Michigan State Police Negaunee Post

REPUBLIC TOWNSHIP, MI--   A man was hit by a cement truck on M-95 in Marquette County Thursday.

Michigan State Police from the Negaunee Post responded to a site near Witch Lake in Republic Township on a report that a pedestrian was hit. Investigation revealed Dean Lindblom, 49, of Quinnesec was on foot when he was struck by a northbound Champion cement truck. The vehicle was driven by James Sargent, 52, of Iron Mountain.

Lindblom was taken to UPHS-Marquette with non-life-threatening injuries.

Troopers were assisted at the scene by Republic Township Fire/EMS.

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, MI--   Only minor injuries are reported in a two-vehicle crash in Negaunee Township.

Thursday at 10:35 a.m. a Michigan State Police trooper came upon the crash on US-41. Apparently a vehicle turning eastbound onto the highway was struck by a westbound vehicle.

The drivers of both vehicles sustained non-life-threatening injuries. One was taken to UPHS-Marquette for treatment.

The accident remains under investigation.

NEGAUNEE, MI--   The Michigan State Police Post in Negaunee is getting a new trooper. 

Jared Wells of Gwinn will report to the post in the next few days following his graduation from Trooper Recruit School in Lansing Thursday. Over the past 26 weeks Wells has received training in firearms, water safety, defensive tactics, patrol techniques, cultural diversity and implicit bias, crime scene processing, and other subjects.

POWELL TOWNSHIP, MI--   A motorcyclist has been badly injured in a traffic crash in Powell Township.

State Police from the Negaunee Post say it happened Wednesday around 11:15 a.m. on County Road 550 just north of County Road KN. Troopers say a 21-year-old man from Cadott, Wisconsin was northbound on his motorcycle and driving directly behind a Honda Odyssey driven by a 16-year-old Champion girl. The Odyssey slowed down and attempted to make a left-hand turn. The motorcycle was unable to stop and struck the back of the Honda.

NEGAUNEE, MI--   Michigan State Police, Marquette County Central Dispatch, and the Negaunee Regional Communications Center are holding an open house this week.

Troopers say it’s an opportunity for residents to see the equipment they use on a daily basis and ask officers questions. Residents can go on a tour of the post, view Central Dispatch operations, look at displays, and watch canine demonstrations.

Representatives from the Michigan State Police Crime Lab and Emergency Support Team will also be at the open house.

HUMBOLDT TOWNSHIP, MI--   A Humboldt Township man has been taken into custody, following a domestic violence incident.

State Police from the Negaunee Post were dispatched around 3:50 Tuesday morning to a residence, but the male suspect fled the scene on an ORV. Troopers located him north of Republic driving a Yamaha side-by-side on M-95. They arrested the 45-year-old man for operating while intoxicated and resisting and obstructing.

The suspect remains lodged in the Marquette County Jail.

The incident remains under investigation.

REPUBLIC TOWNSHIP, MI--   One person was arrested in Republic Township over the weekend after Michigan State Police from the Negaunee Post executed a search warrant.

It was served at a residence on M-95 near Witch Lake. Troopers say the warrant was executed following an ongoing felonious assault investigation. They say the assault happened on a prior date.

Police took one person into custody without incident.

Troopers were assisted by the Michigan State Police Emergency Support Team and UPHS-Bell EMS.

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, MI--   A Negaunee Township woman was saved from freezing to death by a Michigan State trooper from the Negaunee Post.

Around 9:20 Tuesday morning the post received a call from a local business. An employee had not shown up for work and they were unable to contact her, which was highly unusual.

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, MI--   Michigan State Police are investigating a Negaunee Township crash involving three vehicles, one pedestrian, and two dogs.  

UPDATE, 3/26/18:  Michigan State Police from the Negaunee Post say Austin Mitchell, 21, of Ishpeming was the driver in the incident. He was injured. Passenger Jacob Weslin, 21, of Marquette was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident remains under investigation.


MARQUETTE, MI--   One person is dead and another injured, following a single-vehicle crash on County Road 550 in Marquette County.