Newberry man arraigned in court for attempted murder

NEWBERRY, Mich. (WLUC) - Update: Monday April 22, 5:01 P.M:

64-year-old Keith Carl Craig of Newberry has been charged with one count of Assault with Intent to Murder, Home Invasion First Degree, and Committing a Felony with a Firearm.

Craig was arraigned on Sunday, April 21st in Luce County District Court. His bond is set at $500,000.

A probable cause conference is scheduled for May 1, 2019.
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A Newberry man was arrested early Friday morning after breaking into a man's home and shooting at him.

According to the Michigan State Police, around 7:00 p.m. Thursday, a man contacted MSP troopers near the MSP Newberry Detachment after someone broke into his home, fired several shots at him and hit him with the gun. The victim was able to escape the home and report the assault to police.

Investigators say the suspect, who is related to the victim, was found at his own home in Newberry around 11:00 p.m. The suspect refused to turn himself over to police.

Troopers and deputies from the Luce County Sheriff's Office requested assistance from the MSP Emergency Support Team. EST members negotiated with the suspect, until he eventually gave up and was taken into custody at approximately 2:20 a.m. Friday.

Police say no one was injured in this incident, which remains under investigation. The man's name has not been released.

The MSP Sault Ste. Marie Post troopers were assisted in the incident by MSP detectives, canine officers, EST, Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team, Luce County Sheriff's Office and Luce County Emergency Medical Services.



 
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