By LISA M. REED
WAKEFIELD - An Indiana man is being charged with felonious assault after possessing a large stick and making physical threats toward an adult female.
Troopers from the Wakefield Post were dispatched to a Marenisco Township residence at 4:30 p.m. Sunday in reference to a male subject threatening a family member.
Prior to the troopers arrival, a male subject had entered a wooded area near the family residence.
Troopers interviewed members of the family and discovered that an unknown male subject had approached them from a wooded area.
That subject had entered the waters of Lake Gogebic making verbal threats and approaching them.
Troopers said the man was in possession of a large stick and made physical threats toward the adult female.
In fear of physical harm, the woman called 911.
Troopers made contact with the 42-year-old man from Laporte, Ind.
The man was making rambling statements of Satan and religion, police said. He was taken into custody without incident and charged with felonious assault, a four-year felony.
He was lodged at the Gogebic County Jail, pending arraignment.
Lisa M. Reed's e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.