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Rudyard resident arrested on child sex charges

SAULT STE MARIE, MI — On September 16, 2020 troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) Sault Ste. Marie Post received a request to assist the South Dakota Criminal Investigation Division with an investigation. The troopers contacted the suspect, 25-year-old Waylon Staricha formerly from Volga, South Dakota. Staricha had recently […]

Sault Ste Marie woman arrested for OWI 3rd offense

ROSCOMMON COUNTY, MI — On Sunday, September 13, 2020 at about 4:10 am, troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) in Houghton Lake stopped to check on a vehicle parked on the shoulder of south US-127 near mile marker 202 in Lyon Township. The driver was asleep behind the wheel […]

Lake Superior State University Cancels “Great Lake State Weekend” Fall Homecoming to Play Things Safe During COVID-19,While Continuing Face-to-Face Classes

Sault Ste. Marie, MI — Lake Superior State University has cancelled its annual fall homecoming, Great Lake State Weekend, out of an abundance of caution due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, while continuing to hold classes face-to-face during the semester. “Every fall, we look forward to welcoming our alumni and […]

High speed chase results in man’s arrest in Sault

Sunday night, Sept 6, at about 11pm the Chippewa County Sheriff deputies observed a north bound vehicle run a stop sign in Rudyard at a high rate of speed. Deputies gave chase on Mackinac Trail with speeds reaching 100 mph and the driver running through two additional stop signs on […]

Police seek assistance in malicious property damage

Troopers are investigating a Malicious Destruction of Property complaint at the Bear Den, Lakefield Township, Luce County and are looking for your help in identifying the suspects and/or vehicle involved. The suspects stopped at the Bear Den for assistance on 8/29/20, at approximately 10:40 pm. In departing the premises the […]

Troopers conduct investigation into cabin break in

Troopers are investigating a breaking and entering of a cabin on Old Grade Road, in Luce County. Sometime between February 2020 and August 29, 2020, suspect/s forced their way into the cabin, rummaged throughout the cabin and removed a new, still boxed, propane wall heater, one metric and one standard […]