MARQUETTE, Mich. (WZMQ) – On Wednesday evening, the Marquette County Sheriff’s office was dispatched to an address on Wener St. in Marquette Township, for an individual who made a threat to kill an individual.
Other calls were received about a vehicle matching the description of the suspect’s vehicle driving recklessly. A deputy located the vehicle on S. Vandenboom Rd. near Whetstone Rd. around 10:30 PM.
A traffic stop was initiated and the vehicle fled, driving through whetstone village. The pursuit continued onto US-41 and other roads within Marquette Township, ultimately ending in a grassy area near Tadych’s Marketplace Foods when the vehicle became disabled.
The suspect has been taken into custody with multiple offenses. Drugs are suspected to be a contributing factor.
NMU Police Department, Michigan State Police, Marquette Police Department, Marquette City Fire Department, and Marquette Detailing all assisted Marquette County Sheriff’s Office.
The investigation is still open and WZMQ will keep you up to date as new information becomes available.