Two arrested on sexual assault charges in Luce County

NEWBERRY — Two males were arrested on sexual assault charges in Luce County.

On February 16th, Luce County Sheriff’s Deputies were contacted about a sexual assault that had occurred at the Tahquamenon Area Schools. Deputies responded to the alleged victim’s residence and conducted an investigation.

Through the course of the interviewing the alleged male victim, several potential witnesses and the alleged suspects, a report was made and presented to the Luce County Prosecutor for his review. On February 28th, warrants were issued, sworn to and signed for the arrest of two male subjects for the alleged sexual assault of a juvenile male.

On March 1st, a 17 year-old male and an 18 year-old male were arrested by Luce County Deputies. Each is facing one count of second degree criminal sexual conduct, punishable by up to 15 years in prison.

The two male subjects were arraigned in 92nd District Court of Newberry and were released on bond.

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