PLYMOUTH, MI – Todd Willard Holgate, 41-years-old, has been charged in connection with an attack made upon his 69-year-old mother, also of Plymouth. On September 28, 2020 at 2:44 p.m. the victim was outside of her apartment in the 390 block of Pinewood Circle speaking with her son when he threatened her.
She immediately went inside the apartment and locked the door. It is alleged that her son became irate and gained entry by breaking a glass window on the front door.
Once inside the apartment while armed with a knife he chased her into her bedroom. He is further alleged to have strangled his mother and stabbed the bed near her head. After the attack he fled to another part of the apartment. His mother called the Plymouth Police who responded to the
location. After a two-hour stand-off Holgate was taken into custody by the police and placed in a local hospital for evaluation.
The defendant has been charged with False Report of a Threat of Terrorism, Assault with Intent to Commit Great Bodily Harm, Assault with Intent to Commit Great Bodily Harm – Strangulation, Felonious Assault and Resisting and Obstructing the Police. The defendant is expected to have a hospital arraignment this afternoon.