LAKE CITY, MI – On Monday September 28th, 2020, at approximately 1:20PM, a trooper with the Michigan State Police (MSP) Houghton Lake Post was dispatched to a report of an assault with a dangerous weapon that occurred on North White Birch Avenue in Lake Township.
The victim was being followed by the suspect in a separate vehicle. The investigation led to the arrest of 20-year-old Zebulian Hennesey Czygan of Lake City.
Czygan was the passenger of a vehicle that was occupied by three people. A truck allegedly pulled in front the vehicle that Czygan was in. When the vehicle stopped, Zebulian Czygan pulled out a crowbar and threatened the truck driver.
The truck driver left the scene and continued driving. The vehicle that Czygan was a passenger continued to follow the driver of the truck. The truck driver and a witness to the incident called 911. The trooper caught up with both vehicles on Goose lake Road. The trooper was able to get the suspect vehicle stopped. Czygan was immediately arrested and lodged in the Missaukee County Jail.
Zebulian Czygan was arraigned in the 84th District Court in Missaukee County on one count of Felonious Assault with a Dangerous Weapon. He was released on a PR bond.