SAULT STE MARIE, MI – On Saturday August 1st, 2020, at approximately 8:30 p.m., troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) Sault Ste Marie Post were dispatched to a report of a man who was actively breaking into a residence on E. Avenue D in Newberry.
When the troopers arrived on scene, the suspect saw the troopers and ran back into the home which was occupied and that he had already broken into once.
The troopers were able to get the occupants out of the home safely away from the suspect who was hiding inside the house. Troopers were able to locate the suspect attempting to hide under a pile of clothes inside the house. The suspect was taken into custody after refusing to comply with the troopers’ orders.
The suspect has been identified as a 33-year-old man from Newberry. The suspect was arrested for and will be charged wit home invasion, resisting and obstructing a police officer, and for other prior warrants that had been issued for his arrest. The man remains lodged in the Luce County Jail.
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