SUTTON BAYS, MI – The Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office is aware of the male subject open carrying a firearm in public this morning, Tuesday, July 14th, 2016.
The male subject was first seen 8:42 a.m. this morning in the Village of Suttons Bay. He is carrying a black rifle without a carrying strap. Their deputies have made contact with the man and discussed the number of calls they have been receiving to the 911 Dispatch Center from concerned citizens. The man has continued to walk along the roadway carrying this firearm. As of 11:10 a.m., this subject has made his way to the Village of Lake Leelanau.
Until this person does something that is illegal he has the ability to conduct himself in this manner. Anyone witnessing a violation of law or threatening behavior is asked to contact the 911 Dispatch Center.