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Two U.P. sentenced in mine break-in case..

Written by on January 24, 2023

EAGLE RIVER, MI – Two men were sentenced to jail and one man was given probation for illegally entering and taking minerals from a mine in Copper Falls in the Keweenaw Peninsula in March 2020.  On Jan. 12, 39-year-old Brent Hiltunen and 40-year-old Ike Kinsinger, both from Calumet, were both sentenced to 30 days in jail for one count each of Breaking and Entering – Illegal Entry.  They were previously found guilty by a jury in Nov. 2022.  A third defendant, 40-year-old Erick Grandchamp, also from Calumet, was sentenced to probation when he pleaded guilty to a Trespass charge, as part of a plea agreement, in May of 2022.