IR man sent to prison
CRYSTAL FALLS – An Iron River man has been sentenced to serve a minimum of one and a half years in prison for charges stemming from a July 8 standoff incident in Iron River Township.
Bobby Joe Nordstrom, 37, was sentenced Monday in Iron County Trial Court on one felony count of felon in possession of a firearm and one felony count of felonious assault.
The maximum sentence is seven and a half years in prison.
Additional charges of felonious assault and possession of a firearm while under the influence of alcohol were dismissed in a plea deal.
Nordstrom had previously testified that on July 8, he possessed a firearm and pointed it at a male relative. As a convicted felon, Nordstrom cannot legally possess firearms.
Following a brief standoff with authorities, Nordstrom turned himself in. No one was injured in the incident.
For details, see Tuesday’s Daily News.