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Michigan State Police, Marquette City Police investigate cybercrime in Marquette

Michigan State Police officer says the alleged crime is not a threat to the community
The Michigan State Police use a cyber dog to aid in their investigation of a cybercrime
The Michigan State Police use a cyber dog to aid in their investigation of a cybercrime(WLUC)
Published: Mar. 2, 2021 at 11:24 AM EST
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MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - Michigan State and Marquette City Police officers arrived at an apartment on the corner of Park St. and Third St. at 6:45 a.m. Tuesday.

The officers were executing a search warrant as part of an ongoing, joint investigation pertaining to a cybercrime. There is currently one suspect.

The details of the alleged crime are considered sensitive information, according to a Michigan State Police Trooper in the Computer Crimes Unit.

“So it culminated here with the execution of a search warrant. We’ll be anticipating, depending what we find, charges to be sought at some point. But there’s no threat to the community or anything. Just cyber crime,” says MSP Computer Crimes Unit Officer, Chris Wicklund.

A cyber dog from the MSP K9 unit was used to sniff out electronics that may have been involved in the alleged crime.

This is a developing story. TV6 will update this story as more information is made available.

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