MANISTEE,Mich. — Eric And Sarah Knysz were charged in Manistee County back in September. On Monday October 7 Knysz’s pregnant wife, Sarah was in court for a preliminary hearing, that hearing was adjourned for 2-3 weeks to allow the defense more time to prepare for the case.
Sarah Knysz is charged with accessory after the fact and stealing a vehicle. Both carry a five-year sentence.
Eric Knysz was charged on September 24 and waived his preliminary hearing on October 7. Eric Knysz has been charge with the following:
Count 1. Weapons-Firearms-Receiving And Concealing
Count 2. Weapons – Carrying Concealed
Count 3. Motor Vehicle-Unlawful Driving Away
Count 4. Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Count 5. Weapons – Felony Firearm
Eric Knysz is charged with homicide/murder of a police officer, which carries a life sentence without parole.
Other charges include felony firearms, carrying a concealed weapon and stealing a vehicle. And, because Knysz is an habitual offender, having been convicted of a 2008 home invasion, an habitual offender second offense charge was also added.