Evart man arrested for possession of stolen handgun

OSCEOLA TWP. — Troopers from the MSP Reed City Detachment arrested 46-year-old Michael Robert Risk, of Evart, on Wednesday, on a felony charge of receiving and concealing a stolen handgun.

Troopers investigated an incident reported to 9-1-1 that a suspicious person had fired several rounds from a gun. The investigation revealed Risk was in possession of two handguns, one of which had previously been reported to the Osceola County Sheriff Department as having been stolen.

Risk was arrested and lodged at the Osceola County Jail following the investigation.

He was arraigned Friday in Osceola County’s 77th District Court.