February 10, 2017
The incident was reported at about 4 p.m. The boy, whose name was not being released, had run away from the Log Cabin Grill and Bar, which is situated south of Gladstone, along Lake Michigan.
To reach the lake, the boy had to cross four busy lanes of traffic on U.S. 2. His mother last saw him heading east across the ice.
Hartsig had been working snowmobile patrol in adjacent Alger County.
Hunter’s Point has a boating launch site on the Stonington Peninsula side of the bay.
said Lt. Eugene Hagy, a district law supervisor with the DNR Law Enforcement Division’s district 2, which covers the easternmost six counties in the Upper Peninsula.
It wasn’t long before Hartsig located the boy....