By Trevor Drew, Up North Live
EMMET COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) — A Cheboygan man is facing 19 felony charges after being accused of sexually assaulting a woman in Emmet County.
Michigan State Police said were called to McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Cheboygan for a report of sexual assault on July 12.
Troopers interviewed the victim who alleged an acquaintance, identified as 18-year-old James Charboneau of Cheboygan, had driven her to a remote location in Emmet County and sexually assaulted her.
An MSP investigation led to a 19-count felony warrant being issued for Charboneau by the Emmet County Prosecutor’s Office.
Charboneau was arrested on Wednesday and lodged in the Emmet County Jail.
He was arraigned in Emmet County District Court on six counts criminal sexual conduct first degree causing personal injury, six counts criminal sexual conduct first degree during commission of a felony, to-wit: kidnapping, unlawful imprisonment, three counts criminal sexual conduct second degree causing personal injury, three counts criminal sexual conduct second degree during commission of a felony, to-wit: kidnapping – unlawful imprisonment, and one count unlawful imprisonment.
His bond was set at $1 million cash surety and remains lodged in the Emmet County Jail. His next scheduled court appearance is on October 21, 2020.