Reward offered in string of auto repair shop break-ins

Photos Courtesy: MSP Calumet Post. Police have released two photos of two possible suspects related to auto repair shop break-ins throughout the Copper Country.

CALUMET — Police have released two surveillance photos of suspects who might be involved in a string of auto repair shop break-ins in Houghton County.

Over two dozen auto repair shops throughout the county have agreed to combine resources and offer a reward worth $12,250 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible.

The following businesses have contributed to the offered reward:

  • Lakeside Auto — Houghton
  • Ed’s Used Parts — Houghton
  • Integrity Auto — Houghton
  • Copper Country Ford — Houghton
  • The Tire Shop — Hancock
  • Goodwin Motors — Houghton
  • Superior Lube — Houghton
  • Harrington Ridge Coal and Stove — Hancock
  • JP’s Fast Track and Lube — Calumet
  • Superior Service Towing — Houghton
  • Fine Line Tire — Hancock
  • Torch Lake Service — Lake Linden
  • Northside Auto Sales — Calumet
  • Jerry’s Transmission — Hancock
  • Keweenaw Automotive — Houghton
  • The Muffler Shop — Houghton
  • Martin Custom and Collision — Dollar Bay
  • M&M Powersports — Hancock
  • Precision Automotive — Houghton
  • Daves  BP Service — Hancock
  • Sayens Auto Sales — Houghton
  • Matt’s Auto  Glass — Houghton
  • Bruno’s Motors — Hancock
  • Auto Pro Glass and Tire — Houghton

Anyone with information regarding the incidents is asked to call the Calumet Post of the Michigan State Police at (906) 337-5145, Houghton County Sheriff’s Department at (906) 482-0055, or the Hancock Police Department (906) 482-3102.  Information can also be emailed to Trooper Weismiller at the Calumet Post at