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Ontonagon County, MI Crime & Safety

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ORV rider gets lost in Ontonagon County

ONTONAGON COUNTY, MI-- A Chassell man is safe after he got lost on his ORV in Ontonagon County. WLUC-TV says Erik Stricker took off on his side-by-side Monday around. 4:30 p.m. and was last seen near Victoria Dam in Rockland Township, but his cell phone later pinged from a tower near Taylor Lake in Watersmeet Township.
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Two arraigned on home invasion, drug charges

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - A man and a woman are facing multiple felony charges in Ontonagon County. 37-year-olds Kristin Ellen Bergeron and Ronald Frances Thompson, both of Baraga County, were arrested on Friday following an early morning break-in and theft. They were arraigned on Monday in Ontonagon County District Court.
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Double Bust Leads To Multiple Arrests In Western Upper Peninsula

ROCKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich – An investigation by the Michigan State Police led to the arrest of multiple individuals in Ontonagon County. On Friday, MSP were called to a Rockland Township residence for a reported home invasion and assault. During the investigation, troopers were led to a property in Baraga County.
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Stolen property, drugs found following home invasion in Ontonagon County

ROCKLAND TOWNSHIP, MI-- Suspects in an Ontonagon County home invasion and assault have been arrested. Troopers from the Wakefield Post were dispatched Friday around 2:50 a.m. to a residence in Rockland Township. Investigation led them to a Baraga County residence suspected to contain stolen property from the break-in. A search warrant executed at the Baraga County house uncovered stolen property and drugs, including meth, heroin and hallucinogens.
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4 fire departments battled 8-hour landfill fire in Ontonagon last week

ONTONAGON, Mich. (WLUC) - A large landfill fire took four departments almost 8 hours to contain late last week in Ontonagon. According to the Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Office, more than 30 firefighters from four different agencies were able to contain a large fire that began at the K&W Landfill in Ontonagon late Thursday.
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Ontonagon man arrested after UPSET bust

ONTONAGON — An Ontonagon man is behind bars after being arrested on two drug charges Thursday. Detectives with the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team arrested the 29-year-old man for possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine and possession with intent to deliver heroin, each 20-year felonies. According to a news release,...
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Man charged with intent to deliver meth and heroin after package intercepted

ONTONAGON, MI-- An Ontonagon man is jailed following a drug bust by UPSET last week. Following a nine-month investigation, detectives arrested a 29-year-old man for possession with intent to deliver meth and possession with intent to deliver heroin. UPSET developed information that the suspect had been selling meth in the...
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Ontonagon man arrested on meth, heroin charges

ONTONAGON, Mich. (WLUC) - An Ontonagon man is in jail on drug charges following a 9-month investigation by the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET). According to UPSET, 29-year-old Mathew Walters was arrested on June 3. He was arraigned in district court Friday after noon on the following charges:. delivery/manufacture...
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Drug Arrest Made In Ontonagon County

ONTONAGON, Mich – An Ontonagon man was arrested on drug charges following a nine month investigation. The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team arrested the 29–year–old man on charges of Possession with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine and Heroin. On June 3rd, detectives intercepted a package containing methamphetamine and heroin. The man...
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Ontonagon man arrested after receiving meth shipments from Arizona

ONTONAGON, Mich. (WJMN) – The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) arrested an Ontonagon man on Thursday, following a nine-month investigation. The man was arrested for possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine. According to UPSET detectives, the believe the suspect had been selling meth in the Ontonagon area since September 2020. They believed the drugs were arriving in packages from Arizona. On June 3rd, detectives were able to get one of the packages which contained meth and heroin.
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Suspected meth dealer arrested in Ontonagon

ONTONAGON — An Ontonagon man suspected of selling methamphetamine in the Ontonagon area was arrested Thursday after a nine-month investigation by the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET). UPSET detectives had found information that the 29-year-old man had been selling methamphetamine in the area since September, UPSET said in a...
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Former U.P. Priest Sentenced In Ontonagon County On Sex Charges

An Ontonagon County judge handed down the harshest prison sentence yet in the Michigan Attorney General’s clergy abuse investigation. Last month, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced a plea agreement with Gary Jacobs, a former priest in the Upper Peninsula who faced cases in both Ontonagon and Dickinson Counties. The plea hearing in Dickinson County happened earlier this month.
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Former priest sentenced in Ontonagon sex abuse case

LANSING — A former Catholic priest will serve from eight to 15 years in prison following a sentencing hearing on Wednesday in Ontonagon County Court, according to a Thursday announcement from the office of the Michigan Attorney General. Gary Jacobs, 75, a former priest in Upper Peninsula parishes in Ontonagon...
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