2018-01-09: Sheriff Press Release

Posted on January 10th, 2018
On January 9, 2018 Deputies from the Emmet County Sheriff’s Office arrested Lisa Rae Bryan of Alanson, age 32 yrs., on charges of Second Degree Murder, Involuntary Manslaughter, Obstructing Police and Habitual Offender.  Charges stem from an investigation into the death of Bryan’s infant… Read More

Rehmann Group Forensic Review

Posted on September 21st, 2017
Emmet County Constituents, We have received the official Rehmann Group Forensic Review.  The attached report was written after their recent study of Emmet County’s internal controls over financial reporting. We want to be forthcoming with the fact that after several on-site visits, meetings… Read More

2017-09-05: Sheriff Press Release

Posted on September 5th, 2017
On Monday, September 4, 2017, at approximately 1:50 p.m., Emmet County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a possible intoxicated driver at the Ellsworth Party Store, on Pickerel Lake Road, Springvale Township, according to Sheriff Pete Wallin. Upon arrival, the suspect vehicle, Chevrolet Pickup… Read More


Posted on August 28th, 2017
Whether they’re ready or not, Emmet County students are headed back to the classroom, and the Emmet County Sheriff’s Office wants them to make it there in one piece. Of the 301 school-age children killed from 2006 to 2010 in school-transportation-related crashes in the U.S., 102 were pedestrians… Read More

2017-08-22: Sheriff Press Release

Posted on August 22nd, 2017
According to Emmet County Sheriff Pete Wallin, a phone scam has come to the attention of his Office on Tuesday, August 22, 2017.  Residents in Emmet County are receiving a phone calls  with a message to call the Emmet County Sheriff’s Office Civil Division  at 231 349-6667. … Read More


Posted on August 21st, 2017
The Emmet County Board of Commissioners will meet for its regular monthly board meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, August 24, 2017. The Board meets in the County Building, Board of Commissioners’ Room, 200 Division St., downtown Petoskey. Training Session Agenda.  Regular Board Meeting… Read More

Enciso Sentencing

Posted on August 8th, 2017
On August 7, 2017, Defendant Benoni Jonathan Enciso was sentenced in the 57th Circuit Court in Emmet County on four counts of Using a Computer to Commit a Crime and four counts of Capturing an Image of an Unclothed Individual involving minor victims. Circuit Court Judge Charles Johnson sentenced Defendant… Read More

Valerie K. Snyder Sworn In As 7th Probate Judge

Posted on July 31st, 2017
On Wednesday, July 19, 2017, in front of a packed courtroom, Valerie K. Snyder was sworn in as judge of the State of Michigan’s 7th Probate Court for Charlevoix and Emmet Counties. Judge Snyder is the first female to hold the office. Numerous local dignitaries including the Honorable Charles W. Johnson… Read More

2017-07-21: Sheriff Press Release

Posted on July 21st, 2017
UPDATE: On Friday, July 21, 2017, at approximately 9:30 a.m., divers from the Emmet County Sheriff’s Office Dive Team and Marine Patrol, recovered the body of Michael Kandel, age 28, Kalkaska, MI. in Sturgeon Bay, Lake Michigan, in approximately 12 feet of water, near where he was last seen missing.Read More

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