The Prosecutor’s Office is the liaison between the public and the Court and is responsible for bringing matters to trial. The Iosco County Prosecutor is a statutory, mandatory position who is elected every four years. The Prosecuting Attorney, James A. Bacarella, is the Chief Law Enforcement Officer for the County of Iosco, and as such, he has a far range of duties. Some of the statutory duties of the prosecutor’s office include:
- 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 17 years old or younger.
- To provide victims of violent crimes or felonies with Crime Victims Rights information.
- To go to sentencing on criminal matters to provide the Court with any victim’s input or any special requests made for people of Iosco County.