On 04/16/2021, at 5:16 p.m. Clare County Central Dispatch received a call of a Felonious Assault in the 4300 block of Oak Flats in Hayes Township, of Clare County. Responding deputies arrived in the area and found that a 17-year-old Harrison man was armed with a knife and attempting to confront several subjects that were in a vehicle. Through investigation, it was found that the 17-year-old and the subjects got into an argument over a vehicle. He then grabbed a knife, assaulted & threatened multiple people with the knife and broke out a vehicle window. The 17-year-old was placed under arrest and lodged in the Clare County Jail pending review of the case by the Clare County Prosecutors Office.
On 04/19/2021, 17-year-old William Yats of Harrison was arraigned in 80th District Court by magistrate Steven Worpell on the charges of Assault with a dangerous weapon x 8 and malicious Destruction of Property set forth by Clare County Prosecutor Michelle Ambrozaitis. Bond was set at 20,000 cash. Mr. Yats remains in the Clare County Jail.