Hesperia man arrested on six charges

July 25, 2023

Hesperia man arrested on six charges

NEWFIELD TOWNSHIP — A 46-year-old Hesperia man was arrested by Michigan State Police troopers on half a dozen charges Monday, July 24, around 6:30 p.m., according to Sgt. Trevor Beck of the Hart post.

The suspect faces charges of assault, malicious destruction of property and animal abuse stemming from an incident in the 2100 block of 186th Avenue and additional charges of operating while intoxicated, malicious destruction of police property and assaulting/resisting/obstructing police arising from an incident in the 7100 block of Woodrow Road.

In the first incident, a dog was the subject of the alleged abuse, but it was not injured, said Sgt. Beck. The malicious destruction involved tearing up the lawn by doing donuts with his truck, said Sgt. Beck. At the Woodrow Road location, the suspect allegedly kicked a trooper and broke another trooper’s sunglasses.

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