Sheriff: Two Muskegon Officers Assaulted at Jail, Taken to Hospital

Posted at 5:24 PM, Aug 29, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-29 18:26:33-04

terry wesley raapMUSKEGON COUNTY, Mich. — Two correctional officers were assaulted by an inmate at the Muskegon County Jail Thursday, according to the Muskegon County Sheriff’s Department.

The officers sustained non-life threatening injuries and were taken to the hospital after 26-year-old Terry Wesley Raap allegedly attacked them with a handmade club-type weapon.  The officers, ages 19 and 25, are expected to make a full recovery.

Raap was incarcerated in October 2012 for charges of operating a meth lab and is also a habitual offender.  He was charged with assaulting, resisting or obstructing a police officer in October 2005.