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STURTEVANT — A Sturtevant man who allegedly attacked a person with a screwdriver is facing charges.

Mitchell G. Sytkowski, 26, of the 8700 block of Broadway Drive, is charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct, with use of a dangerous weapon.

According to the criminal complaint, at about 10:39 p.m. Saturday, a Sturtevant police officer was dispatched to the 3400 block of Kensington Square Road after an unknown person attacked the caller’s father-in-law with a screwdriver. The officer saw three men in the driveway and asked where the screwdriver was. One of the men said it was on the ground.

Sytkowski, who matched the suspect’s description, walked toward the officer and said he wanted to tell him what happened. He was immediately detained for safety reasons.

The caller said he was in his home and saw Sytkowski standing out by the street. He went outside and heard Sytkowski allegedly yelling profanities, saying “you pushed me down and called me names.” The man told Sytkowski he had the wrong person and he needed to get away from his car and leave, but Sytkowski reportedly pulled out a screwdriver.

The man’s father-in-law then came outside and Sytkowski reportedly swung the screwdriver with the tip pointed at him. The father-in-law blocked the attack and tried talking to Sytkowski, who then put the screwdriver back in his pocket. The father-in-law grabbed the screwdriver and threw it.

Sytkowski told the officer he saw a car back out of the driveway of the house, then one of the vehicle’s occupants pushed him into a snowbank.

An officer administered a preliminary alcohol breath test on Sytkowski, which reportedly showed a result of 0.12.

A date for future court activity was not available Monday.



Alyssa Mauk covers breaking news and courts. She enjoys hanging out with her daughter, gaming on her XBOX One, comic books and heavy metal music.

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