A Howard City man has been arrested and charged with two counts of 4th degree criminal sexual assault in a crime against a juvenile in Howard City.
Cole Zachary Spears, 25, was arraigned on the charges on Monday, April 1, and lodged in the Montcalm County Jail.
The assault took place in Sept of 2012 at a neighborhood home in the early morning hours and was reported in January. The suspect was a stranger to the victim.
Spears was arrested March 28 as a result of the investigation. He is on probation for a previous sexual assault of a minor.
Anyone with additional information on this crime is requested to contact police. Police are seeking possible witnesses to speak with.
You may contact Chief DeWitt at 231 937 4311 ext 103 or firstname.lastname@example.org.