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UPDATE: Suspect charged, named in Newberry home invasion

52-year-old Edward Michael Cooper is facing charges of home invasion and felonious assault.
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Published: Oct. 12, 2021 at 10:23 AM EDT
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NEWBERRY, Mich. (WLUC) - UPDATE: A Newberry man is facing charges of home invasion and felonious assault following a break-in in Newberry Sunday evening.

52-year-old Edward Michael Cooper faces the following charges:

  • Home invasion, a 20-year felony
  • Assault with a dangerous weapon (felonious assault)
  • Habitual offender

Court officials said that because Cooper is being charged as a habitual offender, he faces a sentence that is 1.5 times the sentence for the primary charge of home invasion.

Cooper’s next court appearance, a probable cause hearing, is scheduled for Oct. 20 in Luce County District Court.

Read the background of the charges in the original story below.

ORIGINAL STORY: One person is in the Luce County Jail accused of home invasion.

According to the Michigan State Police, troopers from the Sault Ste. Marie Post responded to an in-progress home invasion in Newberry around 8:00 p.m. Sunday.

A person went into a home with the homeowner there. Police say the two fought, and the intruder ran away.

Troopers found the suspect at a local hospital getting treated for wounds suffered during the home invasion.

Their name has not been released, pending arraignment. They face a first-degree home invasion charge.

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