White Cloud, May 10, 2021 - Newaygo County Prosecuting Attorney, Worth Stay, announced today that Clifton David Bonter Jr. of Grant, date of birth July 23, 1980, was arraigned on May 10 on a two count criminal complaint. The charges stem from an investigation into an alleged discharge of a firearm at a dwelling in Ashland Township.
The defendant is charged with one count of Weapons - Firearms - Discharge in or at a Building Causing Injury, in violation of MCL 750.234b(3) and one count of Weapons - Felony Firearm, in violation of MCL 750.227b. A probable cause conference is set for May 20, 2021, at 9:30 am. A preliminary examination is set for May 27, 2021, at 1:30 pm. Both hearings are scheduled to be held at the 78th District Court in White Cloud, Michigan.
A defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Anyone with information regarding this ongoing investigation is asked to please contact the Michigan State Police, Hart Post at 231-873 2171.