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.

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).

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.

MIKADO Twp. – The Alcona County Sheriff’s Office reports that Cheynne Smith, 21, Spruce, was killed during a two-vehicle crash on Dec. 31, 2019.

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.

LANSING – Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conservation officers in Gaylord are seeking tips from the public regarding three adult cow elk poached in Otsego County – the third elk poaching case in northern Michigan in roughly a month.

OSCODA – In an approximately one-week time frame, starting at the beginning of December, the Oscoda Township Police Department (OTPD) received upwards of 20 breaking-and-entering (B&E) complaints.

GRANT Twp. – The Michigan State Police (MSP) have advised that approximately 19 storage units were broken into on Sunday, Dec. 1, in Grant Township.

TAWAS CITY – A National City woman was sentenced to time served after her guilty plea on a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon and one count of malicious destruction of personal property-more than $1,000 but less than $20,000.

OSCODA – An Oscoda woman faces up to 15 years in prison after the death of her infant son, despite alleged warnings to her from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHS) that it was unsafe for the child to sleep in a swing.

OSCODA – The Oscoda Township Police Department (OTPD) continues its investigation into a larceny which was reported last month, totaling more than $5,000.

PLAINFIELD Twp. – A single-vehicle crash in Plainfield Township led to the driver being issued a citation by the Michigan State Police (MSP), for violation of the basic speed law.

OSCODA – Glenn Thomas Harmon, 48, Oscoda, will appear in Iosco County’s 81st District Court on Nov. 19 – for both a pretrial conference and a preliminary exam – regarding an alleged incident which occurred Oct. 22.