Suspicious package at Marquette hotel was a prank

The Marquette Police Department were called out to the Ramada Inn on W. Washington Street this afternoon on a report of a suspicious package in the building.

Police say a member of the hotel cleaning staff found the package.  The investigation found that the package was a prank between hotel guests.

Guests and staff were cleared from the hotel for a short time.

Detective Captain Gordon Warchock said in a press release, “The package was deemed harmless and no malicious intent was uncovered during the investigation.”