May 21st, 2020
MARQUETTE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) — A former Upper Peninsula priest will be heading to circuit court for a trial on sex crimes he allegedly committed in the 1980s.
Former priest Gary Allen Jacobs, a priest under the Catholic Diocese of Marquette, faces eight counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and two counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Originally, Jacobs was charged in January on seven counts of criminal sexual conduct charges in three separate cases that reportedly occurred in Ontonagon and Dickinson counties.
Jacobs was arrested on January 17