2018-04-05 / Courts

Man arrested near Omena, charged in domestic assault

A 25-year-old man was arrested Tuesday night after a domestic incident in Leelanau Township.

According to press release from the Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded at 7:20 p.m. to a home in Omena after a call to the 911 dispatch center.

The caller refused to give his name or location and hung up the phone. Dispatchers were able to determined the call location and sent deputies to a home in the 11000 block of East Omena Road, where they located the person who made the call.

An investigation showed that a 25-year-old suspect had been drinking alcohol for several days and became agitated.

An argument between the suspect, the suspect’s mother and the mother’s boyfriend escalated to the point the suspect struck the boyfriend and pushed the mother, the release stated.

The suspect was placed under arrest for domestic assault, second offense, and lodged in the Leelanau County Jail.

Injuries to the victims were minor in nature, according to the Sheriff’s office.

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