Tag: Chippewa

Local man arrested on drug charges

On 10/20/2020 a traffic stop was conducted by a Chippewa County Sheriff’s Deputy at the direction of TRIDENT, the Tri-county Drug ENforcement Team. The vehicle was suspected of trafficking narcotics from the Detroit area to Sault Ste. Marie. Robinson was the sole occupant of the vehicle and was arrested on […]

Troopers investigate Break and Enter of storage shed

Michigan State Troopers from the Sault Ste Marie Post were alerted to a breaking and entering of a storage shed on Highway M-123 near W. Station South Road in Whitefish Township in Chippewa County. Troopers believe the incident took place between January 2020 and June 2020. The suspect(s) appeared to […]

Connie McLeod

Connie Sue McLeod, age 71, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away Monday evening, October 19, 2020, at the Hospice of the EUP – Hospice House. Connie was born on March 22, 1949, in Flint, Michigan to the late Cleo and Isabelle (Mahaney) Hamacher. Connie was the front end manager […]

Ronald Calery

Ronald James Calery passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on October 8th, 2020. Ron was born in Hamilton, Ontario, on March 26th, 1935. A graduate of Loretto Catholic Central in Sault Ste. Marie, Ron went on to earn his Bachelor and Master of Social Work degrees […]

Group not cooperating with COVID-19 exposure investigation

CHIPPEWA COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) — Fifty men were potentially exposed to COVID-19 at a men’s retreat in Pickford last week. Health officials are telling us the group won’t cooperate with their investigation. The LMAS Health Department’s first high-risk exposure site. Health officials said the group potentially exposed not cooperating in […]

Local man arrested on multiple felony child abuse charges

Detectives from the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office and Sault Ste Marie PD were working separate complaints involving injured young children. The complaints involved several children, who were at one point ,under the care of Mr. Guilmette and all ended up with various degrees of injury. On 10-7-2020 Mr. Guilmette was […]

Norajean Wilcox

Norajean Wilcox went to be with her Lord and Savior on October 4, 2020. She was predeceased by her parents David and Katharyne (Malone) Sutton; and her husband of 46 years, Francis Arthur (Art) Wilcox. Norajean was born in the Sault on August 25, 1930 and graduated from Brimley High […]

Michael Burton

Michael (Mike) Lukas Burton, 67, died on Oct. 1, 2020, at War Memorial Hospital.  He was born in Detroit, Mich., on Feb. 11, 1953. Mike was the third child born to John and Ava (Voit) Burton but the first child to be born in the United States. His father had […]