Gaylord Man Charged with Assault 06 Feb 17

A Gaylord man is facing several felony charges for assaulting a woman and forcing her to lie on the floor for hours.

Forty-two-year-old Willy John Schmidt was charged Wednesday with felony domestic assault and felony false imprisonment.

According to the criminal complaint, a woman who was in a relationship with Schmidt reported to authorities that Schmidt pushed her and forced her to lay on the floor for three hours last Monday in a residence.