MARQUETTE, MI – A grand jury has indicted an upper peninsula woman after her alleged assault of a federal officer in October of 2017.
As of May 7th, 2018, Margaret Sue Hardwick, a resident of Wilson, Michigan, has been indicted by a grand jury and charged with assaulting a federal officer.
The indictment alleges that on Saturday October 7th, 2017, Margaret Hardwick forcibly assaulted, resisted, opposed, impeded and interfered with a Hannahville Tribal Police Officer while he was engaged in the performance of his official duties by punching him in the face.
If convicted, Margaret Hardwick faces up to eight years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine.
Hardwick has also been known as Margaret S. Smith and Margaret Sue Deverney.
She has prior addresses listed in Wilson and Manistee, MI; Milwaukee, WI; and Winter Park, FL.
This matter was investigated by the Hannahville Tribal Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Hannah N. Bobee.