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Sheriff’s office reports gun threat in Alpha

CRYSTAL FALLS—On June 26, the Iron County Sheriff’s Office reported a gun incident in Alpha that took place earlier in the month.
    According to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 5:50 p.m. on June 7, Iron County Central Dispatch received a 911 call regarding a female brandishing a long gun, making threats to neighbors within the village of Alpha.
    The Iron County Sheriff’s Office was assigned to the complaint and was assisted on scene by the Michigan State Police and the Michigan DNR law division.  
    An immediate search of the area was conducted. Officers recovered the suspected long gun, and following initial interviews it was determined that the female had fled on foot.  
    The incident remains under investigation and will be forwarded to the Iron County prosecutor’s office for formal charges.  
    No injuries were reported, and no name was released.
    Further information will be reported in the Reporter when it becomes available.