UPDATE: 29 year old David Gene Krebs II of Vermontville was arraigned today(Friday) on attempted murder and habitual offender charges. The next court appearance is scheduled for September 18th.
The Barry County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a stabbing incident that occurred in a moving vehicle between occupants on Barber Road south of M-43. The front seat passenger of the vehicle was stabbed multiple times by a back seat passenger. After stopping the vehicle, the injured passenger was able to flee to a nearby residence, and the homeowner then reported the incident. The suspect fled on foot from the vehicle, but was later taken into custody by deputies after being tracked by the Barry County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit. He is currently lodged at the Barry County Jail while charges are being filed. The victim was transported to Butterworth Hospital with life-threatening injuries.