TAWAS CITY – An Oscoda man was sentenced to a year in jail – to run consecutively to a current prison sentence – after fleeing parole officers in the Iosco County building in January.
TAWAS CITY – Presten Charles Merschel, 18, Tawas City, was scheduled at press time to appear in Iosco County’s 81st District Court for a pre-trial conference and preliminary exam.
TAWAS CITY – According to the Tawas City Fire Department (TCFD), an exhaust fan malfunction was the cause of a recent fire at a home in the 200 block of North Kobs Road.
MIKADO Twp. – Alcona County Sheriff’s Office deputies, at approximately 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, responded to a call of a rollover crash on F-41, north of Kings Corner Road in Mikado Township.
PLAINFIELD Twp. – Kelly Lee Pollard, 47, Standish, was arrested by Michigan State Police (MSP) troopers on the evening of Feb. 3, in Plainfield Township.
LINWOOD – Michigan State Police (MSP) Tri-City troopers are investigating a two-vehicle traffic crash which occurred on Jan. 29, and resulted in the death of a Whittemore resident.
HARRISVILLE – Three Saginaw men have been arraigned in Alcona County’s 81st District Court on multiple charges stemming from an incident that occurred on Jan. 6, 2019 in Curtis Township.
WEST BRANCH – Michigan State Police (MSP) is pleased to announce the promotion of Sgt. Michael Brown to the rank of lieutenant and assistant post commander of the West Branch Post.
LANSING – The Safari Club International-Michigan Involvement Committee is concerned by numerous recent reports of elk being poached in Michigan’s northern Lower Peninsula.
TAWAS CITY – A burglary suspect involved in the Aug. 1 breaking and entering of the Chef’s Table II Restaurant in National City was sentenced to a year in jail.
TAWAS CITY – Iosco County Sheriff’s Office deputies were notified by the Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) Parole Office – at about 9 a.m. on Jan. 7 – that Austin Thomas Hulverson, 23, Oscoda, had fled from their office at 420 W. Lake Street (US-23) in Tawas City.
TAWAS CITY – Five felony counts of assaulting/resisting/obstructing a police officer are being faced by Travis Edward Moorhouse, 31, Tawas City. Each count carries a penalty of up to two years in prison and/or fines of $2,000.
GRANT Twp. – The Iosco County Prosecutor’s Office, on Jan. 3, issued a charge against Cheryl Ann Smith, 61, Hale. The charge is for failing to use due care when passing a stationary emergency vehicle, causing injury to emergency personnel; contrary to MCL 257.653a(3).
AuSABLE Twp. – A two-vehicle crash in AuSable Township has left one man with severe injuries and, as of press time, authorities say he remains in a coma.
HAYNES Twp. – Alcona County Sheriff’s Office Deputies – at approximately 10:36 a.m. on Dec. 28, 2019 – were dispatched to 5540 Beckett Rd. for a missing elderly woman.