Marquette man convicted of Criminal Sexual Conduct 1st Degree

Mugshot of Jason Leist
Mugshot of Jason Leist(WLUC)
Published: Sep. 28, 2022 at 2:18 PM EDT
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MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - A Marquette man was convicted of seven felonies Wednesday following a two-day jury trial.

42-year-old Jason Thomas Leist was convicted on two counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct First Degree which carries a maximum penalty of life in prison.

He was also convicted of:

  • One count of Weapons Firearms Discharge in or at a Building, which carries a maximum 10-year penalty
  • Two Counts of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon each of which carries a maximum 4-year penalty
  • Two Counts of Weapons Felony Firearm each of which carries a consecutive 2-year penalty to the corresponding underlying convictions.

Sentencing will be scheduled in Marquette County Circuit Court in approximately six weeks.