36 Year-Old Ishpeming Man Sentenced to Prison on Assault Charges

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An Ishpeming man has been sentence to 20 months in prison on assault charges

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man has been sentenced to prison time on assault charges.

36-year-old Ralph Emanuelson of Ishpeming was sentenced this morning in Marquette County Circuit Court for a domestic violence incident that happened last May where he held a knife to the throat of his wife.  Following a plea agreement to plead no contest to one count of assault with a dangerous weapon, other charges related to the incident were dropped.

Reports say Emanuelson also shot himself during the incident as police approached the scene.  He was sentenced to a total of 20 months behind bars.  The assault charge carried a maximum sentence of four years in prison.

News Story Source:  Great Lakes Radio News — Trusted Upper Michigan &  U.P. News for Northern Michigan Since 1997

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