Lenawee County man wanted for threatening girlfriend while holding knife to her neck

John Mitchell Stover is wanted for assault in Lenawee County.


uthorities in Lenawee County are asking for the public's help in finding a man they say held a knife to his girlfriend's neck and told her he should kill her.

27-year-old John Mitchell Stover is wanted for assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder, assault with a dangerous weapon, and assaulting/resisting/obstructing a police officer.

According to the Lenawee County Sheriff's Department, Stover assaulted his girlfriend in Madison Township on May 3. He held a knife to her neck while saying that he should just kill her. She received only minor injuries.

Stover is described as a black male with brown eyes and black hair. He stands 5'8' tall and weighs 180 lbs.

If you have any information on Stover's whereabouts you are asked to contact Crime Stoppers of Lenawee County at 517-266-6161 or 877-276-8477. You may also text your tip to 274637 or submit it at Just include the word 'Lenawee' at the start of your tip.