From staff reports
Traverse City Record-Eagle
---- — TRAVERSE CITY — A man accused of beating his live-in girlfriend in East Bay Township pleaded guilty to assault charges.
Kevin Jacob Yzbick, 38, will be sentenced June 13 in 13th Circuit Court on charges of assault with intent to do bodily harm, assault with a dangerous weapon and possession of a dangerous weapon, according to court records.
Court documents state Yzbick and his girlfriend lived together for a little more than a week in March when he choked her until she thought she was going to lose consciousness. The woman said a day later Yzbick broke her nose when he slammed her face into the center console of a car and threatened her with a pair of brass knuckles.