Former NMU student arrested for trespassing, causing injury to officer

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - A former NMU student and football player has been arraigned on charges of trespassing and causing an injury to a police officer.

Nineteen-year-old Andrew Novak was arrested Sunday evening on the NMU campus. According to NMU spokesperson Derek Hall, Novak had a no trespass order. Hall says Novak engaged with a police officer and the officer was injured in the pursuit.

As of Tuesday morning, Novak was still listed on the NMU football team's roster as a freshman defensive back from Cresthill, Ill., however Hall says Novak is no longer a student. Hall did not explain why. There are no statistics recorded for Novak from this past season.

Novak was arraigned Monday in Marquette County District Court on a felony charge of causing injury to a police officer and a misdemeanor charge of trespassing. Novak remains in the Marquette County Jail on a $50,000 bond. He's due back in court for a probable cause conference on Dec. 13 at 10:00 a.m.

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