ANTRIM COUNTY, MI – An allegedly intoxicated Central Lake man is behind bars this morning after he held two women and three children captive inside a residence west of Gaylord.
On Monday, May 31st, 2021, at approximately 6:15 a.m., troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) Gaylord Post were dispatched to a residence on Intermediate Lake Road in Central Lake Township for a domestic assault that occurred earlier that morning.
An intoxicated 26-year-old Central Lake man allegedly held his girlfriend and her friend, along with three children, against their will at the residence while he physically assaulted the two women to include shooting one of them with a BB gun. They were able to escape the residence and retrieve their phones after the man passed out.
Troopers along with deputies from the Antrim County Sheriff’s Office contacted the man and arrested him after a short struggle ensued. He was lodged in the Antrim County Jail and could face charges of Domestic Violence, Assault and Battery, Unlawful Imprisonment, Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, Interfering with an Electronic Communications Device, Torture, and Resisting and Obstructing.