Man involved in standoff with police sentenced

MARQUETTE — A Marquette man involved in a standoff with police in March was sentenced in Marquette County District Court this afternoon.

28-year old Christian Nutini was sentenced to sixty days in jail for reckless use of a firearm. He will be released from jail in Mid–June to pursue a Master’s degree at Michigan Tech. Nutini will have 360 days of jail time deferred.

Back on March 24th, the Marquette City Police Department was involved in a standoff with Nutini at a home on the 2300 block of Presque Isle Avenue. After a five and a half hour standoff, Nutini surrendered to police. In addition to the jail time, Nutini will have to pay over $1,800 in fines and costs.