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Search continues for Gogebic inmate


Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

MEMBERS OF the Gogebic County Sheriff's Department and Michigan State Police debrief at a staging point off Powderhorn Road Wednesday during a break in the search for an inmate who escaped from the Gogebic County Jail Monday night. The search focused on the Powderhorn area after two sightings of the inmate, Daniel Ferguson, were reported from the area. Ferguson remains on the loose and the department encourages anyone who sees something suspicious to call 911 or contact the department.


IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - As nightfall approached Wednesday, the search continued for an escaped inmate from the Gogebic County Jail, despite two sightings in the Powderhorn area in as many days.

Daniel Ferguson, 26, escaped sometime after 8:45 p.m., Monday, according to a Gogebic County Sheriff's Department Facebook post at approximately 9:33 p.m., that night.

Wednesday's search effort centered around Big Powderhorn Mountain, after there were two reported sightings of Ferguson in that area.

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