SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (WZMQ) – On Monday, June 26, Troopers from the Michigan State Police Sault Ste. Marie post were dispatched to a report of a male subject holding his ex-girlfriend against her will.
The investigation revealed that a 48-year-old Sault Ste. Marie man had allegedly gone to a place he knew the victim would be, and waited for her. When she arrived, he restrained her in a residence against her will using a firearm.
During the altercation, the suspect committed additional felonious acts against her.
The victim was able to contact family members close by, and Troopers were able to locate a vehicle the suspect was in. The suspect was taken into custody after a traffic stop occurred.
The suspect, Jason McRorie, was charged with several felonies including:
- Assault with the intent to murder
- Criminal Sexual Conduct 1st Degree
- Home Invasion 1st Degree
- Assault to do great bodily harm by strangulation
- Several Weapons Offenses
McRorie was arraigned in the 91st District Court in Sault Ste. Marie on Tuesday, June 27, and a cash bond with conditions was set at $1,000,000.
He is currently lodged in the Chippewa County Jail.
Troopers were assisted by UPSET, MSP Emergency Services Team, and Sault Ste. Marie City Police.