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Spruce Woman Arrested for Embezzling Over $100K from Ossineke Building Supply

Police arrested a woman for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from where she worked. In 2018, the owners of Ossineke Building Supply in Alpena County told police they suspected Gena Carstens was stealing money. After investigating, state police say they found that Carstens stole more $200,000 between 2010 and 2018. Carstens turned herself in on March 1. She is…

Gladwin Man Arrested in Sexual Assault Case

Michigan State Police arrested a Gladwin man for sex crimes. Police say they responded to a home in Franklin Township in Clare County around 7 p.m. on Thursday night. They say the suspect allegedly abused an elderly relative in hospice care. The man has been arrested for sex crimes and vulnerable adult abuse and is awaiting arraignment.

Beaver Island Man Sentenced to Prison for Sexually Abusing Child

A Beaver Island man will spend up to 40 years in prison for sexually abusing a child. The Charlevoix County prosecutor says Lawrence Pease III was sentenced on Friday. He pleaded guilty to first degree criminal sexual conduct last month. Pease will also be a registered sex offender for life and will have lifetime electronic monitoring.

Suspect in Custody After 8 Killed in Atlanta Massage Parlor Shootings

Police in Georgia have a man in custody after a series of shootings at massage parlors that left eight people dead in the Atlanta area. Police say Robert Long was arrested in Crisp County on Tuesday night. That’s about 150 miles south of Atlanta. The shootings happened at three different massage parlors. Four people were killed at a parlor in…

Central Michigan University to Hold In-Person Spring Commencement Ceremonies

Central Michigan University will hold in-person commencement ceremonies this spring. CMU President Bob Davies made the announcement on Tuesday. Last week, the school said it would remain open this fall and expand in-person classes. 75% of classes will have a face-to face component and more than half will be entirely face to face. Fall 2021 classes begin in late August….

Mancelona Woman Arrested for Possession of Narcotics, Analogues

State police arrested a Mancelona woman accused of having illegal drugs. State police say they arrested Melissa Evans earlier this month. Employees at a Kalkaska business called police after they say she ran into shelving units and was in the restroom for an extended period of time. Troopers say they found her purse inside the restroom. Inside her purse, they…

Tustin Man Arrested for Carrying Concealed Weapon, Driving with Suspended License

A Tustin Man was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon and driving while his license was suspended on Sunday in Manton. A trooper pulled over Bobbie Walsh for speeding and defective equipment on West Street in Manton. The trooper saw 9mm pistol on the passenger seat and Walsh did not have a CPL. Police say Walsh’s driver’s license was suspended….

Three Die in Mason Co. Crash

A man, a pregnant woman and her unborn baby all died on Monday in a Mason County crash. Police say the other driver tried to run away. The sheriff’s office says it happened just before 2 p.m. Monday afternoon on US-10 and Wever Road, in Branch Township. Deputies tracked down the other driver who was about a half mile from…

Afton Man Arrested for Assaulting 2 People in Cheboygan Co.

Police arrested a man they say attacked two people in Cheboygan County. They say he also chased them with an axe. Chance Leese of Afton is now facing a list of assault charges as well as child abuse Around 11:30 Saturday night, police responded to a home on Montgomery Road in Walker Township. The caller said there was a man…