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Posted on: June 4, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Suspect in Custody for Felonious Assault

June 4, 2020

To: Area Media

From: Captain Robert Buursma

REF: Man arrested for Felonious Assault 

On 6/4/2020 at about 12:50 p.m., Holland Police responded to the 400 block of west 20th St. on a report of an altercation involving a gun. Investigation found that a 25-year-old Fennville woman had stopped at the residence on 20th St. with the suspect, her boyfriend, a 23-year-old man also from Fennville. The woman’s ex-boyfriend, a 28-year-old Holland man, resides at the residence on 20th.

An argument ensued between the boyfriend and ex-boyfriend during which time the boyfriend pulled a handgun and pointed it at the victim ex-boyfriend. The woman and the suspect then left in their vehicle. No shots were fired and no one was injured.

Officers located the vehicle and made a traffic stop on the vehicle in Fennville prior to the suspect returning to his home. The firearm, which was lawfully owned by the suspect, was located in the vehicle and the suspect was taken into custody for the felonious assault.

The suspects name is being withheld pending arraignment. Michigan State Police and the Allegan County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the Fennville location.

This incident is not related to any of the other recent incidents in Holland City.

Anyone who has information that may help in this investigation is asked to contact the Holland Department of Public Safety at (616) 355-1150 or email investigators at Persons wishing to remain anonymous may contact Silent Observer by calling 1-877-887-4536, texting OCMTIP and your message to 274637 or you may go online and submit a tip using the online form at

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