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Man arrested after unplugging oxygen tank and threatening mother


By matt@siouxlandscanner.com Updated on Thursday, July 19 2018 12:46pm

Michael Robert Vanderveen, 33

Court Documents say that Michael Robert Vanderveen, 33 made a series of threats to his mother including unplugging her oxygen machine and pulling a knife.



After an argument about the use of his mother's car Vanderveen unplugged his mother's oxygen machine and told her she could just die. Records also state that he pulled a kitchen knife and displayed it to her while saying he was gonna tear up the house.

His mother left the home because she was scared. Family members say that Vanderveen is a known drug addict with violent tendencies.

Michael Vanderveen was arrested and charged with Aggravated Domestic Assault and is being held on $5,000 Bond.