POLICE BLOTTER: DNR responds to 10-person altercation

Recent actions by law enforcement agencies in Northeast Michigan. This has been only lightly edited.


Oct. 18-31


CO Dan Liestenfeltz of Montmorency County salvaged a road-killed elk just west of Atlanta. CO Liestenfeltz had the meat processed and turned the processed meat over to CO Andrea Erratt of Antrim County. On Thursday and Friday, CO Erratt delivered over 150 pounds of elk meat to 19 needy families in Antrim, Charlevoix, and Otsego Counties.

CO Dan Liestenfeltz received a complaint about a stolen trail camera in Montmorency County. The victim had placed a second trail camera up monitoring the camera that was stolen. CO Liestenfeltz was able to obtain a positive identification of the subject that took the trail camera. The victim did not want to press charges. CO Liestenfeltz was able to return the trail camera to its owner.


CO Jon Sheppard heard a call from Alpena County Dispatch of a domestic violence situation while patrolling Alpena County. While en route to the address, dispatch advised all units that it was approximately 10 people involved and it had turned physical. CO Sheppard arrived second on scene and assisted the MSP in separating all parties while more officers arrived. CO Sheppard assisted with scene security and interviewing witnesses. MSP troopers have submitted their report to the prosecutor and charges are pending.


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