Gaylord Man Arrested After Threatening Another Person With Handgun in Public

A Gaylord man was arraigned for one count brandish firearm in public and one count firearm possess under the influence Monday, according to Michigan State Police.

On August 4, troopers from the Michigan State Police Gaylord Post were sent to Estelle Road in Hayes Township for a report of an assault with a dangerous weapon, MSP says. The victim and his passenger were driving to a residence on Estelle Road, and when they arrived Gavin VanLuchene, 31, confronted the victim about speeding.

Troopers say an argument then broke out, which was when VanLuchene pointed a handgun at the victim and threatened him. VanLuchene had been drinking, and did appear intoxicated, according to MSP.

According to MSP, VanLuchene was given a $2,000 PR Bond.