Man jailed for assault with baseball bat

DSCI0031An Ontonagon man is in jail, accused of assaulting another man with a baseball bat.

The Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Department arrested Nicholas Clifford Yakovich, 28, for felonious assault Thursday night around 9:00 on Airport Road in Ontonagon Township.

Police say a male victim called 911 to say that the Yakovich attacked him with a baseball bat.┬áThere’s no word on the extent of the victim’s injuries.

Yakovich was arraigned Friday in Ontonagon County District Court. He is currently in Ontonagon County Jail on $750 bond.

Michigan State Police from the Wakefield Post assisted deputies at the scene.