Skip to Main

Alpena man arrested after threatening to stab teens who wouldn’t buy him alcohol, police say

ALPENA — An Alpena man is in jail after he threatened to stab some teenagers, the Alpena Police Department said Wednesday.

Stephen Miller Jr., 43, faces charges of felonious assault, carrying a concealed weapon, and resisting and obstructing police, officials said.

Police said on Saturday they received calls from some teenagers after they said they were threatened by Miller.


The teens said Miller approached them and asked them to buy him alcohol, police said.

When they told him they weren’t old enough, police said Miller pulled out a knife and threatened to stab them.

The teens ran off and called 911, police said.

Police said because of his criminal history, Miller faces up to 15 years in prison.

He’s being held on a $25,000 cash bond.

Local Trending News