Accused police shooter will appear in court today

April 16, 2013
Lowell Fetters

Lowell Fetters

LUDINGTON — A final court conference will be held this afternoon for Lowell Fetters, the man charged with shooting a Ludington police officer. Fetters, 65, is expected to appear in 51st Circuit Court at 3:45 p.m. During that time his attorney, David Glancy, will meet with the prosecutor to discuss whether Fetters will accept a plea agreement or stand trial. Fetters has been charged with multiple counts centered around an incident that took place at his home, 707 N. Delia St., on June 27, 2012.

Police had been called for a disturbance at the home involving Fetters and his wife. Upon the arrival of police, the situation escalated resulting in Ludington Police Sgt. David Maltbie being shot. He was initially charged with nine counts including assault with intent to murder, police officer assault/resist, obstruction causing injury, felonious assault, malicious destruction of police property, domestic assault second offense and four counts of weapons felony firearms.

 

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