URGENT URGENT – U.P. Breaking News Bulletin – 3-20-18 – 4:45 p.m. ET
Celebrating in the Halls of Justice: A Most Wanted Michigan Sex Offender has been arrested for fighting with police and failure to register as required by law – fought with cops – did not wanted to be cuffed
By Greg Peterson
U.P. Breaking News
Owner, News Director
(Marquette, MI) – Police have arrested one of Michigan’s most wanted sex offenders – who has been on the run for over three and a half years.
The Michigan State Police and other law enforcement agencies have really wanted to get their hands on this guy.
35-year-old Kenneth Joseph Saarela of Negaunee, MI was booked into the Marquette County Jail (MCJ) at 10:22 a.m. ET this morning, Tuesday, March 20, 2018.
U.P. Breaking News has done several stories on Saarela and the other most wanted U.P. sex offenders.
Saarela has also had addresses in Marquette.
He was listed as an absconder by Michigan State Police after he failed to report as required by law. He last reported in Sept. 24, 2014.
Saarela is charged with failure to register as a sex offender and resisting arrest/obstructing a police officer.
Bond is set at $10,000 on the sex offender charge.
Saarela was convicted of fourth degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC) with multiple variables.
He was one of two U.P. on the top ten most wanted absconder sex offenders.
One down – One to go
Help find another U.P. most wanted sex offender in the Upper Peninsula.
Has been on the run for over 10 years.
Please tell police if you know anything about Brian Williams Niles of Menominee, MI,
Police say he is a very bad guy who really needs to be put behind bars.