Newaygo County Prosecuting Attorney, Worth Stay, announced that David Robert Daniel Saylor, (DOB March 10, 1987) of Newaygo, was arraigned on March 9 on a two count criminal complaint. The charges stem from an investigation into an explosion at Newaygo High School and subsequent search warrant of a residence.
The defendant is charged with one count of Explosives- Manufacture/Possession of Molotov Cocktail in violation of MCL 750.211a(2)(a) and one count of Children- Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor, in violation of MCL 750.145. The defendant is also charged as a Habitual Offender- Second Offense Notice. A probable cause conference is set for March 18, 2021 at 9:00 AM. A preliminary examination is set for March 25, 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 Officer Ryan Dornbos at the Newaygo Police Department, 231-652-1655, ext. 242 or the Michigan State Police, Hart Post at 231-873-2171.