MI--   Michigan State Police are investigating a Negaunee Township crash involving three vehicles, one pedestrian, and two dogs.  

UPDATE, 3/26/18:  Michigan State Police from the Negaunee Post say Austin Mitchell, 21, of Ishpeming was the driver in the incident. He was injured. Passenger Jacob Weslin, 21, of Marquette was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident remains under investigation.


MARQUETTE, MI--   One person is dead and another injured, following a single-vehicle crash on County Road 550 in Marquette County. 

SANDS TOWNSHIP, MI--   One person was killed in a two-vehicle accident on M-553 in Sands Township Tuesday morning.

Michigan State Police from the Negaunee Post were dispatched around 7:55 to the scene just south of Olsen Road. They say a Mercury Montego driven by Marcus Trujillo, 18, of downstate Fennville was southbound when he lost control of the vehicle and went into the oncoming lane. The car hit a northbound Chrysler Town and Country driven by Peter Anderson, 41, of Gwinn.

MCFARLAND, MI--   A Rapid River man was seriously injured in a crash that shut down a portion of M-35 on Saturday.

Troopers from the Negaunee and Gladstone posts were called around 12:40 p.m. to the Marquette and Delta County line near County Road 444. They say Adam Garrison, 37, of Rapid River was northbound in a pickup towing a trailer with a snowmobile on it. Behind him, Kevin Jenkins, 24, of Gwinn was driving a semi tractor-trailer owned by KRS Transport of Gwinn.

MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP, MI--   A mail delivery driver may have saved a 69-year-old woman’s life when she became lost driving from Menominee to Republic Thursday. 

WELLS TOWNSHIP, MI--   State Police have released the names of those caught in a structure fire in Wells Township Thursday. 

Around 10:55 p.m. troopers from the Negaunee Post were dispatched to a camp on County Road 426. A passerby had called 911 when he saw the residence engulfed in flames. Troopers say the building had exploded prior to the call.