Hunter Rescued After Falling From Tree Stand

ROSCOMMON COUNTY, MI. On opening day of firearm deer season, Wednesday, November 15, 2023,at approximately 6:00 a.m., a 61-year-old Almont man fell from his tree stand in Roscommon County inthe Dead Stream Swamp area. After falling from approximately 25 feet, he was able to crawl to his backpack, which was […]

Falmouth man sentenced on child pornography charges

WEXFORD COUNTY, MI. In March 2022, Michigan Children’s Protective Services contacted theMichigan State Police (MSP) Cadillac Post to investigate an alleged child pornography case. Thesuspect was identified as 39-year-old Leonard Wayne Robertson from Falmouth. During the investigationtroopers obtained multiple search warrants for the online accounts of Robertson including Google,SnapChat, and […]

Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge board
gets year-end updates 

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. and Ontario – The Sault Ste. Marie Bridge Authority (SSMBA) board of directors, the bi-national body that supervises operations of the International Bridge, heard reports on a recent bridge inspection at the board’s regular meeting Thursday, Nov. 16. The SSMBA board reviewed and officially accepted the results […]

Rapid City Man Arrested for Rape of a Minor in 2009

KALKASKA COUNTY, MI. In August 2023, the Michigan State Police (MSP) Houghton Lake Post wasrequested investigate an alleged rape of a minor that occurred in 2009. The victim recently came forwardto make allegations against now 38-year-old Richard Alton Trepanier Jr from Rapid City. The victimstated the rape occurred at a […]

Chippewa and Mackinac Counties welcome new Conservation Officers

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer Training Academy hosted graduation Thursday at the Michigan History Center in Lansing, welcoming 12 officers into the ranks of some of the most highly trained law enforcement professionals in Michigan. These officers completed one of the most competitive law enforcement academies in […]

Five people arrested on felony drug charges in Newberry

On November 7, 2023, at approximately 12:30 a.m. troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) Sault Ste. Marie Post made a traffic stop of a vehicle in the Village of Newberry. Through investigation, the troopers located suspected methamphetamine in the vehicle. Further investigation led to the execution of search warrant(s) […]

Michigan House passes ‘watered-down’ abortion rights bills

Lansing — The Michigan House voted late Wednesday in favor of putting new protections for abortion rights in state law, but legislators had to remove significant provisions from the measures in order to get the bills through the chamber. Supporters have labeled the proposals the “Reproductive Health Act,” because they […]