UPDATE: Trail cam thief identified

UPDATE — Thursday October 20th, 2016 11:25 a.m.

The man who allegedly stole a trail camera and other hunting equipment from a deer blind in Negaunee Township in early October has been identified.

According to Fred Torreano, who had the equipment stolen from his family hunting area, the man is going to return all of the items he took, including the trail cam. The suspect, who has not yet been publicly identified, is presently under investigation by the DNR.

According to Torreano, the Marquette County Prosecutor’s Office is also reviewing the matter.

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP — An Ishpeming man who hunts in Marquette County is looking to identify the person he believes stole his trail camera.

These pictures are courtesy of Fred Torreano. Fred says this man, who he does not know, was wandering around his family’s hunting property at 7:00 p.m. on October 8th in Negaunee Township, when he stole Fred’s trail camera.

The alleged thief, seen here smoking a cigarette, didn’t notice the second trail camera Fred had in the area, which took pictures of him. The man also stole a propane heater, a propane burner and a camouflage tarp from Fred’s nearby deer blind.

If you recognize the man in these photos, contact the DNR office in Marquette at (906) 228-6561.