Charges filed in connection with Negaunee stabbing incident

NEGAUNEE — One man has been charged in connection with stabbing incident that occurred in Negaunee last month.

The Marquette County Prosecutor’s Office has authorized three charges against 31 year-old Tyler Scott Yelle for the stabbing that occurred on Sunday, December 10th.

Yelle is charged with the following:

  • Assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder, a felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison or a $5,000 fine; bond is set at $50,000 cash/surety
  • Assault with a dangerous weapon, a felony punishable by up to four years in prison or a $2,000 fine; bond is set at $50,000 cash/surety
  • Assault or assault and battery, a charge punishable by up to 93 days in prison or a $500 fine; personal recognizance bond

He is currently lodged in the Marquette County Jail on all three of these charges. The adult male victim, who will not be named, received medical treatment on the night of the assault and is expected to make a full recovery.