2014-02-27 / Front Page

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Arizona man will face charges in Manistique

MANISTIQUE – An Arizona man was recently extradited back to Michigan to face sexual assault charges. The extradition came as a result of an investigation by the Michigan State Police – St. Ignace Post.

According to a press release from the agency, the man, Keith Swartz, 63, of Laveen, Ariz., was arrested in the Phoenix, Ariz. and was lodged in the Schoolcraft County Jail on Feb. 23.

Swartz was arraigned in the 93rd District Court on Feb. 24 on two counts of fourth degree criminal sexual conduct, each carrying a maximum penalty of up to two years in prison.

Swartz has been released on bond pending his next court appearance.

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