Bernard Fish was in Baraga Circuit Court Tuesday for a pretrial hearing.
Fish is charged with two counts of extortion, two counts of unlawful imprisonment, and one count of impersonating a peace officer to commit a crime. He is also charged with two counts of armed robbery, a felony punishable by life in prison.
Fish plead not guilty to all counts.
A four–day trial is scheduled for sometime in April.
Fish’s alleged accomplice, Donavan Waupoose, was also scheduled to appear in court Tuesday, but his pretrial hearing was rescheduled.