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  1. Two people arrested for maintaining drug house in Leelanau CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | UpNorthLive.com

    According to the Leelanau County Sheriff's Office, deputies along with the Traverse Narcotics Team, conducted a search warrant at a home on French Rd. in Centerville Township.

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  2. Two accused in Northern Michigan meth house bustRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | MLive.com

    Two people were arrested on a charge of maintaining a drug house after deputies found chemicals and equipment used to manufacture methamphetamine, the Leelanau County Sheriff's Department said Friday, July 25. On Thursday, deputies assisted officers from the Traverse Narcotics Team in searching a home on French Road in Centerville Township.

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  3. Social media tips lead to arrest of suspect in break-ins in Suttons BayRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | MLive.com

    Tips on social media led to the arrest of a 25-year-old man suspected of trying to break into homes in Suttons Bay in May and July, the Leelanau County Sheriff's Department announced Friday, July 25. According to a report by the sheriff's department, the first occurred on May 6, 2014.

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  4. Conflict Of Interest QuestionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... incompatible offices. After his comments Thursday, Clement, as a point of reference submitted a copy of Leelanau County's conflict of interest policy to the Board. Near the end of the meeting Commission Chairman Jon Hinkelman publicly shared the ...

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  5. Social media helps locate accused intruder in Leelanau CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | UpNorthLive.com

    ... for two related incidents of home invasion near S. Shore Dr. in Suttons Bay Township. According to the Leelanau County Sheriff's office, the first incident occurred around midnight on May 6 when a homeowner on S. Shore Dr. was startled after hearing ...

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  6. Former Prosecutor Tried to Hire Hit Man: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Patch.com

    ... after a man he allegedly tried to hire to kill another lawyer blew the whistle on him. Clarence Gomery, a Leelanau County prosecutor in the late 1990s, has been charged in neighboring Grand Traverse County with solicitation of murder, WDIV, Channel ...

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  7. Crowbar-wielding man tries to assault Craigslist buyer, deputies sayRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | MLive.com

    A Leelanau County man was arrested last week for allegedly using a crowbar in an attempted assault of a man who bought a car from a Craigslist ad.

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  8. Ex-prosecutor accused of trying to have lawyer killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | ClickOnDetroit

    In the late 90s he was Leelanau County prosecutor. Now, he's charged in neighboring Grand Traverse County with solicitation of murder.

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  9. Tickborne diseases on the rise in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | ClickOnDetroit

    "They're really good crawlers, and they're really stealthy. It's amazing how they can get into some places that you didn't even think that they could get to," said Michelle Rosen from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

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  10. Former N. Michigan prosecutor accused of murder-for-hireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | ClickOnDetroit

    In the late 90s he was Leelanau County prosecutor. Now, he's charged in neighboring Grand Traverse County with solicitation of murder.

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  11. Man arrested for attempting to assault buyer during Craig's List purchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | UpNorthLive.com

    A 31-year-old man was arrested for attempting to hurt a buyer during a Craig's List purchase on Thursday in Leelanau County on County Rd 641.

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  12. Flags lowered for ex-Michigan Lt. Gov. BinsfeldRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | WJRT

    ... John, who also died this year. The memorial is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday at Glen Arbor Township Hall in Leelanau County, about 20 miles west-northwest of Traverse City. Snyder says in a statement that Binsfeld's "work to support women, children ...

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  13. Accused Traverse City murder-for-hire lawyer backpedals on plan to defend himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | MLive.com

    ... justice system," he said. Gomery was arraigned Monday after being arrested outside a relative's house in Leelanau County at 4 a.m. after reneging on an arrangement with deputies to surrender willingly on Sunday night, police said. 86th District ...

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  14. Michigan Flags Lowered To Honor Former Lt. GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    ... John, who also died this year. The memorial is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday at Glen Arbor Township Hall in Leelanau County, about 20 miles west-northwest of Traverse City. Snyder says in a statement that Binsfeld's "work to support women, children ...

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  15. Multiple reports of theft from cars in Leelanau CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | UpNorthLive.com

    ... a white male, 20-25 years old, 5'10-6', wearing a grey sweat jacket with grey and white shorts. Contact the Leelanau County Sheriff's office with any information regarding these thefts (231) 256-8696 or tips@co.leelanau.mi.us

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  16. Homeless man accused of beating another man to death in Traverse CityRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | MLive.com

    ... s with the law over the years. Previous convictions include a felony resisting of a police officer charge in Leelanau County in 2008, and assault and battery, and creating a disturbance charges in Grand Rapids in 2003.

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  17. Flags to be lowered to honor late Lieutenant GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    ... John, who also died this year. The memorial is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday at Glen Arbor Township Hall in Leelanau County, about 20 miles west-northwest of Traverse City. Snyder says in a statement that Binsfeld's "work to support women, children ...

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  18. New observation deck built to protect endangered speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | UpNorthLive.com

    ... has been in the works for two years, and was completed by the SEEDS youth corps. Students from Kalkaska and Leelanau County constructed the deck at Old Settlers Park. The deck gives onlookers a view of a cluster of Michigan monkey flowers, an ...

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  19. Burglary suspect knocks sheriff's sergeant to ground, escapes on...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | MLive.com

    ... them, then shoved the sergeant to the ground. The man fled on foot. Anyone with information is asked to call Leelanau County Sheriff's Department at the confidential tip line of 231-256-8696 or at tips@co.leelanau.mi.us John Agar covers crime for ...

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  20. Traverse City man with diaper fetish sentenced to 30 years in prisonRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | MLive.com

    ... a report that Mallwitz had sexually assaulted two girls under the age of 12 - in 2001 and 2002 in Leelanau County. One of the girls revealed the abuse while talking to a counselor. The FBI investigated because the alleged crime occurred on land held ...

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