Ferris student provided police with false information
The Ferris student who was stabbed in his residence hall Sunday, Feb. 23, now faces felony charges of his own for providing false information about the incident, according to police.
Joseph Gabriel Guertler, 20, was arraigned Thursday, Feb. 27, at Mecosta County’s 77th District Court on one count obstruction of justice, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison. He is also charged with one count of falsely reporting a felony, which carries a maximum penalty of four years in prison.
Guertler provided false information about the location of the stabbing as well as a false description of an unidentified suspect, according to court documents. (more…)