MARENISCO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - UPDATE: 1/10 - Two arrests have been made Wednesday evening in New London, Wisconsin, in connection to an armed robbery, home invasion that happened on December 18.
According to the Gogebic County Sheriff's office, the investigation into the home invasion that happened on East Shore Road in Marenisco Township last month led deputies to the arrest of the suspects.
As the investigation continued since December 18, deputies had been working with Wisconsin authorities in tracking and surveilling the suspects. Gogebic County Prosecutor, Nick Jacobs, issued arrest warrants for two persons in connection to the crime.
Deputies traveled to New London Wednesday to assist Wisconsin agencies in making the arrests. A male, aged 47 and a female, aged 41, were arrested and are currently lodged in the Waupaca County Jail pending extradition back to Michigan.
Investigation is still continuing.
Wisconsin agencies assisting Gogebic County were New London Police Department, Waupaca County Sheriff's Office, Outagamie County Sheriff's Office, Appleton Police Department and the Waupaca County District Attorney's Office.
The Gogebic County Sheriff's Office is investigating a home invasion and armed robbery that occurred early Tuesday morning at a residence on East Shore Road in Marenisco Township.
Authorities say an armed suspects broke into the home, assaulted and tied up the homeowner, before robbing him of money and numerous guns. The homeowner was able to free himself and notify the authorities.
Investigators say officers were unable to locate the suspects after an extensive search of the area. Investigating officers believe the residence was specifically targeted and the suspects have fled the state. A search warrant was executed by the City of Ironwood on Tuesday and deputies are continuing their investigation.
Assisting agencies are the Michigan State Police, Marenisco Township Police, Ironwood Public Safety Department, Hurley Police Department, Iron County, WI Sheriff Department and Gogebic/Iron SWAT Team.