Alleged stabber arraigned

HOUGHTON — A Dollar Bay woman was arraigned in 97th District Court Monday after allegedly stabbing someone at McLain State Park in a dispute over a dog.

Kay Hendrickson, 39, is charged with assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder, a 10-year felony.

Hendrickson allegedly stabbed a 27-year-old woman in a dispute over a dog who was with the alleged victim. The woman suffered a large laceration to the abdomen and a small puncture wound to the bicep, the Michigan State Police said in a release.

The dog’s owner, a relative of the alleged victim, told the Gazette Monday the dog had been unleashed, but sitting next to them on the beach when Hendrickson came up to them and began arguing. The dog owner spoke on condition of anonymity.

The injuries were not life-threatening, but required immediate medical attention, the MSP siad. Mercy EMS transported the woman to Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital.

Hendrickson’s bond was set at $100,000. Her preliminary hearing is set for 10 a.m. Sept. 4.


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