UPDATE: Baraga man arraigned for threatening business owner with gun

Edwin Bonham is being charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Edwin Allen Bonham of Baraga
Edwin Allen Bonham of Baraga(Baraga County Sheriff's Department WLUC)
Published: Jan. 14, 2022 at 9:53 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 14, 2022 at 2:33 PM EST
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BARAGA, Mich. (WLUC) - The suspect’s name is Edwin Allen Bonham of Baraga.

He was arraigned by the 97th district court Friday in L’Anse and remains in the Baraga County Jail on a $75,000 cash bond.

He is being charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, and Possession of a firearm by a felon, and additional charges are being sought.

Last published: Jan 14, 2022 9:53:13 AM

BARAGA, Mich. (WLUC) - On Wednesday, January 12, Baraga County Sheriff’s deputies responded to an assault complaint in Baraga Township.

The victim, a business owner in the area, reported that they had a verbal confrontation with a customer and that customer threatened them with a gun.

The next morning, Sheriff’s deputies, Michigan State Police Emergency Support team, and UPSET searched the suspects home in Baraga Township and took him into custody.

A handgun, a large amount of illegal marijuana, and a Butane Hash Oil Laboratory were found in the suspect’s home.

The 52-year-old man is being lodged at the Baraga County Jail on multiple felony charges. His name is being withheld until after his arraignment.

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