Michigan Prosecuting Attorneys Coordinating Council

Updated: March 19, 2001

Iosco County, Michigan

Gary W. Rapp
Prosecuting Attorney

P.O. Box 548
County Building
422 Lake Street
Tawas City, MI 48763


Tel: (989) 362-6141
Fax: (989) 984-1106
Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Iosco County, Michigan


Welcome to the Iosco County Prosecuting Attorney's Office web page!

The Iosco County Prosecutor is a statutory, mandatory position. The Prosecutor is elected every four years. The Prosecuting Attorney, Gary W. Rapp, is the Chief Law Enforcement Officer for the County of Iosco, and as such, he has a far range of duties. The Iosco County Prosecutor is also responsible for other matters which are not criminal in nature. All of the Prosecutor's duties are statutory, and the following is a partial list of what the Prosecutor's Office covers:

    CRIMINAL
    · Issuance of all felonies in the County of Iosco.
    · Issuance of all misdemeanor complaints in Iosco County.
    · Issuance of all search warrants in Iosco County.
    · Prepare files, secure witnesses for trials and proceed to trial on all matters ranging from speeding tickets to First Degree Murder cases.
    · To handle Probate Court matters, which include all misdemeanors and felonies committed by a person 16 years old or younger.
    · To provide victims of violent crimes or felonies with Crime Victim Rights information.
    · To go to sentencing on criminal matters to provide the Court with any victim's input or any special requests made for the People of Iosco County.

    CIVIL
    · The Prosecutor works with the Department of Humans Services to bring to court neglectful or abusive parents and try them accordingly.
    · To terminate parental rights when a case is deemed appropriate by the Prosecutor and bring the matter to hearing in Probate Court.
    · To pursue putative fathers of children born out of wedlock to establish their paternity and enter an order of filiation and child support, which assists the State of Michigan and the Friend of the Court Office in their duties, these endeavors reduce the amount of assistance paid by the People of the State of Michigan for these children.


STAFF
Prosecuting Attorney: Gary W. Rapp
Asst Pros Atty: Tamara L. Kempf
Victim Coordinator/ Legal Secretary: Christine Roulo
Child Support Specialist/ Legal Secretary: Randé J. Chartier
Legal Secretary: Linda R. Sucaet


LOCAL COURTS
81st District Court
    422 Lake, Tawas City, MI 48763
(989) 362-4441
23rd Circuit Court
    422 Lake, Tawas City, MI 48763
(989) 362-3497
Iosco County Probate Court
    422 Lake, Tawas City, MI 48763
(989) 362-3991


LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT
Michigan State Police / East Tawas Post
    410 N. US-23, East Tawas, MI 48730
(989) 362-3434
Iosco County Sheriff
    428 Lake Street, Tawas City, MI 48763
(989) 362-6164
Tawas Police Department
    810 W. Westover, East Tawas, MI 48730
(989) 362-7718
Oscoda Police Department
    110 S. State, Oscoda, MI 48750
(989) 739-9113


LOCAL VICTIM RESOURCES
Shelter, Inc.
    PO Box 797, Alpena, MI 49707
(989) 356-9650


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