Negaunee man arrested in B & E

19 year old Tyler Scott Johnson of Negaunee Township has been arrested in an overnight Breaking & Entering incident. The Negaunee Police Department was dispatched to the area of Pine Street just after midnight on a report of three subjects breaking into vehicles.

Tyler Scott Johnson, 19, of Negaunee Township

Tyler Scott Johnson, 19, of Negaunee Township

Johnson was taken into custody and police say he had several items that are believed to be stolen.

He is charged with Breaking & Entering – Motor Vehicle.  The misdemeanor charge carries a penalty of 93 days in jail and/or a fine of $500 or three times the value of the stolen property, whichever is more.

Negaunee Police say the investigation is continuing and Johnson may face further charges.

The Negaunee Police Department is asking residents to check their vehicles and report any missing items by calling (906) 475-4154.