Information needed on dog shooting

Troopers of the MSP Sault Ste. Marie Post are investigating a report of a dog being shot and injured near a residence on West M-80, in Kinross, Michigan. This incident reportedly took place at approximately 5:30 pm, on Thursday, September 17, 2020. It is reported the dog was shot in […]

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 […]

State Police Publishes Traffic Stop and Other Data on New Transparency and Accountability Webpage

LANSING, MICH. Michigan State Police (MSP) Director Col. Joe Gasper today announced the creation of, a new Transparency and Accountability webpage that provides the public with easy access to information about the administration and operation of the MSP. Information includes department policies, strategic plan, training requirements, recruiting and staffing […]