Empire Township man arrested for domestic violenceLeelanau County Sheriff's deputies responded to the report of domestic violence at an Empire Township home at 1:23 this morning. In speaking to the man and woman that lived in the home, they had been arguing and items in the house were broken as the result. Both accused the other of doing the damage.
The woman said that she was physically assaulted by the 37 year-old man and investigation by the deputies confirmed that an assault had occurred. He was arrested for Domestic Violence and is being held in the Leelanau County jail until he is seen by the magistrate. Both parties had been drinking prior to the incident.