armed robbery

GOGEBIC COUNTY, MI--   The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Office has arrested five people in connection with a home invasion and armed robbery in Marenisco Township last year. 

It happened December 18 at a residence on East Shore Road. The suspects took money and guns.

Todd Norton, 47, of New London, Wisconsin is lodged in the Gogebic County Jail for armed robbery, 1st-degree home invasion, assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder, felony firearms and possession of a firearm by a felon.

STEPHENSON, MI--   A suspect in a Stephenson bank robbery is in custody in Marinette, Wisconsin.

Saturday around 11 a.m. troopers from the Gladstone Post were dispatched to mBank on a report of an armed robbery.

A joint investigation with the FBI Marquette office resulted in the identification of a suspect. He was located and arrested shortly before midnight in the city of Marinette, then lodged in the county jail pending extradition.

MARQUETTE, MI--   An Escanaba man accused of armed robbery in Chocolay Township has been sentenced.

Jaccob Jones, 18, was charged with four counts of armed robbery and one count of attempted armed robbery. He and two codefendants were arrested in connection with the August 16 incidents.

Two of the men threatened a clerk at America’s Best Value Inn with a knife and demanded money. They allegedly fled to Kassel’s Korner gas station and robbed people there.

Jones was sentenced Friday to five to 15 years in prison with credit for 304 days already served.

ESCANABA, MI--   Three men charged in two Chocolay Township robberies have been arraigned on similar charges in Delta County.

Tristen Snow, Jaccob Jones, and Jordan Steinhausen are suspects in the robbery of the Escanaba Quality Inn and Suites on August 15.  Snow and Steinhausen are both charged with armed robbery and conspiracy to commit armed robbery.  Jones is charged with aiding and abetting an armed robbery and conspiracy to commit armed robbery.

ESCANABA, MI--   Formal charges have been filed for three people suspected of armed robbery in Escanaba in August. 

The Escanaba Department of Public Safety says Tristen Snow, Jaccob Jones, and Jordan Steinhausen, all of Escanaba, are suspects in the robbery of the Quality Inn and Suites on August 15.  The three were arrested on multiple-count felony warrants related to armed robbery and conspiracy to commit armed robbery. 

MARQUETTE, MI--   Two suspects possibly linked to an Escanaba hotel robbery are jailed in Marquette.

The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a series of robberies that began around 6:15 a.m. 

Tuesday in Chocolay Township.  Two men dressed in black clothing and masks entered America’s Best Value Inn on M-28 and demanded money at knife point.  The clerk, a licensed concealed pistol permit holder, refused and pointed his gun at the suspects.  The men fled on foot to a waiting vehicle, which drove south on US-41.

ESCANABA, MI--   Police in Escanaba are investigating an armed robbery at an area motel. 

Public Safety officers say the incident happened around 12:30 Monday morning at the Quality Inn and Suites on North Lincoln Road.  Witnesses say two masked men entered the building, demanded money from the front desk clerk, and ran out the front door.  They say a weapon was implied, but not seen by the clerk.

An undisclosed amount of money was taken from the register.

MARQUETTE, MI--   A sentencing date has been set for two suspects arrested for armed robbery in Marquette.

Daniel Ayotte, 21, pleaded guilty Friday to larceny from a person.  Bobbie Joe Weymouth, 21, pleaded guilty to unarmed robbery.  He also pleaded guilty to manufacture or possession of components to make meth in connection with another case. 

Ayotte and Weymouth are two of four suspects who allegedly entered a residence on the 500 block of N. Fourth Street in March and robbed the occupants at gunpoint.

Sentencing will be held July 29.  

MARQUETTE, MI--   A man arrested in Ishpeming for armed robbery following a police standoff has been bound over to circuit court.

Kirk Schultz, 28, was one of four suspects developed following the robbery on the 500 block of North Fourth Street in March.  Police determined he was in a residence on Prairie Avenue in Ishpeming May 12th.  When Schultz wouldn’t come out officers entered the house and arrested him.

Schultz is charged with armed robbery.  He remains lodged in the Marquette County Jail.

Circuit court arraignment is set for June 10th.  

MARQUETTE, MI--  Marquette City Police have released the name of the man arrested for a Marquette robbery after a police standoff in Ishpeming Thursday. 

Officials say Kirk Schultz of Ishpeming was one of four suspects for whom arrest warrants were issued following an armed robbery on the 500 block on N. Fourth Street in March.