Delta County Man Arrested

Police have arrested a Delta County man in connection with an ice fishing incident in January.

The left an ice fisherman severely injured.

27 year old Douglas Barbeau from Garden is charged with assault with a dangerous weapon – felonious assault and failure to stop at the scene of an accident.

Police say the incident happened after an altercation on the ice of Garden Bay near Ansell’s point on January 28.

The victim said it started when Barbeau rode his snowmobile very close to a tip–up…and to the ice fisherman.

The fisherman flagged down the snowmobiler and an argument ensued.

The snowmobile hit the fisherman, causing severe injuries…and then fled.

Barbeau will be in Delta County District Court Wednesday morning on the charges.

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