home invasion

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.

MARENISCO TOWNSHIP, MI--   Authorities have arrested two people in connection with a Marenisco Township home invasion and robbery last month. 

The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Office says on December 18 armed suspects broke into a house on East Shore Road. They tied up the homeowner and stole money and guns.

Investigation led deputies to Wisconsin. They’ve been working with police in the New London area in tracking and surveilling the suspects.

MARENISCO TOWNSHIP, MI--   Police are investigating a home invasion and robbery in Marenisco Township.

The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Office says it happened early Tuesday at a home on East Shore Road. Deputies say armed suspects broke into the house, assaulted and tied up the homeowner, and stole money and guns.

The homeowner freed himself and called 911.

Deputies searched the area but were unable to locate the suspects.

FORSYTH TOWNSHIP, MI--   Forsyth Township Police have arrested a fugitive wanted for home invasion.

Wednesday around 6:30 p.m. officers received information that Sean McNamara was in a Jeep by the Shoppette Party Store. McNamara was wanted on a felony charge of home invasion on a warrant issued last November. Township Police had asked for the public’s help in finding him, and had received several tips over the last several months.

McNamara is now lodged in the Marquette County Jail. Forsyth officers are thanking the public for its help in his apprehension.

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI--   An Ishpeming Township man has been arrested for stealing a car and breaking into a house. 

Thursday around 3:45 a.m. State Police from the Negaunee Post were dispatched to Marquette Township after a witness reported a vehicle driving on its rims and spraying sparks. Investigation revealed it was reported stolen from Ishpeming Township.

The vehicle became disabled at the intersection of Woodridge and Cherry streets, where the driver fled on foot. Officers spotted the suspect on Waldo and were able to apprehend him.

MANISTIQUE, MI--   A Manistique man has been arrested for a violent home invasion incident in the city early Tuesday morning.  

Manistique Public Safety was called around 11 a.m. to a home on the 600 block of Manistique Avenue on a report that someone had broken in and assaulted a woman who lived there. Officers determined it had happened in the early morning hours and that there was a second victim, who lived several blocks away on Garden Avenue.

ONTONAGON, MI--   The Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Dollar Bay man for home invasion and possession of marijuana.

Officials say the arrest initially stemmed from an identity theft complaint.

Deputies found the suspect living in a relative’s unoccupied home in Bruce Crossing. He was arrested outside the home without incident and lodged in the Ontonagon County Jail on a $1,000 bond.

Troopers from the Wakefield and Calumet Michigan State Police Posts assisted in the case. 

MARQUETTE, MI--   A Negaunee Township home invasion suspect who was knocked out when he ran from police and into a tree has pleaded guilty in the case. 

Jacob Roemer, 21, is accused of entering the house in the early morning hours of October 29.  He was confronted by the homeowner, then ran from the scene and into the woods.  Police later found him unconscious on the ground.  Roemer had apparently run into a tree and knocked himself out.

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, MI--   State Police from the Negaunee Post have arrested a male suspect for home invasion. 

Saturday around 1:10 a.m. troopers were dispatched to Longyear Drive in Negaunee Township. The homeowner reported they’d heard several loud bangs and found a man inside the entryway of the house.  The resident confronted and yelled at the suspect, who fled. 

MARQUETTE, MI--   Marquette Police are searching for the suspect in an attempted stabbing incident Sunday.

Around 5:10 a.m. officers were called to the 100 block of Morgan Street on a report of a home invasion.  The victim in the case reported he awoke to a man standing over his bed.  The intruder then tried to stab the victim with a knife.  The victim was able to repel the attack and the suspect fled the scene.

The suspect is described as a six-foot-tall white male with a thin build and short brown hair.  He was wearing a black T-shirt and black pants.

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