Township man's plea stands
January 16, 2019
By RICHARD JENKINS
BESSEMER — An Ironwood Township man will serve at least 25 years in prison after he let his guilty plea to two sex crimes stand in Gogebic County Circuit Court Tuesday.
Jason Elliot Irvine, 47, originally pleaded guilty to two counts of first degree criminal sexual conduct in November. Each of those carries a mandatory minimum sentence of 25 years in prison, with a maximum penalty of life in prison.
Last week, Gogebic County Circuit Judge Michael Pope ruled Irvine hadn’t been adequately informed of the mandatory minimums when he agreed to h...