U.P. man faces terroristic threat, bomb charges

MARQUETTE – A Rapid River man was arrested Friday night for allegedly making terroristic threats and attempted manufacturing of explosive devices.

The 28-year-old was arrested without incident by Michigan State Police from the Gladstone post. A joint investigation between troopers, FBI and ATF officers lead to his arrest at his residence in Delta County’s Masonville Township.

The investigation was initiated after the suspect, who is a convicted felon, made threats on the Internet to build an explosive device and attempt to harm people at a public venue. Charges were later authorized by the Delta County Prosecutor’s Office.

The name of the suspect is being withheld pending arraignment in Delta County ‘s 94th District Court. He is facing felony charges and is lodged at the Delta County Jail without bond.

Adelle Whitefoot can be reached at 906-228-2500, ext. 243. Her email address is awhitefoot@miningjournal.net.