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Harrison Man Arrested for Assault, Firearms


On 04/19/2020, at approximately 4:50 p.m, Clare County Central Dispatch received a call of gunshots being fired inside a residence in Hayes Township, Clare County. The reporting party advised that a male in the home was intoxicated and fired a gun, and then threatened the reporting party.

Deputies responded to the scene and made contact with the male.  The male was identified as Michael Blake, a 56-year-old from Harrison.  Michael Black was arrested and transported to the Clare County Jail.

On Tuesday 4/21/2020 Michael Blake was arraigned in the 80th District Court by Magistrate Worpell.  Michael Blake was charged with weapons – firearms discharge in or at a building, weapons – felony firearm x 2, and assault with a dangerous weapon.  Magistrate Worpell set his bond at $50,000 cash / surety / 10%.


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