Sheriff: Man assaults roommate with hammer

Galen Heffner was arraigned on multiple charges related to allegedly assaulting his roommate.

EMMET COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- An Emmet County man is in jail after deputies said he attacked his roommate with a hammer.

Emmet County Sheriff's Deputies were called to a home in Alanson around 10:40 p.m. on Monday for a reported assault.

Deputies arrested Galen Heffner for allegedly assaulting his roommate with a hammer.

Heffner was charged with assault with intent to murder, assault with a dangerous weapon and two counts of domestic violence.

His bond was set at $750,000 cash or surety and he is still in the Emmet County Jail.

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