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St. Ignace police chief won't face charges for misconduct

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ST. IGNACE, MI--   No charges will be filed against the St. Ignace chief of police after someone lodged a complaint with the Michigan State Police.

The May complaint against Chief Tony Brown alleged he had potentially committed a crime while on duty by manipulating a complaint that negatively affected the prosecution of a case.

State Police from the St. Ignace Post assigned two detectives to investigate. They collected and analyzed computer evidence and submitted a report to the Mackinac County Prosecutor in June.

The prosecutor referred the case to the Michigan Attorney General’s Office, which reviewed it and determined there was insufficient evidence to support criminal charges.

Nicole was born near Detroit but has lived in the U.P. most of her life. She graduated from Marquette Senior High School and attended Michigan State and Northern Michigan Universities, graduating from NMU in 1993 with a degree in English.