Man could face 4 years imprisonment for threatening girlfriend while driving.

June 6, 2018


Man could face 4 years imprisonment for threatening girlfriend while driving.


LUDINGTON — Travis Robert Ewing, 30, of 403 N. Rowe St., could face up to four years in prison for allegedly threatening to cut his girlfriend’s throat with a knife while she was driving Monday, June 4. Ewing was arrested by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office after the girlfriend flagged down a Ludington Police Office about 7 p.m.

According to Sheriff Kim Cole, the couple was driving on US 10 between Pere Marquette Highway and Jackson Road when Ewing allegedly punched the female driver on the side of the head and then threatened her with a knife and allegedly threatened to cut her throat. They entered the City of Ludington where the woman flagged down a Ludington Police Officer. Deputies recovered a knife from the front seat of the vehicle.

Ewing has been charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, a felony punishable by up to four years imprisonment and/or a $2,000 fine, and domestic violence, a misdemeanor.

He is scheduled to appear in court for a probable cause hearing on June 20 at 1:15 p.m. Bond was set at $7,500/10 percent.

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