Crime
9:40 am
Mon January 7, 2013

Escanaba man bound over to circuit court for assault

ESCANABA, MI--   An Escanaba man has been bound over to circuit court for assaulting a Bark River man last month.  

Scott Wahl

Scott Wahl, 23, is charged with assault with intent to rob while armed—punishable by up to life in prison. 

Wahl is one of two men charged in connection with the incident in which the 41-year-old Bark River man was hit in the head with a glass bottle December 17 in Wells Township.

The other suspect, Jeffrey Dickerson, 31, of Escanaba, is charged with assault with intent to rob while armed and also resisting and obstructing an officer and possession of analogues.  The last two charges are punishable by up to two years and a $2,000 fine. 

Dickerson waived his right to a preliminary exam within 14 days.  The hearing has not yet been scheduled.