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“Revenge porn” charges against a man in Charlevoix County have been dropped

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A first of it’s kind “revenge porn” case in Charlevoix County was dismissed this week.

The charges were filed against 25-year old Andrew Roche. He admitted to not only posting intimate pictures of an ex-girlfriend, he also included her name, phone number and address.
for posting intimate photos of his ex-girlfriend online. Continue reading

Charlevoix County man arrested for ‘revenge porn’

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In Charlevoix County this week a man was arrested for posting what’s called revenge porn online. Officials said the man not only posted intimate pictures of an ex-girlfriend, he also included her name, phone number and address. The pictures have been viewed online over 60,000 times.

25-year old Andrew Roche received nude and intimate pictures from his ex-girlfriend during their relationship. When she broke up with him, he put them on a revenge porn website, which acts as a forum.

Charlevoix County’s Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Gregory Justis is handling the case. Devon Rademacher had a chance to speak with Justis about the case and the increasing popularity of revenge porn.

Deadly animal disease on the rise in Charlevoix County

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Wildlife officials are reporting an increase in Distemper among wild animals in Charlevoix County. Distemper is an incurable viral disease that affects the intestinal and respiratory tracts.

Animal control officials say there have been more than 30 cases of Distemper in raccoons, foxes and coyotes since June – a dramatic increase from previous years. Continue reading