LINCOLN – A house fire that led to the death of a 70-year-old Lincoln man is under investigation by the Michigan State Police Fire Investigative Unit, according to the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office.
HARRISVILLE – On Sept. 22 at approximately 11:44 p.m. Trooper Jacob Strong from the Michigan State Police (MSP) Alpena was just getting ready to end his shift when he heard the call of a residential fire on E Swede Rd in Caledonia Township.
WEST BRANCH – Resulting from a cooperative effort amongst several law enforcement agencies, three men accused of various criminal sexual conduct (CSC) crimes were recently extradited back to Michigan and placed in the Iosco County Jail in Tawas City.
LANSING – A jury found a Menominee Township man guilty of assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder, a 10-year felony, and reckless driving causing serious impairment, a five-year felony, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced last week.
HIGGINS Twp. – Michigan State Police (MSP) Trooper Nathan Selley, assigned to the MSP West Branch Post, is being recognized for his quick actions to save a life while off-duty on Aug. 31.
LANSING – A former employee of the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) pleaded guilty to embezzling from the State, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and EGLE Director Liesl Clark announced last week.
TWINING – Douglas Melrose, 57, Twining, was arraigned in the 81st District Court of Arenac County on Aug. 30, for allegedly making a terrorist threat. The felony offense is punishable by up to 20 years in prison.
EAST TAWAS – Emergency responders were called to 700 W. Bay St. in East Tawas, at about 7 p.m. on Aug. 13, for a report of a power pole down and wires on vehicles.
GLADWIN – The Michigan State Police (MSP) Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force has announced the arrest of Austin Lucas Bennett, 25, Gladwin, for possession of child sexually abusive material (CSAM) and using a computer to commit a crime.
EAST TAWAS – The East Tawas Police Department (ETPD) and East Tawas Fire Department – at approximately 11:40 a.m. on Aug. 9 – were dispatched to a multi-vehicle crash on US-23, near Tawas Beach Road.
LANSING – A man accused of making calls threatening to kill a state representative and issuing a bomb threat at the Michigan Capitol will go to trial.
WILBER Twp. – Non-incapacitating injuries were sustained by the driver of a Buick LaCrosse, when he overturned the vehicle in Wilber Township on Aug. 8.
OSCODA – The Oscoda Township Police Department it seeking any information on a suspicious vehicle fire that occurred Aug. 3 in the villages of Oscoda.
GLENNIE – On Aug. 8 deputies from the Alcona County Sheriff’s Officer were dispatched to F-30 near Cole Road in Curtis Township for an injured dog.
HARRISVILLE – A press release was recently issued by the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO), advising that they have seen an increase in phone scams over the past couple weeks. They note that these calls are often targeted at senior citizens, but can also be used to victimize all citizens…
WEST BRANCH – Those from the Michigan State Police (MSP) West Branch Post officially began operating from their new location, at 2021 Fox Run, on July 12. The former post, situated at 496 E. Houghton Ave. in West Branch, will be vacated by the MSP.
OSCODA – The Oscoda Township Police Department (OTPD) is continuing to investigate the death of Joseph Theodore Sand, 82, Davison, after his vehicle was found submerged in the AuSable River on the afternoon of Tuesday, July 13.
LANSING – One of the men charged with creating fictitious documents while contracted to service breath alcohol testing instruments used by law enforcement appeared in circuit court for the first time Thursday.