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Wakefield man arrested for Bessemer break-ins

BESSEMER — A Wakefield man is in custody after being accused of being involved in a home invasion and several car break-ins in the city of Bessemer last week.

Troopers from the Michigan State Police’s Wakefield Post were dispatched to the scene of an alleged home invasion in Bessemer on Nov. 6. A home and a car had both been entered, according to a MSP news release, where two purses and roughly $245 were allegedly stolen.

The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Office had received reports of four other car break-ins in Bessemer around this time, according to the MSP report, and the law enforcement agenci...