31 year old Bartlett Anthony Gibbs of Mount Pleasant has been sentenced in U-S District Court in Bay City to Three and a Half years in prison for assault of an intimate or dating partner by strangulation or attempted strangulation. Two years of supervised release were also imposed on Gibbs who pled guilty on August 5th.

Authorities established that  on April 28th Gibbs grabbed his victim by the neck and squeezed while also dragging the victim from one room to  another.

Police from Mount Pleasant and the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe investigated the case which occurred on the Tribal Reservation.