Man charged with home invasion in break-in

ESCANABA – A 28-year-old Escanaba man was officially charged Monday with first-degree home invasion for allegedly entering an occupied home in Ford River Township on Sunday.

Jacob Michael Calouette, of 712 S. 16th St., Escanaba, was arrested on the 20-year felony for allegedly going into a residence on 11.5 Road at around 5:30 a.m.

According to Delta County Sheriff’s Department, the home’s resident chased Calouette out of the residence. Upon arrival, deputies and troopers from the Michigan State Police Gladstone Post set up a perimeter. A police dog was brought in from Escanaba Public Safety to track the suspect. Rampart Emergency Medical personnel also assisted at the scene.

At 6:50 a.m., officers surrounded the man after he was seen trying to cross a roadway. Calouette was taken into custody without incident. He remains lodged in the county jail in lieu of a $20,000 bond.

Calouette is scheduled for a preliminary examination in district court on Aug. 22.