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$50,000 Cash Bond In Marinette Standoff
Issue Date: August 8, 2013
Cash bond of $50,000 was set for Harry J. Darragh III, 2908 Hannah St., Marinette on three felony charges resulting from the Friday, Aug. 2 two hour standoff with Marinette Police at the residence.
Marinette County Circuit Court Judge James Morrison set the bond at an initial appearance Tuesday, Aug.6, and scheduled an adjourned initial appearance for 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9. He remains in custody in the county jail. He was also ordered not to have contact with the victims inside the residence at the time of the standoff.
Darragh is charged with felon possessing a firearm, first degree recklessly endangering safety and failure to comply with commands from an officer.
At 6:41 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, Marinette Police officers were dispatched to the residence and advised that a male was dumping gasoline inside the residence to set it on fire and shots had been fired. Three other people inside the residence were able to exit and were not injured.
They were Stacy Sommers, 43, Marinette, and two young children including his 10 year daughter and daughter of Sommers.
Residents in a block area of the residence were instructed to stay in their homes and off the streets during the two hour incident.
Responding to the scene were officers from police departments in Marinete, Peshtigo and Menominee, Mich., sheriff departments from Marinette and Menominee, Mich., Marinette Fire Department, UPSET members, Emer-gency Rescue Squad and BAMC paramedics.
About two hours later, about 8:41 p.m Darragh surrendered without incident and taken into custody and lodged in jail.