Michigan jail inmate serving time for misdemeanor charge dies three days before his release
CHEBOYGAN COUNTY, MI -- The Cheboygan County Sherriff’s Office is investigating the death of a low-risk jail inmate that happened just days prior to his scheduled release date. The Cheboygan Daily Tribune reports the 39-year-old inmate was set for release Monday, March 15 after being charged with a misdemeanor, per the Associated Press. However, he was found unresponsive just after 7 a.m. Friday, March 12 in his sleeping bunk in his cell at the Cheboygan County Jail in northern lower Michigan. Cheboygan County Sheriff Dale Clarmont said there is no indication of a criminal act causing the inmate’s death. After his death, the Cheboygan County Sheriff’s Office launched an ongoing investigation and scheduled an autopsy for the man.mlive.com
Drunk Michigan woman arrested after driving wrong way on I-75
The driver was arrested for operating while intoxicated and having open intoxicants in the vehicle. (WDIV)CHEBOYGAN COUNTY, Mich. - A Michigan woman was arrested this week after driving the wrong way on I-75 while intoxicated, police say. Gaylord troopers responded to a wrong way driver heading northbound on I-75 in the southbound lanes in Cheboygan County Thursday evening. Callers said the vehicle was at mile marker 288 and later near mile marker 294. Troopers located the vehicle at the 301 mile marker as it approached them head-on in the southbound lane.