Thomas Weichel, of Spruce, is the Alcona County prosecuting attorney. He worked as a juvenile probation officer, a case worker for Boysville of Michigan, and with the 26th Circuit Court. He assisted with the creation of Sunrise Centre, a long-term residential substance abuse facility.
Prosecutor Weichel earned an associate degree in criminal justice from Northwestern Michigan College, a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Ferris State University, and a degree from Detroit College of Law.
He represents representatives of public agencies concerned with delinquency prevention or treatment, such as welfare, social services mental health, education, special education, recreation, and youth services. He serves a term that expires Dec. 31, 2017.