Coast Guard station attack suspect arraigned; local charges pending

February 9, 2015
Matthew Lawrence Krueger

Matthew Lawrence Krueger

GRAND HAVEN – The man who allegedly attacked the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Grand Haven Sunday, Feb. 8, just hours after his alleged involvement in a suspicious fire to a building where he lived seasonally near Mears has been arraigned on charges in Ottawa County but not yet in Oceana County.

Matthew Lawrence Krueger, 33, was charged with two felonies in connection with the Coast Guard facility attack, mlive reports. Police initially reported that he is 34 years old.

Krueger, who appeared on video from the Ottawa County Jail, was arraigned shortly after 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, on charges of making a false report or threat of terrorism, which carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison, and malicious destruction of personal  property $1,000-$20,000, which carries a maximum five-year sentence, mlive states.


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