Through intense investigation, the Mt. Pleasant Police Department identified a suspect from a May 6, 2023 double stabbing assault which occurred in the vicinity of Broomfield and Mission Street in Mt. Pleasant. This incident resulted in a male victim suffering stab wounds to the chest, and a female victim sustaining stab wounds to the back area.
The Mt. Pleasant and Bay City Police Departments, alongside Bay City’s ELITE VIPER UNIT – a covert taskforce team, conducted interviews and surveillance in Bay City, Michigan. Probable cause was established, and an arrest warrant was obtained from the Isabella County Prosecutors Office.
Upon search warrants being executed, a 23-year-old Bay City man was arrested by the ELITE VIPER UNIT on a two-count warrant for Assault with Intent to Murder.
This is an ongoing and open investigation. The name of the arrested individual will be withheld until after arraignment.
The two assault victims have been released from the hospital. The names of the victims will not be released until the investigation is closed.
The Mt. Pleasant Police Department was assisted by the Bay City Police Department, the ELITE VIPER UNIT, Central Michigan University Police, Isabella County Sheriff’s Department, Michigan State Police, Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Police, Isabella County Central Dispatch, Isabella County Prosecutors Office and the Wayside Bar.