Man who damaged MSP property bound to Circuit Court

Ritchie, Austin John Wayne

Austin Ritchie, 20

A man who allegedly damaged the Michigan State Police Forensics Lab in Marquette waived his preliminary exam in Marquette County District Court.

Austin Ritchie, 20, was bound over to Circuit Court and will be arraigned next week.

He allegedly damaged the forensics lab and a vehicle from the State Police’s Eighth District Headquarters in October.

Ritchie was arrested following the release of surveillance video from a store on the north side of Marquette.