On November 11, 2019 at approximately 10:50 a.m. Ionia County Sheriff’s Office along with Michigan State Police Lakeview Post were dispatched to an address on Stauffer Drive in Orleans Township for an assault complaint. When officer’s arrived on scene it was determined that a resident on Stauffer Drive had threatened to use a shovel to Assault the neighbor.
While investigating the assault a separate neighbor threatened to shoot the Deputy and any additional officers if they harmed the suspect. The officers were able to arrest the original suspect in the assault. The Ionia County Prosecutor’s Office will review the case and determine if the resident threatening to shoot the deputy will be charged. No one was injured during this incident.