Local man arrested on criminal sexual conduct charges

MARQUETTE — A Marquette man was arrested on three counts of criminal sexual conduct 3rd degree.

Darrell James Patterson Jr., 19, of Marquette was arrested by the Marquette Police Department on Monday. This stemmed from an investigation conducted by the Marquette Police Department where Patterson allegedly engaged in sexual behavior with a 14-year old juvenile.

Patterson was unable to post bond and was lodged at the Marquette County Jail. CSC 3rd degree is a felony punishable by up to 15 years in prison.