Jury trial set for man who cut tether in Chippewa County

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (WLUC) - UPDATE: 1/31, 2:22 p.m.
Jeremy Marjamaa pleaded not guilty on multiple meth and forgery-related charges in Chippewa county.
His jury trial is scheduled for April 1.
Jeremy Marjamaa has a preliminary hearing scheduled for October 28 at 1 p.m.
UPDATE: Wednesday, September 11, 1:48 p.m.
A man who cut his tether more than two months ago and fled from Chippewa County has been arrested in Baraga County.

33-year-old Jeremy Ross Marjamaa had originally been arrested on meth-related charges and forgery among other things in Chippewa County. On July 8, 2019, Marjamaa cut his tether and escaped. He's been on the run from lawn enforcement since then.

On Friday, September 6, 2019, law enforcement received information that Marjamaa was traveling on US-41 from the Marquette area, heading toward Calumet.

A Michigan State Police Calumet Post trooper found his vehicle and pulled him over in Baraga County. The Baraga County Sheriff’s Office assisted the trooper during the stop.

Marjamaa fled from his car and ran into the woods. K-9 units and other police agencies assisted in the search.

Marjamaa was found, after an 8-hour search, and arrested without incident. He was taken to the Baraga County Jail for resisting arrest and several outstanding warrants.

The Michigan State Police and the Baraga County Sheriff’s Office were assisted by Keweenaw Bay Tribal Police, L’Anse Police Department, Baraga Police Department and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

Marjamaa is being held at the Chippewa County Jail on a $200,000 bond.

TV6 & FOX UP will update this story as more information is made available.

The Chippewa County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who is believed to have cut his tether.

Jeremy Ross Marjamaa had been arrested on meth related charges and forgery among other things.

During his court proceedings, the court allowed Marjamaa to be released on tether.

On Sunday, July 7, Marjamaa cut his tether and fled the area.

It was reported that an older couple picked him up. It is unknown at this time if the couple knowingly assisted in his escape.

Marjamaa is from the west end of the Upper Peninsula and may be headed that way.

If you have any information please call 911, or report it anonymously on the Chippewa County Sheriff's APP.

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