2018-03-29 / News

State Police arrest Denton man for domestic violence

A 51-year-old Denton Township man was lodged in the Roscommon County Jail after being arrested by State Po­lice from the Houghton Lake Post on a charge of domestic violence, third of­fense, March 25.

According to Sgt. Harold Terry, a 32-year-old female, who is the wife of the suspect, was attempting to take items from a shed at his residence when a ver­bal dispute broke out. A police report on the incident said that as she took items out of the shed, he put them back in.

As the argument continued, the re­port said that the woman’s 13-year-old son told the suspect to leave his mother alone, after which the suspect ordered him off the property, spitting on him as he did so. The suspect then chased the youth around the yard swinging and kicking at him.

Then, as the suspect attempted to re­move his infant son from the woman’s vehicle, the 13-year-old pulled him out of the vehicle, after which the suspect kicked the youth in the leg near his knee. The mother and her two children were then able to leave the residence.

On March 24, a 32-year-old Hough­ton Lake man was traveling northbound on Old 27 near West Shore Drive when troopers made a traffic stop for a mal­functioning brake light and plate light. The officers found that the driver had an expired license and was wanted on a warrant for failure to pay child sup­port. He was lodged in the Roscommon County Jail.

In another incident on March 24, State Police responded to a com­plaint lodged by the manager of Little Boots Restaurant, who told them that a 58-year-old Bay City woman had re­fused to pay for her meal after it was ex­plained that the restaurant did not accept personal checks. After troopers arrived, the woman’s male companion went to another business and cashed a check to pay the bill.

Troopers advised the woman that the restaurant manager “did not want her back on the property,” and that trespass charges would be sought if she returned.

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