Police-style baton allegedly used in assault.

August 5, 2019

Police-style baton allegedly used in assault.


BENONA TOWNSHIP – A 24-year-old Shelby man was arrested for felonious assault after allegedly swinging a police-style baton at another man, barely missing him, Sunday, Aug. 4, shortly before 9:30 p.m. in the 6400 block of West Buchanan Road, according to Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast.

The suspect was later arrested by deputies at his own home.

Other police activity in Oceana County over the weekend includes:

Friday, Aug. 2, 2019:

– 8:57 a.m., (OCSO), indecent exposure, victim reported an incident that occurred in October of 2018, 1000 block of West Arthur Road, Grant Township.

– 8:30 p.m., (Michigan State Police), domestic assault, 2000 block of Scenic View Drive, Village of Rothbury.

– 8:41 p.m., (OCSO), a 38-year-old Walkerville man was arrested for driving while license suspended (DWLS), 144th Avenue near Minke Road, Crystal Township.

Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019:

– 9:34 a.m., (MSP), a 29-year-old Grand Blanc man was arrested on a fugitive warrant, 8000 block of West Fox Road, Mears.

– 5:02 p.m., (OCSO), a 53-year-old Holton was cited for driving without a license and a 61-year-old Twin Lake man was cited for allowing an unlicensed driver to operate, Skeels Road, Otto Township.

– 7:50 p.m., (OCSO), an 18-year-old Rothbury woman was arrested for driving without a license, Wilke Road near 116th Avenue, Otto Township.

– 8:25 p.m., (OCSO), assault, 1700 block of West Grant Road, Shelby Township.

– 10:07 p.m,. (OCSO), domestic assault, 900 block of East Taylor Road, Elbridge Township.

Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019:

– 2 a.m., (MSP), one-vehicle crash, no injuries, Grant Road and 54th Avenue, Benona Township.

– 11 a.m., (MSP), two-vehicle crash, no injuries, Shore Drive and 24th Avenue, Golden Township.

– 11:150 a.m., (MSP), stolen license plate, 4000 block of North Ridge Road, Golden Township.

– 8:57 p.m., (OCSO), a 34-year-old Muskegon man was arrested for open intoxicants on a highway after a sheriff’s deputy observed the man throw a beer can in the ditch while walking down the road, Oceana Drive near Yale Road, Grant Township.

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