CADILLAC — A 40-year-old Harrison man confronted assault and home violence offenses throughout his latest arraignment in Wexford County’s 84th District Courtroom.
Lance VanBuskirk was charged with one depend of assault with intent to do nice bodily hurt lower than homicide or by strangulation and home violence for his reference to an incident on April 5 in Clam Lake Township. A recurring offender second offense discover was added to the assault-related offense which reinforces the utmost sentence by 1.5 occasions.
If convicted, VanBuskirk faces as much as 15 years in jail or $7,500 in fines.
The costs are merely accusations and never proof of guilt. VanBuskirk is presumed harmless until and till confirmed responsible in a courtroom of regulation. The prosecution has the burden of proving guilt past an inexpensive doubt.
In a press launch by the Cadillac Michigan State Police Publish, it acknowledged at 7:40 p.m. on April 5 troopers from the put up had been dispatched to a home assault at a residence on Freedom Highway in Clam Lake Township. VanBuskirk allegedly received right into a struggle with a member of the family, in keeping with police. When troopers arrived, police stated the sufferer was strolling in the direction of them bleeding closely from the face.
A short while later, police stated Vanbuskirk exited the house and commenced strolling in the direction of troopers holding a hand towel. Troopers couldn’t inform if he had a weapon underneath the towel and troopers ordered VanBuskirk to get on the bottom, in keeping with the press launch.
Police stated VanBuskirk finally complied, dropped the towel and received on the bottom. After a short investigation, which included interviewing each events concerned, police stated VanBuskirk was arrested.
A $25,000 money or surety bond was issued by the courtroom and a possible trigger convention was scheduled for April 13.