Stabber sentenced

August 29, 2014
Jacob C. Kozlowski

Jacob C. Kozlowski

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor.

HART — A 24-year-old Montague man who had been on the lam for three days following a stabbing last May was sentenced Monday in 27th Circuit Court to one year in jail with nine months forthwith.

Jacob Casey Kozlowski, of 9418 Oak Lane Dr., pled no contest to assault with a weapon July 14.

Kozlowski was captured and arrested by Oceana County Sheriff’s Office deputies on private property in southern Oceana County near South 100th Avenue where he was staying in a camper

The OCSO was dispatched to the Hackley-Lakeshore Emergency Room in Shelby the night of May 25 to investigate a stabbing victim. A 41-year-old Hesperia man suffered a 1-inch long wound to his neck just below his ear where a 3-4 inch long knife had stabbed him.

The man told police he had gotten into an argument with his fiancé’s ex-boyfriend, Kozlowski, over possession of a cell phone.

Kozlowski was given credit for 89 days served in jail. He was also ordered to 18 months probation; $198 in fines and costs; no alcohol or controlled substances and must submit to testing; must complete psychological evaluation as directed by probation agent; must complete mental health treatment programs as recommended; may not engage in any assaultive behavior; may not associate with any known felons; may not use any object as a weapon; must contact probation agent upon release from jail; must allow probation agent into his residence for supervision purposes; must submit to searches of his person, place or auto; must report any police contact, loss of employment or change of residence; and must seek and maintain legitimate employment.

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