Marquette County Sheriff’s Office December numbers and being prepared for winter weather

North Central UP

MARQUETTE COUNTY, Mich. (WJMN) – December was another busy for the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Greg Zyburt provided Local 3 with their monthly stats.

Road Patrol

  • 164 calls for service
  • 14 citations
  • 21 arrests
    • 7 theft/retail fraud
    • 2 OWI/OUID
    • 2 drug possession
  • 36 accidents
  • 146 civil papers taken in, 121 served

Search and Rescue

  • lost hunter – West Branch Twp.
  • lost hunter – Powell Twp.

Rescue 131

  • PIA accident – Humboldt Twp.
  • structure fire – Ishpeming City


  • lodged 49 males and 14 females
  • released 57 males and 17 females
  • average daily population – 56
  • average federal mates daily – 13

Sheriff Zyburt is also reminding people to be ready for the winter weather. The best way to do so is be prepared. Have a supply of water, food, batteries and a generator if the power goes out.

If you have problems on the road be prepared by having an emergency kit, food, water, shovel and warm clothes available in your vehicle.

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