Iron River suspect faces felony charges


Staff Writer

CRYSTAL FALLS – An Iron River Township man has been charged with several felonies following a report of an assault incident that occurred earlier this week.

Bruce Allen Blough, 54, faces one felony count of attempted assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder, one felony count of felonious assault, one felony count of discharging a firearm in a building, one felony count of interfering with electronic communications, and one misdemeanor count of domestic violence.

If convicted on all counts, he could spend up to 15 years in prison.

Blough is scheduled for a preliminary examination in Iron County Trial Court on Jan. 28.

The charges against Blough stem from a Jan. 15 incident in Iron River Township.

According to the criminal complaint in the case, Blough allegedly assaulted a female victim and fired a 380 handgun inside a building.

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