Preliminary hearing waived in CSC case

HOUGHTON – A volunteer with the Houghton High School hockey team waived his preliminary hearing on criminal sexual conduct charges in 97th District Court Friday.

Brad Aldrich, 30, of Hancock, is charged with third- and fourth-degree charges against a male student at the school at least 16 but not older than 18.

The third-degree charge is a 15-year felony, while the fourth-degree charge is a two-year high-court misdemeanor.

He is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday in Houghton County Circuit Court.