January statistics and snowmobiling tips from Marquette County Sheriff’s Office

North Central UP

MARQUETTE COUNTY, Mich. (WJMN) – Marquette County Sheriff Greg Zyburt says January was a slower month for the Sheriff’s Office. The following numbers are their January 2021 Stats:

Road Patrol

-210 calls for service

-17 arrests, four for meth

-3 OWI

-33 policed accidents

-14 citations

-Civils 155, 128 served

Search and Rescue

-One snowmobile PIA on Trail 5

-One fatal PIA, Champion Twp.

-One PIA, Ishpeming City

-Structure fire, Forsyth Twp.


-Lodged 61 males, 21 females

-Released 58 males, 18 females

-Average daily population: 58

-Average feds per day: 11

-Employees receive first and second doses of COVID vaccine

Sheriff Zyburt also stopped by to provide some snowmobile safety tips like making sure your machine is in good, working order, following the rules of the trails and roads and dressing appropriately.

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