On March 17, 2020 at approximately 7:56 am, Deputies from the Newaygo County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to 1140 N Walnut Ave, Wilcox Township, on a report of an adult male threatening to shoot an adult female and 3 kids. While enroute to the scene deputies were advised that the male suspect left the residence on foot with a gun.
Upon arrival on scene, law enforcement set up a perimeter around the area. Newaygo County K-9 team was called in for tracking the suspect. After tracking the suspect and making contact with him on the phone he agreed to come out of the woods. The male suspect surrendered peacefully to law enforcement.
The male suspect was taken into custody and lodged at the Newaygo County Jail on charges of Home Invasion 1st Degree and 4 counts of Felonious Assault. All names are being withheld pending formal arraignment at the 78th District Court.
No one was injured during this incident.
Deputies were assisted at the scene by the Michigan State Police and Newaygo County Central Dispatch.